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Yamaha RX-500

AM/FM Stereo Receiver (1987)

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Yamaha RX-500


Tuning range: FM, MW

Power output: 50 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)

Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.015%

Damping factor: 50

Input sensitivity: 2.5mV (MM), 150mV (line)

Signal to noise ratio: 88dB (MM), 103dB (line)

Channel separation: 55dB (MM), 52dB (line)

Output: 150mV (line)

Speaker load impedance: 8Ω (minimum)

Dimensions: 435 x 126 x 288.5mm

Weight: 5.6kg

Accessories: remote control

Year: 1987


service manual   English - fmmech

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Reviewed Mar 01st, 2015 by stuttgart stefan

An excellent 1987 vintage receiver. Plenty of power to drive virtually vintage speaker system. Adequate phono pre (able to expand to run MC on table). Nice, warm response. Variable loudness (up to -40dB) is a terrific benefit for low-volume listening. Tuner reception is very good without any enhancement. Simple appearance and design. Simply...a very good vintage receiver.



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