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Fisher 400 Tube Receiver

6 Sep

Fisher 400 Receiver
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Fisher 400 Tube Receiver (1964, $370 USD MSRP)

The 400 closely resembles the Fisher 500 and 800 series receivers, with a brushed metal faceplate and brass-faced knobs. Left of the dial is the famous Fisher bird logo, with a musical note in its beak.

Music Power	 65 watts total (IHFM, at 1kc and 0.5% THD)
RMS Power	 (at 1 kc and 0.8% THD)One channel driven: 30 watts
Both channels driven: 50 watts
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H.H. Scott Stereomaster Type 399 Tube Receiver

13 Nov

HH Scott Stereomaster 399

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H.H. Scott Stereomaster Type 399

H.H. Scott type 399 stereo tuner-amplifier
Years; 1960 - 1962; Cost new: $399
The 399 was Scott's first receiver to incorporate a complete amplifier. Once again, the type number was curiously the same as the price, just like the original Type 99.Combines a 7189-based (299-B) complete stereo amp and a 330-D AM/FM-mono tuner,on one tall "G" chassis,Uses two (AM & FM); "Magic-eye" 6BR5/EM80 signal-strength indicator tubes.23 tubes:11-tube, Amplifier section:(4) 12AX7 - preamps(2) 6U8/6GH8(floating paraphase inverter w/AC balance pots)(4) 7189 outputs(1) 5AR4/GZ34 rectifier
6-tube, FM Tuner (311-design) section:(1) 6BS8/6BQ7(1) 6U8(3) 6AU6(1) 6BR5/EM80 FM tuning eye
6-tube, AM Tuner section:(1) 6BA6(1) 6BE6(2) 6HS6(1) 6BR5/EM80 AM tuning eye(1) 12AU7
37 lbs. [...]

Fisher 500C Vacuum Tube Receiver

14 Jul

Fisher 500C Tube Receiver

Fisher 500C Vacuum Tube Receiver (35 watts per channel)

The Fisher 500-C stereo receiver was the pinnacle of high-fidelity reproduction in 1964. Around 100,000 units of the 500-Cs were built . It was a technological tour de force that combined a full-function control center (preamp) with a 35Wpc power amplifier and a stereo multiplex FM tuner that offered the highest sensitivity rating of the time. The Fisher 500-C uses 7591A output tubes.

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