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Hitachi FT-5500 Mk2
Stereo FM/AM Tuner - Boxed


Hitachi FT-5500 Mk2

Stereo FM-AM Tuner - Boxed

This high spec, ‘Made in Japan’ tuner is in full working order and very nice physical condition. Picture 4 was taken while just using a length of speaker cable as an improvised aerial.


• Type: Mono/Stereo Tuner
• Tuning Bands: FM, MW
• Tuning Scale: Digital
• FM Tuning Range: 87.9 to 107.9 MHz
• MW Tuning Range: 530 to 1620 kHz
• Sensitivity: 0.85uV (FM), 18uV (MW)
• Signal to Noise Ratio: 66dB (FM), 56dB (MW)
• Distortion: 0.02% (FM)
• Selectivity: 65dB (FM), 50dB (MW)
• Frequency response: 20Hz to 15kHz (FM)
• Output: 550mV (FM), 165mV (MW)
• Dimensions: 435 x 60 x 290mm
• Weight: 3.3kg
• Year: 1984

This comes with indoor FM aerial and a pair of RCA (Phono) signal cables - which we forgot to include in the pictures.


Payment accepted via PayPal, Bank Transfer, Personal Cheque or cash on collection.

Economical worldwide shipping via UPS or FedEx – Double-boxed, tracked and insured.


Please contact us either by telephone on 01883 340073
or by sending and email to
if you are interested in purchasing this item.


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