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Front view, from manual cover
Image Attribution: Oscar Amaya
Date: March 4th, 2003

DescriptionIntegrated Amplifier
Designed inJapan
Manufactured InJapan
Matching TunersTX-8500II
Silver FaceYes
Transistor Count47
Diode Count29
Power Consumption490 watts

Width16 9/16ths
Height5 7/8ths
Depth14 13/16ths
Weight30 lb, 10 oz

RMS Power Per Channel60 @ 8 ohms, or 75 @4
Damping Factor @ Load Impedance30
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)0.05%
Power Bandwidth20 Hz to 20 KHz
Frequency Response20 Hz to 20 KHz
Hum and Noise110 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio110 dB
Intermodulation Distortion (IM)0.05%
Input Impedance50 K
Input Sensitivity for Full Output1 volt

THD.02%, 20 Hz to 20 KHz
Single Bass AdjustmentYes
Single Treble AdjustmentYes
Bass Turnover Options100/200/400 Hz
Treble Turnover Options8/16/32 KHz
High Filter8 KHz, 6 dB/octave
Low Filter15 Hz, 6 dB/octave
Loudness ContourYes
Number of Tape MonitorsTwo
Phono Input SourceYes
2nd Phono Input SourceYes
Tuner Source InputYes
Tape MonitorYes
2nd Tape monitorYes
Preamp to Amplifier Jumper(s)Yes
Frequency Response5 Hz to 50 KHz +0/-1 dB at tuner, aux and tape, 20-20KHz at phono +/- 0.2 dB

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