Kenwood KX-55
Dolby B NR Metal Tape

The Kenwood KX-55 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was introduced by Kenwood in 1981.

The main features of the Kenwood KX-55 are: 2 heads, analog 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection with support for normal, chrome and metal tapes.

Typical front loading cassette deck with the cassette compartiment located on the left side of the deck. Tape eject is operated mechanically and the cassette needs to be placed with the side to be played facing forward in the cassette well.

Level meters used on the KX-55 are generic digital peak reading meters.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the KX-55 by as much as 10 dB at the highest frequencies.

To make live recordings this deck has 2 microphone inputs to connect microphones with a jack connector. For undisturbed listening a jack connector for a pair of stereo headphones is supplied.

Compact Cassette
  • DPSS (Direct Program Search System)

Historic events

1981 The Pacman and Donkey Kong video games are written, and go on to become huge hits

Features of Kenwood KX-55

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Front Loading Orientation Left Silver Finish
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Music Scan
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Chrome Tape Capabılity Metal Tape Capabılity Normal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Shutoff Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading

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