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Thorens TD521

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Thorens TD521
Professional Turntable


Thorens TD521

Professional Turntable

In excellent physical condition and full working order, 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.

The arm-board is factory cut for tonearms with a Linn type fixing plate and had also been cut to accommodate a 12 inch SME, which it was previously fitted with.


• 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

£995 (GBP)

Payment accepted via PayPal, Bank Transfer, Personal Cheque or cash on collection.

Due to its weight and fragility, this deck is available for personal collection only. Alternatively we will be prepared to deliver it in person within 100 miles of M25/Jctn 6 for petrol money. This includes delivery to Calais or Dieppe if required (we’ve done this before).


Please contact us either by telephone on 01883 340073
or by sending and email to
if you are interested in purchasing this item.


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