This is the beautiful LUXMAN R-1040 (1978) stereo receiver.
Luxman elegance, very good looking, genuine wood enclosure – Audiophile device.
LUXMAN it’s well known among audiophiles, sometimes referred to as “Japanese McIntosh”.
Very well built and in terms of design, with a “futuristic” looking… it is one of the more attractive receivers from that era, minimalist faceplate and a yellow backlit display, adds a certain level of charm.
The 40W in 8 ohm that it offers are satisfying. Superb phono stage is great and the FM/AM reception is strong even without an outdoor antenna.
Vintage Luxman components are much sought after for their exceptional build quality and exquisitely balanced sound. The company also produced a design language that was more distinct than that of many of its competitors.
The sound of the R1040 is clean and detailed with a hint of warmth, supremely musical.
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Power output: 40 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)
Frequency response: 10Hz to 50kHz
Total harmonic distortion: 0.03%
Damping factor: 60
Input sensitivity: 2.5mV (MM), 150mV (line)
Signal to noise ratio: 69dB (MM), 89dB (line)
Dimensions: 485 x 353 x 175mm