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Sony TA-11 amplifier

My dad bought a three-piece hi-fi set back in 1978. This was one of the components on that hi-fi set…the Sony TA-11 integrated amplifier. And you wanna know the great thing about this amplifier? I used this amplifier as the main amplifier in a mobile disco in the mid 80’s. I jest you not…this amplifier was capable of putting out some HEAVY wattage. It could drive huge speakers as well as the problematic ones that came with this set. Imagine…7 years after they were first bought and this set was still kicking! It finally bit the dust in the year 2000 I think…after giving 22 years of reliable and solid duty as the home’s hi-fi amplifier and as my mobile-disco amplifier. They sure do not make them like they used to. Any of you reading this, if you ever come across it, buy it without a second thought. This amplifier is worth its weight in gold!

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  1. steve
    03/09/2012 at 05:54

    Hi i just bought one of these, its rated for 8 ohm speakers, you say you ran big speakers on it, can i use a 4 ohm sub on it as well as my 2 8 ohm speakers??? please advise many thanks!

    • 03/09/2012 at 08:57

      No, that would be pushing it. Get another amplifier for your subs. Don’t forget, this amplifier is more than 30 years old

  2. steve
    05/09/2012 at 04:37

    Hi thanks for reply, what speakers did you use for your mobile disco, just interested as it does rock you like you said!

    • 17/12/2012 at 17:46

      I used a pair of Peavey 112Hs then. Rocked t just fine!

  3. Peter Davidson
    21/10/2013 at 19:54

    I bought one yesterday in a flea market in rural France yesterday for 20 euros. It will be used to drive a pair of Sennheiser cans off the TV so I can listen loud when other folks are asleep.

  4. Tim Dwyer
    18/07/2017 at 18:15

    Just bought one also any speaker reccomendations would be greatly appreciated

  5. kawowski
    21/01/2018 at 19:01

    Great amp, first appeared 1978, I’ve owned one since 1982, had 36 years of faultless service, until a week ago it blew a fuse. Have replaced capacitors, rectifier, and have transistors on order. Gonna keep this baby going. Very special amp.

  1. 28/10/2014 at 08:23

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