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RE: An interesting look at radical stylus profiles. Link.

Posted by BillWojo on January 17, 2021 at 10:52:42:

"Indeed, this is as critical as fine adjustment of magnetic tape head, but I am not aware of any arm that allows doing fine VTA adjustment while playing a test record, the same way it is done in tape players."

Take a look at some of the vintage Japanese tonearms that let you adjust VTA on the fly. Two off hand are some of the Micro Seiki tonearms like the MA-202 and the MA-505. Also the Victor UA-7045 and UA-7082 tonearms have a collar that is like adjusting the focusing ring on a fine camera lens incorporated in the tonearm base. Those are the arms that I use.