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Thorens TD105

2-Speed Belt-Drive Turntable

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Thorens TD105


The Thorens TD 105 semi-automatic, high-fidelity turntable incorporates advanced technical features to afford true state of the art performance.

It employs a special Thorens suspension system for the floating chassis and an exclusive Isotrack tonearm with precision bearing assembly and low-mass construction which enables optimum tracking characteristics to be realised with modern pickup cartridges.

The TD 105 also employs a velocity sensitive electronic shut-off which raises the tonearm, returns it to it's rest, and stops the motor.

The electronic shut-off at the end of a record operates without frictional contact with the tonearm, ensuring precise performance and full protection of the record and pickup stylus.

All operating functions are initiated by electronic switching keys which respond to a light touch of the finger.


Drive method: 1 step belt drive

Motor: dc motor with 72 pole tacho-generator

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Speed control: electronic

Pitch control: +-6%

Platter: 300mm, 1.3kg zinc alloy, dynamically balanced

Wow and flutter: 0.05%

Rumble: 65dB

Tonearm effective length: 222mm

Effective mass: 7.5g

Overhang: 15.5mm

Offset angle: 23 degrees

Dimensions: 435 x 125 x 355mm

Weight: 5.5kg


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service manual  English

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question in french

Hello amigos from Canada & others happy peoples from all the world, je viens d'acquérir 1 TD105 Thorens d'occasion et il y a un léger problème sur la vitesse 45T rpm : le pitch même réglé à fond ++, je n'arrive pas à atteindre la vitesse 45, le plateau ne tourne pas assez vite, pensez-vous que c'est un problème de courroie ou le potentiomètre ou bien y-a-t-il un potentiomètre ajustable à l'intérieur???
Pourtant sur la vitesse 33T rpm = pas de problème, je peux ajuster en + ou en - et stabiliser la vitesse donc ce n'est pas un problème de quartz.
Avant de démonter la platine j'aimerai savoir si quelqu'un a déjà eu le même problème??
Je vais tenter de traduire en anglais, alors attention!!!
I have 1 thorens TD105 with a little problem on speed 45 rpm, I can not hit the mark the good speed with the pitch, she turn too slowly, what is the problem?? If you know, help me, please, thanks a lot!! Yet, there is no problem with speed 33T rpm.
Essayer de me répondre soit en français soit in english but with a simple words!!