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Yamaha T-85

Natural Sound AM/FM Stereo Tuner (1986-87)

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Yamaha T-85


Type: Mono/Stereo Tuner

Tuning Bands: FM, MW

Tuning Scale: Digital

FM Tuning Range: 87.5 to 108 MHz

MW Tuning Range: 530 to 1620 kHz

Sensitivity: 1.6uV (FM), 250uV (MW)

Signal to Noise Ratio: 90dB (FM), 55dB (MW)

Distortion: 0.03% (FM), 0.2% (MW)

Selectivity: 90dB (FM), 30dB (MW)

Frequency response: 20Hz to 15kHz (FM)

Output: 500mV (FM), 150mV (MW)

Dimensions: 435 x 93.5 x 357mm

Weight: 5kg


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Reviewed Mar 11th, 2016 by ilkkasuni

What is there, for one to say. One of the best FM tuners ever built. FM tuners, with their limited up to 15 kHz freguency range rarely do. Still, some tuners do the magic. The T-85 is not just a FM tuner, it is a high quality CCIR-FM receiver while also challenging hifi standards.

Robust build, highly sensitive yet standing strong field. Versatile functions, amazing audio quality.

I have read opinions, the T-85 meets the CD sound, yet that is impossible for any FM tuner. To audiophile FM tuners, the T-85 is among best one can get. Makes me laugh at my Sony SA5ES. In audio quality, the T-85 beats the top-Onkyos I owned, too. Alright, I have the TX-530, TX-950 RS and so on, as well.

-ilkka suni

Reviewed Sep 22nd, 2014 by zoomeek

Brilliant tuner, I have it for 3 years and plays beautifully as a CD, I would recommend.



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