Kenwood KX-710
Dolby B NR

This Kenwood KX-710 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Kenwood in 1974 with a recommended retail price of USD $250 and discontinued 2 years later in 1976.

The main features of the Kenwood KX-710 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter and memory stop, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes, belt driven single-capstan transport.

Typical of this deck is the 70's top loading layout 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-710 are analog needle VU reading meters with peak indicator for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Mechanical transport controls for reliable KX-710 transport function selection. Cue and review can be used to easily and quickly locate the beginning of a passage.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the KX-710 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. Connection to other audio components for plaback can be achieved by a RCA cable and recording from a source by a RCA cable.

Compact Cassette
  • Super Ferrite Head
  • Auto Shut Off
  • Automatic Tape Selector

Historic events

1974 The Waffle Trainer is introduced, quickly becoming the best-selling training shoe in the U.S.
1975 Sony launched the Betamax videocassette recording format.
1976 Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniack incorporate the Apple computer company.

Features of Kenwood KX-710

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Top Loading Wood Case
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
Indicators
Indicators
Record Peak Indicator Dolby B Tape Run Indicator Chrome Tape Normal Tape
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby FM
Controls
Operation
Cue / Review Memory Stop Mechanical Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Output Level Controls Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Manual Tape Type Selection Automatic Tape Type Selection Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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