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1967 SANSUI 400 RECEIVER (not 4000)
**NOW SOLD**

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1967 SANSUI 400 RECEIVER

IN NICE VISUAL & GREAT WORKING CONDITION.

20W. SERVICED & RECAPPED WITH UPGRADES


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Nice Early Sansui 400 Receiver from 1967. Not to be confused with the 1969 Sansui 4000. In the similar style to the mighty 1966-68 Sansui 3000(A) if a smaller sized amp.

A more Midprice Sansui but still with the same great sound the Sansui 3000A has, we had both at the same time to compare. the 400 is a 20w amp if plays loud & clear with a Crisp detailed Sound & for our Upgrades it has a Decent Bass too.

We've upgraded this more for having the 1965 Sansui TR-707A that sounds awesome. This does too, it's still a 20w amp & power isn't going to Rock the House, but the quality of sound for the price is very high. Price is trivial for how it sounds but the Market dictates a price that's got a Sound you'll not hear in amps at any much higher price new. But having the 707A & the 1966 Sansui 3000, got to let one go as it's finished. Best amp buy if the looks & minus a metal control knob cap hide the real sound. Unlikely you'll hear a Better Amp & one we upgraded more for our interest, the work into it exceeds the sell price...

This Amp was Built into a Cabinet where it stayed until recently & the high grade of the amp shows. Just missing one of the Knob End Caps as the selector needs more force to turn, to have 5 of 6 is unusual if you look online. The Gold End caps matches the Gold Print on the Tuner Glass. The lid is black with grey & silver specs, as made.

Tuner works on FM picking up Stereo with ease, the meter lights with a signal if no other Stereo light in the design. MW works. MM Phono works fine. Rewired with 3 core mains cable. Switches are for A/B speakers, High (Noise) Filter, Mono-Stereo, Tape & Loudness. Put LED bulbs for the Tuner Glass, these are White light not Blue as the camera decides they are.

We've Recapped & Upgraded this putting a 22000µf Main Capacitor & rebuilding certain stages to give it more of the 3000A quality. New low-level transistors to avoid hiss if the other Power Amp Transistors are all the Originals including the outputs. One we'd keep for how interesting it is, if we collected. We've since redone the main Tone-Pre-Power board with New Resistors & Upgraded the Transistors to All Silicon on the Driver Stages just to see how good it can be.

For Speakers, the Gold Blocks will fit the Screw Connectors, one screw was missing if we found one to fit the non-standard thread. To use the Gold Blocks with Plastic Cased Speaker Plugs, the Metal ones will be too close. The 5 Input sockets use a more Conical Phono Socket than later amps do. These do not suit modern cables which don't open enough to fit, but you can find some cables like the 4 ground prongs as pictured, the picture for illustration only, cable not included. Be aware a Modern cable just about fits on the end & probably won't contact correctly.

Great Sounding Stylish Amp, 20w on early amps is a lot louder sounding than amps past 1975. 20w on good speakers will be enough volume for most people's needs. The sound quality here is a rarity, if Sound Quality matters, this is the amp for you & we'bve used it on TV sound for several weeks.

A medium sized amp 418mm wide x 143mm high x 323mm deep if 366mm Max Depth inc fittings.

THE AMP ITSELF WEIGHS ABOUT 9.6KG


THIS AMPLIFIER HAS BEEN FULLY SERVICED, CLEANED, CHECKED VISUALLY BY TAKING APART, RUN IN FOR HOURS AS WELL AS USED BY US!

WHY PAY EXTRA FOR A SERVICED AMPLIFIER WHEN OTHERS ARE CHEAPER?

All amplifiers & receivers we sell as "SERVICED" means they have always been CLEANED, CHECKED, FULLY TESTED, FULLY ADJUSTED, USED FOR MANY HOURS and are offered as good reliable amps ready for you to use. We've sold over 100 Amplifiers & Receivers now & buyers are clearly pleased with the item they get! A Serviced Amplifier is a Reliable Amplifier & will have had any problems dealt with before we sell it. Our checking is way beyond a basic PAT test, each amp is taken apart & examined. We are Qualified Electronics Engineers with over 20 years experience of Amplifiers. All amps over 20 years old need servicing as parts need attention to work properly or faults, failures, damage, noisy operation and unreliability may be present. Any faults we can repair & our work is of a very high quality. On each listing we put at least 12 large clear photos of all aspects of the item including the insides.


This is a Vintage Electrical item. No Warranty or Guarantee is offered or implied but be assured we have Serviced & Tested it to a very high standard before sale.

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