Brand: Tri-Art


TA-0.5 Turntable S-Series with Cartridge and MM Phono

Availability: Discontinued
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The S-Series TA-0.5 belt drive turntable is available in two versions. #18395 comes equipped with a 9" bamboo tone arm. #20489 is a fully complete out of the box turntable complete with standard 9" bamboo tone arm, cartridge and built in MM phono section. Both versions feature a bamboo plinth soaked in hemp oil sealed with bees wax, leveling legs, brass pulley, bronze collar spike bearing with an ABEC7 Carbonized Ceramic Ball Bearing and a aluminum sub platter with bronze shaft.

Table Details
  • Plinth: 3 Ply Bamboo laminate 19.05mm (3/4?)
  • Motor: Single 24 Pole Synchronous AC Motor
  • Pulley: Brass Pulley
  • Speed: 33.3 & 45 rpm
  • Drive: Belt Drive
  • Platter: 3-ply Bamboo Laminate 19.05mm (3/4?)
  • Sub Platter: Aluminum Sub Platter with Steel Shaft
  • Legs: Leveling Legs
  • Bearing: Bronze Collar Bearing with ABEC7 Carbonized Ceramic Ball Bearing
  • Dimensions: H 15.5cm x W 40.9cm x L 33.3cm / 8 1/4? x 16? x 32.39?
Arm Details

The S Series 9” (222mm) arm comes pre mounted on either version of the S series turntable. The tone arm features the same handmade bamboo design, soaked in hemp and sealed in bees wax as Tri-Art's table design.

  • Material: Three Ply Bamboo Laminate 12mm
  • Settings: VTA & Azimuth Adjustments
  • Anti-Skate Adjust: Passive Anti-Skate
  • Bearing Assembly: Bronze with Brass Collar Spike and Synthetic, High Viscosity Grease Bearing
  • Arm Base: Bamboo Supports on Plyinth
  • Wiring: Cardas Wire 33 AWG Uninterrupted from Headshell Clips to Brass Female RCA with Silver Plated Cartridge Clips
  • Level: Micro Bubble Level Included
  • Arm Length: 9” / 222 mm
  • Tone Arm Mass: 10g
Cartridge Details
  • Cartridge Included: Audio-Technica 95E
  • Frequency Response: 20-20,000 HZ
  • Channel Separation: >20db at 1 Khz
  • Tracking Force: 1.5-2.5 grams
  • Load Impedance: 47,000 Ohms
  • Output: 3.5 mV (1Khz, 5cm/sec)
  • Channel Balance: within 2.0 Db
  • Stylus Type: 0.4 x 0.7 mil elliptical diamond stylus
  • Cantilever: Alloy Tube
Phono Details
  • Phono Amp: 5mv, 47ohm Cartridges
  • MM/MC: MM only
  • Bypass Switch: Phono Bypass Switch for use with an external phono amp.

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