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Pioneer SX-828 Receiver

9 Dec

Pioneer SX-828 Vintage Receiver

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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Sherwood S-7100 Receiver

5 Nov

Sherwood S7100 Receiver

Sherwood S7100 Receiver (1971)

Beautiful vintage silver face receiver.  Approx. 20 watts per channel.  Very nice build quality, with real wood veneer case and thick bushed aluminum faceplate.
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Yamaha CR-820 Receiver

6 Apr

Yamaha CR-820 Receiver

Yamaha CR-820 Receiver - 1977

Power Output: 55 watts per channel RMS into 8 ohms.classicaudio.com
Harmonic Distortion: 0.02% at 25 Watts
Intermodulation Distortion: 0.05% at 50 Wattsclass

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