Pioneer PL-990 vs Thorens TD 170-1

PL-990 vs TD 170-1 comparison chart

Overall
Pioneer PL-990
6.8
Thorens TD 170-1
7.8
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
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Product

Pioneer PL-990
Thorens TD 170-1

Model

PL-990
TD 170-1

Brand

Pioneer
Thorens

Reviews

1384
18

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Catridge model

Needle pressure, g

2.5
1.5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Stylus model

PZP1004
Ortofon OM10

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Motor type

DC
DC

Platter type

aluminum diecast
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45, 78

Torque

>4.5 kgf-cm

Wow and flutter, %

0.25

Tonarm

Material

Audio features

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz - 20000kHz
20Hz - 22000kHz

Signal to noise ratio, dB

50
68

Specifications

Operation type

automatic
automatic

Built-in speakers

Built-in preamplifier

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Power consumption, W

2
1.5

Other

has not
has not

Connectivity

RCA

1
1

AUX

0
0

USB

0
0

Bluetooth

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

10 x 42 x 34.2/3.9 x 16.5 x 13.5
11.9 x 44 x 36/4.3 x 17.3 x 14.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.6/5.8
4.6/8.8
Pioneer PL-990
Thorens TD 170-1
Pioneer PL-990
Thorens TD 170-1

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  • 6.8
  • 7.8
  • 6.8Pioneer PL-990
  • 7.8Thorens TD 170-1

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