Please keep in mind that this is an old used item that has been around for awhile. This unit has been tested (unless otherwise noted above). This involves powering it up and attaching to a receiver with speakers attached and listening to it. It does not involve any extended run test or scientific measurements. I am not a tech and do not have any test equipment to measure every small detail and can only describe what I see/hear during my limited testing. Items I sell are usually over 25 years old and it is a testament to their... read more
Kenwood KD-5100 stereo turntable. Classic heavy unit with oversize feet, straightline tonearm, realistic R25XT cartridge, Shure 3X needle, 2 speeds (45/33), quartz lock PLL direct drive, and more. It plays and sounds good but I do not know how many hours of play are on the cartridge / needle. Functionally I caould only find 2 problems during my testing. One is that the automatic play / cut operation does not work - arm will que up and down but not move by itself from side to side. Second, the dustcover does not stay up on it's own. Cosmetically it has some dust and a few lite scuffs but otherwise is in very good shape. The dustcover is probably the worst thing going for it as it does have several scuffs and scratches - see pics. Please email me with any questions and see my other auctions for similar items.