LUXMAN vintage audio
Realistic SA-101 LoFi mini-amplifier
Around 1980 Tandy 'Radio Shack' company came with its Realistic SA-101 amplifier.
The SA-101 was made in Japan has discrete output transistors made by Hitachi
and has output power of 2,5 Watts RMS per channel.
click here to download the user manual of the SA-101
Power amp section ^
Distortion (THD 20Hz - 20kHz) < 0.1%
at continuous output per channel: 2,5W RMS, 5 Watts peak.
Speaker impedance: 4~16ohms
Signal/noise ratio: 85dB power amp. section
3 x RCA input, rec. output in back, phono input switchable for magnetic and ceramic cartridge.
Very light and small footprint amp.
Size: 3.5" x 9.25" x 6 7/8" (HWD)
interior 2 ^
schematics Realistic SA-101: click here
Well built small amplifier.
PCB (modified) ^
You may replace some capacitors and resistors in the power supply and power rail.
This amp has the same setup as in the SA-102 version 1 and can be modified to a 2x 5 Watts RMS amp,
different version inside ^
The sound is good.
© Hans Hilberink - PE1MMK ® 2003 - Last update: 20-09-2016.