Yamaha during the 1970s released several popular amplifiers that are still highly regarded today.
Here are a few notable models:
Yamaha CA-2010: Introduced in 1979, the CA-2010 was a high-end amplifier with 100 watts per channel. In particular it featured a balanced design, excellent dynamic range, and transparent sound reproduction.
Yamaha CA-1010: Also released in 1979, the CA-1010 was a more affordable alternative to the CA-2010. It still provided excellent sound quality with 80 watts per channel and had a reputation for its powerful and controlled bass response.
: This receiver from 1974 was part of Yamaha’s legendary CR-20 series. It offered 75 watts per channel and had a distinctive retro design. The CR-2020 was well-known for its warm sound signature and robust build quality.
The CR-3020 receiver, introduced in 1978 as the flagship model, was well received. It provided 120 watts per channel and featured advanced circuitry, including a dual mono power supply, to deliver exceptional audio performance.
In short these Yamaha amplifiers from the 1970s, sought after by vintage audio enthusiasts, because of their sound quality, build, and iconic design.