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Thorens TD226

Semi Professional Transcription Turntable

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Thorens TD226


The Thorens TD226 is a semi-pro, transcription turntable with provision for two tone arms.

Features include a servo-controlled electronic belt-drive system with DC motor, load-correcting automatic pitch control, three speeds, two electric motor lifts, a flood light and an optional vacuum platter system.


Drive method: one step belt drive

Motor: DC motor with 72-pole tachogenerator

Speeds: 33, 45 and 78rpm

Speed control: electronic with load correction

Pitch control: +-6% with illuminated stroboscope

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

Wow and flutter: 0.035%

Rumble: -72dB

Tonearm effective length: 230mm

Effective mass: 7.5g

Overhang: 14.4mm

Offset angle: 22 degrees

Dimensions: 660 x 460 x 210mm

Weight: 20kg


flyer  English

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