I started collecting Pioneer stereo components about two years ago and found my SX-980 at an estate sale last summer. Another fully restored SX-980 sold for $560.00. The SX-980 sold for $650 when new, and I've probably got about $500 into mine. It was fully working and in great condition when we put it in our storage room probably 30 years ago. part: CS-C9000 prices Specifications CS-C9000 : brand: PIONEER I've had several pair of the 601's pass through my hands over the years that I sell immediately, because I own a pair of L100 Centuries that (I believe) create the best sound in the world. Post by pjburkina » 29 Apr 2016 22:18 Hello Everyone, Wanted to get some advice from you all about a potential purchase. Email: fisch7189@gmail.com. Ben Tice Philips fb 815. I'm 59 years old and was heavy into steros while stationed overseas in the mid '70s. They don't make them like this any more because they CAN'T! Just respond to this post or email me at zx1truth at gmail.com. I've had people mention the protection circuity kicking in at high volumes. Very good condition, although I don’t have all the equipment to test all the options. Email me if interested. Don't go punking it out with LEDs like some jackass I saw on ebay. Model: CS-R500 - Pioneer Corporation; Tokyo: Material: Wooden case : Dimensions (WHD) 350 x 610 x 306 mm / 13.8 x 24 x 12 inch : Notes: 3-Weg-HiFi-Bassreflex Regal- oder Standbox mit 60 Watt an 8 Ohm. Nice clean sound, very efficient. I have a pioneer sx-980 receiver for sale. Just respond to this post or email me at zx1truth at gmail.com. Enclosure Type: 3 way bass reflex: Power Handling (RMS): 150 Watts: Nominal Impedance: This receiver is truly vintage and the sound is as good as it was in the 1970s. Aesthetically these receivers are extremely nice to look at. Add a basket-weave grille to match your … Kindest Regards, Nope, this unit is absolutly perfect! Several years ago, I lost a channel. This Pioneer SX-880 is a classic example of that generation of Pioneer receivers and was the last of the 800 series. Just do me a favor if you get one. Using the Pioneer CS-777 about 20 years and still they sound like new ones and no problems to woofers foam edges. I have a very little used, like new, original parts pristine condition SX980 that I am looking to sell. Pioneer CS-A700 speaker was typical of mid-1970s Japanese speaker designs: huge air suspension woofer that barely fits the cabinet, cone midrange, horn tweeter, and level controls for midrange and treble. I have heard people use the term "warm" sound, but that is a term more accurately used for Marantz or Macintosh receivers and amplifiers. Next morning, fresh and early, I had her take me. It plays loud and clear with 80 wpc of pure delightful sound. I still have a pristine SX980 receiver that is beautiful and in great working order. clean and all working. The reviews will also serve as a complete list of pioneer speakers so, kindly read through and come across all the speakers. The only weakness to consider is that Ken Bernacky at Stereo Surgeons pointed out that the 80 series receivers use a very specific internal component on their circuit board. Bestückung: TT 250mm, MT 120mm Cone, HT Horn. Pioneer CS-980 - Images, details, specifications and reviews. I bought Pioneer CS-99a speakers in mint condition along with Samsung 7070 receiver 3 months ago. I still have a excellent SX980 receiver that is beautiful and in great working order.$500 plus shipping if interested. Overall pleased with sound and very pleased with looks. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS. Back to the shop, where they installed the missing bridges for the preamp (yes, you can easily up the power on this bad boy). Lots of power, especially if driving large efficient speakers. Here is my review of two items I got a hold of lately.Pioneer CS-63DX speakers and a Realistic SA-155 amplifier.What is the verdict? Your email address will not be published. I was informed it would take a "lightening bolt" hitting the receiver to get to this chip, so no need to let this be an issue. Gerald. Anyone that has studied these two side by side and internally could tell you that. Schalldruck 91 dB. have dragged it around the world for over 30 years (has taken quite a beating). This website is not affiliated with or sponsored by Pioneer. We also have a pioneer pl-518 turntable. The outer sections were almost MINT. I’m the second owner. I have an sx850 I bought in the mid seventies. Full Forum Listing. Take the plunge! Build quality, sound, functionality, cosmetics. However, you will need to purchase speakers and an amplifier for a complete sound system. The SX-980 was introduced in 1978 and manufactured through 1979, the last year for the 900 series in Pioneer's line of receivers. Upon opening up the piece, there were HUGE collections of dust throughout the piece, and light bulbs were all hot-glued to the ceramic light