Integrated Stereo Amplifier (1979-81)
The SA-8800 has the impressive feature which is the NSA (non switching amplifier), created specially by Pioneer.
This is a type of amplifier that adopts the merits of both class A and class B amplifiers, and it excels in keeping down the heat loss and allows the transistors to operate all the time in the active region.
For this reason, a high output power with a very low distortion factor is yielded all the way up to the high frequencies.
Power output: 80 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)
Frequency response: 5Hz to 100kHz
Total harmonic distortion: 0.05%
Damping factor: 55
Input sensitivity: 2.5mV (MM), 150mV (line)
Signal to noise ratio: 90dB (MM), 110dB (line)
Output: 150mV (line), 1V (Pre out)
Semiconductors: 3 x IC, 6 x FET, 73 x transistors, 49 x diodes
Dimensions: 453 x 155 x 425mm
instruction/owners manual - Herbman1975
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Submitted by wickedgqpatrol
We were given one of these units by a good friend of the family over 10 years ago. This amplifier is one of my favourite. Lots of Head Room to power a set of 15 inch speakers. You can throw anything at this amp and it never distorts due to its high wattage power suplly. When play HI fidelity it reproduces a warm sound unlike some others which are harsh on the same set of speakers. and its built like a work of art. You pick this amp up and you know its made for quality and power.