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July 6, 2006
New product announcement
Limited edition of the amateur radio All-Mode Multibander
"TS-2000 (Black Version)" as the first of KENWOOD's 60th Anniversary Model series
KENWOOD Corporation (President and CEO: Haruo Kawahara, Head Office: Hachioji, Tokyo) has been working to commercialize the "60th Anniversary Model" series as part of its campaign to commemorate its 60th anniversary. KENWOOD is now pleased to announce as the first launch of the series the sale of its TS-2000's "Black Version with limited serial number," an all-mode multi-band amateur radio.
Product name Type number Suggested retail price To be released
HF/50/144/440MHz
(Americas Version)
HF/50/144/430MHz
(European Version)
All-mode multibander
TS-2000
(Black Version)
Please ask your dealer August 2006
Concept for KENWOOD's 60th anniversary commemorative Model
KENWOOD will be celebrating its 60th anniversary in December of this year. KENWOOD has designated the period until its anniversary date, December 21, as a campaign period in its commemoration, and has been globally implementing various business promotion programs and brand strategies. In appreciation of long-standing patronage for our products, KENWOOD is pleased to announce the upcoming sale for its 60th Anniversary Models, carrying our heritage in the areas of "sound" and "wireless radio" products.
KENWOOD positions these 60th Anniversary Models as a prestige series, equipped with the highest performance and class, built on the full range of technology and expertise accumulated over the years in the fields of "sound" and "wireless radio," as well as KENWOOD's consistent core competence since its foundation. As a leading manufacturer of amateur radio and audio equipment, fields that have been supporting Japan's post-war economic growth in pursuit of sophisticated hobbies, KENWOOD is committed to bringing enjoyment of life to its customers through integration of all its technology and expertise built up in said fields for the past 60 years and embodying them in products that meet the needs of the present-day market.
Background of the product planning and overview
This time, as the first in the KENWOOD's 60th Anniversary Models in the field of wireless radio, KENWOOD will release on a limited basis the all-mode multibander TS-2000 (Black Version) selected among all the amateur radios enjoyed by so many fans worldwide since the company's foundation.
This TS-2000 (Black Version), released as limited-edition KENWOOD's 60th Anniversary Model, adds uniform black color finishing in its various components, including front panel, main turn knob, and carrying handle, to the currently available all-mode multibander TS-2000. While retaining the multi-functionality and high quality of the original model, luxurious touches have been added to realize a product that deserves to be called a prestige model.
The sales quantity within the worldwide market will be limited to 570 units (260 Americas, European 210 of them, Chinese & Asian 40 of them, Japanese 60 of them) , with limited serial number affixed to the back of the product, as token of KENWOOD's hope for many years of enjoyment. Limited serial numbers will be assigned per model to the individual radios, starting with No.1.
Also, as for Americas and Japanese versions, the popular DRU-3A (digital recording unit) and VS-3 (sound synthesizing unit) will be accompanying accessories, with ARCP-2000 (radio control program) included, the three together making the product set an attractive all-in-one package.
Special benefits for purchasers of TS-2000 (Black Version with limited serial number)
< Limited serial number attached (limited to 570 units worldwide) >
Sales quantity within the worldwide market will be limited to 570 units (260 Americas, European 210 of them, Chinese & Asian 40 of them, Japanese 60 of them). Limited serial number will be affixed to the back of the product, as a token of KENWOOD’s hope for many years of enjoyment. Limited serial number will be assigned per model to the individual radios, starting with No.1 for each version.
< Three popular optional items provided as accessories >*
It comes with popular accessories: DRU-3A (digital recording unit) and VS-3 (sound synthesizing unit).  ARCP-2000 (radio control program) will be included too, making the product set an attractive combination.
    * For Americas and Japanese versions
Major features of TS-2000 (Black Version with limited serial number)
  1. All-mode multibander, which makes thorough use of the full range of KENWOOD's technology
  2 Equipped with sub band capable of simultaneous reception
  3. Equipped with IF DSP (digital signal processing from the intermediate frequency (IF) stage)
  4. TCXO among standard equipment
  5. Built-in auto antenna tuner
  6. Has a "Satellite Mode," exclusively for satellite operation
  7. Packet cluster tuning
  8. Conforms to "RC-2000" standard for mobile controllers
  9. Large number of ANT terminals on the back
  10. Other features
  - Quick CW transmission function
  - Electronic keyer
  - Equipped with CTCSS/DCS
  - Equipped with 1200 MHz-band ALT
  - Frequency memory that can store up to 300 channels
Main specifications
There are no changing main specifications with current TS-2000 model.
The KENWOOD Corporation is “Reaching out to discover, inspire and enhance the enjoyment of life” as part of its bold, new vision for the future. A leader in “Mobile & Home Multimedia Systems”, KENWOOD is comprised of three business units (Car Electronics, Communications and Home Electronics), 11 domestic and 22 overseas subsidiaries around the world.
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