Tri-Planar  |  Precision Tonearms

U-12

The new U-12 provides a significant 27% angular error reduction over smaller tonearms. See all the new enhancements below.

U-12 Tonearm

Features

Carbon fiber wand with coaxial damping NEW
12" (308.80mm) effective length NEW
Hand-polished components – rounded for resonance control NEW
Larger silicone-fluid trough NEW
Tonearm rest integrated with damping trough for resonance reduction NEW
Pure silver internal tonearm wiring NEW
Avionic bearings
Damped head-shell
Clamping yoke design that firmly couples the arm-tube to the bearing tube
Bearings with hand-crafted, hardened and polished needle cones
Bearings at record height
Progressive anti-skating design
Sophisticated system of decoupled conterweights
Available in black or silver

Specifications

Type: Gimbal avionic bearings
Effective length: 308.80mm
Pivot-to-spindle distance: 295.6mm
Overhang: 13.2mm
Offset angle: 17.6°
Effective mass: 15g
Bearing offset angle: 17.6°

Mk. VII

The unique dual-pivot design of this precision tonearm provides unrivaled tracking, transparency, and resolution.



The Mk. VII Tonearm

The arm creates a musical sound stage unmatched by any other. It has been described as powerful and dynamic, solid yet expressive, delicate and tactile. The outstanding quality of this arm, commented on time and again, is that it is invisible, lacking the colorations that plague so many of our competitors.

Features

Black or silver finish
Damped headshell
Annealed-aluminum coaxial damped armtube
Clamping yoke design that firmly couples the headshell tube to the bearing tube, making for a single unit yet allowing azimuth rotation of the headshell
Silicone-fluid trough tonearm damping
Bearings featuring hand-crafted, hardened and polished needle cones
Progressive anti-skating design
Sophisticated system of decoupled counterweights, allowing proper stylus force for any cartridge without altering effective mass
Easy 3-screw installation, with no large VTA hole

Specifications

Type: gimbal-bearing tonearm
Effective length: 250mm
Pivot-to-spindle distance: 233.5mm
Overhang: 16.5mm
Offset angle: 22°
Effective mass: 11g
Bearing offset: 22°