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Thorens TD147

2-Speed Belt-Drive Suspended Chassis Turntable (1982-1985)

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Thorens TD147


The Thorens TD147 is a 2-speed, belt-driven turntable with auto-stop mechanism.


Drive method: belt drive

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Motor: low voltage 16-pole synchronous motor with slip clutch

Speed control: synchronised by mains frequency

Platter: 3.2kg, 300mm, zinc alloy, dynamically balanced

Wow and flutter: 0.04%

Rumble: -72dB

Tonearm effective length: 232mm

Effective mass: 7.5g

Overhang: 16.4mm

Offset angle: 23 degrees

Dimensions: 440 x 350 x 170mm

Weight: 11kg


A fine sounding integrated turntable of honest, well adjusted, conventional design, whose overall performance warrants recommendation - HiFi Choice


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