THORENS TD-850 TD 850 TD850 TURNTABLE (33/45RPM)
The Thorens magic is better than ever! The Thorens TD850 has received the coveted Editors Choice award from The Absolute Sound and a glowing review in Stereophile. The Thorens TD850 turntable, part of the 800 series from the rejuvenated Thorens company, looks impressive. The new 46-lb table is a solid piece of work that is smartly designed, well-built and delivers the musical excitement that is the exclusive domain of vinyl records.
Assembly of the Thorens TD850 is a easy and straight-forward. It comes mounted with a Rega sourced TP300 tone arm. The arm is contained within a VTA adjuster and locking collect system. You simply place the surface protectors under the three adjustable polymer-damped feet. level the table by adjusting the feet, mount the platter, pull the square belt around the motor pulley, connect the motor cable to the electronic motor controller and plug it in. Aside from installing the cartridge (not included) and adjusting the counterweight, you're done. Enjoy the magic.
-9lb, 1-inch thick aluminum alloy platter
-Special laminated system with better resonance absorption; improvement in the detail of the bass, mid-range frequencies and the musicality of the signal
3/4-inch thick high density wood-fiber base, bonded to a 1/4-inch thick steel plate and laser cut to avoid any magnetic material near the cartridge path
-TP300 tone arm mounted with a VTA (Vertical Tracking Adjustment) for true high-end performance
-Outboard electronically regulated power supply synthesizes a 60Hz sine wave so the turntable motor is totally independent of power-line fluctuations
-AC-synchronous motor set into a cutout on the plinth
-Electronic speed select (33 and 45rpm)
-Inboard potentiometer allows for precise speed control within +/- 8%
-Available in silver or black finish
Thorens TD850 Turntable Specifications
-Drive system: Precision drive belt
-Motor: Electronically controlled AC synchronous
-Speed: 33 1/3 RPM, 45 RPM
-Speed selection: Electronic
-Turntable platter: Non magnetic alloy, 9 lbs.
-Cable capacitance: 120pf
-Power supply: Electronically regulated
-Dimensions: 16.5"w x 13"d x 5.7"d