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Sansui 9900Z

Digital Quartz Synthesizer DC Stereo Receiver

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Sansui 9900Z


Tuning range: FM, MW

Power output: 160 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)

Frequency response: 5Hz to 100kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.015%

Damping factor: 40

Input sensitivity: 2.5mV (MM), 200mV (line)

Signal to noise ratio: 80dB (MM), 100dB (line)

Channel separation: 50dB (MM), 60dB (line)

Output: 150mV (line)

Dimensions: 565 x 170 x 441mm

Weight: 17.5kg


service manual   English - DCinDC

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Reviewed Mar 28th, 2015 by chanki88

This is not the traditional Sansui Warm and Sweet Sound, it is a bit fast and clear sound.

Reviewed Mar 14th, 2015 by JAMXII

I've had one of these since about 1988 when I found one at a Tulsa pawn shop and took it home in my 29 Samsonite suitcase packed with socks & underwear (back before airlines cared about weight). I've come across and owned a lot of receivers since - Marantz, Dynamo, Pioneer, Onykyo, but none had the depth of power and clarity of this unit. I just picked up another that needed fixing and I had it fixed in less than an hour, but it took me through the guts of a really top of the line receiver and made me appreciate it all over again. I drive a pair of JBL L88 Plus and JBL 4312A with this thing at awesome volumes and never any hint of a clipped sound wave on deep base songs like Springsteen's Fever. Great unit. Get one when you can. This was $1100 new in 1980. It is a bargain if you can find for less than $600 in today's depreciated dollar. No one makes this kind of beast anymore. They say you can't hear clarity less than 0.1 THD, but 30 years of electronic drifting and I'll bet it is still below audible distortion.



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