How a Digital Guy Fell in Love with a Vintage Stereo Receiver

To enjoy music like an audiophile, light up your living room with 1970s hardware

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My Sansui 9090

Vintage what?

The Looks

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Wood, aluminium and lights...
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Check those knobs!
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I love beautiful wood.

Why is this such a great receiver? Even after 40 years?

The sound

Recap

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The guts of my Sansui 9090 after service & recap.
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The power transformer really does contribute to this heavy weight champion.

The sound after recap

Digital?

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This 40-year-old pal is now going digital.

Get your own

Price

More pics?

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Philips MBLE Tube Amp, found on eBay

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Jeroen Paco Heydendael

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Strategy @DeptAgency & @StudioDumbar •  Keynote • Saab • Tomos 4L • Sansui 9090 • Ambidexter

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Medium’s Premier Music Publication: An ear for the new, a heart for the classics

Jeroen Paco Heydendael

Written by

Strategy @DeptAgency & @StudioDumbar •  Keynote • Saab • Tomos 4L • Sansui 9090 • Ambidexter

Cuepoint

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Medium’s Premier Music Publication: An ear for the new, a heart for the classics

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