The Q UP is a high precision device that safely lifts your tonearm at the end of the record. This will extend the life of your stylus significantly. The Q UP can be installed in minutes, without tools, and is designed to fit on most manual turntables. The Q UP can be configured for a variety of tonearm heights, thicknesses and shapes. This unique automatic tonearm lifter only interacts with the tonearm at the end of the record and does not adversely affect the tonal quality of your system in any way. Thanks to the Q UP, you don't need to worry about getting distracted or falling asleep while you play your records.