Tag Archives: Sony

Sony PS-X75 Biotracer Turntable

3 Apr

Sony PS-X75 Turntable

Sony PS-X75 Turntable

One ultimate Sony turntables to be produced, the PS-X75 debuted at the 1979 Tokyo Audio Fair.  It features a J-shaped Biotracer tonearm which is fully automated.

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Sony HP-610 All in One Receiver and Turntable

16 Oct

Sony HP-610 Receiver and Turntable

Sony HP-610 All in One Receiver and Turntable

Many that know vintage audio will say (and rightly so) to steer well clear of all-in-one units.  Particularly those by SoundDesign and similiar ilk.  But every rule has its exceptions. and this Sony HP-610 is one of them.  Instead of the usual all-on-one cheap components, and flimsy build quality, the Sony combines a quality components and a very well built cabinet.

The receiver is a nice, Sony built, silver faced unit that produces about 30 watts per channel.   The turntable is a very well regarded German made Dual 1210.  The pair is housed in a heavy duty, wooden cabinet that skips the usual vinyl veneer for real wood.

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Sony TA-F6B Integrated Amplifier

16 Jul

Sony TA-F6B Integrated Amplifier

Sony TA-F6B Integrated Amplifier  (1977)

This high end amplifier from Sony used quality components.  For example, the attenuator is a 4-gang ALPS, high-end because of the SEPP-OCL,LEC transistors and dual-FET circuits.

The TA-F6B was, alongwith the TA-F5 and TA-F4, the very first audio unit released with a Pulse Locked Power Supply.

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Vintage Sony Audio Equipment

26 Apr

How many pieces can you name?

 

Vintage Sony Audio Equipment

Vintage Sony Audio Equipment (circa 1976)