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Thorens TD 550 Turntable


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An update on TD 350, TD 550 is available with a choice of tonearms and a black or maccassar piano lacquer plinth against chrome or anodised black plated front panels for a refined look.

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Warranty length 2 Years
Brand Thorens

Tech Specs

- Manual exterior square drive belt
- Motor: Electronically controlled AC sync
- Speeds 33-1/3, 45rpm (select electronic)
- Platter: 12” / 6.3kg (aluminium)
- Cable Capacitance: 20 pF
- Power Supply: External adaptor
- Mains: 115-230V / 50-60Hz on type
- Dimensions (WHD): 525 x 190 x 415mm
- Weight: 20.0 kg


Optional Tonearms: (call to discuss)
- Ortofon AS-212S (9”)
- Ortofon AS-309S (12”)
- SME 309 (9”)
- SME M2 (9”)

Product Description

Thorens TD 550 is their flagship model, a statement of classic design and modern technology, beautifully finished and available with a choice of tonearms.


TD 550 is based on the construction of the TD 350 and like it comes equipped with a suspended chassis and the belt drive around the outer rim of the platter. The player‘s generous dimensions allow the mounting of 12" tonearms also. The tonearm platform is made from extremely stiff carbon fibre compound which ensures a very rigid coupling of platter and tonearm. If necessary, the suspended chassis can be conveniently adjusted in height by thumb screws on top of the plinth.

Feet and Ports

The sturdy feet can likewise be adjusted in order to achieve a level position. Owing to its electronically controlled start-up procedure the extremely silent AC synchronous motor will drive the platter to the selected speed within no time. For making signal connections the TD 550 has been equipped with balanced (XLR) as well as unbalanced (RCA) output jacks.

Finish Options

The front panel of the TD 550, which also holds the operational buttons, is available either chrome-plated or with black anodized aluminum finish. The high-grade plinth itself has been refined with finest black or maccassar piano lacquer and can be perfectly matched with those of the Thorens Electronic Series.

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