Stereo Amplifier SA-608

Pioneer Corporation; Tokyo

  • Year
  • 1979/1980
  • Category
  • Audio Amplifier or -mixer
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 211039

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Transistors
  • 23
  • Semiconductors
  • Main principle
  • Audio-Amplification
  • Wave bands
  • - without
  • Details
  • Hi-Fi equipment
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 110; 120; 220; 240 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • - This model requires external speaker(s).
  • Power out
  • 90 W (undistorted)
  • Material
  • Metal case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Stereo Amplifier SA-608 - Pioneer Corporation; Tokyo
  • Shape
  • Book-shelf unit.
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 420 x 150 x 271 mm / 16.5 x 5.9 x 10.7 inch
  • Notes
  • A hi-fi stereo integrated amplifier housed in a metal case with a silver front with continuous power output of 2 x 45 watts into 8 ohms. With a fluorescent power meter display, Function selector switch (Tuner, Phono, Aux), Loudspeaker selector (A, B, A+B), Loudness and Subsonic filter switches, rotary controls for Volume, Bass, Treble and Balance, Tape Monitor switches (1,2), and a jack for headphones. On the back, RCA phono sockets for input Phono, Tuner and Aux and for input/output Tape1 and Tape2, DIN socket for Tape2 Rec/PB, terminals for two pair of loudspeakers and 3 AC outlets, 2 Switched 100 watts max., 1 Unswitched 200 watts max.

    Specification  
    Amplifier Section  
    Continuous Power output: 45 watts per channel into 8Ω
    from 20Hz to 20kHz
    with no more than 0.02% THD 
    45 watts per channel into 4Ω
    from 20Hz to 20kHz
    with no more than 0.03% THD
    lntermodulation Distortion
     8Ω from AUX
    No more than 0.02%
    Output  
     Speaker
     Headphones
    A, B, A+B  4-16Ω
    Low impedance
    Damping Factor (1kHz, 8Ω) 30
    Input (Sensitivity/Impedance)  
     PHONO
     TUNER
     AUX
     TAPE PLAY 1
     TAPE PLAY 2
    2.5mV/47kΩ
    150mV/50kΩ
    150mV/50kΩ
    150mV/50kΩ
    150mV/50kΩ
    Output  
     TAPE REC 1
     TAPE REC 2
    150mV
    150mV
    Frequency Response  
     PHONO (RIAA Equalization)
     TUNER, AUX, TAPE PLAY
    30Hz-15kHz ±0.3dB
    10Hz-50kHz +0dB,-1.5dB
    Hum and Noise
    (IHF, short-circuited, A network)
     
     PHONO
     TUNER, AUX, TAPE PLAY
    78dB
    100dB

    Semiconductors: 7 ICs, 23 Transistors, 17 Diodes

    Versions/Power requirements

    KU USA 120V only
    HE Europe 220V and 240V
    HB UK 220V and 240V
    HP Oceania 220V and 240V
    S/G US Military 110V, 120V, 220V, and 240V (Switchable)
    S General export 110V, 120V, 220V, and 240V (Switchable)

    Power consumption:  160 watts

    Same as the Pioneer SA-6800 Stereo Amplifier which is housed in a wooden case.

  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 7.9 kg / 17 lb 6.4 oz (17.401 lb)
  • Mentioned in
  • - - Manufacturers Literature (1979/80 Pioneer Hi-Fi Stereo catalogue)
  • Literature/Schematics (1)
  • - - Manufacturers Literature (Service Manual Pioneer SA-6800 SA-608 dated May 1979)
  • Author
  • Model page created by Franz Scharner. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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