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EBay Auction #1208647541
Date: January 18th, 2001


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EBay Auction #277092623
Date: March 8th, 2000

General
RarityScarce
Retail Price1595
First Year1977
Last Year1979
Wood CaseWC-124
Silver FaceYes
ChannelsTwo
Tube DesignOne (scope)
Tube Count1
Speaker ConnectionsTwo sets
Chassis GroundBinding Post
AC SwitchYes
FusingRear deck buss
Switched AC OutletsOne, 100 watts
Unswitched AC OutletsOne, 200 watts
Power Source DetailsToroidal dual winding
Special Option 1DLB1 Dolby FM Decoder (US Models only)

Valuation, Purchases, Parts and Manuals

Physical
Width19 1/4
Height7
Depth17 1/4
Weight59.4

Amplifier
RMS Power Per Channel250x2 at 8 ohms, 330x2 at 4 ohms
Damping Factor @ Load Impedance60 at 20 Hz
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)0.05%
Power Bandwidth20 hz to 20 khz
Cooling Fan(s)Yes
Output Impedance(s)4 to 8 ohms

FM Tuner
Gyro TuningYes
RF Sensitivity1.5 uV
300 Ohm Binding PostsYes
75 Ohm Binding PostsYes
75 Ohm F ConnectorYes
Multiplex Filter (Hi-Blend)Yes
Stereo LampYes
Muting SwitchYes
25 uS Deemphasis Switch (Dolby Associated)As FM 25 uS position
Dolby Fm Decoding Optionyes
OscilloscopeYes
Scope Horizontal Position AdjustmentFront Panel
Scope Vertical Position AdjustmentFront Panel
Scope Brightness AdjustmentRear Deck
Scope Focus AdjustmentRear Deck
Scope External Audio Display Capabilityintegrated with amp
Scope Internal Audfio Display CapabilityYes
Scope External Audio Gain ControlFront Panel
Scope Tuning IndicationYes
Scope Multipath IndicationYes
Illuminated Dial PointerYes

AM Tuner
AM Mode LampYes
Signal Strength MeteringYes (scope)
External Ferrite AntennaYes
Antenna binding PostsYes

Preamplifier
Multiple Bass AdjustmentsYes
Multiple Midrange AdjustmentsYes
Multiple Treble AdjustmentsYes
Tone Control DefeatYes
Bass Turnover Options100 Hz / normal
Treble Turnover Options10 kHz / normal
High Filter15 kHz @ 18 db/octave
Low Filter9 Hz @ 18 db/octave
Gain ControlCalibrated step-detent
MonoL, R, L+R
Channel ReverseYes
BalanceSlider
Number of Tape MonitorsTwo
Tape to Tape Dubbing1,2 or 2,1 or via front panel jacks
Auxillary Input SourceYes
Phono Input SourceYes
2nd Phono Input SourceYes
Tuner Source InputAM, FM, FM 25 uS
Tape MonitorYes
2nd Tape monitorYes
Headphone Jack(s)Yes
Speaker Selection Nomenclature1,2, or 1+2

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