Using the Stevensen alignment for your Technics table, the inner groove alignment is where it needs to be, the rest should be ok. How do you think that the location of where the arm bend inwards, (quote: I've discovered that the tracking error is very small as the arm arcs inward from about the mid point of a 12 inch record, and that's where tracking errors are most audible) has anything to do with the tracking error? Yes, if you keep the cartridge square and use the gauge then that will give you the original alignment, which should give reasonable results? Hello JaS and thank you for the information again. thank you very much. Technics 1200, Technics Alignment Kind regards. Just a "heads up" if you're having trouble printing the protractors and keeping the scale accurate. Even if it were to be able to touch point C and C' equally, I'm not sure I would be able to adjust my Denon DL-160 cartridge in the standard headshell to track the arc properly between the two points. Daniel. I have a Technics SL-1210MK2 Turntable. Got to know the overhang is 52mm, is it right? Dear JaS: I just downloaded the K Willis Universal Accutrak protractor. In blue color is the Ortofon 2M Cartridge which gives your turntable the best experience. I´m looking for the best protractor to my thorens 521 with sme 3012. Hi, Heybrook Universal alignment protractor Posted Wed, 04/14/2010 - 18:50 by ddanbo. I may be able to move the cart out to an max effective length of 219mm. Alignment Calculator Pro The cartridge should end up 2.8mm further forward than when using Technics original alignment, but the distance between the stylus tip and the cartridge mounting bolts varies from model to model so it may not be possible with the DL-160? 8 - If its out at either point go back to 2 and start again making very small changes. Suitable for Linn tonearms mounted at 211mm mounting distance. $24.00. Plotting a Stevenson arc protractor using DIN std for the inner groove radius gives me an overhang of 15.57 mm and an offset angle of 23.037 deg. Posted Thu, 03/18/2010 - 04:02 by audiopile. Posted Fri, 06/17/2011 - 09:57 by nibiru-x. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. I appeal to the greater knowledge of those on the site! Share. Best turntables you can buy, from affordable to absolute insanity. Thanks again. A Free And Accurate Turntable Setup Tool. Thanks! 7 - Then check the alignment again at both points C and C'. The Audiophiliac's list of vinyl spinners starts at $100 and goes up -- way up! Thanks JaS What a difference! So I am confused as to what the original intent for alignment was when the table was designed?? For example, this could be used in conjunction with the tonearm database to compare the tonearm manufacturers alignment with the popular Baerwald type found in most aftermarket protractors. Any of the universal protractors (Baerwald, Stevenson, Loefgren B) are suitable. I've just done mine after changing the cartridge and it makes a difference. I am a real ignoramis. That seems to be the mounting distance between pivot and spindle and your model is 3012R, right? The shape of the arm has nothing to do with the tracking error, that arm can be a rollercoaster model for that matter; the path that the needle is following (a theoretical 230mm which is effective length) is still the same. You may also customise the alignments to be compared by entering alternative geometry for your tonearm, or by entering the data of different tonearms for comparison. Would it be best to use Stupid Protractors for my 12" Jelco. Greetings! I don´t know very well how I should use the protractor. Posted Wed, 07/20/2011 - 17:13 by john1964t. No further testing has been done and therefore we are selling it as is for parts repair or restoration only. If you want to keep the original overhang distance/offset angle you could try making your own two point protractor? I can send a special protractor/pdf if you like. Sorry about this stupid question. (M) GARRARD MODEL 50 RECORD PLAYER TURNTABLE-PARTS OR REPAIR SPINS. Overhang is the amount the stylus tip overhangs the centre of the spindle once aligned - standard this is 15mm, but using a Baerwald protractor you will end up with 17.8mm of overhang and the cartridge 3mm further forward in the headshell (but lower tracing error). length). An essential tool for installing any phono cartridge. Mitutoyo 570-314, HDS Digimatic Height Gage, 24" X .0005"/0.01mm, With Output. Enter the published data for your tonearm to compare it's alignment to optimized alignment geometries. Posted Tue, 03/02/2010 - 16:18 by benzene. Condition is For parts or not working due to us not having a needle to test it out with. Would you be so kind as to recommend a protractor template? Baerwald Alignment Protractor for Turntables by Entropy4U – Thingiverse. If the cantilever/cartridge body is not parallel to the grid lines at this point you should twist the cartridge in the headshell to adjust the offset angle (without changing the overhang set in the first step). 