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Thorens TD521

3-Speed Precision Belt-Drive Turntable

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16-pole synchronous motor with 2-phase generator

Thorens TD521


The Thorens TD521 is identical to the TD520 but is supplied without a tonearm and has a universal arm-board for arms from 9 to 12" in length.


Drive system: 1 step belt drive

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

Speeds: 33, 45 and 78rpm

Motor speed control: 2-phase generator

Platter: 300mm, 3.1kg zinc alloy, dynamically balanced

Wow and flutter: 0.035%

Rumble: 72dB

Dimensions: 550 x 415 x 175mm

Weight: 15kg


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