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JVC A-X3

Stereo Integrated Amplifier (1979-80)

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JVC A-X3

Specifications

Power output: 55 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)

Frequency response: 1Hz to 100kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.005%

Damping factor: 75

Input sensitivity: 0.2mV (MC), 2.5mV (MM), 150mV (line)

Signal to noise ratio: 67dB (MC), 84dB (MM), 109dB (line)

Output: 150mV (line)

Dimensions: 121 x 474 x 345mm

Weight: 8.3kg

Year: 1979

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Reviewed Dec 19th, 2016 by fabianeme

super clear mids and hi, natural sound. No colour. No eq needed. well balanced low. I use it like studio monitors with ESS-PS8A loudspeakers and a TC electronic DA conversor. I canĀ“t find a better solution for my home studio for the value of these vintage equipment

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Reviewed Nov 12th, 2015 by thebrunx

won this at an eBay auction for 36 euros, and i only use it as a headphone amp through its headphone output with my sennheiser hd600 and beyerdynamic t90 headphones. It blows the amps i had before by a distance (sanyo dcx 2300k and sansui 661), would love to know how it stacks up to high end vintage gear

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Reviewed Jun 07th, 2015 by craigtone

I just picked one of these up at a garage sale with the matching T-X3 tuner both with the optional walnut endcaps. I already replaced the mains caps and readjusted DC offset and idle current. This little integrated sounds incredible! It also has an MC input and Tone Defeat which is great for audiophiles. The circuitry is JFET driver with a pseudo Class-A circuit ... while it does not come close to true Class-A, it does sound very neutral and balanced. This one is definitely a keeper!

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Reviewed Jul 04th, 2013 by Numone

The A-X3 is lovely neutral sounding amp with an inbuilt MC phono input. I've been fortunate to have owned this for more than 30 years and I am STILL amazed at the unfussed, unstressed and balanced soundstage it portrays. Fantastic battleship build, a clear and controlled mid range and bass and clean treble - if you find one for sale, don't think about it - just buy it. It will not disappoint.

 

Comments

re: A-X3

I'm happy to keep this AX-3 amp for a year ,nice and modern and simple classic design , clean and clear sounding drives my onkyo d-052 speakers really makes me feel good. unit that i have no equallizer like the one posted in this reviews .

re: A-X3

Although 34 ysr old.........brilliant sound.

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