52mm is the standard distance from the back of the headshell mounting surface to the stylus tip, not the overhang. As the user base of Best Tractor continues to grow and widens in scope in terms of tonearm/turntable combination, many of our users have expressed their own views and experiences over the internet.. Due to the light and screen difference, the item's color maybe slightly different from the pictures. Thanks again :), Hello Posted Tue, 05/10/2011 - 15:15 by Uncle Hippie. The Techinics Baerwald Arc Protractor here was meant for 215mm mounting distance & if not wrong SL1210 MK-2 is 230mm. I am struggling a little bit and think I may need a bit of advise. A Protractor is much like experiencing a genuine person to aid you out and if you give it a attempt, you’ll quickly learn that it’s a very beneficial device to have. See enclosed instructions for compatible tonearms. It has an oversized 14.3-lb platter, and a 17.6-lb aluminum-alloy subchassis secured by ten O-rings from each of four suspension towers and will take 12" arms. Posted Tue, 01/19/2010 - 23:12 by boguitas. I am going to try and use the "KWillis Universal Accutrak Protractor Version 2" which does have arc offset positions. This is a precision job and cannot be done by eye alone. May 26, 2018 11:17 a.m. PT. Am I missing something? Posted Wed, 01/20/2010 - 19:36 by vintage-components. However, it's not always easy to point the sight-line accurately at the pivot point so if there is misalignment at the second point you should then use it as you would a two-point protractor to correct it. Assess the effects of changing stylus overhang while keeping the original angle of the cartridge in the headshell. The List below is a summary of the user feedback found in manufacturer's website and public forums. Neither type is kept stationary between points - for this you would need a specific arc protractor designed for your mounting distance. what protractor to use with my combo, thorens 124 with a fidelity research 64fx arm. 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Thorens 124 MK I with a Fidelity Research 64fx, Which Protractor to use for Jelco SA-750L 12" arm. Helius Aureus protractor. Aim with the pin in the gauge exactly over the pivot point of the tonearm. Hi, i am a bit lost here. I don't know if this applies to your P3 specifically, but in my experience the Baerwald protractors, ie MoFi's Geo-Disc has implied a reseating of the whole tonearm on about three Regas so far. The Thorens protractor only has one grid, though. Posted Sun, 05/08/2011 - 05:59 by the_equalizer. We did plug it in and it appeared to spin correctly. DO NOT use an arc protractor unless it matches your mounting distance exactly. Vinyl Record Player Accessories, Anti Static Needle Cleaner. Free shipping Features mirror surface with printed directions on back. The SL1210 mk2 has a mounting distance (pivot to spindle) of 215mm and an effective length of 230mm (stylus to pivot when using the standard alignment tool). if not twist in until it is. The best method to get a Protractor is to get a free download from the Internet. simple tool to determine stylus tracking force Details. I think that the distance is 294mm. Hi, If not, a Lofgren A protractor usually offers the best performance across a majority of LP records. A Basic and Defining Upgrade for The Demanding Audiophile. I had been suffering with cartridge alignment in my recently purchased Technics SL-1200MK2 (and on a previous Pro-ject Debut III) as I found alignment with the provided overhang tool seriously lacking. This is the first time i tried to setup TT. 9-Series Ready Made-- What is this? The cartridge just needs to align perfectly at the two grids. Alternatively you could download the Chpratz Protractor above but it is only accurate to 1mm so you would be looking for alignment at the 69 and 130mm lines. 