Sony PS-HX500 vs Thorens TD 170-1

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Turntables comparison chart

Overall
Sony PS-HX500
7.4
Thorens TD 170-1
7.8
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Product

Sony PS-HX500
Thorens TD 170-1

Model

PS-HX500
TD 170-1

Brand

Sony
Thorens

Reviews

107
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

ATN-3601
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

>1.6 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

manual
automatic

Built-in speakers

Built-in preamplifier

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Power consumption, W

3
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

10.4 x 43 x 36.6/6.2 x 18.5 x 16.3
11.9 x 44 x 36/4.3 x 17.3 x 14.1

Weight, kg/pounds

2.8/6.2
4.6/8.8
Sony PS-HX500
Thorens TD 170-1
Sony PS-HX500
Thorens TD 170-1

Turntables CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 7.4
  • 7.8
  • 7.4Sony PS-HX500
  • 7.8Thorens TD 170-1

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