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Unknown tonearm
« on: September 02, 2017, 03:07:46 PM »
Anyone recognises this?
I know it's from the 80s and I'm sure it's Japanese - JIS plug at the bottom.

Much obliged for any info.
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Re: Unknown tonearm
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2017, 04:15:00 PM »
No.  I give up.  Tell us. 







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Re: Unknown tonearm
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2017, 04:32:11 PM »
Pffft.

Posted on Vinyl Engine too. Let's see what a combined google-foo of billion vinylists will turn out. :pray:
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Re: Unknown tonearm
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2017, 04:33:31 PM »
If you attach a cartridge, can you balance it?  Is there any anti-skating provision?
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Re: Unknown tonearm
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2017, 04:40:46 PM »
Answered on Vinyl Engine - Micro Seiki MA-77  :wallbreak:
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Re: Unknown tonearm
« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2017, 04:41:40 PM »
Of course, was on the tip of my tongue....
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Re: Unknown tonearm
« Reply #6 on: September 02, 2017, 04:52:08 PM »
 :giggle:  :2thumbs:
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Re: Unknown tonearm
« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2017, 10:05:18 PM »
Looks like its missing a few bits though...


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Re: Unknown tonearm
« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2017, 10:31:59 PM »
Found pics of many different versions including this one. Basic arm plus arm rest which I have.
Precise queuing - no need for arm lift. Many broadcast arms had no bias either. But it can all be retrofitted if needed. Perhaps it's time to build my own arm lift.  Bias is easy.
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