FM Stereo Tuner KT-9177

Kenwood, Trio-Kenwood Inc.; Komagane

  • Year
  • 1979/1980
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • ID
  • 327086
    • alternative name: Trio Corp.
    • Brand: Jennen

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Transistors
  • Semiconductors present.
  • Semiconductors
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 10700 kHz
  • Wave bands
  • FM Broadcast Band Only
  • Details
  • Hi-Fi equipment
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 110-120; 220-240 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • - For headphones or amp.
  • Material
  • Metal case
  • from
  • Model: FM Stereo Tuner KT-9177 - Kenwood, Trio-Kenwood Inc.;
  • Shape
  • Book-shelf unit.
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 460 x 161 x 463 mm / 18.1 x 6.3 x 18.2 inch
  • Notes
  • A hi-fi FM stereo tuner with an analogue dial housed in a metal case with a metallic grey front.  Supplied with rack handles. Pulse Count Detector circuit ensures superb signal tonal quality, distortion detection loop locks in signal, automatically at point of highest performance and mininum distortion. With Signal Strength, Tuning and Deviation/Multipath meters, Output Level control, Muting switch (Off, 20dBf, 40dBf), antenna switch (A,B), Auto-Quieting Control (Mono, Auto, Stereo). With two 75 ohm F type connectors, 75 ohm  and 300 ohm terminals for FM antennae, RCA phono input sockets for Fixed and Variable Line Output and Multipath output, De-Emphasis switch (75µs/50µs) and an unswitched AC outlet.

    FM Frequency Range 88MHz-108MHz
    Usable Sensitivity 10.8dBf (1.9µV)
    50dB Quieting Sensitivity Mono 15.8dBf (3.4µV), Stereo 37.2dBf (40µV)
    Signal to Noise Ratio Mono 90dB, Stereo 84dB
    0.03%   0.06%   0.15%
    0.05%   0.15%   0.4%
    0.04%   0.09%   0.12%
    0.09%   0.2%    0.25%
    Capture Ratio 0.8dB   1.4dB    1.7dB
    Alt. Channel Selectivity 35dB    60dB     60dB  (300Hz)
    Stereo Separation  
    60dB    55dB     50dB
    50dB    45dB     40dB
    Frequency Response 10Hz-16kHz -0.2dB,-0.5dB
    Spurious Response Ratio 125dB
    Image Response Ratio 125dB
    IF Response Ratio 125dB
    AM Suppression Ratio 70dB
    Sub Carrier Product Ratio 73dB
    SCA Rejection Ratio 75dB
    Antenna Impedance 75Ω unbalanced, 300Ω balanced
    Output Level at 1kHz
     100% Mod Fixed
    0.75V, 60Ω
     Variable 0-1.5V, 60Ω
    Multipath Output  
    0.01V, 10kΩ
    0.5V, 3kΩ

    Versions/Power requirements
    110-120/220-240V AC 50/60Hz with voltage selector

    Power Consumption: 55 watts

    Same as the Kenwood KT-917 FM Stereo Tuner with a silver front plate.

  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 15 kg / 33 lb 0.6 oz (33.04 lb)
  • Mentioned in
  • -- Original prospect or advert (1979-80 Hi-Fi Stereo catalogue)
  • Literature/Schematics (1)
  • - - Manufacturers Literature (Service manual Kenwood KT-917 KT-9177)
  • Literature/Schematics (2)
  • - - Manufacturers Literature (Instruction manual Kenwood KT-917)
  • Author
  • Model page created by Howard Craven. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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