Kenwood L-1000M

1 9 9 0 1990
1 9 9 5 1995

Part of Kenwood's penultimate high-end set, along the L-1000C preamp, L-1000T tuner and L-1000D CD player - unfortunately all quite bland looking and sloppily designed.

It seems the L-1000 series were export-only and this may explian the limited amount of technical information available and the rather scarce and almost non-descript literature...

But the L-1000M, behind its "melted ice-cream" façade, was technically superlative : fully symmetrical layout, two 270VA transformers, two 47,000µF caps (!), point-to-point wiring, anti-vibration composite materials etc.

Maybe the one Kenny combo to rediscover, besides the very last and over-over-engineered LA-1, L-D1 and LVD-Z1 series.

Kenwood L-1000M, image 1 Kenwood L-1000M, image 2
Kenwood L-1000M specifications
Title Value
Power : 2x 150W (8 Ohm, 20Hz...20Khz, 0,006% THD)
Peak power : 2x 235W (4 Ohm, 1Khz, DIN)
THD : 0,004% (20Hz...20Khz, 75W, 8 Ohm)
Frequency response : 5Hz...100Khz (+0 / -3dB)
S/N ratio : 115dB (se in)
125dB (bal. in)
Inputs : 1V / 47kOhm (se)
2V / 50kOhm (bal.)
PC : 500W
Dimensions : 44 x 16,6 x 44,6cm
Weight : 27kg.
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