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Front View - US Model
Image Attribution: Marantz brochure

Rear View - US Model
Image Attribution: John Burt
Date: October 27th, 2002

Front view -Euro Model
Image Attribution: Jean-François
Date: November 2nd, 2001

Rear View - Euro Model
EBay Auction #128612619
Date: July 8th, 1999

Retail Price1600
Designed inUSA
Manufactured InJapan
First Year1978
Last Year1980
Wood CaseWC-124
Silver FaceYes, extruded
Tube DesignOne (Scope)
IC Count11
FET Count12
Transistor Count123
Diode Count100
Speaker ConnectionsTwo sets
Chassis GroundBinding Post
AC SwitchYes
FusingRear deck
Switched AC OutletsOne (US Model Only)
Unswitched AC OutletsOne (US Model only)
Power Source DetailsDual Toroidal
Power Consumption115 W (idle); 920 W (Rated output; both channels)
Special Option 1Dolby decoder (US model only)

Width19 1/4
Depth17 1/8
Weight60.3 lbs, 63.8 lbs packed

RMS Power Per Channel300 @ 8 ohms, 400 @ 4 ohms
Damping Factor @ Load Impedance60 at 8 ohms
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)0.03% @ 300, 0.05% @ 400
Power Bandwidth20 Hz to 20 KHz
Frequency Response20 Hz to 20 kHz +/-.2 dB
Intermodulation Distortion (IM).03% @ 8 ohms; .05% @ 4 ohms
Input Impedance40k Ohms
Input Sensitivity for Full Output1.5 Volt
Peak Lamp(s)Yes (LEDs)
Cooling Fan(s)Yes

FM Tuner
Gyro TuningYes
RF Sensitivity1.5 uV
300 Ohm Binding PostsYes
75 Ohm Binding PostsYes
75 Ohm F ConnectorYes
50 dB quieting sensitivity, Stereo25 uV
50 dB quieting sensitivity, Mono2.2 uV
Ultimate Quieting82 dB (Mono); 75 dB (Stereo)
THD, Mono.15 (100Hz), .1 (1kHz), .15 (6kHz) @1000uV; .4% (1 kHz, 50 dB quieting)
THD, Stereo.35 (100Hz), .2 (1kHz), .3 (6kHz)
Signal to Noise Ratio, Mono82 dB @ 1000 uV
Signal to Noise Ratio, Stereo75 dB @ 1000 uV
Frequency Response30Hz-15KHz, +.2/-1.0dB
Hum and Noise80 dB
Capture Ratio1.0 dB @ 1000 uV
IF Image Rejection120 dB
IF Rejection120 dB
Stereo Subcarrier Rejection75 dB
Alternate Channel Selectivity (wide or normal)085 dB
Spurious Rejection120 dB
AM Carrier Rejection60 dB
Stereo Separation at 1 kHz50 dB
Mono SwitchYes
Signal Strength MeterYes (scope)
Center Tuning MeterYes (scope)
Multiplex Filter (Hi-Blend)Yes
Quartz Frequency LockYes
Stereo LampYes
Dolby LampYes (US model only)
FM Mode LampYes
Multipath MeteringYes (via scope)
Muting SwitchYes
Muting AdjustmentYes
25 uS Deemphasis Switch (Dolby Associated)Yes (US model only)
Dolby Fm Decoding OptionYes (US model only)
Quadradial Output (FM Discriminator output, unequalized)Yes
Oscilloscope2 Inch
Scope Tube50TB31, Toshiba
Scope Horizontal Position AdjustmentFront Panel
Scope Vertical Position AdjustmentFront Panel
Scope Brightness AdjustmentRear Deck
Scope Focus AdjustmentRear Deck
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
RF Sensitivity10 uV
THD.4 %
Signal to Noise Ratio55 dB
Signal Strength MeteringYes
External Ferrite AntennaYes
Antenna binding PostsYes

Multiple Bass AdjustmentsYes
Multiple Midrange AdjustmentsYes
Multiple Treble AdjustmentsYes
Tone Control DefeatYes
Bass Turnover Options100 Hz / normal
Treble Turnover Options10 kHz / normal
High Filter9 KHz, 18dB/oct Bessel
Low Filter15 Hz, 18db/oct Butterworth
Gain ControlYes
Loudness ContourYes
MonoL, R, L+R
Channel ReverseYes
Number of Tape Monitors2
Tape to Tape DubbingYes, via front panel jacks, also 1-2 and 2-1
Auxillary Input SourceYes
2nd Auxillary Input SourceEuro model only
Phono Input SourceYes
2nd Phono Input SourceYes
Illuminated Source IndicatorsYes
Tuner Source InputYes
Source Tape Input (as opposed to a tape monitor)Yes
2nd Source Tape input (as opposed to a tape monitor)Yes
Tape MonitorYes
2nd Tape monitorYes
Headphone Jack(s)Yes
Speaker Selection Nomenclature1,2

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