FAQ

Frequently asked questions

What cartridges can be used with the schick 12 and schick 9 tonearms?

You can use a very wide range range of cartridges.
The compliance value should be  below 22 µm/mN
The weight should be 5-6 Gramm or more.
That exludes only very lightweight MM systems with very soft cantilever suspension.
On the heavy side the limit is about 40 Gramms with a compliance of 5.
Orotfon SPU are typically around 30 Gramms with a compliance of 8.
Vintage Mono system with no vertical compliance at all can also be used.

Also, Decca Systems are compatible.

What is the mounting distance for the schick 12 and schick 9 tonearms?

The mounting distance is:

schick 12 – 304,75mm or 12 inch

schick 9 –  229 mm