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Vector Research VRX-9000

Quartz Lock Stereo Receiver (1980)

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Vector Research VRX-9000


Tuning range: FM, MW

Power output: 80 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)

Frequency response: 10Hz to 50kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.08%

Damping factor: 50

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

Signal to noise ratio: 82dB (MM), 93dB (line)

Output: 130mV (line)

Speaker load impedance: 4Ω (minimum)

Dimensions: 440 x 376 x 142mm

Weight: 14kg

Accessories: VRC-1 remote control unit

Year: 1980



re: VRX-9000

Ogre1, I have the same problem with a VRX-9000 receiver that I purchased new sometime around 1980. If anyone out there has any suggestions, they would be much appreciated.

VRX-9000 (Protector LED)

I recently received this receiver from my father-in-law. It's been sitting in his garage for the last 10+ years, and worked fine when he retired it to the shelf.

When I turn it on, all of the lights come on, but the PROTECTOR LED never goes off.

I've got it connected to a pair of Cerwin Vega D1 speakers that work fine connected to my Onkyo amp.

I don't have the Operations Manual, so I'm unsure whether I have something connected wrong, or switches set incorrectly.

Any suggestions, or do I need to find a service tech to give it a good cleaning and text things out?

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Vector Research VA 1450 transformers

I have a pair of transformer from a Vector Research VA 1450 power amp. the plan was to use them in a power supply for a poweramp I am building.There are four wires on the primary side of the transformer and I am going to connect them to 230v.
How do I connect these wire? There are one
white, an orange, a blue and a one brown wire on the primary side. Its probably two of these wires that should be connected together and the two others should be connected to 230v.

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