2 - Then move the tone arm towards the center at point C. Make sure your needle is in line on the C cross turning the platter until spot on. * note that the angle between the grid line radii on the KWillis protractor reduces the amount you need to rotate the protractor when checking the second point, but the correct angle between these points is different for every mounting distance so you shouldn't attempt to force alignment at both points while the protractor is held stationary. Clamping Hand Wheels & Knobs. Posted Mon, 02/01/2010 - 10:30 by benzene. The protractors that dont have an arc offset like the stupid protractor...........how are you supposed to align your cart to these? Suitable for the Helius Aureus tonearm only. I just wanted to thank you for making this protractors available. regards, Alfred. If you want to experiment further you could attempt to measure the offset angle (the angle between the cantilever and a line drawn between the stylus tip and the horizontal pivot point of the arm), or maybe experiment with inputting different angles into the Alignment Comparator until you get a decent distortion curve, then use Conrad Hoffman's arc protractor generator to print out an alignment template to see if you can align to it? For some SL-1210 that protractor should not be used ! Posted Thu, 05/12/2011 - 01:49 by the_equalizer. Posted Wed, 05/04/2011 - 21:39 by music1984. Is it universal or only for Clearaudio arms ? As a result, you find that the best audio is produced out of this cartridge. Thanks for your help! Yes, the protractor should remian still during any one test iteration. I have tried using the supplied Technics Alignment tool which gives 52mm overhang and i get inner groove distortion towards the end of a side. I might just be able to get to this one. The Stevensen protractor would probably be your best choice IMO. Screw the gauge tower on the disc and place the Protractor on the platter. I was frustrated and seriously dissapointed with vinyl... Then I found your arc protractor. Hand Wheels & Knobs. Posted Fri, 05/13/2011 - 18:00 by Uncle Hippie. Or did i miss out anything important? 0 0 0 0. Does it need to align perfectly in this grid and then line-up so that the stylus tip land exactly at the two points? What would be the best set up/protractor in this circumstance? This is a stock of Best Tractors prepared for some popular turntable and tonearm combinations. What alignment system it adheres to ? The cartridge has an S-shaped tonearm and thus being very efficient. for instance, the mounting distance of the MK1 is shorter ;-). Alternatively you could use Conrad Hoffman's Arc protractor generator (see the thread in the cartridge forum) to print out an arc protractor specifically for your arm length - these are quicker to use than a traditional two-point type, but if you go this route be sure to read the instructions carefully. The Mint LP Best Protractor. Thanks in advance. Momila Turntable Stylus Cleaner - Record Stylus Cleaner w/ Gel Bubble. Designed to allow users to align their cartridge at any two null points between 60 and 150mm. They are all ready made and hence users can get them in a much quicker time. 6 - Now go back and check that the cart is dead square on the grid. Suitable for the Audiocraft AC300C tonearm only. I already used the Baerwald protractor and it seems to work well, I'll try tu study now your suggestions just to find out what else can I do to improve the setting up. Thanks for the reply. According to Jelco's specs the original null points work out at 68.7 / 129.9mm so marking these on a piece of card would give you the radii at which the stylus should be perpendicular to the groove (if Jelco's figures are accurate). Anybody can explain it? Alex. 4 - If the needle is not dead on the C' cross, you will need to move your cartidge either forward or backward on the tone are head shell. It would require an effective length of 249.5mm for Baerwald and the arm isn't long enough to achieve this. How about a Rega RB250 protractor where the pivot to spindle distance is 233mm? After placing the stylus at the middle checking point, I move the stylus and it cannot follow the arc C C'. Used correctly the Stupid protractor works well - the Baerwald null points will provide the lowest peak error, while the Lofgren B will give the lowest average RMS error (with a slight increase at the inner and outer grooves). You won't be able to align a cartridge if you mount the arm at 233mm. This single point design is especially quick and easy to use and includes an arc for rapid double checking. $149.00 ... AT6180a Stroboscopic Disc for Turntable Speed Check / Cartridge Overhang Tool. 