The all new model SA-12 exemplifies the design for which Fairchild is famous. Examine the SA-12 . Start with the one-hole mounted base and built-in spirit level. Move next to the arm itself.... a sleek satin curve complemented by the balancing weight. Pause along the arm and note Fairchild's "Cueing" device. This controls gentle, precise setting down of stylus in groove. At arm's lenght is teh universal cartridge slide. Permits interchange of 2, 3 or 4 -pin monaural and stereo cartridges without re-wiring, tools or soldering.
The cost of your Fairchild SA-12 ... $ 34.95
The Model SA-12 Stereo Tonearm is the result of FAIRCHILD'S years of experience in the disc recording and playback industry. Excellence of formance andsimplicity of installation are combined with convenience in use. Imaginative design nears immediate fulfillment starting with the simple onehole mouting of this new arm. Lateral positioning isindicated by the built-in spirit level in the base. An exclusive "Cue-ing" device assures pinpoint accuracy of stylus placement regardless of stylus pressure. Machined aluminium parts combined with precision ball bearings keep inertia extremely low and assurereduced record and stylus wear. Spurious armresonances are eliminated by the efficiently isolated counterweight and by the balanced amss and structural rigidity inbuilt.
The SA-12 - " The Instrument Look" arm contains:
FAIRCHILD "Cue-ing" device permits operation with the simplicity of a record changer but with the accuracy of a bombsight.
Built-in spirit level indicates levelofturntable and arm at all times.
Color coded universal cartridgeslide permits interchange of2, 3 or 4-wire monaural and stereo cartridges without re-wring tool, or solder
Single hole mounting requires no template.
Mass statically balanced with sprigfree construction
Stylus pressure changed by micrometer style counterweight
Isolated resistive counterweight mouting to damp reconannce
Integral plug terminated cables, No soldering required - plugs directly into phone input.
Self cleaning contacts on cartridge slide assure noise-free operation.
"In Viev Stylus" for easy "Cue-ing"
Unique bearing mount keeps dust out.
Only 2⅛" rear overhand to facilitate cabinet mounting.
Adjustable height for all turntables.
Arm contur designed to really minimize tracking error.
Height 3¼" max
Distance required from turntable center to arm pivot 8²⁷/₃₂"
Rear overhang only 2⅜"