Trio KX-71R
Dolby B NR Dolby C logo Full Logic Metal Tape

This Kenwood KX-71R is a auto-reverse stereo cassette deck with Dolby B and C noise reduction, it was first sold by Kenwood in 1983 with a manufacturer suggested retail price of USD $320 and discontinued 2 years later in 1985.

The main features of the Kenwood KX-71R are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, manual tape type selection and capable of handling normal, chrome and metal tapes, belt driven auto reverse transport.

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-71R are generic digital peak reading meters with multi-color indication to provide visual saturation level of tape and peak hold for easy adjustment of optimum recording level. Full-logic transport controls used on the KX-71R let it respond to the slightest finger contact for fast and effortless transport function selection.

Dolby C-type used in the KX-71R provides 20 dB of noise reduction above about 1,000 Hz, fully doubling the amount given by B-type.

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
  • DPSS (Direct Program Search System)

Historic events

1983 TV Series The "A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC.
1984 The Ferrari Testarossa, a two-door coupé, premiered at the Paris Auto Show.
1985 Live Aid, a day-long global concert broadcast that raised money for humanitarian efforts in Africa.

Features of Kenwood KX-71R

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs RCA Input/Output Connectors Headphones
Controls
Controls
3-Position Direction Selector
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Digital Peak-Reading Meters Peak Hold Multi Color Peak-Reading Meters
Electronics
Electronics
Record Protection
Cassette Exterior
Exterior
Silver Finish Orientation Left Front Loading
Compact Cassette
General
Stereo
Head
Head Configuration
2 Head Desiǥn 4 Track / 2 Channel
HighCom NR
Noise Reduction
Dolby-B Noise Reduction Dolby-C Noise Reduction
Controls
Operation
Full Logic Transport Control Timer Recording/Playback Record Mute
Power
Power Requirements
Alternating Current
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Record Level Balance Control Master Record Level Control
Rear Controls
Rear Controls
Voltage Switchable (Rear)
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 Metal Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Auto Reverse Auto Shutoff Mechanical Tape Loading Single Capsŧan Transport (x2) Belt Drive (Capsŧan)

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