Here is a very rare opportunity to own this McIntosh MR71 all valve tuner. This model MR71 was manufactured in 1965 and it still ranks among the highest-rated FM tuners of all time. It is in excellent condition and has been serviced and set up for UK and EU working. It comes with a wooden sleeve (not shown) a step down transformer, an aerial lead and 3 months warranty.
Here is the description from the 1965 Lafayette Radio Electronics catalogue:
NEW DELUXE MODEL MR-71 FM STEREOPHONIC TUNER
All-Electronic Automatic Stereo-Mono Switching. FM Multipath Reception Indicator. Magnificently engineered by McIntosh to bring you outstanding of FM monophonic and FM multiplex stereophonic broadcasts. Features new improved tuner circuits: A new computer designed filter reduces noise from stations broadcasting subcarrier music sources; automatic all-electronic stereo-mono switching that is clickless; stereo light activated by 19KC carrier only. Two D’Arsonval signal strength and tuning meters of high sensitivity which do not need zero adjustment; multipath indicator to eliminate multipath distortion; double tuned input circuits before Nuvistor R.F. amplifier; 5 I.F. stages. Also has “Panloc” system for ease of custom installation.
Sensitivity: better than 2.5 microvolts
Response: +/- 0.5 db 20 cps 20KC.
Capture ratio: 1.5 db
Hum: better than 70 db below 100% modulation
Separation: better than 30 db
Distortion: less than 0.5% at 100% modulation
Anodized Silver and black panel.
Size: 16″(w) x 13″ (d) x 5 7/16″ (h).
Shipping weight 37 lbs.
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