Acoustic Signature
TA-5000 Neo
$8,995.00USD
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High-precision hybrid ball bearings made of ceramic and stainless steel, 3 layers of carbon, connected via special damping elements with 2 tonearm tubes lying one inside the other, an internal cabling made of high-purity silver and our typical benchmark manufacturing quality culminate in an innovative tonearm that is always up against the best of its guild.

Length 12 inch (289 mm – 9″ version) / 14 inch (362 mm – 12″ version)
Effective length 9 inch (239.3 mm – 9″ version) / 12 inch (309 mm – 12″ version)
Mounting distance (from pivot to center of platter) 8 inch (222 mm – 9″ version) / 11 inch (295.8 mm – 12″ version)
Total weight 573 g (9″ version) / 687 g (12″ version)
Effective mass 12.4 g (9″ version) / 14.4 g (12″ version)
Cartridge balance range 4 – 16 g
Overhang 1 inch (17.3 mm – 9″ version) / 1 inch (13.2 mm – 12″ version)


Features:

  • Tonearm with triple-layer carbon armtube
  • Low resonance, rigid tube design
  • Available as 9″ and 12″ version
  • Optimal tracking results due to pre-tensioned high-precision hybrid ball bearings by SKF
  • Better rigidity and smooth operation due to stainless steel tonearm axis design
  • Internal high-purity silver wiring (4N)
  • Supplied with external Audioquest 5-pin phono cable (RCA)
  • Counterweight made of brass
  • Adjustable VTA & azimuth
  • SME-type mounting versions