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Acoustic Research Receiver

Stereo Receiver (1970-71)

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Acoustic Research Receiver


The AR Receiver is based on the AR amplifier and tuner

Acoustic Research engineers have used the most advanced solid state devices in the design of their electronic products; Integrated circuits, FETs, phase-linear IF filters and all-silicon transistors are used to make AR units as sensitive, precise and powerful as is ever likely to be needed in the home.

While the electronic circuitry is complex, the operation is simple. As with the best professional equipment, control functions have been limited to those which are actually needed.

The most rigorous manufacturing and inspection techniques we know are used in the assembly of these products.

The AR receiver combines the features of the AR tuner and AR amplifier in one compact unit.

If you want FM reception with your stereo system, the advantage of purchasing a receiver lies in its compactness and lower cost compared to purchasing the separate tuner and amplifier

If there is no significant FM broadcasting in your area, or if you want to purchase a system in stages, the amplifier can be bought first, with the tuner added later.

The receiver incorporates a headphone jack, speaker-headphone switch and derived centre-channel (mono) output jack.


Tuning range: FM

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

Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.5%

Damping factor: 16

Input sensitivity: 2mV (MM), 200mV (line)

Signal to noise ratio: 57dB (MM), 75dB (line)


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