Thorens TD 907 Turntable
The Ultimate Sub-Chassis TurntablePaying homage to the legendary TD 150 and TD 160 models of the sixties and seventies, THORENS® has reinterpreted the sub-chassis turntable with a state-of-the-art, ground-up development using the latest materials. Highest fidelity and dynamics were our main priorities during the development of the new turntable series. However, we also placed great importance on user-friendliness, a timeless aesthetics as well as flexible configuration and upgrade options while retaining the traditional sub-chassis design.
New MaterialsThe sub-chassis is made of triCom, an aluminium/POM composite characterized by excellent damping properties and high stiffness. Its weight has been optimized for high performance. To reduce vibrations, the synchronous AC motor is mounted directly onto the damped sub-chassis. It drives the sub-platter via a machined precision belt.
New ArchitectureThe sub-chassis is suspended by means of three conical springs which can be adjusted from above in order to achieve uniform tension. The bearing is made of sintered bronze with a Tefl on® thrust pad and optimized for smooth running. The steel axle supported therein provides very low, constant friction and thus presents a uniform load to the motor. Two of the turntable’s three feet can be levelled from above, which facilitates setup. Depending on the model, different damping architectures, tonearm boards and platters are used.The design can accommodate a wide variety of 9” and 10” tonearms also from third-party manufacturers.
Newly developed, ten-step adjustable pneumatic damping architecture A conical polypropylene membrane under the platter bearing is decoupled from the triCom base via a visco/propylene layer - the air chamber thus formed under the membrane vents into ten apertures in the base plate which can be opened or closed with a slide Turntable feet with triCom and viscose foam insert, adjustable The tonearm board is also made of triCom Three-part platter - the polished aluminium platter features an acrylic insert that acts as a damping pad for the grooved area of the record Tonearm connection options - standard: mini 5-pin DIN soldered to RCA/XLR
Mode of operation: Manual Drive system: Precision-machined fl at belt (inside) Motor: Newly developed, fully electronically controlled and stabilized AC synchronous motor Speeds: 33 1/3, 45 rpm Speed change: Electronic Platter: 1.5-kg aluminium sub-platter, 1.8-kg aluminium/acrylic outer platter Damping: Polypropylene conical membrane between platter bearing and chassis strut, pneumatic, adjustable Base plate: triCom Tonearm board: triCom Tonearm: THORENS® TP 92/10“ Anti-skating: Magnetic Power supply: External NT 900 electronic unit, 230/115V, 50/60 Hz Connectors: 2 x RCA unbalanced, 2 x XLR balanced, 1 earth post, 1 mains terminal Dimensions (W x D x H): 470 x 380 x 190 mm Weight: 10 kg