Sme Series 309 Tonearm

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The SME Series 309 Tonearm features a rigid construction and constrained layers of internal damping that will reduce the occurrence of any residual vibrations, ensuring your listening experience is as accurate as possible.

Sme Series 309 Tonearm

Unmatched by more expensive models in performance and construction, the Sme Series 309 Tonearm is a unique one-piece magnesium tonearm that uses advanced metal techniques to produce an exceptionally stiff arm. With a detachable magnesium headshell that features a new style coupling, the Series 309 tonearm will offer the convenience of rapid cartridge interchange without any reduction when it comes to rigidity. Constrained layers within the tonearm work to dampen any minute residual vibrations through the SME Series 309 Tonearm, making it one of the most acoustically inert tonearms available on the market today.

  • New clamping arrangement for a rigid junction with the tonearm
  • Unique pressure die-cast magnesium detachable shell
  • Internal damping reduces residual vibrations
  • High rigidity construction
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Brands SME
Product Specifications




Distance from pivot to stylus





Distance from pivot to turntable centre





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Height above mounting surface



87.90mm max- 56.40mm min


Height of record surface above mounting surface



55.90mm max and 24.40mm min


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Radial clearance for balance weight





Clearance between cabinet lid and record surface, assuming cartridge height at 17.0mm









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Pivot-stylus distance





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30 Day Returns Policy

HiFix is committed to selling quality products which we hope you will love, we do understand, however, that there maybe a time when you need to exchange or return something you have bought. We really do hope you are pleased with your purchase but should you wish to return anything bought from us, we will be happy to refund or exchange a product within 30 days.

Name SKU Qty Lead time
Sme Series 309 Tonearm Black 43932 0 Warehouse stock availability 2 to 3 working days.
Sme Series 309 Tonearm Silver 43656 0 Warehouse stock availability 2 to 3 working days.

Warranty information for SME Tone Arms :

SME Tone Arms

SME products are designed and manufactured to the highest quality standards. However, if something does go wrong with the product we are here to help. From your date of purchase your product is warranted against faulty materials or workmanship for a period of 12 months.

This guarantee applies to all SME Products including Turntables and Tone arms Providing you with peace of mind and the assurance of premium Quality.

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