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Kuzma Stogi tonearm

Kuzma Stogi tonearm

This is a very rigid medium mass tonearm with  precision ball bearings which, while withstanding very heavy loads, displays extremely low starting and running friction and noise levels. The main frame and all other parts are machined from solid aluminium and brass blocks. Some parts are anodised and some are not, in order to help control tonearm resonance. The headshell provides a stable cartridge mounting, while the internally damped tube connects this to the massive bearing parts where any vibration or noise is dispersed. Most parts are glued together for rigidity and damping.

A straight tube is machined from aluminium rod  fixed on brass support to increase tube damping.
Azimuth is adjusted by releasing a locking screw and manual rotation of tube on brass support.
A decoupled brass counterweight controls balance and adjusts tracking force, while damping vibration in the tube. The massive arm base serves to clamp the tonearm rigidly to the armboard. All bearings are pre-loaded and glued into position which, while damping vibrations in them, also provides long lasting, zero play, low friction and low noise level in the bearings. VTA adjustment is made by raising or lowering the tonearm in the arm base itself.   

Wires are in one length from cartridge pins to RCA connectors. High quality wires are incorporated into our own cable. It is also possible to use the tonearm in a balanced ( XLR) or 5pin configuration.


Effective length 229 mm
Arm mount distance 212 mm
Distance from spindle to horizontal bearing 212 mm
Bearing type Precise ball bearings
Effective mass 12 gr
Total mass 870 g
Offset angle 23*
VTA adjustment Yes
Azimuth adjustment Yes
Tube Straight
Bias Yes
Max. Standard cartridge weight 15 g
Optional light and heavy counterweight Yes
Damping No
Detachable headshell No
Arm mount Kuzma & Stogi
Standard wiring Copper, RCA Bullets ( 58pF)
Accessories protractors, Allen keys, cartridge mounting screws
Options XLR, 5pin