Sony STR-V2

This Sony STR-V2 is a somewhat unique lower end offering from Sony. Made in Korea it hit the market in 1978 and sold for around $260.00. The STR line included the V1, V2, V3, V4, …

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Sony STR-7065

Produced from 1972-1974 the Sony STR-7065 is a nice looking, aesthetically well balanced, receiver. It’s Direct coupled power amp produces 60 watts per channel. It retailed for about $550.00 and was a direct competitor with …

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Sony STR-7045

This very nice looking Sony STR-7045 was made available around 1973 or 1974. It retailed for $370 which is over $1800.00 in today’s dollars. So, it wasn’t cheap. It puts out 30 watts per channel …

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Sony STR-VX22

This Sony STR-VX22 lacks the distinct look that most people expect to see when it comes to vintage audio but nonetheless it is vintage. Introduced in 1982 at a time when the look of audio …

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Sony STR-GX9ES

I know a lot of vintage audio purists don’t like any of the black face receivers and really only see the silver face stereos as true vintage. But, as the years crawl by, or speed …

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Sony STR-6800 SD

I’ve always liked the vintage Sony receivers. I’m not sure I can state exactly why, but they just have a different look about them while still retaining that classic vintage appeal. The layout of the …

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Sony STR-V3

Sony’s STR-V line was export only from Japan and sold well in Europe. Didn’t sell quite as well in the U.S.  This Sony STR-V3 was made in 1978 and featured 35 watts per channel.  It …

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Sony STR-V5

The Sony STR-V5 is the younger brother of the STR-V6 and top of the line STR-V7.  It was introduced around 1978 and has the classic 70’s Sony styling. I personally really like the Sony style …

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Sony STR-7055

The Sony STR-7055 was made from 1972 until 1976. It has great clean and classic styling and looks especially good with the wood case. It was near top of the line with only the STR-7065 …

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