hifi engine

Manual Library / JVC

JVC 5540

AM/FM Multiplex Stereo Receiver

add a review add a review

JVC 5540


Meet the new JVC 5540, perhaps the most complete stereo receiver in its power and price range anywhere. With it, you're ready to move up to the brilliant world of 4-channel stereo in three big ways.

One, coupled with a 4-channel decoder, it prepares you for the 4-channel FM broadcasts which will soon be a reality.

Two coupled to a discrete 4-channel tape deck or record player, it lets you enjoy 4- channel tapes adding JVC 5100 right now.

Three, teamed with the Sound Field Composer (SFCS) of JVC's 5100 Stereo Integrated Amplifier, it will let you enjoy your present 2-channel records and tape, plus today's FM stereo broadcast, in the new 4-channel format. Also right now.

In addition to its 4-channel ready capability, the 5540 gives you JVC's versatile Sound Effect Amplifier (S.E.A.) tone control system, an ultra sensitive FM tuner section, the latest circuitry and a complete array of input jacks.


Tuning range: FM, MW

Power output: 35 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)

Frequency response: 20Hz to 40kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.5%

Input sensitivity: 2.3mV (MM), 150mV (line)

Signal to noise ratio: 65dB (MM), 75dB (line)

Speaker load impedance: 4Ω to 16Ω

Dimensions: 5-7/8 x 19-3/8 x 14-3/8 inches

Weight: 25.3lbs



This website is not affiliated with or sponsored by JVC. To purchase 5540 spares or accessories, please contact the company via their website or visit an authorised retailer.