SME
Precision Pick-Up Arms
Series M2 - 12R

Description

Series M2-12R Tonearm
The The Model M2-12R precision pick-up arm is an extension of our popular Series M2 range offering optimum cartridge choice with minimal tracking error and harmonic distortion associated with a 12 inch arm.

Providing classic looks and meticulous build quality, This arm offers all the most important features, traditional 'J' shaped tone-arm, detachable S2-R aluminium headshell with azimuth adjustment, two stage tungsten counterbalance system, superb quality ball race bearings and a level of rigidity to suit all types of cartridge.

Distance from pivot to stylus
308.81mm
Distance from pivot to turntable centre
295.60mm
Cartridge fixing centres
12.70mm
Offset angle
17.62°
Linear offset
93.47mm
Overhang
13.21mm
Height above mounting surface
max. 87.0mm min. 63.0mm
Mounting surface to underside of headshell
max. 69.75mm min. 45.75mm
Depth below mounting surface
46.0mm
Balance weight radial clearance
85.0mm
Effective mass
18.0g
Cartridge balance range
Up to 38.0g (S2-R headshell) Up to 46.0g (Plug-in heads)
Vertical tracking force VTF up to
5.0g
Maximum tracking error
0.01°/mm
Null points
Inner 66.04mm Outer 120.90mm
Weight net
834.0g
Audio lead
1.2m balanced hybrid cable with gold plated connectors