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EBay Auction #282583702
Date: 3/14/2000

Wood CaseWalnut Veneer
IC Count8
FET Count3
Transistor Count35
Diode Count45
Speaker ConnectionsTwo Sets
AC SwitchYes

Weight41 lbs

RMS Power Per Channel80 into 8 ohms, 100 into 4 ohms, 20 Hz to 20 KHz
Damping Factor @ Load Impedance20 Hz to 20 KHz into 8 ohms = 30
Frequency Response5 Hz to 100 KHz, + 0 dB, - 1,5 dB
Hum and Noise110 dB
Intermodulation Distortion (IM)Continuous rated Power Output, no more than 0.05%. 40 watts/channel power output, 8 ohms no more than 0,02%.

FM Tuner
RF Sensitivity1.7 uV (9.8.dBF)
300 Ohm Binding PostsYes
75 Ohm Binding PostsYes
50 dB quieting sensitivity, Stereo39 uV, 37 dBF
50 dB quieting sensitivity, Mono2.8 uV, 14.2 dBF
THD, Mono0.1% (1000 Hz)
THD, Stereo0.2% (1000 Hz)
Signal to Noise Ratio, Mono80 dB at 65 dBF
Signal to Noise Ratio, Stereo74 dB at 75 dBF
Frequency Response30 Hz to 15 KHz, + 0.5 dB
Capture Ratio1.0 dB
IF Image Rejection110 dB
IF Rejection100 dB
Stereo Subcarrier Rejection65 dB
SCA Suppression65 dB
Alternate Channel Selectivity (wide or normal)80 dB
Spurious Rejection100 dB
AM Carrier Rejection55 dB
Stereo Separation at 1 kHz50 dB
Mono SwitchYes
Signal Strength MeterYes
Center Tuning MeterYes
Stereo LampYes
Multipath ListenYes
Muting Switch5 uV (19.2 dBF)

AM Tuner
RF Sensitivity300 uV/meter or 15 uV with external antenna
Alternate Channel Selectivity30 dB
IF Rejection40 dB
Image Rejection40 dB
Signal to Noise Ratio50 dB

Multiple Bass Adjustments+7dB/+10dB (100Hz).Turnover Frequenzy 200Hz/400Hz
Multiple Treble Adjustments+7dB/+10dB (10kHz).Turnover Frequenzy 5kHz/2,5kHz
Tone Control DefeatYes
High Filter6 KHz, 6 dB/octave
Low Filter15 Hz, 6 dB/octave
Gain ControlCalibrated detent knob
Loudness Contour+ 6 dB at 100 Hz, + 3 dB at 10 KHz
Muting-20 dB
Number of Tape MonitorsTwo
Tape to Tape DubbingYes
Auxillary Input SourceYes
Phono Input SourceYes
Speaker Selection NomenclatureA,B

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