stereo ampifier : Computer Hardware Buyers’ Glossary


stereo amplifier

A stereo amplifier is a home entertainment component that acts as a glorified volume control. It is the hub that everything else plugs into. Sometimes the following components are built in: FM receiver, AM receiver, digital satellite radio and/or DVD (Digital Video Disc) player. It should have connectors on the front or back for the following components:

Stereo Connections
Component Direction Connector Legacy
3-7 Speakers out bare wire
Home Theatre Speaker system out HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface), Wireless, Ethernet, S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interconnect Format) (coaxial), TOSLINK (optical)
Headphone out 0.64 cm (¼ in)
Computer in HDMI, Wireless, Ethernet, S/PDIF (coaxial), TOSLINK (optical)
CD in RCA (Radio Corporation of America)
Cassette Player in RCA legacy
Phonograph in RCA legacy

If you buy a new stereo receiver, make sure it has the connectors you need for your current components. In Norway, FM has been discontinued in favour of digital. You might want to be prepared.

electronic product image recommend electronic⇒Yamaha Natural Sound Stereo Receiver (R-S201BL)to electronic home
asin B00F0H88SY
The Natural Sound series have fewer buttons that usual. Most of the time, you forget what the buttons do, somebody plays with then you get less than optimal sound. Comes with a remote. Has FM but not digital radio. No phono. Supports only two speakers.
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