Design Build Listen The Wand+ 12" Tonearm

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The Wand+ is the fully featured Wand tonearm by Design Build Listen. Available in 9", 10" and 12" lengths.

  • The Wand+ is the fully featured version of the Classic Wand tonearm.

    The Wand+ is a unique uni-pivot tonearm with a carbon fibre arm tube and beautifully machined counterweight.

    It has acheived a 5 star rating in HiFi World (UK), HiFi Choice(UK) and Witchdoctor (NZ).

  • Wand+ Tonearm Features

    • Big diameter (22mm) carbon-fibre tube is 4x stiffer than a normal diameter arm.
    • Ergonomic cueing via tip of arm or damped cueing mechanism.
    • Careful termination of arm vibrations with extra damping.
    • Medium effective mass (12.5g for 9in, 14g for 10in and 15g for 12in) suits most cartridges.
    • Ease of installation enabling 90% of the performance to be achieved quickly, first time.
    • Drop in replacement for Rega geometry arms (~240mm). SME, Technics, Linn & Lenco mount options.
    • Fitted with Eichmann/ETI plugs and Cardas wire in a single unbroken run.
    • Thread / weight type antiskate.
    • The 10in arm features a ~20% reduction in distortion over 9in arms.
    • The 12in arm features a ~30% reduction in distortion over 9in arms.
    • Standard Baerwald alignment (with consideration given to real world inner groove dimensions).
  • Differences over the Classic Wand Tonearm:

    Dampened cueing mechanism
    Improved arm mounting

    Stylus to Pivot

    9in arm: 240mm
    10in arm: 262mm
    12in arm: 308.8mm

    Pivot to Spindle

    9in arm: 222mm
    10in arm: 246mm
    12in arm: 295mm