25 March 2016

High Fidelity Men - part 1

vintage audio

Akio Morita & Masaru Ibuka - SONY


Anton Philips - PHILIPS


Dr Fritz Sennheiser - SENNHEISER


Kosaku Kikuchi - SANSUI


Saburo Akai - AKAI


Torakusu Yamaha - YAMAHA.jpg


Continue reading: Part 2.... Part3... 1001 Hifi

19 March 2016

Vintage Audio - The Naked Truth

Sex sells, and that's the naked truth. Check these vintage audio adverts and see if it works.

That's all folks.

See you later.

11 March 2016

CLASSIC minis - The Eastern Block

ELEKTRONIKA T1 003 Stereo - 1983 former USSR
Components include the ELEKTRONIKA MP-111C soft touch stereo cassette deck, ELEKTRONICA T-003 Stereo digital tuner, ELEKTRONICA 001 Stereo graphic equalizer, ELEKTRONIKA UK-003 Stereo amplifier, ELEKTRONIKA 25AS-328 two way loudspeaker and the ELEKTRONIKA EP-050 tangential turntable.

ORBIT 002 Stereo mini system - 1985 former USSR
Components include the ORBIT MP-121 C soft touch stereo 2 motor cassette deck with quartz control , ORBIT 3-002 stereo equalizer, ORBIT UP-002 C preamplifier with electronic volume control and the 50W/ch ORBIT UM-002 C power amplifier.

ELECTRONICA 3220 mini system - Romania
Components include the ELECTRONICA 3220 35W/ch stereo amplifier, ELECTRONICA analog tuner with 5 presets, ELECTRONICA MT 3220 stereo cassette deck with piano key control.

ORION mini hifi - 1983 Hungary
Components include the ORION ST 1025 digital tuner, ORION SE 1025B (second version with TESLA transistor power output) 20W/ch stereo amplifier, ORION SM 1025 stereo cassette deck with SAN-DUST head. Recommended loudspeakers were the ORION HS9 and HS 280 however the model shown in the picture is a prototype only "designer speaker"

RFT S 3000 mini system - 1983 former East Germany
Components include the RFT SK3000 HIFI soft touch control cassette deck, RFT ST3000 HIFI analog tuner, RFT SV3000 HIFI 13W/ch amplifier, RFT SM3000 HIFI stereo equalizer and the RFT B3010 HIFI 2 way bass reflex loudspeaker. The system was available in silver and black.

UNITRA Mini Line - 1982 Poland
Components include the UNITRA ETIUDA 411 D 2 motor logic controlled stereo cassette deck, UNITRA FAUST 211 D analog tuner, UNITRA FS 015 stereo equalizer, UNITRA TRAWIATA 311D 20W/ch stereo amplifier. The system was also sold under the NICOLA TESLA brand name. The UNITRA WS-510 D was a limited edition 40W/ch amplifier.

TESLA MINISYSTEM 710 A - 1983 former Czechoslovakia
Components include the TESLA T710A analog stereo tuner with 3 presets, TESLA Z710A 10W/ch stereo amplifier, TESLA M710A piano key stereo cassette deck, TESLA AR9206 loudspeakers and TESLA G710 (based on TESLA HC43) turntable.  

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