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Pioneer SX-440

Stereo AM/FM Receiver (1970-71)

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Pioneer SX-440

Specifications

Tuning range: FM, MW

Power output: 12 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)

Frequency response: 20Hz to 70kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 1%

Input sensitivity: 3mV (MM), 130mV (line)

Signal to noise ratio: 75dB (MM), 85dB (line)

Speaker load impedance: 4Ω to 16Ω

Semiconductors: 1 x FET, 31 x transistors, 23 x diodes

Dimensions: 405 x 139 x 358mm

Weight: 7.7kg

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Reviewed Jun 26th, 2017 by VintageAudioRepairs

Just did service and recapping on this. If you get one with distorted sound , check 0.5Ohm current limiting resistors in output stage R5,6 and R8,9.
Beautiful rich sound , nice looking receiver worth recapping.

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Reviewed Apr 18th, 2016 by austriuz

verry nice receiver, sound is tube like, detaled and involving.

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Reviewed Dec 19th, 2015 by caputto70

Fantastic look. Found one in mint condition. Stunning looks. Sound was ok after cleaning Electronics. But its a low Power receiver so use efficient speakers. Not hifi nirvana but a collecters item to show off!!!

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Reviewed Nov 01st, 2015 by JFPG

Excellent !!. Thanks

 

Comments

re: SX-440

These lower powered Pioneer amps are seriously underrated. The phono stage is consistent with pioneers cartridges, detailed and dynamic. For the price range a lot of fun. I tried restoring the dial light bulb holders (pink isolator material keeps breaking off). In the end I gave up and wired up LEDs, have had no issues since.

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