tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

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tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by 67ih4x4x4 » Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:50 pm

Need to get a new tuner to keep the wife happy. I see a lot of tx-11's for sale but not tx-11a's and tx-11b's. Are there a lot of sonic differences or just more features?

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Re: tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by kingman » Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:52 pm

Got an 11, had an 11a, never heard an 11b. Heard the B is the one to get. Better reception and all the bells and whistles.
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Re: tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by jjptkd » Fri Jun 24, 2011 4:35 pm

The "b"s are very rare and usually go for around $300. I'd just buy a Squeezebox, has HD stations as well!
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Re: tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by 67ih4x4x4 » Fri Jun 24, 2011 4:39 pm

I guess i'm out of touch , what the H is a squeezebox?

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Re: tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by jjptkd » Fri Jun 24, 2011 4:41 pm

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Re: tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by kingman » Fri Jun 24, 2011 5:48 pm

jjptkd wrote:The "b"s are very rare and usually go for around $300. I'd just buy a Squeezebox, has HD stations as well!
He's completely right!!!! I keep a TX-12 for looks but use the squeezebox every day. \:D/
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Re: tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by 67ih4x4x4 » Sun Jun 26, 2011 7:59 pm

picked up a tx-11 and a c2 of ebay we will see (fingers crossed)

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Re: tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by stereo_buff » Mon Jun 27, 2011 8:49 am

I have a TX-11 and I think it sounds great (as far as FM goes). I got it off craigslist for $50; no scratches, perfect working condition, and subsequently had it autographed by Bob!

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Re: tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by beemers417 » Tue Jun 28, 2011 7:54 pm

Go with the B. \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/
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Re: tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by 67ih4x4x4 » Fri Jul 01, 2011 1:09 pm

Got the tx-11 running, like someone else said (sounds good for fm). It looks like it is around the same era as my m-500t . Has the same width glass and border, they look good together.

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Re: tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by BillD » Fri Jul 01, 2011 1:18 pm

I'm pretty sure the case is the same except for the venting. Handles are the same and it uses the same basic faceplate.
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Re: tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by 67ih4x4x4 » Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:41 am

Still sounds good after a few weeks of use. I picked up a tx-2 in a package deal last week, it looks older. Is there a list anywhere listing what years certain pieces where sold?

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Re: tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by kingman » Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:58 am

TX-11....83-85...TX-11A...86-90....TX-11B...89....TX-2...84-90.
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Re: tx-11 vs 11a and 11b

Post by 67ih4x4x4 » Fri Jul 08, 2011 10:47 am

Thanks for the info. I will have to remember that the model # has nothing to do with the age.

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