The Kenwood KA-5500 retains the styling concept of the larger KA-8300 and offers a host of professional facilities.
Power output: 55 watts per channel into 8 ohms (stereo)
Frequency response: 20Hz to 40kHz
Total harmonic distortion: 0.1%
Damping factor: 50
Input sensitivity: 2.5mV (MM), 150mV (line)
Signal to noise ratio: 76dB (MM), 90dB (line)
Output: 150mV (line)
Speaker load impedance: 4 to 16 ohms
Dimensions: W380 x H140 x D255mm
Year: 1975 to 1978
Serial No. 532009
Description of Works:
Replaced all electrolytic capacitors.
Replaced and upgraded power supply capacitors.
Replaced small signal transistors in preamp stage.
Replaced and upgraded several polyester capactors.
Cleaned & deoxit potentiometers and switches.
Cleaned & deoxit all RCA sockets.
New speaker gold banana binding posts.
Adjust bias and DC offset.
Cleaned & detailed unit.
New 240vac power lead.
Tested for 20 hours.
Warranty: 6 months.
RV HIFI says:
This superb Kenwood KA-5500 stereo integrated amplifier has been completely restored, with new high-end quality capactors, low-signal transistors and speaker terminals up-graded to banana plugs for a secure connection. Build quality is very good and sound quality is crystal clean with great dynamic range.