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External image. I spent a lot of time blasting rock and roll records through that system and surprisingly, my parents were pretty tolerant about it. Eventually, life happens.
There are many advantages to buying vintage components when building a home audio system. Vintage stereo equipment is often cheaper, as there is a limited market for it and most components were originally designed as budget-friendly models. Older components are also often aesthetically and structurally better than their modern counterparts; the metal and wood used in vintage stereo components generally outlast modern plastics and look better.
TIC's panel of experts including audiophiles, FM DXers, engineers and tuner collectors and an elite team of trusted contributors have personally used and reviewed hundreds of different FM tuners. We're also requesting input from readers on about tuners listed in the On-Deck Circlesome of which will be added to the review pages once first-hand information is obtained and as our Editor's time permits. We focus on tuners, rather than receivers, because a very few receivers come close to matching the performance of that manufacturer's top tuners, and b we stick to what we know best.
If you already know why you want to buy a vintage stereo consolenow you have to decide how to choose a vintage stereo console. There are many options that might be important for you. Choose wisely!