2-Speed Semi-Automatic Belt-Drive turntable with electronic speed selection. Available as mkI (1985-88), mkII (1988-91) and mkIII (1991 on)
The Thorens TD-318 is the more expensive version of the TD-316, featuring the same suspended chassis and resonant free platter, but with the addition of auto-lift and shut off.
Features include a clean and uncoloured sound, friction-free, velocity-sensing electronic shut-off, sound improving platter mat and easily adjustable suspension.
Drive method: one step belt drive
Motor: low voltage 16-pole synchronous motor
Speeds: 33 and 45rpm
Speed control: 2-phase generator
Platter: 2.7kg, 300mm, zinc alloy, dynamically balanced
Wow and flutter: 0.04%
Tonearm effective length: 232mm
Effective mass: 12.5g
Offset angle: 23 degrees
Dimensions: 440 x 350 x 170mm
mk2 brochure (en) - ransmiller
service manual (en, de) - JosVallen
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Thorens Belt Drive Turntables
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