A look back at a few of the best-looking components in my system from the late 1970s through mid-1980s:
Sansui TU-9900 tuner:
Pioneer CT-F1000 cassette deck:
Crown SX-724 reel-to-reel tape deck:
(Photos from willi_vintage, hifiengine.com, and usaudiomart.com, respectively)
Music room: Cary SLI-80 tube integrated amplifier, McIntosh MA6500 integrated amplifier, Quad 99 preamp, Quad 909 power amp, Acoustic Research AR9 loudspeakers, Yamaha CD-N500 CD player, Teac UD-503 DSD DAC, Phase Linear 8000II linear-tracking turntable.
Theater room: Panasonic 65S60 plasma television; Yamaha RX-A2020 (preamp section); Adcom GFA-5503 and GFA-5400 amplifiers; Polk LSi25, LSiC, and LSiF/X loudspeaker system; Velodyne FSR-18 servo-subwoofer.
Last edited by Alex F.; 01-31-2019 at 05:22 PM.