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Kenwood KM-209

Stereo Power Amplifier

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Kenwood KM-209

Specifications

Power output: 150 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)

Frequency response: 5Hz to 200kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.015%

Damping factor: 35

Signal to noise ratio: 120dB

Dimensions: 440 x 133 x 269mm

Weight: 8.8kg

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One word; POWER!

I bought this amp along with its KC-209 Preamp which performs pretty nice, but I would suggest to get another higher-end pre amp to squeeze the best HiFi, or at least get a separate graphic equalizer because the one built in the pre is not that good for my taste.

When i received it, the light of the power indicator was blown (it is not a LED, its a 12/14v bulb) but it was not much of a challenge to remove it and put back a new one, plus of course a general clean to get it back to business.

Welll this amp is really heavy and if you are the audiophile kind of guy, you know this is a good sign because circuitry and quality transformers are never light, so this baby really pumps amazing power!, and you can use A, B or A+B speakers, but If you really wanna enjoy this little monster then forget about tower speakers like Polk's, Yamaha's and KEF's and target just a couple of old school 15"s, like kenwood, Fisher, Realistic, Advent, Technics, etc. Otherwise a non-hometheather Cerwin Vegas would be my pick as well.

Remember to keep it away from Windows hehehe, and keep in mind proper ventilation, power means heat.

re: KM-209

i just bought this amp last night from a guy on craigslist.
i have everything hooked up and when i power up the amp i get a very loud buzz/humm.
it doesn't amplify the music it just makes this irritating noise.

does anyone here have any ideas what is wrong?
any help here?

thank you...

re: KM-209

It's blown buddy...Always try and check the component
before buying anything...

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