SME 3009 tonearm Specifications

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Description: Universal-type fully adjustable pickup arm. Stylus force range: 0.25–5gm, adjustable w/out external force gauge; will counterbalance pickups weighing from2–20 grams. Height range (motor board to top of arm base): 3.25–2.375". Nominal arm length: 9". Stylus-to-pivot-center distance: 8.43" adjustable ±0.5". Depth below top of motor board: 2.75". Rear overhang (max): 3.25". Pivot friction: 0.02 gram, measured at stylus. Head: Four-circuit plug-in, with screw collar.
Price: $92.50 (1965); no longer available (2016).
Manufacturer: SME Ltd., Steyning, SME. Steyning, West Sussex BN4 3GY, England. US Distributor: Shure Bros., Evanston, IL (1965). Sumiko, Berkeley, CA (1986); Acoustic Sounds, Salina, KS (2014). Tel: (785) 825-8609. Fax: (510) 843-7120. Web: (2016).

beek's picture

I had one back in the 70'S. It was a good arm able to handle many weights of cartridges. Sorry I sold it on another table.