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Vintage Pioneer stereo receiver UPDATED - $95 (Blaine)

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This SX-450 has been updated, a couple dozen capacitors have been replaced with new ones and
4 very important and known to be noisy transistors have been replaced
All but one knob are brand new

There are two issues that do not affect the sound

1) the Alps power switch has a 100% failure rate it was a common switch and it eventually developed arcing problems that causes flickering of the set. The switch can be fixed but in this set it takes a lot of time so I did what some people do, I jumpered the switch which means you need to use a power strip with an power switch or plus it into a wall outlet with a wall switch

2) the plastic wood sheets on the side panels had aged and was not pretty. I put on wood contact paper which is OK and the new owner could easily try and do better. Removing the panels is super easy, just 4 screws

My upgrades are easily worth at least $75 so $95 is an excellent price

You can listen to the set before buying in my mobile studio anywhere from Bellingham to blaine

This set sounds and works fine and the front panel is beautiful

THESE LINKS DISCUSS THE SX-450

https://www.therobinsonbrand.com/journal/is-vintage-audio-better-for-hifi-performance-pioneer-sx-450-review

https://classicreceivers.com/pioneer-sx-450

the ebay picture shows the cheapest sold working units WITHOUT THE UPDATES I HAVE DONE. my price is half and if the power switch has not been fixed you will have issues.




Mikeyaudio1

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