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(source: Electronics World, Dec. 1963)
ANOTHER REASON WHY HEATHKIT LEADS IN TRANSISTOR STEREO
SOLID-STATE STEREO TUNER-AMPLIFIER by HeathKit
FIRST IN KIT FORM!
ALL-TRANSISTOR AM-FM & FM STEREO TUNER PLUS ALL-TRANSISTOR 40-WATT STEREO AMPLIFIER-ALL IN ONE SMART WALNUT CABINET FOR JUST $195.00
NEW! AR-13 STEREO RECEIVER ... only $195.00
Now in time for Christmas giving, Christmas listening! Two 20-watt power amplifiers...two separate preamplifiers ... plus wide-band AM, FM, and FM Stereo...all beautifully housed in this one, compact Heathkit All-Transistor Stereo Receiver. For Heathkit this means another first! For you it means experiencing the uncompromising realism of "transistor sound" in a handsomely styled receiver that won't overheat ... just the coolest, fastest, most "hum-free" operation possible! Just the purest, most "solid sound" possible! This is the why of transistor stereo. This is why you should move up to the new AR-13 Receiver. And the traditional Heathkit economy makes this advanced performer easy to own ... just $195.00
All the electronics you need for a complete music system are "Heath-Engineered" into this handsome unit... just add two speakers and a phonograph or tape recorder! And there's plenty of advanced features to match the advanced performance of the AR-13. You'll like the way this unit automatically switches to stereo, thus eliminating any manual operation.
In addition the automatic stereo indicator light silently signals when stereo is being received. For versatility there's three stereo inputs (mag. phono and two auxiliary) plus two filtered tape recorder outputs for direct "off-the-air" beat free stereo recording. Dual-tandem controls provide simultaneous adjustment of volume, bass, and treble of both channels. Balancing of both channels is accomplished by a separate control. The AM tuner features a high-gain RF stage and high-Q rod antenna.
Other quality features include a local-distance switch to prevent overloading in strong signal areas; a squelch control to eliminate between-station noise; AFC for drift-free reception; heavy die-cast flywheel for accurate, effortless tuning; pin-point tuning meter; and external antenna terminals for long-distance reception. For added convenience the secondary controls are "out–of-the-way" under the hinged lower front panel to prevent accidental system changes.
Building the AR-13 is quick and easy with the preassembled FM "front-end" and 3-stage AM-FM I.F. strip, plus circuit board construction. Styled in Heathkit's new low silhouette design, the beautiful walnut cabinet accented with the extruded gold-anodized aluminum front panel makes the AR-13 a handsome addition to any home decor. This Christmas, move up to the better listening of "transistor sound" with the new AR-13 Stereo Receiver...another example of superb Heathkit quality at unmatched savings.
Kit AR-13, 30 lbs., no money dn., $19 mo. $195.00
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