Sorane tonearms ZA12 transcription tonearm
ZA12 - The purist 12" transcription tone-arm.
The NEW for 2018 ZA12 Transcription Arm takes the strengths of the Sorane SA1.2 tonearm (already recognized as a Class A component) and marry these strengths into a purist 'no compromise' purist tonearm, with a fair price.
No compromise meant giving up detachable headshells and lengthening the arm for lower tracking error.
While the ZA12 is 3″ longer than the SA1.2, the total mass of the ZA12 is lower, guaranteeing that the new arm will be compatible with a broader range of high quality cartridges. And if you want more mass for very low compliance cartridges, you can easily add it.
There is a counter-weight accessory for balancing out very heavy cartridges.
|Effective Length (Tonearm pivot – stylus)||322mm|
|Practical Length (Tonearm pivot – Spindle)||310mm|
|Height Adjustment（Plinth to arm wand centerline)||15 – 55mm|
|Vertical Bearing||Pivot miniature bearing (Not Pivot Contact)|
|Horizontal Bearing||Miniature Radial Bearing|
|Output plug||RCA (XLR : Option)|
|Output cable||Single core shielded copper|
|Tonearm Audio Lead wire||OFC 4N Copper|
ReviewsFidelity Magazine, 1 Jul 2019
Twelve-inch tonearms are mostly S-shaped or J-shaped and have a removable headshell. Sorane presents an extravagant exception with the ZA-12.Stereophile, 20 Feb 2019
Sorane ZA-12 tonearm 12" and made for moving coil cartridges.
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