While there are lots of reasons to opt for minimal audio equipment, for some people there is an enduring allure for vintage stereo amps and receivers from the hi-fi heydays of the 1970s. The time when audio gear had knobs and dials and VU meters, like the fins and grilles on 1950s cars. We discuss our lust for those baroque audio devices of yore.
- How a Digital Guy Fell in Love with a Vintage Stereo Receiver
- Braun Regie 550 CEV550 Dieter Rams Design
- Flickr stream of vintage hi-fi gear
- Quadraphonic sound (Wikipedia)
- Onkyo RN855
- Yamaha AS-801
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