Onkyo TX-4500MKii – Vintage Electronics EP1

Onkyo TX-4500MKii – Vintage Electronics EP1

Today we will be taking a look at this vintage Onkyo TX-4500MKii stereo receiver. This is the first video in the Vintage Electronics series.
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  1. Mirko Vukoja on April 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Whaaat? Antena as a handy handle! :-)) Who ever comes up with such an idea.
    Do you have other "chanels" for maybe more questions? Like Nichicon from Aliexpress 12000/63 are they real, any good etc

  2. John Adorjan on April 7, 2020 at 10:03 am

    Don’t tell us, "sounds very good" and then admit that you have yet to hook up speakers.

  3. michael hoang on April 7, 2020 at 10:03 am

    I saw one in swapmeet and the guy asked for 250, is it worth?

  4. Will Little on April 7, 2020 at 10:06 am

    Hey, like yours mine has some lamps out on the front. Do you access those by taking off the faceplate? Do you know which bulbs I need for say the FM light vs one of the meters?
    Thanks. Great vid!

  5. Tim Cox on April 7, 2020 at 10:28 am

    I have the same exact model,can’t bring in any radio stations. Tuner knob works well,strngth of signal guage does not

  6. Dan Livni on April 7, 2020 at 10:35 am

    Onkyo’s best receiver was the Onkyo TX-8500 from the late 70s. This receiver sounded smooth. It had the digital display and the analog tuning knob. This receiver was built like a tank. Here’s a video of it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ggy1Tpfp6Z0

  7. George Barrett on April 7, 2020 at 10:40 am

    Unload this to laid back music lover, through efficent speakers will still get a kick out of 4500’s 20wpc even in midsize area, as it delivers still good quality sound, he get’s a good deal.. Find 110wpc TX-8500, better yet 8500MKll 115wpc @ 8ohm plus along with analogue they add digital tuner.. at least TX6500 (MKll).. these 2 upper models both are configured around the twin internal monobloc transformers theory (with 4 capacitors in the MKll).. Missing out on the TRUE Onkyo sound experience (tube like, real bass, lot like Yam’s Natural Sound series receivers midrange, perfect toned highs, NO crosstalk).. Be like you’ve got invisible 115wpc seperate component integrated amp beneath/behind console.. if uninformed, Oknyo translate’s to "Sound Acoustics"> their fame to claim are loudspeakers.. there are Onkyo models that’ll shame some "highly regarded ‘Hi’-End’ speakers".. With correct efficient combo your rockin’ down the house (but still civil composure).. if you wish to switch to 6ohm mode for 160wpc, your window’s may shatter

  8. Mirko Vukoja on April 7, 2020 at 10:42 am

    Hi! Just got one. No AM antena on the rear panel. Exactly like yours. ??? They like, fall off regulary? Regards!

  9. Sword of Christ Ministries on April 7, 2020 at 10:51 am

    If one of these units powers on but does not produce sound, what would be the likely culprit for this problem?

  10. John Butala on April 7, 2020 at 10:55 am

    I have an ONkYO TX-4500 purchased in 1979 that was put away in storage in 1987 working fine but does not have any audio output now. Receiver indicates FM stations are being received but no audio output. Similarly, tape input results in no output sound. Any insight as to what likely is the problem and what if any capacitor replacement should be the start of my investigation?

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