pickup arm

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mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge

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He used spare parts from two old gramophones, including a pickup arm from a 1922 Winner model
In many cases, the understatement or (apparent) slightness of a work is key to its effect--sec here, for instance, Hangar, 2003, in which a model helicopter, grounded on a rotating turntable sunk into the gravel courtyard, desultorily flips a small weed with its tail, comically infitating the pathetic stasis of a pickup arm skipping on a scratched record.
The automation system loads samples with a pickup arm, placing them between two layers of film in the RPA 2000 test cavity.
The turntable is designed to deliver outstanding sound, with a heavy-duty cast aluminum platter, a high-quality Dual Magnet[TM] stereo cartridge with replaceable stylus, and a pickup arm with soft damping control.
It features a heavy-duty cast aluminum platter with slip mat, and a pickup arm with soft damping control and adjustable tracking force, anti-skating and vertical tracking angle (VTA) for optimum playback performance.