The Denon has more watts than the rest of the system needs. Given that their generation was 2 years apart and all things being equal they should pretty similar with a slight hedge for the 5V being true to sound. So, if you want to try going the receiver route, at least now you have a better idea about the potential pitfalls of your plan The search result contains affiliate links to partners of Hifishark. If you find one in good working order you will most likely not be disappointed. Also old-school audiophiles had a much higher tolerance for less-than-stellar reliability. The green dial face loses its color, probably because of heat buildup around the lamps at the edge of the dial.
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Vintage Sony STR-5800SD Stereo Receiver - Extremely nice, Works Great! - $250 (Bay View, Milwaukee)
So, be on the lookout for these potential problems when purchasing one. Never heard one, but several guys on an older forum I used to attend had had one and rated it. That seems to have helped improved the warmth, though it's still not at all comparable to the A WildPeak Auctions representative must be present for preview and removal. Faceplate and knobs look almost perfect. Powered up but no audio output.
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It sounds"warm" to me. Connections for up to 2 pair of speakers. Auctions staff MAY be available to assist you in loading for a nominal fee, on a case by case basis, arranged ahead of time. Messages: 1, Location: West Suburbs of Chicago. Inspection: Fri, Apr 26,
By placing a bid on this auction, you are agreeing to the auction specific terms listed on this page in additions to the K-BID user terms and agreements. Satisfaction guaranteed. It has three sets of speaker outputs that can be run separately or in pairs. Refine more Format Format. Bidders are responsible for knowing and complying with auction terms. It would be interesting to line them all up and take a listen. Cosmetic condition is really good, with just a little bit of wear and a few nicks on the wood side panels.
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