Acoustic Signature TA-1000 Tone Arm

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Acoustic signature MCX3 cartridge

I have been listening to the MCX3 now for over a week(12 hours of play)and I am very pleased with my purchase. The cartridge punches way above it's price point, Bass is it's strong point together with pin point accuracy on imaging and the soundstage is wide and fairly deep. It's speed is fast and very, very rhythmical with good timing. At the moment I have installed it on my SMEV arm and model 20 T/Table, while I am waiting for my AS Thunder table to arrive. I will give a further review when I have got the Thunder set up.

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- Ray Duggan - 5 Stars
Stock code: ASTA1000


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    Arm Length
    Internal Wire
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    24k Gold Counterweight
    24kt gold plating for all metal parts

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    The Bearing

    Specially selected and calibrated miniature precision bearings are used for the horizontal and vertical assemblies. These are truly exceptional bearings manufactured to the very highest of levels. The precision bearings are ultra-precisely adjusted during the production process. The bearings are added with minimal pre pressure for zero backlash to achieve minimum friction and maximum stability.
     

    The Armtube

    When it comes to arm tubes - two mutually exclusive conditions need to be combined - maximum stiffness and low resonance achieved by internal damping. Very stiff materials are hard and therefore very susceptible to resonances. On the other side low-resonance materials are not stiff enough. The solution is a dual carbon tube. The two pipes are joined by connecting elements. This creates a very light arm tube which still has high damping and very low resonance.
     

    The Cable

    When you consider that the signals of a pickup are very small, as you can imagine, any interruption and each solder joint makes the signal worse. To overcome this Acoustic Signature have opted for a Teflon insulated 6N copper cable which runs from the cartridge pins to the 5 Pin DIN plug without any interruption - in one piece. From 2019, the TA-1000 is only available with a 5 pin connector in the arm shaft. A straight DIN connector is standard, so please indicate if you need a 90 degree configuration.
     

    Azimuth

    To set up a pickup perfectly it is required to compensate the possible misalignment of the cartridge tip and do a proper adjustment of the angle. Many tonearms do not have this adjustment. With the TA-1000 it can be achieved very easily and the solution is also very rigid and solid so we do not lose sound quality. At the end of armtube before the bearing there is an adjustment option. To adjust you simply open 3 small screws and the arm tube can swivel ± 5 degrees so the angle can be adjusted perfect for each cartridge. If these screws are again tightened the arm tube remains perfectly stiff and perfectly adjusted.  
     

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    Technical data

    Total Length
    • 9" - 252 mm
    • 10" - 270,2 mm
    • 12" - 330,66 mm
    Effective Length
    • 9" - 237 mm
    • 10" - 254 mm
    • 12" - 318,1 mm
    Mounting Distance
    • 9" - 222 mm
    • 10" - 237,8 mm
    • 12" - 295,6 mm
    Tilt Angle
    • 9" - 22,00 degree
    • 10" - 21,60 degree
    • 12" - 17,30 degree
    The Internal Cable 6N Copper teflon insulated, Terminates to 5 Pin DIN.
    Mounting Holes Rega style, also available with SME mounting as a option
     

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