Does the board come with the cutout for the SME arm as an option?
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Subject: [ARSCLIST] SL-1200 plays 16" discs
From: Dave Cawley
Timestep Dartmouth UK
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The Timestep SL-1200 armboard can be used with the SME 12" as an option. I
am able to supply all SME and Jelco arms of any length, any type and any
variant. We would never ever recommend a 9" arm to play 16" records though
Fluid damping is rarely and only used for high compliance cartridges such as
the old Shure V15 and although I can supply this I don't recommend it or its
use. But the customer is always right and can have whatever he desires !
The new armboard is 5/8" thick in parts and is very strong. The photo on
the very top of www.78-rpm.com shows how it fits into the space where the
old Technics arm fitted. Being a 12 or 14" arm, it does of course stick out
of the back !
The prototype can be seen here
BTW the SME 3012 is available brand new under the new name M2-12R