TRIO / KENWOOD: KT-917 FM tuner – ‘was the most technically advanced high-end FM tuner upon it’s launch in 1979’

They write: The Trio KT-917 tuner (known as the Kenwood KT-917 outside of the UK and Japan) was the most technically advanced high-end FM tuner upon it’s launch in 1979. It replaced, and bettered, the already world-beating Trio 600T. If there was ever a better tuner than the Trio KT-917 then I have yet to […]

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Classic VALVE tuners?

Hi guys, I start to spend more times listening to radio recently. I recalled I’d asked regarding valve tuner but can’t remember where the tread was. Would appreciate if someone can help here, I am keen into valve tuner (the old ones). I’d search brands like Scott, Fisher, and nearly confirm one in Ebay (lafayette […]

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NIKKO: Gamma V FM tuner test review

Howard Popeck writes: Only a mini test for this one I’m afraid. My notes from that time are not very comprehensive. Anyway … Built in 1978, the Gamma V is a very sensitive and selective rack-mount style digital tuner. It cost around £400 when new, as best I can recall. Construction is all frame and […]

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TRIO / KENWOOD: KT-917 FM tuner – Some people believe that the Kenwood KT-917 is the finest FM tuner that was ever manufactured.

This is what tubesound.com have to say on the subject: Some people believe that the Kenwood KT-917 is the finest FM tuner that was ever manufactured. This is truly the cream of the crop. Pulse Count Detector, high build quality, Made in Japan. A fellow in my community decided to trade-in this KT-917 for some […]

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TRIO / KENWOOD: KT-917 FM tuner – what the experts say

The above image comes from hifiengine Hello gentlemen. What can you tell me about the Kenwood Kt 917 which I believe was badged trio in the UK. Thanks in advance. Ralph Thank you Ralph. In matters like this we always defer to http://www.fmtunerinfo.com/ Here is what they have to say: (1979, $1,000, photo, schematic, detector/MPX […]

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