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Old 17th February 2008, 12:40 AM   #1
boostin1989 is offline boostin1989  United States
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I am looking at getting a tuner to add to my system. There are a lot of them out there and was wondering if anyone had a suggestion on what I should get. Something that can be had for around $100 or less would be great.
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Old 17th February 2008, 12:50 AM   #2
Conrad Hoffman is offline Conrad Hoffman  United States
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There are lots of tuners in that range, and I used an inexpensive tuner for years. Ok, decades. Finally I got a higher end tuner for about twice that. The difference is quite amazing. Go to fmtunerinfo.com and read. You can also join their group on Yahoo. Your location will probably have a lot to do with the best tuner choice.
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Old 17th February 2008, 02:16 AM   #3
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In the Spring, I picked up a pristine Sansui TU-717 for $255 from eBay. Worth even more because it is flawless, to me any way. I plan to mod it and bring it into the increadible category!

Conrad is right, research at fmtunerinfo.com and spend a little more and really enjoy FM again! Also invest in a real (quality) FM antenna and RG6 (low loss 75 0hms) cable!

You won't regret purchasing one of these. Mine replaced a Creek T40 ($500) and that was supposed to be the bomb in the early 90s. The TU-717 is from the late 70s and blows the Creek away!

Want to buy a Creek T40?

If Wile E. Coyote had enough money to buy all that ACME ****, why didn't he just buy dinner?
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Old 17th February 2008, 02:36 PM   #4
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At this point in time, I would only look at HD (hybrid digital) tuners. Their analog AM & FM tuners are the equal of most conventional tuners plus you get HD.
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