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 Thorens tonearm data
Table model

Tonearm

headshell

 armwand

L

R

K

Ri

Ra

m eff

TD165-I, TD166-I TP 11-I TP60 230.00 215.60 14.4 22.00     16,5
TD146, TD165-II, TD166-II TP 11 II TP 62 230,00 215,60 14,4 22,00 54.50 117,8 7,5
TD146, TD165-II, TD166-II TP 11 III TP 63 232,00 215,60 14,4 23,00 61,10 120,3 7,5
TD150 TP 13 TP50              
TD150-II TP 13A TP50              
TD124-I, TD134, TD184 BL 104, BTD-12S TL 104              
TD124-II, TD134-II

TD125-1

TP 14

TP25

TP 50

TP 50

210

230

           

17.74

TD125-II,TD126-1, TD145, TD160-I TP 16 I TP 60 230.00 215.60 14.4 22.00     16,5
TD126-II, TD145-II TP 16 II TP 62 230,00 215,60 14,4 22,00 54.50 117,8 7,5
TD126-III, TD126-IV, TD160-V, TD320 TP 16 III TP 63, TP0-63 232,00 215,60 14,4 22,00 61,10 120,3 7,5
TD524 TP 16 III L  TP 63 247,70 230,00 17,7 23,00 66,60 127,0 10,0
TD160-IV, TD320, TD520,Ambiance TP 16 IV TP 68 232,00 215,60 16,4 23,00 61,10 120,3 12,5
TD180 TP 20 TP 55              
TD146-II, TD316, TD318 TP 21 TP 68 232,00 215,60 16,4 23,00 61,10 120,3 12,5
TD125 TP25 TP50              
TD104. TD105 TP 22 TP 63 222,00 206,50 15,5 22,00 57,20 116,4 7,5
TD146-V, TD166-V, TD280, TD280-II, TD316-II TD318-II TP 28 TP 68 232,00 215,60 16,4 23,00 61,10 120,3 12,5
TD126-III, TD126-IV, EMT929 TP29 TSD 15 244,00 230,00 14,0 20,66 58,30 114,0 34,0
  TP29/SME MCH II 244,00 230,00 14,0 21,00 58,30 114,0 34,0
TD110-I, TD110-II, TD115-1,TD280-III TP30 TP 70 222,00 206,50 15,5 23,00 57,20 116,4 7,5
TD280-IV TP 35 TP 55 212,00   16,0 24,00     15,0
TD290 TP 40 TP 55 232,00   16,4 24,00     15,5
TD146-VI,TD166-VI, TD316-III, TD318-III TP 50 TP 55 228,00   18,0 24,00     14,0
  TPl6 IV L TP 68 247,70 230,00 17,7 23,00 66,60 127,0 14,0
TD160-V, TD320-II, TD320-III, TD535, 2001 TP90 TP95 228,00 210,00 18,0 24,00 65,97 119,5 17,0
TD520-II TP90 L TP 96 272,50 257,50 15,0 20,00 66,06 120,3 20,0
TD127, TD226 TP97 SME  MCH II 309,60 297,00 12,5 17,30 63,10 121,0 36,5
3001 TP 90S FIXED              
  SME 3009 II fest 229,00 215.40     60,00   9,5
  SME 3009 S2 S2R 229,00 215.40     60,00   12,5
  SME 3009 III CA1 229,00 215,40     66,04 121,0 4,5
  SME 3009 R S2R 231,80 215,40     60,00   12,5
  SME 3010 R S2R 237,90 221,50         13,0
  SME 3012 R S2R 307,34 294,10     66,00 121,0 14,0
  SME 309 309 232,20 215.40 17,0 23,20 63,62 119,4 9,5
  SME 310 310 238,50 222,00 16,5 22,60 63,62 119,4 9,7
  SME 312 312 308,20 295,60 12,6 17,30 63,62 119,4 12,0
  SME IV   233,15 215,35 17,8 23,63 66,04 120,9 10,5
  SME V   233,15 215,35 17,8 23,63 66,04 120,9 10,5
  Koshin801GS SME 240,00 225,00 15,0 21,6 59,50 117,0 25,5
  DV 505 SME 241,00 226,00 15,0 21,50 60,10 116,5 16,5
  DV 507 SME 241,00 226,00 15,0 21,50 60,10 116,5 20,0
  Sumiko MMT SME 239,00 221,70 17,3 32,10 65,00 122,4 20,0
                   
  Hadcock 228   228,60 212,85 15,75 23,0     6,0
  Mayware Formula 4 III   229,00 213,00 16,0 23,4     5,0
Disclaimer:
I cannot verify the accuracy of the above data.  The chart is offered as a reference only. 

L =  in mm effective length
R = in mm mounting radius (spindle to pivot distance)
= in mm overhang
K = headshell/tonearm angle in degrees
Ri = zero horizontal tracking error at radius (inner)
Ra = in mm, zero horizontal tracking error at radius (outer)
Meff = in grams, effective mass

Miscellaneous info:

TP-11 anti-skate weights: small=.6g, large= 2g

Instructions for carrying out tonearm settings may be found in the manuals dept.  Explanations and definitions of tonearm geometry and settings may be found here. Alignment FAQ

Note: Thorens tonearm overhang values and null points are Thorens recommended settings and do not correspond to Baerwald alignments.   

Baerwald-LofgrenB.xls
Thanks to John Elison for creating this Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.  Go ahead and download to your hard drive.  File size 551 kb.  Or, if you have Excel installed on your computer, go ahead and execute the file by clicking on the link here.

 

Thanks to Dimitri Muskens for providing the above chart.  Thanks to Brian Eggleston for providing additional  tonearm data.

 

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