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thatguy
04-01-2007, 12:29 PM
Jst wondering if anyone still run Vintage Home Receivers.
Ive got a Sony STR-VX2 which have been in my family for almost 23 Years.
Found it today when cleanin my basement.
Hooked it up to my PC and Suprise how clean it sounds.
it pumps out 70RMSX2 @ 8ohms -->CLEAN ****!

Audio Junkies
04-01-2007, 05:24 PM
Jst wondering if anyone still run Vintage Home Receivers.
Ive got a Sony STR-VX2 which have been in my family for almost 23 Years.
Found it today when cleanin my basement.
Hooked it up to my PC and Suprise how clean it sounds.
it pumps out 70RMSX2 @ 8ohms -->CLEAN ****!


There are a couple people on flea-bay that refurb classic receivers (Sansui, Marantz, Pioneer, etc) and then sell them. I've come so close to buying one so many times, and they all look great even after all this time.

Some of them go for big money too.

JimJ
04-01-2007, 05:38 PM
http://www.audiokarma.org is the home of the vintage receiver crowd :)

I didn't think there was anything solid state that rivaled tubes for sheer heft, but a guy brought a Sansui G-8800 to the local AK meet last month...split into a receiver chassis and an outboard power supply, each weighed 50lbs. I was impressed :D

joetama
04-02-2007, 12:30 AM
Kyocera R-851...

One of my FAVORITE vintage receivers of all time... :fyi:

Quote from a guy who loves vintage Equipment:

"Kyocera R-851 receiver

The best stereo receiver I ever heard came out this year. The R-851 started a great relationship for us and Kyocera. It was priced like Yamaha or Denon but built much better! At $850 with guts! 85 w/ch, this was the first RECEIVER that could drive some of our demanding speakers nicely."

Ran it on a DM330i system and it sounded great!!! Loved it... If you can find one BUY IT!!!

Max_Power
04-02-2007, 03:54 PM
I run Sansui's, I sold an old Pioneer I used to have.... Vintage power rocks (buy power by the pound)

Beat_Dominator
04-02-2007, 04:20 PM
I would but while I was away for school my parents sold their mid 70s vintage Marantz preamp and tuner :(

dumple
04-02-2007, 04:22 PM
my dad has this oooooooooooooooooooooooooool school pioneer sitting in his room not sure on model but its from the 60s or 70s i dont know if it works but he said it kicked *** when it did

Scoobydoo
04-03-2007, 08:44 PM
i have an old accuphase e-202 around here someplace

joetama
04-03-2007, 08:48 PM
I would but while I was away for school my parents sold their mid 70s vintage Marantz preamp and tuner :(

You should sell them... :fyi:

Audio Junkies
04-06-2007, 03:46 AM
You should sell them... :fyi:


:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

JimJ
04-06-2007, 04:06 AM
Pics of teh Sansui...it was a G-3300, sorry:

http://img172.imageshack.us/img172/8033/picture011oq6.jpg

outboard power supply/power amplifier module:

http://img148.imageshack.us/img148/9180/picture012tl5.jpg

Gives a little better idea of scale...that's a CD case in the foreground :)

http://img148.imageshack.us/img148/5789/picture017xv3.jpg

bdawson72
04-06-2007, 04:07 AM
oooooooooooh nice

joetama
04-06-2007, 10:45 AM
That is very nice Jim...