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Got my dad's old Panasonic SA-600 stereo receiver. According to what I've found online, manufactured between '78 and '79



Got it open, dusted it out, volume pot needed cleaning. Hooked it up to some cheap bookshelf speakers, this thing cranks!! Sounds great except there is a slight, constant hiss. Can't hear it very well on speakers, but can def. hear on headphones when nothing is playing, which is too bad because my Sony MDR-5706s sound a lot better with the amplification. Need to check the caps, probably have to haul this baby up to work and learn how to use the oscilloscope.
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Got my dad's old Panasonic SA-600 stereo receiver. According to what I've found online, manufactured between '78 and '79



Got it open, dusted it out, volume pot needed cleaning. Hooked it up to some cheap bookshelf speakers, this thing cranks!! Sounds great except there is a slight, constant hiss. Can't hear it very well on speakers, but can def. hear on headphones when nothing is playing, which is too bad because my Sony MDR-5706s sound a lot better with the amplification. Need to check the caps, probably have to haul this baby up to work and learn how to use the oscilloscope.
jealous...I got a Technics Sa-101. Gonna hopefully get a sansui 771, or 881. Hoping for those two. Getting some new speakers from parts express hoping to make the technics sound a tad bit better. Sounds great on headphones.
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jealous...I got a Technics Sa-101. Gonna hopefully get a sansui 771, or 881. Hoping for those two. Getting some new speakers from parts express hoping to make the technics sound a tad bit better. Sounds great on headphones.
Yeah I forgot to mention but its the sa-600, 70w per channel. And you're absolutely right, they drive headphones great. I got to use my Sony MDR-7506s on them for a day before I sold them, but I should be getting new cans today
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An addition to my little setup:




WHAT an improvement over the Z2300-s sub.
Cost me $150.
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Bought a Marantz PM 6003 amplifier very recently, got it 2nd hand, only couple of months old, and for half the normal price ^^



Connected to some 60 year old EPS (A Belgian - Danish Company I believe, can't find anything about it on the net) Bookshelf speakers. New speakers are on the way ^^

Sounds great and certainly enough power for my needs.
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Thats a sexy lookin amp VW, and I'm sure it has the sound to match
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Picked these up recently from a neighbor (has a whole shed full of this kind of crap)



The kenwood is missing it's chassis housing, but no big whoop. Got CNC Plasma at my disposal and will be making a new cover for it. Pots/switches need cleaning, but I love the surgical feel of the switches and the clicky knobs. It will end up being used to power my patio speakers for parties/neighborhood watch meetings. The marantz tuner has been gutted (who listens to analogue radio anyways?) to make way for my HTPC case. Any advice from you audio guys on cleaning pots and switches?
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Hmm, Looks like a good tuner anyway, with the oscilloscope, pretty rare.
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Hmm, Looks like a good tuner anyway, with the oscilloscope, pretty rare.
It's no good anymore. It's an empty chassis waiting for SFF HTPC parts Making motherboard tray and fan brakets next week hopefully.

Edit: The oscilloscope worked and looked pretty cool. I could plug in my iPod to the external input for the scope, and watch it dance around to my music for a few minutes, but I lost interest really fast, since Milkdrop is way cooler than old-school oscilloscope
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