Thorens TD-1600 Turntable

Thorens TD-1600 Turntable

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Key info

  • Belt-driven turntable with a precision tonearm and adjustable counterweight. 
  • Unique suspension system for effective isolation from external vibrations.
  • High-quality plinth made from solid wood and aluminum.
  • Compatible with a wide range of cartridges and styluses.
  • Features a sleek and classic design with a transparent dust cover.

All specifications

Physical characteristics
Weight 10,9 kg
Dimensions (HxWxD) 180x454x369 mm
Enclosure material solid wooden plinth, top board made of triCom
Technical specifications
Tonearm Thorens TP 92
Motor electronically controlled and stabilized AC synchronous motor
Platter 12“ / 4,2 kg (aluminum)
Speed 33-1/3, 45 rpm.
Drive type Belt, sub platter aluminum
Power supply external power supply (115/230 V depending on type)
Inputs/Outputs
Outputs RCA / balanced XLR
Included accessories
What's in the box power supply, acrylic dust cover

The conical springs for sub chassis are not mounted on top board any longer but standing on the bottom. Additionally, a small but strong tightened thread made of steel connects sub chassis with a steel pin on the bottom and so prevents sub chassis from staggering and allows only vertical movement. An electrical lift is included, too and a contactless auto shut off. XLR jacks provide a real balanced connection to amplifiers.

A powerful control unit takes care of motor speed.

Thorens TD 1600 combines the brand’s tradition of the past with 21st century’s technology. Externally quite similar to former famous 160 series with classical wooden plinth, two-part platter with inner belt and thick rubber mat, arm board and acrylic dust cover, it contains a lot of innovations inside.

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