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Thorens TD203 Turntable
Thorens is a Swiss company, specialising in the design and manufacturing of high-quality turntable units, having built a multitude of critically acclaimed models in a variety of price points. Thorens also build a series of electronic components to compliment their turntables.
The whole aim of the new Thorens TD-203 belt driven turntable is to enable newcomers to vinyl to get up and running as quickly as possible, with minimum fuss or skill levels required to extract a superb music performance from their favourite vinyl records. Everything is pre-fitted in the box - the cartridge is fitted to the arm, only the tracking force needs to be set (stylus balance included in accessory pack together with cartridge alignment protractor to check arm height and cartridge alignment).
Despite all of this convenience, quality has not been compromised in the slightest - German engineering and design has been built into the TD203 in the same way as Thorens top end models. Money has been spent of high quality materials where they contribute most to sound quality and excellent reliability. The main bearing for example, is created from pure bronze, whilst the two part platter is engineered from non resonant, audiophile grade composites. Motor rumble has been completely banished thanks to extensive rubber decoupling of it's mounting point.
Even the new TP82 uni-pivot, straight tube arm is a radical breakthrough at this price point, such is it's low friction performance and easy of set up. Arm height is adjustable to ensure the cartridge azimuth (cartridge body 90 degrees to record surface) and Vertical tracking angle can be optimised for perfect groove tracking. A high quality moving magnet cartridge comes pre-installed on the tone arm so that setup can be achieved within 5 minutes of opening the carton. A heavy duty 4mm thick polycarbonate dust cover completes this superb record playing package. Compliant soft rubber feet provide an effective solution to airborne feedback and mechanical vibration.
Operation manual Drive System belt-drive (flat belt around sub-platter) Motor servo-controlled DC motor Speeds 33-1/3, 45 rpm Speed Select electronically Platter 12” / 0.8 kg (ABS) Tonearm THORENS® TP 82 Pick-up Cartridge THORENS® TAS 257 (MM) Anti-skating (Bias) by weight Automatic Shut-off / Power Supply external plug-in power supply, 12 V DC Dimensions in mm (Width x Height x Depth) 400 x 92.6 x 320 Weight 3.5kg Scope of Delivery power supply, dust cover (acrylic),
RCA interconnects, stylus gauge,
cartridge alignment protractor
Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Please remember that postage and packing is completely free for orders over £50*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, out of stock items can take between 4 to 21 days for dispatch.
Deliveries usually take 1-3 working days. The majority of orders are sent via our couriers'; Interlink Express on a next-day-delivery service. Smaller, low value or light-weight items are normally posted using Royal Mail Recorded or Royal Mail Special Delivery.
Once your product has been dispatched, you will be notified via email and sent a unique consignment number, you can use this number at http://www.interlinkexpress.com to check the status of your delivery. If you have provided a mobile telephone number, Interlink's Predict service will notify you by text (and email) of a one-hour delivery window. If the window they suggest is inconvenient, you can change the date of delivery to a later one via text or email.
*We ship free of charge to mainland UK addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands or 'Out-Of-Reach' Scottish locations. Please consult the post-codes below to see if your location falls within this category. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 01432 354921. We also ship to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, Scottish Isles and Scottish Highlands, however delivery to these locations will incur a charge and can only be sent via a 2-day service.
Shipping Costs Mainland UK (Next-Day) Offshore/Out-of-reach (2-day)Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands, Scilly Islands Republic of Ireland (2-day) Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00 Over £50 Orders FREE £19.99 £29.99 Surcharge Orders £50.00 £69.99 £79.99 Saturday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A Sunday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A Saturday by 12 Delivery £35 N/A N/A
Post codes exempt from the free delivery service include:
Scottish Highlands Post Codes: AB30-38, AB41-42, AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA34-40, PH15-26, PH31-41, PH49-50
Islands Post Codes: HS1-9, IV40-51, IV55-56, KA27-28, KW15-17, PA20, PA41-49, PA60-78, PH42-44, ZE1-3
Northern Ireland: All BT postcodes
Channel Islands Post Codes: JE, GY
Scilly Isles Post Codes: TR21, TR22, TR23, TR24, TR25
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