TA-1000 NEO

Acoustic Signature

A well thought-out tone­arm tube con­cept, an excel­lent bea­ring and the best mate­rials: with our TA‑1000 NEO you defi­nitely don’t give away any sound poten­tial – not even on turn­tables that cost many times more. The TA-1000 NEO, avai­lable as 9 inch and 12 inch model, comes with high-quality Mogami cab­ling and is not only a fan­tastic match for Acoustic Signa­ture turntables.

TA-1000 NEO in silver

TA-1000 NEO in black

TA-1000 NEO in gold

TA-1000 NEO in chrome

TA-1000 NEO in silverblackgoldchrome

Special features:

  • Tonearm with dual-layer carbon armtube
  • Low resonance, rigid tube design
  • Available as 9″ and 12″ version
  • Excellent tracking results due to precision miniature ball bearings
  • Better rigidity and smooth operation due to stainless steel tonearm axis design
  • Internal studio-quality copper wiring by Mogami
  • Supplied with external Audioquest 5-pin copper phono cable (RCA)
  • Counterweight made of brass
  • Adjustable VTA & azimuth
  • Anti-skating weight
  • Rega- and SME-type mounting versions
  • 5-year warranty (with registration)

5 year warranty

Handmade in Germany

Quality 'Made in Germany'

Quality ‘Made in Germany’

Lovingly hand­craf­ted in Germany, the TA‑1000 NEO scores with cardanic preci­sion ball bearings that provide excellent control and a stain­less steel tonearm axis for more rigidity and smoothness.

Thought out down to the last detail

Thought out down to the last detail

The headshell of the TA‑1000 NEO offers virtually no surface for unwanted reso­nances. The internal MOGAMI studio-quality copper wiring and the included Audioquest 5‑pin copper phono cable contri­bute to the TA‑1000 NEO’s excel­lent performance.

A real multi-talent

A real multi-talent

An extra rigid yet well-damped dual-layer carbon armtube effec­tively mini­mizes unwan­ted vibra­tions. Of course the TA‑1000 NEO offers VTA, azimuth and anti-skating adjust­ment, allowing fine-tuning for optimum cart­ridge performance.

Absolutely variable

Absolutely variable

To match the look of your turntable, the TA‑1000 NEO is avai­lable in various finishes – including 24‑carat gold plating. In addition to the brass counter­weight, an add-on weight for heavy cart­ridges is also included.

Test reports

“Exquisitely engi­neered for effort­less excellence”

(TA-1000 NEO with Double X NEO and MCX1)


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Maximus NEO, TA-1000 NEO and MCX3 in Absolute Sound 09/2022

“In absolute terms, a closer approach to the real thing. Still, this is a remar­kable achieve­ment at its asking price.”

(Test with Maximus NEO & MCX3)

Absolute Sound
by Dick Olsher

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The Absolute Sound - Product of The Year 2022

Unboxing & Setup Video

This video shows the unboxing and assembly of the Acoustic Signature TA-1000 NEO tonearm. Additio­nal adjust­ments highly depend on the cart­ridge of your choice. Please refer to it’s manual and the TA-1000 NEO’s manual for further steps.

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Technical data

Available sizes:9″ version,
12″ version
Length:293 mm (9″ version),
370 mm (12″ version)
Effective length:239.3 mm (9″ version),
309 mm (12″ version)
Mounting distance
(from pivot to center of platter):
222 mm (9″ version),
295.8 mm (12″ version)
Total weight:439 g (9″ version),
442 g (12″ version)
Effective mass:9.3 g (9″ version),
12.3 g (12″ version)
Tilt angle
(depends on cartridge):
23.9° (9″ version),
12.1° (12″ version)
Overhang:17.3 mm (9″ version),
13.2 mm (12″ version)
Cartridge balance range:6 to 16 g
Mounting:Rega style,
SME style
Armtube:Dual-layer carbon
Signal cable material:Copper wiring by Mogami
Phono cable:Phono cable
by Audio­quest
Connectors:5-pin to RCA/ground connector

Available finishes

Tonearm:Black (anodized, optional: counter weight 24K gold-plated),
Silver (anodized),
24K gold-plated

Package contents

  • TA-1000 NEO tonearm
  • Counter weight
  • Adjustment template
  • Phono­ cable
  • Additional weight
  • Base mount
  • Screws
  • Anti-skating weight
  • Toolset
  • Instruction manual


5 year warranty

TA-1000 NEO in 24K gold-plated finish

Gold plated

The TA-1000 NEO is also available in an upgraded 24K gold-plated finish version. This option makes the tonearm a perfect match for the Acoustic Signature turn­tables with gold-plated Silencer modules.


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