German hi-fi brand Clearaudio brings linear tracking to more vinyl fans with its new TT5 Tangential tonearm technology, priced at £1,750. Many vinyl fans will be familiar with the benefits of this kind of tonearm, but for anyone that needs a refresher the arm is designed specifically to mimic the vinyl cutting lathe as closely as possible, maintaining a constant 90° angle to keep the cartridge parallel to the groove from the beginning to the end of a record.
Tracking force and azimuth are finely adjustable, but if you want the ability to swing the arm out when loading an LP you’ll need to add the optional swing base at an extra £250. Click here for more info.
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