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Old 22nd December 2009, 08:51 AM   #1
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Is the motor of the TD-125 mk II similar to the TD-160?
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Old 22nd December 2009, 10:28 AM   #2
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125 MkII have 3 wire electronicaly controled DC Motor.

160 have 4 wire AC motor.

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Old 22nd December 2009, 10:38 AM   #3
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Are you sure? I thought the 126 mk3 used a DC motor but the 125 was AC.

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Old 22nd December 2009, 11:17 AM   #4
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Yes I am sure!

diyman asked for 125 MkII not for 126MkII.

I saw in Service Manuals for both Thorens!

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Old 22nd December 2009, 01:25 PM   #5
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A link will be very enlightening. Is it possible what looks to me like an AC oscillator is in fact a dc drive?
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Old 22nd December 2009, 02:32 PM   #6
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The Mk-II uses a 16-pole syncronous AC motor ddriven from a small power oscillator.
I have one sitting around waiting for a rebuild....
The electronics for the Mk-I is essentially the same, except for the "more modern" parts ;-)

schematic Mk-II:
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