EKOS SE. Ekos SE Tonearm Product Information Pro-ject 9cc Tonearm Product Information Manuals – Phono stage for MM / MC cartridges. Find great deals on eBay for Linn Tonearm in Record Players and Home Turntables. LINN AXIS Turntable With Basik Plus Tonearm Goldring Cartridge. The Linn Sondek LP12 is a transcription turntable produced Like most turntable units, many options to partner the LP12 are available (including Linn’s own) for tonearms, cartridges.

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The Adikt cartridge features a rigid body and Gyger II replaceable stylus, both of which help to achieve a finely detailed and dynamic sound. Thickness of the sub-chassis was doubled to improve rigidity, reduce flexing and improve control of the relationship between turntable platter and arm. Linn were distributors for Grace and Supex Corporation at the time, and thus the Grace G tone arm and Supex SD and SD phono cartridges were also frequently partners for the deck.

Linn capitalised on the success of the Sondek LP12 by introducing the more cartriddges Basik and Axis turntables, complementary tonearms for the Tonewrms and cartridges at different price points. Views Read Edit View history. Before the existence of Linn-branded tonearms, Linn was the importer for Grace, and used their tonearm.

Ivor Tiefenbrun has talked about how Sondek derives from the word Soundex as each hi-fi design always ends up having its own unique identifiable and recognisable sound. The BPS in all its forms has been a favourite of mine, just take care of it Hamish Robertson had a company called Thermac inwhich became Ariston inand Ariston Audio in Further grounds of opposition were that the cartridgws had been ‘obtained’ from Hamish Robertson, and was his original idea wnd than that of Jack Tiefenbrun.

Many will recognise similarities with the Syrinx PU3 where the design had its origins; however build quality and performance are in a new league. Linn Tonearm Refine Results. Archived from the original on 11 July You can see everything about the condition in the pictures.


Aluminium arm tube Precision bearings Die-cast rigid headshell. Linn claims that the Keel is an application of its “close-tolerance aluminium machining”, first seen in the ingot casing of the Sondek CD12 CD player.

It is constructed around a machined-from-solid, aluminium alloy body for complete rigidity and includes our unique triple-point mounting system to ensure a more rigid and accurate coupling.

Flying wire with termination clips.

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Kandid uses the finest nude diamond, micro-ridge stylus and benefits from a ceramic boron cantilever for ultra low mass and extremely high rigidity. Andrew’s EsCo’d Troika sounded really good to me and I’ve a sneaky suspicion that on an Ittok, today and on a TT2, this one may well beat the lot The LP12 is popular with many audiophiles around the world for its excellent ability to play music with “pace, rhythm and timing”. It also cartridfes the triple-point mounting system for a solid connection to the tonearm headshell, while the aircraft grade aluminium chassis provides a lightweight, stiff and stable platform for the generator.

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A strong die-cast headshell is liinn to the main arm tube using advanced adhesives and together they provide a stable platform for supporting a wide range of cartridges.

Again, set up right it can sound fantastic, but the fine-line tip needs great skill in setting up. There are other cartridges I would be happy to use – buy not cheaper than these.

As well as allowing the counterweight to be moved closer to the bearing point which gives a quicker reaction to changes in the vinyl, using a plastic screw eliminates any magnetic interference to the delicate coils in the cartridge. These changes include modifications to components such as the subplatter and bearing, rubber feet, baseboard, armboard, suspension springs and grommets and reinforced plinth. Just ‘cos they’re moving coil doesn’t mean they’re any good you know This part will not work for the Linn Akito arm.

Nude line contact diamond. Throughout the years, there have been many changes resulting from development efforts to improve this table. All times are GMT.


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Having said that, there is a distinct minimum that I am prepared to listen to when it comes to cartridges. The LP12 has acquired such cult status [5] amongst audiophile turntables that many seek to knock it off its pedestal.

Even the adhesive used on Krystal was painstakingly selected to provide the most rigid bond cattridges to avoid any dampening effects. And have his shoes. Results 1 to 10 of Also shop in Also shop in. This one the best sounding Arkiv I’ve heard.

Machined titanium arm tube Ultra-low friction bearings Stainless steel bearing housing Temperature-compensated springs Long headshell accommodates almost any cartridge. Once piece arm board and sub-chassis is machined to 0.

Changes thereto are elaborated below. The LP12 has evolved since its introduction, but its basic suspended sub-chassis design has remained. Inand now operating as Ariston, Hamish showed the turntable under the model aand RD11 at the Harrogate show, and set up a distribution network with C.

Although Linn constantly espouses the virtues of a “pure” Linn system, and there is much talked about synergies with other Linn components, the LP12 user has the option of a number of third party options. Who’s doing the re-wiring? A Troika or Karma bought as cheap as possible and sent to EsCo for a re-build would be an excellent match and, of the ones you mention, I’d personally avoid the Ortofons listed, as all of them sounded a bit crude and nothing like as good as a top notch mm to me Better than 35 dB.

This is low output MC type with low 5 hours. With no cartridge housing potential sources of resonance are removed, resulting in purer, cleaner sound, making all your vinyl sound better than ever.

While Ivor was away, Hamish changed the ball bearing to a single point bearing. Naim Audio manufactured the Linn-branded head amplifier phono amplifierthe Linnk.