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Kenwood KD-990

Quartz PLL Direct-Drive Auto Lift Up Turntable (1986-1989)

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Kenwood KD-990


The Kenwood KD-990 is a 2-speed, direct-drive turntable system with fitted J-shaped tonearm.


Drive system: direct drive

Motor: quartz PLL coreless and slotless DC servo motor

Platter: 330mm aluminium alloy die-cast

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: less than 0.02% WRMS

Rumble: better than -80dB (weighted)

Tonearm: static balance type, J-shape tube

Effective length: 245mm

Overhang: 15mm

Tracking force range: 0 to 3g

Usable cartridge range: 2 to 12g

Dimensions: 490 x 182 x 410mm

Weight: 13.7kg

Supplied accessories: 45rpm adaptor, phono cable, hexagon bar wrench


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