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Pioneer SX-850 Receiver

14 Dec

Pioneer SX-850 Receiver

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.

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Pioneer SX-828 Receiver

9 Dec

 

Pioneer SX-828 Receiver for sale

Pioneer SX-828 Receiver

(1972 - $469.95 MSRP)

Introduced in 1972 and offered until 1973, the Pioneer SX-828 was a higher power version of the SX-727.  The Pioneer SX-828 has 60 watts per channel, RMS.  There are six toggle switches to control certain functions, instead of the push buttons used on the SX-727.

The SX-828 was Pioneer's top of the line receiver in 1972 and 1973. Pioneer used real walnut veneers and solid walnut trim. List price for the SX-828 in 1972 was $429.95, but jumped to $469.95 in '73. The hefty construction of this receiver with extensive use of steel in its chassis resulted in a shipping weight of 32 pounds.

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Pioneer SX-939 Receiver

26 Jun

Pioneer SX-939 Receiver

Pioneer SX-939
The SX-939 was introduced in 1974 - 1975. Rated at 70 watts RMS per channel into 8 ohms. Features, two bass and two treble controls, tone off/on, two tape in/outputs, tape duplicator switch, Dolby NR adaptor on/off, two head phone outputs, low and high filters, right and left mic inputs. FM muting and other features.

More pictures and specifications after the break.

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