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EVO CA Premium Tonearm

High precision premium tonearms with carbon-fibre armtube

The tonearm is one of the most important parts of a turntable and therefore not only influences, but also shapes the sound in a specific way. We did in-depth listening tests with different bearing types, tonearm materials and also cartridge combinations to develop the sound we are looking for.


What you need to know

For the EVO Premium CA tonearm tube, we go for a hybrid solution. The outer tube is machined out of one-piece carbon fiber, which is lightweight and strong at the same time. Inside the carbon tube is a not visible aluminium tube which helps to damp vibrations. We use the best characteristics of both materials. Not only the materials, also the shape is well-thought-out. If you look closely, you can see that the arm tube has a conical shape, which means it gets thinner. This design avoids standing wave reflections. The arm tube is fixed by a single screw to allow rotation for an easy azimuth adjustment.

The tonearm height can be continuously adjusted by loosening the two grub screws. It gives you the option of adapting the tonearm to height changes to always achieve the best sound quality. Setting and experimenting with the VTA & Azimuth is crucial in extracting every last bit of performance out of your cartridges.

Technical Specifications:

Effective tonearm length: 304,8 mm (12"), 254 mm (10"), 230 mm (9")

Mounting distance: 291,6 mm (12"), 238 mm (10"), 212 mm (9")

Offset angle: 18° (12"), 21,4° (10"), 24° (9")

Overhang: 13,2 mm (12"), 16 mm (10"), 18 mm (9")

Pitch of mounting grooves in headshell: 12,7 mm (12"), 12,7 mm (10"), 12,7 mm (9")

Effective tonearm mass: 20,4 g (12"), 16,6 g (10"), 15,5 g (9")

Cartridge weight: 7-20 g (12"), 5-18 g (10"), 7-18 g (9")

The range of the tracking force: 0 - 3 g (12"), 0 - 3 g (10"), 0 - 3 g (9")

The minimal null point: 125 mm (12"), 126,8 mm (10"), 130,6 mm (9")

The maximal null point: 251,7 mm (12"), 248,2 mm (10"), 243,7 mm (9")

Tonearm weight (without flange): 520g (12"), 512g (10"), 506g (9")

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