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Ortofon TA-100 9" static-balance tonearm

The Ortofon TA-100 tonearm combines familiar looks and construction with a modern design where the emphasis is placed on rigorous quality and maximization of the performance. It is a static balanced gimbal type arm, which makes it easy to use and adjust for optimal VTF settings. 

Equipped with a standard headshell connector, the TA-100 can easily be adjusted in accordance with the included mounting template. The TA-100 has a standard 5-pin DIN connector for tonearm cable. The tonearm geometry allows for a Baerwald alignment (also the IEC recommendations). The TA-100 can ideally be combined with all SPU cartridges. The heavier counterweight is important for the SPU-users and can be acquired separately. We offer extra mass ring for heavier cartridges, such as SPU models.

TA-100 tonearm Technical data

Effective mass (without headshell) - 5g
Effective length (distance between the stylus and pivot point) - 231mm
Length (distance between the pivot point and turntable center) - 213mm
Offset angle - 23.9 degrees
Overhang  - 18mm
Tracking force adjusting range ( direct reading) - 0 to 3g
Tracking force adjusting range (with extra mass ring mounted) - 0 to 4g

Height adjustment range - 35mm to 55mm
Diameter of the armbase mounting hole - 19mm to 20mm
Diameter of center shaft - 18mm
Optional counterweight for heavier cartridges between 26 and 38 grams is available
Standard counterweight for cartridges between 18 and 28 grams included
One set of cables 6NX-TSW-1010 included
Headshell LH-2000E included