Pioneer SA 506 Stereo Amplifier. Completely revitalized.
In 1937 Nozomu Matsumoto created the first magnetoelectric speaker in Japan, and a year later, he registered in Tokyo the company with the name Fukuin Shokai Denki Seisakusho. In 1961, the company’s name was changed to Pioneer Electronic Corporation. However, the breakthrough came in 1962, when the company entered the Tokyo Stock Exchange and created the world’s first stereo system with speakers in separate housings. Four years later, Pioneer opened branches in the USA and in Europe.
In 1978, the company created one of the best-known and most powerful receivers in its history SX-1980. Pioneer can also be proud of great successes in the world of auto-moto, as it introduced in 1975 the world’s first automotive stereo subassembly, then in 1984 a CD player and GPS navigation in 1990. The company also played a major role in the development of DVDs, plasma TVs and Organic LED display technologies (OLED). The company is currently a part of Pioneer & Onkyo Corporation.
SA series is a line of amplifiers characterized by beautiful, warm and juicy sound and high quality finish. Especially noteworthy are the minimalistic front panels made of brushed aluminum. The SA 506 model is also enhanced by stereo, power swing indicators illuminated by a warm yellow color.
The case has been completely revitalized, potentiometers are in perfect condition. The metal elements of the case were sandblasted and powder coated, fired at high temperature. The new side boards are made of oak wood make it look elegant. The front panel is made of aluminium. The scale is beautifully highlighted, the device does not require reprogramming. Collector’s model.
– power : 2 x 25W przy 8Ohm, stereo
– band width – 20Hz – 40kHz
– total harmonic distortion: 0.08%
– input sensitivity: 2.5mV (MM), 150mV (line)
– signal to noise ratio: 76dB (MM), 92dB (line)
– weight: 6 kg
– dimensions: 45cm x 15cm x 26cm (szer. x wys. x gł.)
– produced in 1978-79
– produced in Japan