Tonearms by Ikeda

Galibier Design - Ikeda 345 Tonearm

Ikeda 345

We’re proud to announce the legendary Ikeda tonearms.  The analog world has spent 50 years trying to catch up with the legendary simplicity of Ikeda’s brilliant design.

The IT-345CR1 is the 9″ version and the IT-407CR1 is the 12″ version.

Both arms are high mass designs, are dynamically balanced, and can support a cartridge weight range of 6 to 38.5 grams, with stylus force up to 5 grams.

The simplicity of the design has withstood the test of time, and what sets it apart is the precision of execution.

This has been a guiding principle for us in the design and production of our Galibier turntables – design and implement the important elements exceedingly well, and when you think you’re “done”, take a step back and consider how you can do it even better.

Galibier Design - Ikeda IT345-CR1 Bearing

IT-345CR1 9" - $6,900

Specifications:

  • Type: Dynamic Balance
  • Overall Length: 326mm
  • Effective Length: 245mm
  • Pivot to Spindle Distance:  230mm
  • Overhang: 15mm
  • Tracking Error:  +2° – 1°21′
  • Stylus Force Range:  0g – 5g
  • Mounting Hole Diameter: 31mm
  • Arm Height Adjustment Range: 25mm – 60mm
  • Max Arm Board Thickness:  35mm
  • Cartridge/Headshell Balance Range: 6g – 38.5g
  • Headshell Weight:  17.2g
Galibier Design - Ikeda IT407-CR1 Bearing

IT-407CR1 12" – $7,400

Specifications:

  • Type: Dynamic Balance
  • Overall Length: 388mm
  • Effective Length: 307mm
  • Pivot to Spindle Distance: 295mm
  • Overhang: 12mm
  • Tracking Error: +2° – 0°35′
  • Stylus Force Range: 0g – 5g
  • Mounting Hole Diameter: 31mm
  • Arm Height Adjustment Range: 25mm – 60mm
  • Max Arm Board Thickness: 35mm
  • Cartridge/Headshell Balance Range: 6g – 38.5g
  • Headshell Weight: 17.2g

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