I am sooo impressed and only 10 bucks

Discussion in 'Tuners' started by djnagle, Jun 24, 2018.

  1. djnagle

    djnagle Lunatic Member

    Messages:
    11,991
    Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    I picked this up of CL for 10 bucks for my garage system and this thing pulls in all the stations i listen to with no antenna. The signal is atrong on all of them and there is no internal antenna....i checked.
     

    Attached Files:

     

    Please register to disable this ad.

  2. tcdriver

    tcdriver AK Subscriber Subscriber

    Messages:
    5,312
    Location:
    Valley of Heart's Delight
    Very cool. :thumbsup:
     
  3. KingBubba

    KingBubba "Too Much Stuff" Subscriber

    Messages:
    9,689
    Location:
    Brooksville, Fl.
    What is the blue handled tool on top? Nice find.
     
  4. djnagle

    djnagle Lunatic Member

    Messages:
    11,991
    Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    It is a Kreg pocket hole drill jig. Here is a vid.

     
    musichal likes this.
  5. turnitdown

    turnitdown Well-worn member Subscriber

    Messages:
    1,870
    Location:
    Tallahassee, FL
    Nice find. I had that tuner in my garage system until it just wouldn't fire up anymore. That's why I love separates. One component gives it up and audio abhors a vacuum..
     
  6. djnagle

    djnagle Lunatic Member

    Messages:
    11,991
    Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    I had it on all day as i organized my garage and am still impressed. For a couple hours i listened to a baseball game on AM and it wad clear and clean.
     

     

    Please register to disable this ad.

  7. blhagstrom

    blhagstrom Mad Scientist, fixer. Subscriber

    Messages:
    12,780
    Location:
    Duvall, Washington
    I get a lot of newer tuners like that.
    They do preform well.
    They fly dirt cheap.
     
    Pio1980 and darkblue94 like this.
  8. arts

    arts Super Member

    Messages:
    3,549
    Location:
    Qc, Canada
    Ya gotta be kidding! I always thought I was either going nuts or giving this tuner far more credit than it deserved.I have the same model,and I use it as my default ''need a signal source for testing'' for long-duration checkouts or diagnosing intermittents.Very sensitive (usually just a couple of feet of wire hanging off of the back) and doesn't sound bad at all.Mine was a curbside find long ago:)

    https://www.radiomuseum.org/r/yamaha_tx_400.html
     
  9. SixCats!

    SixCats! Super Member

    Messages:
    2,467
    Location:
    Maine
    Hi djn,

    Glad to hear you like your Yamaha Tuner. You can't go wrong for ten bucks! I recently have been testing/playing one of my best (least expensive) finds of all time.
    I found a little Sansui T-M70 Digital FM Tuner (made in Japan) at the Goodwill's "buy the pound" store. I found this little Sansui in a PILE/BIN full of all sorts of "Thrift Shop"
    items. This little Sanusi was in near NOS condition and cost me (lol) fifty cents! I ALMOST traded it away as part of a recent "Swap" but decided to keep it. Oooh, I am soooo
    glad I kept this Tuner. I have been A-B'ing this unit (patched into AUX) of two (recently purchased) "Thrift Shop" Receivers, one being a Harman Kardon AVR 20 II and the other
    a Marantz SR-68 Receiver. The little Sansui "blows away" the FM Tuner sections of both the Harman Kardon and Marantz. I was shocked! I can't believe how good this little
    Sansui sounds. Best fifty cents I've ever spent of Audio gear. [​IMG]

    No doubt we will both enjoy our Tuner Scores!

    Regards,
    SixCats!
     
    musichal likes this.
  10. djnagle

    djnagle Lunatic Member

    Messages:
    11,991
    Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    I've been doing the same thing with a Yamaha RX-395 receiver and I like the little tuner better which I didn't expect because they are both the same level Yamaha.
     
  11. reggaenaut

    reggaenaut Addicted Member

    Messages:
    8,110
    Location:
    Brooklyn NY
    Nice Find.
     

     

    Please register to disable this ad.

  12. montrecott

    montrecott Grits, gravy and groove Subscriber

    Messages:
    2,910
    Location:
    Chicago
    Congrats! I have yet to encounter a bad Yamaha tuner.
     
  13. CopperWizard

    CopperWizard Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    788
    Location:
    Eugene, OR
    I use the same model at work. Works great and the push button presets are great.
     

Share This Page