Little Fwend has provided turntable-owners with peace of mind since 2015.
The Little Fwend adds convenience to your manual turntable by automatically lifting the tonearm at the end of the record. This device ensures you will never experience the sound of your needle scraping at the end of a record… or worse, on the label! It is similar in function to the utilitarian Q-Up, but constructed of premium materials for safe and smooth operation, with a sleek design that compliments high end audiophile turntables. The Little Fwend sits between your tonearm and platter and once the tonearm hits the high carbon steel Roslau piano wire, the neoprene rubber beam lifts it up. Smooth, simple and effective. Installed in minutes (with included mini wrench tool to find proper height) and is designed to fit most manual turntables with a tonearm clearance up to 82mm + cartridges set up to 9 grams VTF.
Height Ranges: Do You Need a LOW or HIGH Model
List of turntables and which height is needed
The LOW model can be used under tonearms with clearance between the underside of the arm wand and the mounting surface as low as 32mm and up to 49mm. The HIGH model works with ranges from 49mm to 82mm. Height is adjusted by a set screw in the base. A hex key is included to make these adjustments. Please measure the distance from mounting/plinth surface up to the underside of tonearm wand. Take the measurement when the tonearm has correct VTA and the needle is in the groove. Subtract approximately 1mm from this distance to make sure there will be safe clearance between the rubber beam and the moving tonearm. Little Fwend comes with a metal mounting plate and an adhesive tape circle to adhere the mounting plate to the turntable.
For Fitting instructions, please see accessories instructions