Acoustic Signature TA-5000 Tone Arm

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Stock code: ASTA5000


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    As always, when Acoustic Signature develop a product, they test the real world performance of that new product with the goal of offering the customer the highest possible musicality, but normally with other manufacturers this has to be tempered in accordance with development budgets - with the TA-5000, there were no budget limitations........

    They could draw on expert resources. The objective was to rethink everything for which an optimal solution did not yet exist on the market.

    The Bearings

    Even with this, one supposes there are already enough ball bearings. However, tone arms have a very tricky peculiarity. A tone arm should guide the needle flawlessly and not create any friction – neither horizontally nor vertically. At best, it should not present any bearing clearance or friction. This does not work mutually.
    If there is clearance, then there is friction and vice versa. The ball bearing for horizontal and vertical movement
    ultra high precision Hybrid bearings made from hard steel and Ceramics. Only the best of what is delivered make it into the TA-5000. These bearings, are then meticulously adjusted and incorporated always from the same experienced specialist. Even here, we attempt to achieve the demand for zero clearance and zero friction. We provide both bearings with a little bit of pre-stress that eliminates clearance and nevertheless maintains extremely low friction. You can´t see all the efforts we make - but you can easily hear it.

    The Armtube

    The tone arm tube on a tone arm should be as stiff and light as possible and, at the same time, damping. Until now this has been impossible. Either it was stiff and light like carbon but without any damping and with a tendency towards resonances within listening frequency. Aluminum tubes and magnesium die
    casting are relatively stiff but heavy and also hardly damping. Or it was made of esoteric mixtures and material combinations which were rumored to have tremendous properties until tested. A true solution
    that verifiably combined all the conflicting features did not yet exist. At the TA-5000 we use a combination of different materials which are bonded with damping elements between the 2 tubes.

     

    The Result

    An innovative Armtube concept combined with pretensioned Hybrid bearings ensure that the TA-5000 is a perfect host for any cartridge mounted. The TA-5000 will perfectly guide the cartridge in the groove.

    Technical data

    TOTAL LENGTH  
     
    9 inch     252 mm

    10 inch     270,2 mm

    12 inch     330,66 mm

    ADJUSTABLE CARTRIDGE RANGE    

    4 g - 16.0 gr

    ZERO POINTS    

    Inner: 61.0 mm

    Outer: 121.0 mm

    SIGNALCABLE    

    1.5m length 6N Copper

    OVERHANG    

    9 inch       15

    10 inch     16,2

    12 inch    12,56

    EFFECTIVE LENGTH    

    9 inch       237 mm

    10 inch    254 mm

    12 inch     318,1 mm

    DISTANCE PIVOT TO SPINDLE    

    9 inch       222 mm

    10 inch     237,8 mm

    12 inch     295,6 mm

    TILT ANGLE    

    9 inch       22.00 °

    10 inch     21,60 °

    12 inch     17,30 °

    EFFECTIVE MASS    

    9 inch      12,4 gr

    10 inch     13,1 gr

    12 inch     14,4 gr

    WEIGHT    

    9 inch       820 gr

    10 inch     830 gr

    12 inch     840 gr

    MOUNTING    

    SME Style . Rega as a option

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