bar. Gallery. They were no match for our Pioneer HPM-150 speakers, but neither are our CS-99As. Forum. You can see them when you lift the cover off. I almost forgot my loyalties.. You can call me at 414-477-1902 thank you. Great sounding speakers, clear rich mids and highs, tight bass, and sensitivity. The SX-980 is basically a slightly restyled SX-950. After much research, this Spring I dropped my receiver off at Stereo Surgeons in Hartford, CT, and Ken restored the receiver to it's original glory, including replacing the mangled mute switch and light bar. Still not back. roadbikereview.com | That couldn’t be further from the truth as they are absolutely nothing alike either physically or electronically. It weighs about 41 pounds and measures 21  11/16  X  6  5/16  X  17  5/16 inches. I'll try to make this short. Quick links. I paid close to $300 for the restoration, but it's the ONLY way to ensure your piece is functioning properly. Hi Michael….I have a excellent SX980 receiver that is beautiful and in great working order.$500 plus shipping if interested. Makes my vintage Sansui speakers sparkle. Whoops, here's a fixed link CS-3070 120W 3-Way Bookshelf Speakers - Pioneer Speakers They cost £110-£160 from most places, but there's a reputable place shifting new units for £90. Exellent sound. Build quality, sound, cosmetics, functionality. While the sound difference between the 980 and 950 may not be very noticeable to most listeners the build quality of the two units is different. As with all vintage, it has to be delicately handled. Pioneer PL-990 Turntable Review. Mid 80's Pioneer CS-905. Got it hope, hooked it up...and nothing. I asked him how it was coming and he returned it to me the next day. I have a SX 980 I’m looking at selling. rstantonus@yahoo.com. And if they were decent, would my 90w amp be okay for them? Reviews. I opened the inside and the build quality was excellent. I have owned 7 sets of these, and every set had FB's. The tuner is amazing, and the sound is superb. Will pick up so no need to ship. If you find one, you are not just the owner, you become the caretaker for future generations. Pioneer SX 980 - worth it? He also said that long after I'm buried six feet under, my receiver will still be glowing brightly, so if you are interested in one of these great Pioneer receviers, don't hesitate to pick one up and have it properly serviced for decades of trouble-free pleasure! We test every product as a team in our bespoke listening rooms – find out more about how we test on our About Us page. Frequenzweiche Übergänge bei 650/6000Hz. Or does the switch mean you are setting the tone for only one of the two frequencies and the other goes back to neutral? Tastes: 60's rock, blues, jazz. Does one set the tone for each of the two settings. Clear, zippy and open, the U-05 is a fun listen. We felt the CS-901 speaker sound was comparable to our CS-99As, but we didn't push the CS-99A volume nearly as high as the CS-901. Weighs 41 lbs. Its naturally pacy rhythm and precisely drawn edges give songs an upbeat vibe that’s immediately appealing. Email me if interest at Pbakker@CDIRAD.com Will be listing on multiple sites soon. Both the 80 series and 50 series receivers are amazing, and either choice would be a good one. To clarify my earlier review: BOTH the 80s series and 50s series Pioneer receivers contain the irreplaceable FM circuitry chip. I called the owner, and he got me the correct volume knob and the correct mute lever switch and knocked $100 off the price. The killer analog parts simply aren't available. Pioneer reviews & products With more than 40 years’ independent reviewing experience you can trust our recommendations and buy with confidence. The Pioneer PL-990 is a good choice with proven features and is a great record player under $200. Here is the spec sheet for the SX-980: The SX-980 features separate bass and treble controls with turnover switches from 200hz and 400hz bass, 5k and 25k treble, tone on/off, filter switches for 15hz and 8khz, FM muting, two tape in/outputs, duplicate switch, two phono inputs and one aux input, phono two selector is also the mic selector, mode stereo and mono, loudness on/off, mic input and muting switch, both signal and tuning meters, as well as both right and left channel output meters which display wattage. Jump to Latest Follow ... TVs, projectors, screens, receivers, speakers, projects, DIY’s, product reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more! 1973. The consensus is that Pioneer’s 50 series receivers are built better than the 80 series. Brand: PIONEER, model : CS-C9000, Modified Item: No, RMS Power: 150W, Type: Full-Range Speaker(s), Speaker Size: 31 14.5 13. Review (mpn: CS-C9000 for sale) CS-C9000 PIONEER Home Stereo Speakers 150 Watt 3 Way. Great condition. I'll have a look at those other speakers you recommended though : ) Sometimes goes into protection mode a little