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The trade off is a bit more error at the outer grooves, (I do not know exactly how much more) however this rarely poses any problem... tracking errors are least audible at the outer groove area. Posted Sat, 06/04/2011 - 05:17 by kwok787. The 15mm overhang figure is only applicable to the original alignment method. thank you very much for your prompt and clear response. In Use: The trick is to have the cartridge mounted so that the needle aligns perfectly on BOTH dots without moving the protractor. I can't get the (stock) arm to extend far enough in towards the spindle to touch point C on the protractor. Database Alignment Calculator Pro Overhang Shift Calculator. For the AT-LP120-USB turntable, the effective length is 230.5 mm. The correct mounting distance for all Rega arms whether original or OEM is 222mm. Hi, Obviously using 15mm overhang and Linear Offset technique with only one 66mm nul point gave me a right cartridge allignment. 1 - Start with making sure your cart is roughly aligned square on the grid. $859.00. Published on May 5, 2015. Posted Thu, 05/19/2011 - 13:27 by Niekos. Did I get it right? The Ortofon 2M Cartridge gives you a dynamic sound from the high quality nude elliptical stylus tip. Posted Sun, 12/27/2009 - 18:44 by selfaddict. Best overhang depends on your system that means: just measure distance from stylus to mid of screws. I had to try 4 different printers until I got one (HP LaserJet 1320) that printed the file with perfect dimensions. Posted Sun, 12/27/2009 - 20:11 by selfaddict. Written by Paul Rigby. A beginners guide to setting up your record player cartridge, this is step 3 in the series. Posted Sat, 12/19/2009 - 16:49 by alexandermatheson. The 8 best turntable cartridges to achieve ultimate sound quality. I managed to adjust the overhang to 15mm and used HiFI News Analogue Test LP's own protractor to allign the cartride, but like to check the allignment in two nul poins if this is possible. I use the Rega-baerwald alignment protractor (scale is OK) to check my Rega P3 (RB-300) cartidge. (3) repeat steps 1 and 2 making minor adjustments as necessary. All Cartridge / Tonearm alignment protractors on this page are freely downloadable for non-commercial use. I am using a Garrott Brothers alignment protractor. Although everyone seems to think it works fine so if someone can tell me I am wrong that would be awesome. Posted Sun, 05/08/2011 - 05:45 by the_equalizer. $12.95. This tool is suitable for accurate mounting and alignment of all Linn mounting pattern tonearms. Hi, do you know which one I need for a BST Pro PR 4.5K turntable ? Thanks. I've just finished a paper about this tool... read it very soon here ;-), Super simple to setup cartridge with it and the result on my P3-RB300 is awesome. You’re seeing this ad based on the product’s relevance to your search query. It contains three alignments, Baerwald, Loefgren, and Stevenson. If not, I will pursue the overhang guage suggestion. Ortofon ... precisely align your cartridge to ensure the best sound Details. Finally, using the arc protractor I was able to align both my AT cartridges (AT95e and AT440Mla) in no time ! the distance from spindle to pivot is 230mm. The Chpratz protractor confirmed that my allignment was dead righ :-). Posted Fri, 03/26/2010 - 19:56 by williwoods. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Others have mentioned that messing with the scale % in the printer properties can help print a perfectly sized protractor using a printer that does not get it right naturally. Effective length of tone arm is 222 mm, can I use the Rega Baerwald arc protractor ( is this a universal protractor or just for Rega tone arms...)? The outer null will be a bit off, but there IS a null there, just that it will be a slightly different location than shown on the protractor. Posted Fri, 11/05/2010 - 02:40 by Atom Shop. Turntable Cartridge Alignment Protractor Mat, Anti-sliding LP Vinyl Record Pickup Calibration Plate Distance Gauge Protractor Adjustment Tool Ruler for Turntable Accessor 5.0 out … I could most likley acheive an additional 4 to 5mm of overhang (for a max of approx 219 to 220mm eff. Without knowing the original offset angle it's hard to know what sort of alignment they were aiming for, or what is possible within the current headshell? And I spent today's evening listening to some of my vinyl favorites. Simple, accurate and widely compatible. Hi, Hi, and what would the overhang come down to? Posted Sun, 09/12/2010 - 22:16 by Spunky. 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