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Old 05-17-2011, 11:18 PM
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Kenwood ka-54

Hi Guys, I picked up a kenwood ka-54 amp today at the garage sale. As you might expect the first thing I do is plug it in and turn it on before I buy it. Of course I listen for the telltale click for the protection circuit. There was none so I almost didn't buy it. Since I paid five bucks for it, I took a chance. Well it works fine, save needing a de-oxit bath. I thought most amps after the 70's had protection circuits. Any thoughts?
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Old 05-17-2011, 11:43 PM
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I've never heard of a KA-54. It could be it doesn't have relay protection. Pics of the beast would be nice to see.
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Old 05-17-2011, 11:51 PM
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Sorry, It's no beast. It's a skinny cheap amp I understand it's rated at 50 WPC.
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Old 05-18-2011, 12:00 AM
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Ah, probably an amp from a rack system. You should still hear a relay. Maybe it's a small one, hehe.
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