past half volumne. Vintage PIONEER SX-980 Stereo Receiver. List of pioneer speakers, user reviews, editorial reviews, pioneer speakers deals, used pioneer speakers and more - audioreview.com Drove them with a Sansui brought back from Japan in '69 for many years, then a Pioneer and finally an Onkyo. I picked it up for $50.00 thinking that I had some work to do. Classical music and Jazz sounded simply perfect. I replaced 3 light bulbs and blew out the dust with a compressor and it works perfectly. Contact me at kkelser@aol.com. This Pioneer SX-980 totally blew my mind! I plan keeping this receiver FOREVER. Wide soundstage, detail and clarity. The Pioneer SX-980 is an AM/FM stereo receiver with constant current loaded 2-stage differential amplifier, and direct coupled 2-stage Darlington single push-pull DC configuration power amplifier. All are clean and in full working condition. In addition, one of the wooden corner supports for the cover had fallen off and was laying on top of the circuits. The SX-980 retailed for about $600 – $650. As long as they are not spam they will show eventually. He was very cooperative, but still I was less than impressed. Hi Joey……email me your contact information at glenn at pacificpaper.com, I have one of these as well looks great sounds great does have small chip in bottom corner of wood and small scratch in chrome on top not deep but still there everything thing else lights and all work fine asking 500 best +shipping. I reside in Michigan and would prefer a local pick up, but would also consider shipping if there is interest. Any chance you still have the SX 980. While the sound difference between the 980 and 950 may not be very noticeable to most listeners the build quality of the two units is different. Mine NEVER does this - probably because mine is fully restored and up to spec. Tuner: Tuning range FM: 88 to 108 Mhz Only a few short years later, digital circuits became fashionable and gear like this vanished. Those speakers are considered to be the "most brilliant speakers Pioneer ever made" along with HPM-100 speakers. To clarify my prior review: The Pioneer 80 Series AND the 50 Series receivers both contain the irreplaceable chip in the FM circuitry. Please only respond via email at wrush265@gmail.com. I just wanted to point out that small caution. It looks like a million dollars. I wouldn't even consider that an issue at all. Dalvir Kiranjay 18,949 views As a comparison the SX-950 was rated at 85 WPC. Hi Looking for a Pioneer SX980 for a reasonable price in New York Sate. In fact, the unit shown here sold for $590. Powerful and lots of tone functions. FAQ ... rene-b Posts: 3 Joined: 01 Nov 2013 02:51. Audiomod. I am not a technician, so it was just cosmetic cleaning. Adjusted for inflation, would be $2000 new ($650 originally). PIONEER SPEAKERS PIONEER CS-979 FULL RANGE SPEAKER SYSTEM RETRO PIONEER SPEAKERS FIRST LAUNCHED 1982 - Duration: 3:00. Frequenzumfang 35-20000 Hz. This reciever looked as if it was brand new, like, I'm back in the '70s man! | audioreview.com. Explore Our Forums. A working unit in decent condition sells for about $200-$300 while a fully functional unit is really nice condition will sell for over $500 pretty consistently. does anyone know how the bass turnover switch works. Pioneer SX 980 Receiver (1978-1979) Service Manual Owners Manual. I honestly can't wait to get home this evening so that I can spend a little more time with it, prior to posting for sale. Puts out a clean bright sound. Choose your receiver, make an offer. I will never "upgrade.". A lot of digital equipment she captured, but I kept catching corners of this receiver in photos. We have just cleaned out the room and decided to sell it. I walked the entire sale and never noticed the reciever on a card table in the middle of the garage. I stated in my prior review that it was only the 80s series but that is incorrect. A person was selling a Pioneer SX 980 (Vintage from the 1970s) for $25.00. I listen to it daily over my SX-780 and Kenwood system. I'm holding out for a Sansui Pure Power G series receiver. I’m clearing my Pioneer collection. I will periodically buy a new system, but usually within 3 months, the new box will be out in the garage, and the 980, back in the house. It’s in incredible shape. Works, all original. Hands down, the best sounding amp I have heard. My latest acquisition, a Pair of Pioneer CS-R300 from 1975 in excellent shape for their 41 years of age but 1 horn tweeter produces no sound Are these worth getting repaired ? I have an original owner SX-980, all original parts and in full working condition. Upon receiving the SX-980, it had a volume knob from something other than Pioneer, the mute lever was from a lower model Pioneer and the "fork" that the lever slides over had been filed down to fit the smaller and wrong color lever. I have a SX-680, SX-780, SX-880 and SX-980. The vintage stuff is still the