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Kenwood KD-5066

Fully-Automatic Direct-Drive Turntable (1977)

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Kenwood KD-5066


The direct drive system in the Kenwood KD-5066 has a 20 pole, 30 slot DC servo motor which has excellent wow, flutter and rumble characteristics, providing great reliability and leading to longer life of the turntable.


Drive system: direct drive

Motor: 20 pole, 30 slot DC servo motor (for turntable), 24 pole synchronous gear motor (for automation)

Platter: 30.5cm aluminium alloy diecast

Speeds: 33 and 45rpm

Wow and flutter: less than 0.03% WRMS

Rumble: -70dB

Tonearm: static balance type, s-shaped tonearm

Effective length: 215mm

Overhang: 9.5mm

Tracking force range: 0 to 3g

Cartridge weight range: 4 to 12g

Cartridge: V-41A (v shaped dual magnet type)

Stylus: N-41

Frequency response: 20 to 20,000Hz

Output: 2.0mV

Tracking force: 1.5 to 2.5g

Dimensions: 480 x 167 x 379mm

Weight: 10.5kg


instruction/owners manual  English

service manual  English - Cheese of Borg

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