Kenwood KX-620
Dolby B NR

This Trio KX-620 is a stereo cassette deck with Dolby B noise reduction, it was first sold by Trio in 1975 with a recommended retail price of USD $220 and discontinued 2 years later in 1977.

The main features of the Trio KX-620 are: 2 heads, mechanical 3 digit tape counter, tape type selection and capable of handling normal and chrome tapes, belt driven single-capstan 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-620 are analog needle VU reading meters. Mechanical transport controls for reliable KX-620 transport function selection.

The Dolby-B system reduces tape hiss on tapes recorded on the KX-620 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

Historic events

1975 Sony launched the Betamax videocassette recording format.
1976 Elcaset audio format introduced by Sony as an improvement to compact cassettes.
1977 The Atari 2600 home video game console released by Atari, Inc.

Features of Trio KX-620

Connectors
Connectivity
2 Mono Microphone Inputs Headphones
Display
Display
3-Digıt Mechanical Counter Analog Needle Meters
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
Controls
Operation
Mechanical Transport Control
Preamplifier
Preamplifier
Individual Input Level Controls
Tape Speed
Speed
1⅞ ips - 4.76 cm/s
Tape
Tape
Normal Tape Capabılity Chrome Tape Capabılity
Transport
Transport
Sìngle Capsŧan Transport Belt Drive (Capsŧan) Mechanical Tape Loading Auto Stop

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