Pioneer SX-980

Classic AM/FM Stereo Receiver


A classic in it's day - still sounds amazing and is in really nice condition! Original box and packing not inlcuded. Manual is easily found on line.

The SX-980 was introduced in 1978 and manufactured through 1979, the last year for the 900 series in Pioneer's line of receivers. Features, separate bass and treble controls with turnover switches from 200hz and 400hz bass, 5k and 25k treble, also tone on/off, filters 15hz and 8khz switches, FM muting, two tape in/outputs, duplicate switch, two phono inputs and one aux input, phono two selector is also the mic selector, mode stereo and mono, loudness on/off, mic input and muting switch, both Signal and tuning meters, also both right and left channel output meters, which shows how much the stereo is putting out.; A constant current loaded 2-stage differential amplifier, and direct coupled 2-stage Darlington single push-pull DC configuration power amplifier.


Tuning range: FM, MW

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

Frequency response: 5Hz to 100kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.05%

Damping factor: 30

Input sensitivity: 7.5mV (mic), 2.5mV (MM), 150mV (DIN), 150mV (line)

Signal to noise ratio: 76dB (MM), 90dB (line)

Output: 150mV (line), 30mV (DIN), 1V (Pre out)

Speaker load impedance: 4Ω (minimum)

Semiconductors: 3 x FET, 8 x IC, 35 x transistors, 45 x diodes

Dimensions: 526 x 176 x 440mm

Weight: 18.8kg

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