Hard to find model, made by Kenwood, hit the market in 1978 and retailed for about 300,00 USD – 275,00 EUR.
This is an awesome turntable, in my opinion one of the most beautiful ones ever made.
KD-5070 is a superior table and it was Kenwood top of the line, full automatic and direct drive with the top of the base made in ARCB a composite that looks and feels like marble stone, very nice.
The motor is placed on that huge anti-resonance compression base, servo-controlled, 20-pole, 30-slot brushless DC motor, accurate with excellent performance, the signal-to-noise ratio 73dB or less, while wow/flutter is an excellent 0.0025% or less.
The turntable can be operated both manually and automatically, the tonearm is high quality with static balance and anti-skate correction.
KD-5070 was the fully automatic.version of the Kenwood’s KD-500 manual turntable.
Overall, the Kenwood KD-5070 is a very nice turntable. Nice look and excellent performance.
If you’re looking for a high performing vintage fully automatic turntable then the Kenwood KD-5070 is the one.
Mine was in excellent condition, a rare classic, I hate to sell it but to experiment other turntables this one have to go…
Drive system: direct drive
Motor: 20-pole, 30-slot brushless DC servo motor
Platter: 1.50kg, 316mm, aluminium alloy
Speeds: 33 and 45rpm
Pitch control: +-3%
Wow and flutter: less than 0.025% WRMS
Rumble: -73dB weighted
Tonearm: static balance type
Effective length: 225mm
Stylus pressure: 0 to 3g
Usable cartridge weight: 3 to 10g
Dimensions: 480 x 156 x 367mm