Henley Audio Blog

09 January 2024

Ortofon Start Off 2024 With The Introduction Two New Tonearm Models

Ortofon AS-309R Tonearm

Henley Audio are thrilled to announce the UK availability of the new Ortofon AS-212R and AS-309R precision-crafted tonearms. Ortofon A/S, one of the world’s leading pick-up cartridge manufacturers, first revealed the new tonearms a Munich High End in 2023, and now they are finally ready for sale in the UK and around the world, and are a must-consider purchase for anyone looking to improve their vinyl playback experience. 

True to the legacy of the company’s classic AS-212 and AS-309 models, the new reference class tonearms present the highest echelon of high-end manufacturing. With over 130 redesigned components the Reference tonearms are crafted with unparalleled mechanical precision and advanced engineering. Skilled artisans meticulously hand assemble, adjust, and review every component of each tonearm, ensuring unmatched quality and performance. This attention to detail optimises every aspect of the tonearm, capturing the subtle nuances of your music in its truest possible form. 

Ortofon Reference Tonearm Features Include: 

    • Wide-ranging compatibility  
    • Accurate playback with Baerwald alignment 
    • Japanese custom made high-precision bearings 
    • Ortofon 6NX-TSW1010 tonearm cable included 
    • Subtle, elegant industrial design 

To view the tonearms in more in-depth detail, please visit their corresponding product pages via the links below:

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Tonearms & Headshells