Tonearm by Acoustand

Tonearm by Acoustand

Acoustand ALT-12 12″ Tonearm – NEW PRODUCT!

The Tonearm by Acoustand is a high quality static balanced design available in 12 inches and finished to the highest standards using the latest CNC technology. The Tonearm a no-fuss easy to operate system incorporating a socket for a removable headshell (Headshell not included). And, designed for easy cartridge swaps using the conventional H4 type socket used by many manufacturers such as SME and Technics. The Tonearm uses high-quality deep groove bearings for pivotal movement, the central pillar and pillar bearing are SME.

Van Damme supplies interconnect, I super quality OFC cable and fits the Tonearm above the arm panel for easy fitting and to avoid any possible restrictions and to avoid rubbing. There is an adjustable anti-skate mechanism with a high-quality arm raiser. And, the Tonearm utilises a one-piece foam damped polished aluminium arm tube. 
Tonearm by Acoustand

  • The Mounting pattern uses Jelco type three-bolt with a 30mm hole.
  • There are four counterweights included in the package which with different combinations used for a multitude of cartridge weights including a special mass for SPU-G cartridges up to 40g.
  • Because this Tonearm has various counterweights and removable Headshell, the effective mass can be varied. Cartridge weights between 6 to 38g. Headshell weight between 8 and 18g used.

Tonearm case

The Acoustand tonearm comes in its own dedicated alloy flight case for safe transportation. Choose between silver or black satin and other colours by special request.


Tonearm Type: Static balanced
Effective Length: 317.57mm
Overall Length: 50mm Minus Headshell.
Overhang: 12.82mm
Offset Angle: 17.11 Deg.
Mounting Distance: 304.75mm P-T-S
Inner Null Point: 66mm
Outer Null Point: 120.9mm
Tonearm VTA Travel: 11mm

  • Mounting hole diameter: 30.0mm
  • Tonearm Pillar Diameter: 20.55mm
  • Cartridge Weight: Range 4-12g – 12-38g. Using medium or large counterweight or a combination of the counterweights provided.
ATH-02 Adjustable Head-Shell H4 Socket –

Acoustand Headshell

  • Aluminium construction precision CNC made fully adjustable
  • custom-built headshell with tool kit.
  • Satin anodised finish to suit most tonearms.
  • Adjustment for Overhang / Azimuth / Offset Angle Is Achievable.
  • Cartridge Wires Included but upgraded if the user requires.
  • Weight 16g Approximately.
  • Please see the information picture to see if this is suitable for your tonearm/cartridge.
  • Some setups may require tonearm VTA adjustment which most tonearms have, if not then a shim/spacer may be required.
  • Silver / Black are available, or custom colours have a 10-15 business day wait as made to order.
  • The Headshell comes supplied with Hex key set and cartridge bolts for top mount and traditional mounting.
  • Get one of the finest headshells for a fantastic price.

If you require the Acoustand headshell, this is available on the website separately or choose from the dropdown menu and choose the option (including headshell) headshells will be sent with the tonearm and are not in the dedicated box.

The Acoustand tonearm

Built to order, but there is a 25 day build period.

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