I am getting out of analogue playback while I concentrate on other pursuits and thus I offer here for sale my UNI-Scope Cartridge Setup Tool by Acoustical Systems in Germany, manufacturer of the precision UNI-Protractor and UNI-P2S tools. This device is the perfect compliment to the UNI-protractor for setting accurate overhang and alignment of your phono cartridge or for inspecting the condition of the stylus.
Buyer to pay freight and paypal transaction fees. My price is firm but fair. Condition is as new.
The manufacturer describes the device thus:
Introducing - exclusive on Audiogon - the new UNI-Scope.
An USB-microscope with adjustable cold-light (8 LEDs), 2 MB camera and magnification from 20x to 220x.
Including software for MAC OS, Windows 2000/XP/Vista and LINUX.
Working with PC/Windows you furthermore have the option to draw lines and measure radii, angles, surfaces and take measurements down to 1µm scale on every picture ( if you ever fancied about measuring the actual SRA of your cartridge .... ).
Camera and video function.
Storage and further magnification for pictures taken.
Interpolates pictures up to 5.0 million pixels.
Comes in a special inclined carriage which allows perfect angle for viewing cartridge during alignment AND allows for distance alternation.
Cold-light lamp with 8 ring LED white - fully adjustable.
All power via USB.
The CNC-carved inclined POM-carriage fits perfect into the magnifier cut-frame of the UNI-Protractor and allows easy view and photo documentation of alignment on spot.
The UNI-Scope is in the very first an excellent optical "aid" to ensure maximum precision during cartridge/tonearm alignment under all conditions and with a magnified view far exceeding human abilities.
As such it is a great help for those among us which already know that their eyes aren't all that young anymore....;-) ....
Furthermore it offers some nice options to judge AND document stylus misalignment/misorientation on cantilever or excessive wear/damage.
It is a tool which ensures a perfect optical situation.
For the audiophile really caring about utmost precision in alignment and the condition of his cartridge's stylus.
The package offered here includes:
- UNI-Scope USB microscope
- cnc-carved POM inclined adjustable carriage to alternate viewing distance and angle
- CD- with software for Windows 2000/XP/Vista, MAC OS