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Thorens TD318

2-Speed Semi-Automatic Belt-Drive Turntable (1985-1991)

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Thorens TD318


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%

Rumble: -70B

Tonearm effective length: 232mm

Effective mass: 12.5g

Overhang: 16.4mm

Offset angle: 23 degrees

Dimensions: 440 x 350 x 170mm

Weight: 10.5kg


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