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Pioneer PL-115D Semi-Automatic Turntable

22 Jul

Pioneer PL-115D Semi-Automatic Turntable
Pioneer PL-115D Semi-Automatic Turntable

The PL-115D is a precision turntable solution for the audiophile who seeks key automatic functions along with outstanding tonal quality from record reproduction.

The PL-115D is durable, quiet and crafted with typically long life Pioneer workmanship.

Features include a speed detecting auto-return mechanism that returns it's tonearm to rest smoothly even with a warped record, a sensitive S-shaped pipe arm with anti-skating device, and a howling free floating cabinet constructed free of resonance.


Pioneer SX-1980 Receiver

20 Jul

Pioneer SX-1980 Monster Receiver

Image Credits: LotLoggin on eBay

Pioneer's biggest, most powerful receiver from the height of the receiver power wars.  The Pioneer SX-1980 receiver packs some impressive specs.  For the era, the most important one was 270 watts per channel into 8 ohms.  Will all that power comes an immense weight as well- more than 70 lbs!


Marantz 2285B Receiver for Sale

28 Jun

Vintage Marantz 2285B Receiver for sale

Marantz 2285B Receiver for Sale

This wonderful Marantz 2285B is for sale.  Price $550, contact us for details.



Power output: 85 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)

Frequency response: 10Hz to 60kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.08%

Damping factor: 60

Input sensitivity: 1.8mV (MM), 180mV (line)

Signal to noise ratio: 78dB (MM), 88dB (line)

Output: 775mV (line), 1.5V (Pre out)

Semiconductors: 4 x IC, 86 x transistors, 60 x diodes, 4 x FET

Dimensions: 440 x 137 x 365mm

Weight: 17kg



Yamaha T-2 Tuner

19 Jun

Yamaha T-2 Tuner For Sale

Yamaha T-2 Tuner (1979)

One of Yamaha's top of the line tuners in the late 1970's   The T-2 features a 7-gang tuner, as well as fixed and variable output.  There's a traditional analogue tuning dial, complimented by a precise digital readout in the bottom right hand corner.

For Sale:  $250  Contact us for details
This tuner is in good working condition.  The digital readout is missing 2 small segments, but numbers are still readable.