A receiver is a home audio component integrating an amplifier with a radio, known as a tuner. The first firm to produce a consumer product combining these capabilities was Harmon/Kardon, which shipped its Festival TA230 stereo receiver in 1958. Beginning in the mid-1960s, when stereo LPs began to replace mono vinyl records, the receiver became the powerhouse of the budding audiophile's hi-fi system, which also included a turntable, a pair of speakers, and perhaps a reel-to-reel tape deck. One of the most acclaimed solid-state receivers of the 1960s was the 35-watt Fisher 500-C, introduced in 1964 for a retail price of $369. Marantz, another important manufacturer, released its Model 18 receiver ($595) in 1967.


Best of the Web (“Hall of Fame”)

The Vintage Knob

The Vintage Knob

The Vintage Knob is an extensive resource on all types of audio electronics organized by manufacturer, from Aiwa to… [read review or visit site]



Most watched eBay auctions    

Vintage The Fisher Sa-1000 Stereo Power Amp Tube Clean Excellent Condition !Vintage Fisher 400-cx Stereo Preamplifier Tube Amp Clean Excellent Condition Near Mint Pioneer Sx 850- Led Upgrade- Pro Serviced- 60 Day Waranty- Nice Walnut2 Western Electric 300b Nos Date Code 6639 68392 Altec 1520t Tube Amplifier The Best Sounding Amplifier For Rogers Ls3/5aSansui 9090 Receiver VintageMcintosh Mac 1900 Am/fm Stereo Receiver 55 Watts Per Channel Super!Pioneer Sx-1280 Sx1280 Stereo Radio Receiver Monster Amp Amplifier Will Ship Nr!Marantz Model 19 Stereophonic Receiver In Original Wood CasingVintage Sansui G-8000 Pure Power Dc Stereo Receiver ~ As Is For Parts Or RepairVintage Akai As-980 Quad Stereo Receiver Tuner + Preamp + Amp Amplifier MonsterKenwood Model Eleven Iii ReceiverVintage Sansui Model 1000a Am/fm Tube Stereo Tuner Amplifier ReceiverHarman Kardon 730Mcintosh Mac 4100 Receiver In CabinetPioneer Sx 1080 Stereo ReceiverVintage Marantz 2230 Am/fm Stereo ReceiverFisher 500-c Tube Stereo Receiver 500cMarantz Sterophonic 2275 Receiver In The Factory Box With Nos Wood Case In Box Pioneer Qx-949 Quadraphonic 4 Channel ReceiverVintage Marantz Model 2325 Stereo Receiver - As IsSansui G-8000 Pure Power Dc Stereo Receiver In Excellent Condition G8000Marantz 2230 Vintage 1970's Am/fm Stereo Receiver *works*2 Altec 1569 Tube Amplifier Working With Good El34 TubesMarantz 2238b, 1977-79, 38w Rms Very Clean Inside+out, Full Test, Sounds Great!Vintage Sansui 9090 Receiver Sansui G-22000 Receiver And Amplifier With ManualPioneer Sx-1250 Stereo Receiver " Second Owner"Vintage Mcintosh Mac 1700 Hybrid Receiver (tube/ss) With Wood Case * Nice *Yamaha Cr-1020 Natural Sound Stereo Receiver E/2631Vintage Pioneer Stereo Receiver Sx-1080 For Parts/ Restoration Vintage Marantz Receiver **model - 2325 ** As-is For Parts, No Reserve!!Vintage Pioneer Model Qx-9900 4 Channel Stereo ReceiverVintage The Fisher Mpx-100 Stereo Multiplex Adapter Excellent Condition !Marantz 2275 Vintage Stereo ReceiverSony Str-6120 Tuner Amplifier / Receiver Made In Japan Very Rare !!!Marantz 2215b Phenomenal Walnut Cabinet Sounds Looks Great L@@k! .99 No Reserve!Vintage Pioneer Sx 3900 ReceiverVintage Audio Research Sp-3a-1 Stereo Pre-amplifierSansui G8000 Vintage Stereo RecieverMcintosh Mac 1900 Am/fm Receiver Tuner Solid State Amplifier Parts / Repair70's Marantz 2230 Am/fm Stereo Receiver - Super Clean - Works & Sounds Great !Vintage Pioneer Sx-1250 Stereo Receiver/amplifier Am/fm TunerVintage Pioneer Model Er - 420 Tube ReceiverMarantz 4270 ReceiverMarantz 4220 Receiver Stereo 2+ Quadradial 4 - 1973 - Original Box & ManualsHarman Kardon 930 Twin Power ReceiverVintage Marantz 2230 ReceiverSony Str-v6 Vintage Monster Receiver In Excellent Shape, Incredible Sound!Marantz 2330b Sansui G-8000 Pure Power Dc Stereo Receiver Vintage - As Is For Parts Or RepairVintage Pioneer Stereo Receiver Sx-1080! Radio Works!!Vintage The Fisher 400 Tuner Tune O Matic Receiver Amplifier Am Fm Lights UpRealistic Sta-2100d Am/fm Stereo Receiver 120 Wpc Needs One Channel FixedPioneer Sx 780 Vintage 1970s Am/fm Stereo Receiver Vintage Pioneer Sx-3800 Monster Stereo Receiver & Manual For Repair Or PartsMarantz 2235 Am Fm Stereo Receiver Works Great And Looks Great. Or Money Back !Marantz 2330 Stereo Receiver (rare!!!)Mcintosh Mac 1900 Stereo ReceiverPioneer Sx-780 Am/fm Stereo Receiver Vintage