Marantz TT-15S1 vs Thorens TD 170-1

Marantz TT-15S1

Marantz TT-15S1 review

Mar 29, 2019

Marantz, a company that usually produces audio equipment for professional and home use from “above average” class to Hi-End audio technique, has released another one vinyl player for true...

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Product

Marantz TT-15S1
Thorens TD 170-1

Model

TT-15S1
TD 170-1

Brand

Marantz
Thorens

Rating

4.4 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

48
3

Cartridge

Type

moving magnet (MM)
moving magnet (MM)

Appropriate needle pressure, g

2,2
1,5

Supplied headshell weight, g

3
5

Stylus

Replaceable

Type

diamond
diamond

Model

Clear Audio Virtuoso
Ortofon OM10

Motor

Drive method

belt
belt

Platter type

aluminum diecast
aluminum diecast

Speed, RPM

33.3, 45
33.3, 45, 78

Torque

Wow & flutter (WRMS), %

0.07

Sound

Frequency response, Hz

20 - 20000
20 - 22000

Signal to noise ratio, dB

80
68

Gain

46-50

Output level

3.6 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec
4 mV nominal at 1 kHz, 5 cm/sec

Controls

Operation type

manual
full automatic

Pitch control

Pitch variation, %

Braking system

electronic
electronic

Connections

USB

0
0

RCA

1
1

Other

AC adaptor
has not

Features

Dust cover

45 RPM adapter

Other

has not
has not

Power

Motor type

AC
DC

Power consumption, W

5
1.5

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size, cm/inches

11 x 44 x 35/5.4 x 16.5 x 14.2
11.9 x 44 x 36/4.3 x 17.3 x 14.1

Weight, kg/pounds

8.9/19.6
4.6/8.8

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  • 12.4
  • 9.3
  • 12.4Marantz TT-15S1
  • 9.3Thorens TD 170-1

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