“It never gets stressed or confused even on the most complex and dynamic material. A great strength is the ease with which you can listen into the recording and hear subtle elements. Natural, open, unflappable. Very easy to fine tune VTF, SRA and azimuth” (Simon, customer)

“It makes truly extraordinary music” (Paul, customer)

In December 2017, The Kairos™ received the 2017 Brutus Award from Positive Feedback!

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Here it is mounted on the EMT 948 turntable (we make a special armboard and mounting base for the Kairos on this turntable). You can read about it

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(photo courtesy of David Robinson)

The Kairos™ was introduced for the first time at the 2014 High-End Audio show in Munich (Germany), then was presented to the US customers at T.H.E. Show at Newport Beach (May 30-June 1, 2014). See our section News for more details on these shows.

The Kairos™ offers all the adjustments needed to explore its full potential: VTA is adjusted with a convenient threaded collar which raises or lowers the whole bearing assembly; the VTF can be modified in fine increments; and, as in the case with the Talea™, the azimuth can be very easily adjusted on-the-fly, by turning a screw located under the main plate. Anti-skating is of course available, and can be defeated with a simple operation.

For the first time in our tonearms, we offer with the Kairos™ the option to use your own cable if you feel inclined to, and we introduce a unique feature to that effect: a DIN plug integrated in the base of the arm, to minimize the transmission of vibrations to the phono cable. The arm is sold without cable, but we offer separately a dedicated phono cable (DIN-RCA or DIN-XLR), developed specially for the Kairos™.

Faithful to our usual design philosophy, the Kairos™ is based on the simplest design and the greatest attention to the types of materials involved in the assembly, so as to guarantee maximum quality of reproduction. The result of an extensive period of development, the armwand is made of a specially developed blend of composite materials. We are delighted to offer this technology, and are confident in the tonearm’s abilities to deliver far beyond its price point.


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