best!!!!!!!!!! To update the map database, visit Naviextras’ website to download the Naviextras Toolbox. It premiered around 1978 and retailed for about $425 at the time. If you are considering the purchase of one of these wonderful units, then go for it, but understand to truly get the most out of these components and operate them safely, leave room in your budget to have the unit checked by a trained technician. On a day when I was casually looking through Yard Sale items, I chanced to see this unbelieveable bargain. The sound eminating from this component is perfect. I turned around and there she was with a ray of light shining on her from heaven above (actually fron a spot light in the garage.) Still have my excellent SX980 receiver Tony… but I am in California. price paid $600.00, purchased from post exchange while stationed in Korea bought this to replace a 1010 that was stolen from my barracks room. Interested? Bought these in 1973 at a stereo store in Tallahassee, FL. His boss came in while he was repairing it and wanted to know if I wanted to sell it. An excellent vintage receiver Pioneer from the years 1978. I purchased it from a vintage audio store (I won't mention the name) and was assured the piece was in excellent shape and had been "gone over" by the owner who used to be a Pioneer technician. Forum. Money WELL spent! Did fine with all of them. Email me if interested. Joined: 24 Apr 2016 23:47. I personally own an SX-950 and love the look as well as the sound. If so if you wouldn’t mind maybe some how we could get it together to talk after you say it’s for sale. It is truly a work of art. Once they fail, there is NO replacement for them. do NOT use this component and replacement parts are available. The Pioneers actually produce a very neutral, clean, uncolored sound superior to the Marantz equipment. They have the word "Pioneer" printed right on them, and are about the side of a fingernail and rectangular in shape. I came up listening to "real" equipment. Having said that, I would exclude a few categories from my “I would just as soon forget” list….. As I was leaving my wife asked what I thought of the reciever in the garage. This receiver creates some of the warmest and completely overtaking music reproduction, I have ever heard, without tubes. I have an SX-980 if anybody’s interested I’m asking $565 plus shipping. The trumpets blare with just enough bite to reel you in, but there’s never a harsh moment. Price paid - $15 from Thrift Store. I purchased a new light bar, light assembly and mute switch and cleaned the unit thoroughly. All Rights Reserved. Pioneer CS 99a. Pioneer SX 980 | A vintage Stereo Receiver Pioneer SX 980, on vintageshifi.com. Over the years and with technological advancements, Pioneer Electronics Corporation has been manufacturing and adding new speaker models and series’. I have one and I want to sell. Here is another late 1970’s classic receiver. It’s the Pioneer SX-980 and was produced from 1978 to 1979 and was the last of the 900 series receivers from Pioneer. 0 out of 5 ( Все още няма отзиви. ) They embody the vintage receiver look of the late 70’s. I purchased my Pioneer SX980 used and reconditioned from a stereo component shop about 26 years ago in Chicago. Hi, I’m currently in the market for one of these Pioneer tuner amps. Type: 3 way, 3 driver loudspeaker system. I won't hook it up to my L100's because I don't want to fall in love. I bought a pair of these for my shop at a yard sale and hooked them up to my SX-980 receiver. I am writing to you hoping that you may be able to point me in the direction of a good one at a good price. No need to repost. Pioneer CS-88 Loudspeakers circa 1972 Being a child of the 70’s, I can say that there are a lot of things I do not miss from that decade. I am running a pair of Decware RL-1.5 radial speakers and a Denon 2900 player, and I am thrilled with the sound. As a comparison the SX-950 was rated at 85 WPC. Looks as good inside as out. Speakers have been well kept and are in very good condition see pictures. Works well! I’m original owner. Basically, this thing was a cosmetic semi-disaster and clearly had not been "gone over." $500 plus shipping if interested. About the only thing they have in common is the name “Pioneer”, and SX-9.. Im looking for a great condition fully working sx980 or sx1050 capped or uncapped. I am in MN and would prefer not ship if possible. Pat. I disagree with your assertion that the 980 is basically a “slightly restyled” 950. The SX-980 is rated at 80 watts per channel into 8 ohms. I just bought an sx-838. I cleaned the front and the back carefully and the receiver looked MINT. Not sure of the reason exactly. (1 review) Specifications. The 3 pound weight behind the tuning knob says it all. Other Web Sites in the ConsumerReview Network: mtbr.com | I now live in California and still have the same amp. Pioneer AM/FM stereo receiver model SX-980. Reviewed