Pioneer PLX-500 vs Thorens TD 170-1

PLX-500 vs TD 170-1 comparison chart

Overall
Pioneer PLX-500
7.5
Thorens TD 170-1
7.8
Votes 2 2
Rating 5 5
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Common

Product

Pioneer PLX-500
Thorens TD 170-1

Model

PLX-500
TD 170-1

Brand

Pioneer
Thorens

Reviews

124
18

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Catridge model

Needle pressure, g

4
1.5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond

Stylus model

Ortofon OM10

Motor

Drive method

direct
belt

Motor type

DC
DC

Platter type

aluminum diecast
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45, 78
33.3, 45, 78

Torque

>1.6 kgf-cm

Wow and flutter, %

0.15

Tonarm

Material

aluminum

Audio features

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz - 22000kHz

Signal to noise ratio, dB

50
68

Specifications

Operation type

manual
automatic

Built-in speakers

Built-in preamplifier

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

+/-8

Power consumption, W

1.5

Other

has not
has not

Connectivity

RCA

1
1

AUX

0
0

USB

1
0

Bluetooth

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

44.9 x 15.7 x 36.8/17.7 x 6.2 x 14.5
11.9 x 44 x 36/4.3 x 17.3 x 14.1

Weight, kg/pounds

10.7/23.6
4.6/8.8
Pioneer PLX-500
Thorens TD 170-1
Pioneer PLX-500
Thorens TD 170-1

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  • 7.5
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  • 7.5Pioneer PLX-500
  • 7.8Thorens TD 170-1

The Thorens TD 170-1 is better turntable in this comparison - check Thorens TD 170-1 price.