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Image Attribution: Robert Blackshaw
Date: October 24th, 2002

Retail Price360
First Year1976
Last Year1977
Wood CaseWC-122
Silver FaceYes
Speaker ConnectionsTwo pair
Chassis GroundYes
AC SwitchYes
Switched AC OutletsOne, 100 watts
Unswitched AC OutletsOne, 200 watts
Power Consumption170 watts, 30 @ idle

Width17 5/16th
Height5 3/8
Depth14 3/8
Weight26.4 lbs, 33 lbs packed

RMS Power Per Channel38 @ 8 ohms
Damping Factor @ Load Impedance45
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)0.1%
Power Bandwidth20 Hz to 20 kHz
Frequency Response20 Hz to 20 kHz +/-1 dB at 1 watt
Intermodulation Distortion (IM)0.1%
Input Impedance30 k Ohms
Input Sensitivity for Full Output1.5 v

FM Tuner
Gyro TuningYes
RF Sensitivity1.9 uV
300 Ohm Binding PostsYes
75 Ohm Binding PostsYes
75 Ohm F ConnectorYes
50 dB quieting sensitivity, Stereo40 uV
50 dB quieting sensitivity, Mono4.0 uV
THD, Mono0.15%
THD, Stereo0.30%
Signal to Noise Ratio, Mono70 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio, Stereo62 dB
Frequency Response30 Hz to 15 kHz, +.2, -2 dB
Capture Ratio1.0 dB
IF Image Rejection60 dB
IF Rejection90 dB
Stereo Subcarrier Rejection60 dB
Alternate Channel Selectivity (wide or normal)070 dB
Spurious Rejection90 dB
AM Carrier Rejection50 dB
Stereo Separation at 1 kHz45 dB
Quadradial Output (FM Discriminator output, unequalized)Yes
Illuminated Dial PointerYes

AM Tuner
RF Sensitivity20 uV
Alternate Channel Selectivity46 dB (alt chan)
IF Rejection40 dB
Image Rejection45 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio49 dB
Spurious Response Rejection50 dB
Antenna binding PostsYes

Multiple Bass AdjustmentsYes
Multiple Midrange AdjustmentsYes
Multiple Treble AdjustmentsYes
Gain ControlYes
Number of Tape MonitorsTwo
Auxillary Input SourceYes
Phono Input SourceYes
Tuner Source InputIntegral AM/FM
Tape MonitorYes
2nd Tape monitorYes
Preamp to Amplifier Jumper(s)Yes - automatic make/break internally on some versions
Headphone Jack(s)Yes
Speaker Selection NomenclatureA, B
Frequency Response10 Hz to 60 kHz (inludes power amp)
Rated Output Level1.5 v
Maxiimum Output Level4.2 v

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