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Front View
EBay Auction #84282272
Image Attribution: V. Leo Taperek
Date: Mar 29th, 1999

Front view, Euro (N) model
Image Attribution: Nick ?
Date: May 20th, 2003

Rear view, Euro (n) model
Image Attribution: Nick ?
Date: May 23rd, 2003

Retail Price460
First Year1977
Last Year1979
Wood CaseWC-122
Silver FaceYes
Speaker ConnectionsTwo sets
Chassis GroundBinding Post
AC SwitchYes
FusingRear Panel
Switched AC OutletsOne
Unswitched AC OutletsOne
Power Consumption220 watts, 35 @ idle
Special Option 1DLB1 Dolby FM Decoder (US Models only)

Width17 1/4
Height5 3/8
Depth14 1/2
Weight31.2 lbs, 36.7 packed for shipment

RMS Power Per Channel52x2 @ 8 ohms 65x2 @ 4 ohms
Damping Factor @ Load Impedance45
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)0.05% @ 8 ohms, 0.1% @ 4 ohms
Power Bandwidth20 hz to 20 khz
Frequency Response+/- 0.2 dB at one wattm 20 Hz to 20 KHz
Intermodulation Distortion (IM)0.05% @ 8 ohms, .1 @ 4 ohms
Input Impedance33 Kohms
Input Sensitivity for Full Output1.5 volts

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, Mono3.2 uV
THD, Mono0.15%
THD, Stereo0.30%
Frequency Response30 Hz to 15 KHz, + 0.2 dB, -1.5 dB
Hum and Noise73 dB
Capture Ratio1.0 dB
IF Image Rejection70 dB
IF Rejection95 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
Mono SwitchYes
Signal Strength MeterYes
Center Tuning MeterYes
Stereo LampYes
Dolby LampYes
FM Mode LampYes
Muting SwitchYes
25 uS Deemphasis Switch (Dolby Associated)Yes
Dolby Fm Decoding OptionYes
Illuminated Dial PointerYes

AM Tuner
RF Sensitivity15 uV
Alternate Channel Selectivity46 dB
IF Rejection40 dB
Image Rejection45 dB
THD.5% @ 30% modulation
Signal to Noise Ratio50 dB
Spurious Response Rejection60 dB
Signal Strength MeteringYes
External Ferrite AntennaYes
Antenna binding PostsYes

Multiple Bass AdjustmentsYes
Multiple Midrange AdjustmentsYes
Multiple Treble AdjustmentsYes
High FilterYes
Gain ControlYes
Loudness ContourYes
Tape to Tape Dubbingvia front panel jacks; 1-2 or 2-1
Auxillary Input SourceYes
Phono Input SourceYes
2nd Phono Input SourceYes
Illuminated Source IndicatorsYes (LED's)
Tuner Source InputAM/FM
Tape MonitorYes
2nd Tape monitorYes
Headphone Jack(s)Yes
Speaker Selection NomenclatureSystem 1,2

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