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Furutech Unveils Ag-12 Tonearm Cable

Furutech AG-12 Tonearm Cable

Furutech debuts the Ag-12 Pure Transmission silver-plated Alpha OFC tonearm cable featuring nonmagnetic rhodium-plated DIN and RCA connectors. The sense of mechanical integrity of the Ag-12 tonearm cable’s build is immediately apparent. Furutech Pure Transmission technology turns a macro lens on every element of power and signal transfer applying optimized engineering solutions to well-known problems such as contact resistance, grounding, EMI and RFI rejection, and using the best materials and processes available.

Meticulous attention to build quality is a large part of the engineering equation: Rhodium-plated nonmagnetic pure-copper and phosphor bronze fittings, Furutech’s silver-plated Alpha Conductors with four-layer shielding, and beautifully engineered rhodium-plated DIN and RCA connectors [FP-126R]. The Ag-12 Tonearm Cable’s low-level phono signal is further shielded with a cuff around the cable containing GC-303 EMI-absorbent material. All metal parts are subjected to the deep cryogenic and demagnetizing Alpha Process.

MSRP: $390 — Available: Now

Features

  • Alpha silver-plated Conductor – Fine OFC wire strands treated with Furutech’s Alpha Cryogenic and Demagnetizing process
  • Special EMI and noise-absorbent Formula GC-303 material in housing around cable
  • Four-layer shield for improved noise insulation
  • Main Insulation – Air-foamed polyethylene
  • Connectors – Furutech-engineered rhodium-plated DIN and FP-126R RCA connector
  • Carefully designed cable clamp improves grip and reduces mechanical and electrically-induced distortion
  • Finest damping and insulation materials for improved frequency extension and tonal balance
  • Dimensions: Cable diameter ~9.5mm
  • Overall length: 1.2m/set

The Critics Speak!

“If, like me, you appreciate taking many sonic steps forward and no steps backward, you’ll want to give these components a try.”
— Chris Martens, The Absolute Sound

“If I had to limit myself to one key term … I’d opt for relaxed ultra resolution. … Things sound bigger. … There’s no funny business of compression, smearing or skewing … The sense of big simply gets bigger and bigger and bigger. … Tolerances are spot on … go in smoothly, locks and unlocks without any undue play … something luxurious and silken about the Furutech connectors. Like fine Swiss watches … perform to a very high standard, getting the tactile satisfaction and pride of ownership…
–Srajan Ebaen, 6moons.com

Furutech makes a wide variety of high performance 15A and 20A A/V cable and power connectors and parts, as well as distribution/filtering products like the cost-no-object Pure Power 6, the Dual Mode e-TP4+4, the popular e-TP609, the e-TP60 Power Distributors, and e-TP80 Power Distributor/Filter, the award-winning deMag and DFV-1 LP Flattener, the deStat, a fan-driven, Balanced Ion Drive device for totally eliminating static from LPs and CDs, lightweight and stylish FRD Room Diffusion Panels, PC-2 Disc Pure Cleaner, and their own very special NANO Liquid Contact Enhancer, plus even more fine cable and OEM products.

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