Nice Thorens turntable with a legendary vintage phono cartridge! It plays and sounds great… this would make a great turntable for a beginner or a lower budget system, without the sacrifice of sound and quality!

The turntable comes with a Shure V15 Type V-MR cartridge mounted on it. This cartridge is considered by many to be THE best vintage moving magnet cartridge, and is highly sought after today!




The Thorens TD-280 is a high performance turntable for the audiophile on a budget.

The two speed turntable with the TP-28 tonearm offers excellent isolation from vibrations and is capable of retrieving analogue signals with great accuracy.

The precision parts used throughout ensure long term, trouble free operation.


Drive method: one step belt drive

Motor: low voltage, 24-pole synchronous motor

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Speed control: 2 phase generator

Platter: 1.2kg, 300mm, zinc alloy, dynamically balanced

Wow and flutter: 0.045%

Rumble: -70dB

Tonearm effective length: 232mm

Effective mass: 12.5g

Overhang: 16.4mm

Offset angle: 23 degrees

Dimensions: 440 x 135 x 355mm

Weight: 7.5kg