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Pioneer TX-850 Mk2
AM/FM Tuner


Pioneer TX-8500 Mk2

FM/AM Tuner

Designed and manufactured during the 70’s & early 80’s - when Pioneer separates were ‘Made in Japan’ and built without compromise. This fabulous tuner is in full & perfect working order. Picture 5 was taken while just using a short length of speaker wire as an improvised aerial.

Physical condition is very nice indeed (see close-up pictures).


• Type: Mono/Stereo Tuner
• Tuning Bands: FM, MW
• Tuning Scale: Analogue
• Sensitivity: 1.8uV (FM), 300uV (MW)
• Signal to Noise Ratio: 75dB (FM), 50dB (MW)
• Distortion: 0.8% (FM)
• Selectivity: 80dB (FM), 30dB (MW)
• Frequency response: 20Hz to 15kHz (FM)
• Output: 650mV (FM), 200mV (MW)
• Dimensions: 420 x 150 x 395mm
• Weight: 8.1kg

Click here for information & specifications from the excellent website.

This comes with original user manual, mains cable and indoor FM aerial

The last picture is from the 1978 Hi-Fi Year Book.

£125 (GBP)

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

Economical worldwide shipping via UPS or FedEx - Expertly packed, tracked and insured.


Please contact us either by telephone on 01883 340073
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if you are interested in purchasing this item.


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