FX3 Tonearm

£1,990.00£2,438.00

  • Cross Beam technology in a new arm design
  • Ultimate arm for high-performance turntables
  • Available in lengths up to 12”
  • Available with Phonos or DIN

Ideal for higher specification Linn LP12s, Michell Orbe, Technics 1200G and SP10, Roksan Xerxes recent models and, of course, our own Grand Super Deck.

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Description

In order to work properly cartridges need a rigid support.

For the past 100 years, however, the arms that have carried them have been anything but rigid. In 2010, Funk started an R&D program to solve this.

The result was Funk’s unique F•X Cross-Beam system (pat pend).

Rigid & low-Q, F•X has earned a giant killing reputation, which is well deserved.

Here’s how one dealer has described it:

” … I have had a most enjoyable weekend delving into the latest box from the 10,000 LP haul that I brought back from the storage unit recently thanks to the incredible sound, or lack thereof, of the new (FX3) arm. I have to say I am enjoying the best phono sound I have ever owned, reminiscent of the Eminent Technologies SLT without all the silliness of air pumps and all. Another breakthrough!” Critical Dealer

FX3 is a “from the ground up design” & is the next generation of this technology.

  • Funk’s F•X beam: Very low “Q” with very low self-colouration has less effect on the cartridge. The sound is characterised with speed, layering finesse and fine resolution. Above all reproduction enjoys an uncommon naturalness.
  • ABEC 7 bearings.
  • High linearity falling-weight bias for optimal tracking and extended stylus life.
  • Straightforward Azimuth adjustment.
  • In line with the stylus the Lo-slung counterweight gives a sleek stylish design.
  • Calibrated, sliding weight for tracking force produces a variable mass design – 9-13g eff mass. Increases with tracking weight: Matches MM and MC cartridges.
  • Cabling – high purity copper (standard). Other options available.

Effective Length 237mm (std); 12”, Technics & Linn geometry all available to order;

Colour: Black; 3-screw mounting 222.9mm spindle to arm distance.

Price start from: £1990 (9”) / £2480 (12”) with standard lead.

FX3 Tonearm Fitted to Little Super Deck with Audio Technica Art9