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Stereo Tuner TX-8100

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For model Stereo Tuner TX-8100, Pioneer Corporation; Tokyo: auction item_324081063506 seller orphaned_treasures01
Country:  Japan
Manufacturer / Brand:  Pioneer Corporation; Tokyo
Year: 1973/1974 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) Semiconductors present.
Main principle Superheterodyne (common)
Wave bands Broadcast (BC) and FM or UHF.
Details Hi-Fi equipment
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 110; 120; 130; 220; 240 Volt
Loudspeaker - For headphones or amp.
Power out
from Model: Stereo Tuner TX-8100 - Pioneer Corporation; Tokyo
Material Wooden case
Shape Book-shelf unit.
Dimensions (WHD) 430 x 138 x 345 mm / 16.9 x 5.4 x 13.6 inch

A hi-fi AM/FM stereo tuner with an analogue dial housed in a wooden case. With Signal Strength and Tuning meters, Stereo indicator, Rotary Selector switch (AM, FM Auto, FM Mono), switches for MPX Noise Filter and FM Muting, rotary controls for AM and FM Output Levels, built-on adjustable Ferrite Loopstick AM Antenna, terminals for AM and FM antennae and Ground, RCA phono sockets for FM Multipath Output, Fixed and Variable Line Outputs, an unswitched AC Outlet, an FM De-Emphasis switch (50µS/75µS) on the General Export model and a jack for Headphones with volume control.

SemiconductorsFETs 2, ICs 4, Transistors 19, Diodes 9
Circuitry2 MOS FETs, 1 stage FM Amplifier, 4 gang
Variable Capacitor, 6 stage Limiter
Usable Sensitivity (IHF)1.8µV
Capture Ratio (IHF)1dB
Selectivity (IHF)80dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio70dB
Image RejectionMore than 85dB (98MHz)
IF RejectionMore than 100dB (98MHz)
Spurious RejectionMore than 100dB
AM Suppression55dB
Harmonic DistortionMono: Less than 0.2%
Stereo: Less than 0.4%
Frequency Response Stereo20Hz-15kHz +0.2dB,-2.0dB
50Hz-10kHz +0.2dB, -0.5dB
Stereo Separation1kHz more than 40dB
50Hz-10kHz more than 30 dB
Antenna Input300Ω balanced, 75Ω unbalanced
Circuitry1 stage RF Amplifier, 3 gang Variable Capacitor
SensitivityIHF, Ferrite antenna 300µV/m, IHF 15µV
Selectivity (IHF)40dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio50dB
Image RejectionMore than 65dB
IF RejectionMore than 85dB
AntennaBuilt-in Ferrite Loopstick Antenna
Output Level/Impedance 
70mV - 2V/300Ω
150mV (8Ω)

Versions/Power requirements

FWGeneral Export110, 120, 130, 220, 240 V 50/60 Hz with voltage selector
FVZWW. Germany110, 120, 130, 220, 240 V 50/60 Hz with voltage selector
KUWU.S.A.120V 60Hz
KCWCanada120V 60Hz

Power consumption:  27W max.

FM/AM-Stereo-Tuner. Stereo-Rauschfilter, Anschlüsse für Kopfhörer, Senderabstimmung durch 2 Abstimminstrumente.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 7.9 kg / 17 lb 6.4 oz (17.401 lb)
Source of data - - Data from my own collection
Mentioned in -- Original prospect or advert (1973/74 Pioneer Hi-Fi Stereo catalogue)
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Service manual TX-8100)

Model page created by Sandor Selyem-Tóth. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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