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Pioneer SM-G205 Receiver - Tube

Discussion in 'Pioneer Audio' started by jonboy55, Jul 16, 2017.

  1. jonboy55

    jonboy55 Well-Known Member

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    Just picked up this Pioneer SM-G205 tube receiver.

    I can't believe it has 19 tubes!

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  2. redk9258

    redk9258 Well-Known Member

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    Looks pretty old. Does it work?
     
  3. jonboy55

    jonboy55 Well-Known Member

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    Haven't powered it up yet. Made in 1963.
     
  4. lokerola

    lokerola Member

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    THE TUBES! Seriously though - would love to hear how it sounds.
     
  5. larryderouin

    larryderouin Do I get Food, Med's, or more gear this Month? Subscriber

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    Spec's say about 16W per channel. Probably IHF rating considering it's age. But the ECL-86 (6GW8) is supposedly good for 9W per tube maxx'ed out. Say about 6.5-7 watts reasonably run, or about 13-14W per channel @ 1kHz into 16ohms. Schematic is available @ HIFI ENGINE.
     

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