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Kenwood KD-650

2-Speed Quartz-locked Direct-Drive Turntable

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Kenwood KD-650


The Kenwood KD-650's Quartz phase locked speed control combined with a high inertia platter produces outstandingly authentic music reproduction from records.

The unit features:

High inertia platter: 550kg.cm2

Quartz PLL servo speed control

Electronic controlled braking system

Special anti-vibration rubber platter sheet

Integrated high-performance tonearm

ARCB limestone resin concrete base

The unit is also available as the KD-600 which is supplied with two tonearm bases, one designed for the Ortofon AS-212 mkII and the other for the SME 3009 or Infinity Black Widow laboratory reference tonearms.


Drive: quartz PLL direct-drive system

Motor: 20-pole 30 slot brushless DC servo motor

Platter: 33cm, 2.6kg aluminium alloy die-cast

Speeds: 33.33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: less than 0.025% WRMS

Signal to noise ratio: more than -75dB

Tonearm: static-balance type, s-shaped pipe arm, eia plug-in connector

Effective length: 245mm

Overhang: 15mm

Stylus pressure range: 0 to 3g

Usable cartridge range: 2 to 12g

Dimensions: 490 x 165 x 460mm

Weight: 15.4kg


flyer  English

service manual  English

instruction/owners manual  English

instruction/owners manual (alt scan)  English - 700cmt

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Kenwood Direct Drive Turntables

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