Pioneer SX-850 Receiver
(1976-1977, MSRP $500)
The SX-850 marked the introduction of the silver on silver design that typified Pioneer's receivers in the late 1970s. It was introduced in 1976 and built through 1977. It was a popular model, having considerable power at 65 watts per channel RMS and a pricetag of $500.00, list. The SX-850 weighed a considerable 42 pounds--it was built to last and perform for years.