4-Speed Belt-Idler-Drive Turntable (1957-1968)
A brilliant example of Swiss precision engineering and craftsmanship.
Superbly different, the TD124 offers a host of exclusive features never before achieved in any other turntable, meeting the most exacting demands of broadcasting.
It's durability and performance specifications exceed NAB standards for studio equipment.
In the TD124, Thorens has incorporated many outstanding features that open the way for discriminating music lovers to new and greater enjoyment from their music systems.
The turntable is unmatched for monophonic or stereophonic sound reproduction.
The drive system utilizes an extra compliant belt plus idler wheel to isolate any motor vibration and special shielding of the turntable flywheel, eliminates any induction of stray fields by magnetic pick-up cartridges.
Speeds: 4-speed variable speed (+-3%)
Platter: 12", 11.5lbs table with separate non-magnetic aluminium shell cover
Drive: precision built motor with extra compliant belt plus idler isolates motor vibration
Power: 100/250V, 50/60Hz
Wow / flutter / rumble: exceeds NAB specifications
Tonearm: replaceable tonearm mounting board for 12" and 16" arms
Dimensions: 15" wide x 12 7/8" deep with 12" arm mounting board
WBTD..........wooden base (walnut, ebony or mahogany)
WBTD/OW.......deluxe wooden base (oiled walnut)
MBTD..........mounting board (unfinished)
AS-12.........12" tone arm board (walnut, ebony or mahogany)
AS-12/OW......deluxe 12" tone arm board (oiled walnut)
AS-16.........16" tone arm board (walnut, ebony or mahogany)
AS-16/OW......deluxe 16" tone arm board (oiled walnut)
WB-309........oiled walnut base for all 16" tone arms
RTC-124.......roll top base
The Thorens TD124 series II with TP14 is not the cheapest turntable system, but for those who want the best regardless we can confidently recommend this unit - Gramophone 1966
brochure - alternativeroute
mkII wiring diagram - Eddy Van Dyck
instruction/owners manual (imp scan) - pavaldes
mkI instruction/owners manual - dadatimi
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