Oct 26th, 2020 by . Yep, it was a God-send alright...nothing can beat vintage equiment, but thats my ears talking. Customers who purchase Pioneer AVIC-F980DAB from an authorised Pioneer dealer, are eligible to update to the latest available map database free of charge during the first 45 days of operation (from the unit’s first receipt of an active GPS signal). As for the SX-950, contrary to popular opinion, we actually preferred the sound of our SX-980 by a thin margin. I did not want to use E-Bay. Could be a perfect match for a tube amplifier setup. Hi my name is Gary I may be interested in your Pioneer SX 980. Just respond to this post or email me at zx1truth at gmail.com. I purchased my Pioneer SX-980 in 2005 for $350 and have used it for two years. The analog dial for radio has to be turned carefully or the string that handles the movement may break. This was built to be the BEST and it IS. (C) Copyright 1996-2018. Public Service Broadcasting’s Gagarinsounds snappy and fast flowing – just what the funky tune needs. It just is one fine looking receiver. Pioneer Prologue 50. Anyone who takes a 25-year old receiver and simply plugs it in, is running the risk of damaging the unit and is not getting the full sonic benefits of it. I don’t have the org box. 11-15-2020. Post by rene-b » 26 Dec 2013 21:43 Why do some 99a speakers have FB cones, and some others do not? Mine is mint. Also, there was a chunk of wood missing from one of the corner pieces of wood. Gawd, what a great time for equipment and music, huh?! Comments are manually moderated and may not show up immediately after posting. I have my original SX-780 and C-77 speakers from the '70s. You will never regret it. These are made for incandescent shine. The consensus is that Pioneer’s 50 series receivers are built better than the 80 series. These are Pioneer Speakers Reviews.Well, th is speaker brand has been in existence for almost 8 decades now. Pioneer SX 403 RDS Pioneer SX-980 Pioneer SG-9800 Pioneer SR-60 Pioneer TX-D 1000 Pioneer XC-F10: Pioneer CS-05 Pioneer CS-22 Pioneer LA 100 Pioneer QA-800 Pioneer QA-800A Pioneer QX-646 Pioneer QX-8000 Pioneer RT1020 Pioneer SA-5800 Pioneer SA-6500II Pioneer SA-7800 Pioneer SA-8800 So if you can live without the power meters, the 50 series receivers (950, 1050, etc.) february 1972. Reviews. 600 straight up. After the Pioneer PL-990 test, you will notice the ease of use as a … I just bought a pair of Klipsch Heresy loudspeakers at an estate sale. There is a repair sticker from the 70s on it. I ended up coming home with this CHERRY SX-980 and a set of near mint Bose 601 series III's for less than $400. Would like to have it restored, anyone know of company or person who would do this and do it right? FAQ. I can send pictures if you are interested. will send a pile of pick if interested and will tell you the tape a/b pot needs to be cleaned as you can loose a side after a long time listening. If you love pure analog gear, this was the zenith of analog technology. Hello, I have a working Pioneer SX-980 that I have owned for over 30 years. The only saving grace was that all the lamps worked correctly, and the unit functioned perfectly (for a 25-year old piece). A few weeks passed. A neighbor, who worked as a tech in a stereo store in town, offered to repair it for me at his shop during his lunch hour. KEEP IT STOCK! Pioneer cs 980 . I’m Ben Tice from Savannah, Tennessee and you say you have one on mint shape, but are you selling it because it doesn’t say so I thought I’d ask first. Tools. The good news is that these chips are virtually "bulletproof" and are totally isolated from the other circuitry of the receiver. Pioneer CS-R700 Pioneer CS-R70. audioreview.com and the ConsumerReview Network are business units of Invenda Corporation. They are very respectable speakers and produce a pleasing spectrum of sound. Tools. Still, that’s not a bad price for a great receiver that looks good and performs exceptionally well. Excellent build quality, beautiful design, great sound, top-notch FM tuner. List of pioneer floorstanding speakers, user reviews, editorial reviews, pioneer floorstanding speakers deals, used pioneer floorstanding speakers - audioreview.com These receivers, including the SX-950, are great values and can be purchased for a reasonable amount. Had the power meters at 80 watts output at half volumne with one combo setup. The coupling was perfect and sound was electrifying. Nice sound. Turn it up halfway without earplugs at your own risk! He sheepishly admitted he had taken it home and tested it there for awhile. All that accomplishes is embedding most of the dust further into the components. Receivers, Amps, and Processors LCD Flat Panel Displays … With a nice restored wood cabinet they are hard to beat and will catch the eye of even non-audio enthusiasts. Worked great with all of them. 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