Tri-Planar Ultimate 12

Based on the award winning tonearm with over 55 years of design excellence. The Ultimate 12 offers improved resolution, detail, dynamic range and provides a 27% angular error reduction over 9-inch tonearms.


  • 12″ (308.80mm) effective length
  • Avionic gimbal bearings design
  • Silver internal tonearm wiring
  • Carbon fiber wand with coaxial damping
  • Adjustable Vertical Tracking Angle (VTA)
  • Adjustable Azimuth
  • Damped head-shell
  • Clamping yoke design that firmly couples the arm-tube to the bearing tube
  • Rounded components for resonance control
  • Larger silicone fluid trough with adjustable dip stick
  • Tonearm rest integrated with damping trough for resonance reduction
  • Hardened and polished needle cones
  • Bearings at record height
  • Progressive anti-skating design
  • Sophisticated system of decoupled counter weights
  • Easy 3-screw installation, with no large VTA hole
  • Available in black or silver color

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Type: Avionic gimbal bearings design
Effective Length: 308.80mm
Pivot-to-spindle distance: 295.6mm
Overhang: 13.2mm
Offset angle: 17.6°
Effective mass: 15g
Bearing offset angle: 17.6°

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You are cordially invited to experience Bliss. We are located in Minnetonka, MN on the Deephaven border. We accommodate visits by appointment only and give you our complete attention when you are here. You should expect to have the opportunity to listen to a reference-level system and being engaged in discussion so we learn how to best help guide you further along your journey.

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Call: 612-234-5850