ABIS SA-1 Tonearm

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ABIS SA-1 Tonearm

Substantial strength, made with great care by Japanese craftsmen.

The major key to tonearm quality is the sensitivity and stability in retrieving delicate signals, for which the bearings are the determining factor. The SA-1 employs miniature radial bearings for both horizontal and vertical movement. Very high performance is achieved at a reasonable price.

ABIS SA-1 Tonearm
  • The rectangular arm-wand is machined from a solid aluminum block having an advantage in rich and tight bass reproduction, as bass sound is mainly recorded in the horizontal plane of the groove.
  • Tonearm wires run through separate aluminum tubes inside the arm so that stereo separation is maximized.
  • Reproduced sound is precise and clean, thanks to hand assembly by highly skilled craftsmen.
  • Comes with detachable headshell, phono cable (RCA output plug, or optionally as XLR), screws, washers, wrench and marking pin.

Substantial strength, made with great care by Japanese craftsmen.

Technical Data

  • Length: 310mmSpindle center to arm pivot distance: 212mm
  • Spindle center to arm pivot distance: 212mmStylus to pivot distance: 228mm
  • Stylus to pivot distance: 228mmOverhang: 16mm
  • Overhang: 16mm
  • Cartridge weight: 15 ~ 45 grams, including headshell
  • Anti-skating Device
  • Net weight: 745g (with headshell attached: 762g)

Custom made in Japan for: SIBATECH, Inc., Tokyo Japan