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DC Integrated Receiver (1977-78)

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The JR-S301 is big enough to fill the average to large listening room with the wall to wall sound of the musical truth.

JVC's new DC amplifier design delivers an output of 60 watts per channel in this, the medium priced number of our latest line up.

The JR-S301 shares most of the features available on the more costly models, including DC power amplifier, precision preamplifier, advanced tuner, SEA graphic equalizer and more.


Tuning range: FM, MW

Power output: 60 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)

Frequency response: 5Hz to 40kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.008%

Damping factor: 70

Input sensitivity: 2.5mV (MM), 190mV (line)

Signal to noise ratio: 75dB (MM), 95dB (line)

Output: 190mV (line), 30mV (DIN)

Speaker load impedance: 4Ω to 16Ω

Dimensions: 166 x 500 x 378mm

Weight: 12.4kg

Year: 1978


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re: JR-S301

This receiver seems to be lesser known compared to other manufacturers. Like the last picked for a team, but turns out to be a star player, this JVC performs with the best intention. The tuner wheel is solid heavy metal turning to tune hard to get stations, grabs them then sends clear loud audio to my ears. The display is dark green which reminds me of absinthe and the green glow illumination, just right and easy on the eyes, not over lit room filling. Well designed and built. The EQ is smooth and works perfect. The loudness pumps out the jam.
Some sources come through mono.

re: JR-S301

Hi sleezstak,
I acquired a JR S301. About 25 years ago in mint condition it still function perfectly.
I had a home demonstration when they first came out in 78, os when l saw this one I had to buy it.
Take care.

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