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AM STEREO WORLD TUNER

Super rare AM stereo tuner -- not available anywhere else !!

FEATURES
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Ultra High Fidelity Wideband Audio Frequency Response -- 20 Hz to 15kHz (better audio frequency response than many FM receivers!)
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U.L Listed class 2 wall-mounted step-down A.C to D.C power supply adapter.
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Exceptional life-like high definition natural sound reproduction and fidelity.

Designed from "ground up" for original McCoy C-QuAM AM Stereo technology, and not simply based on stereo adaptation of a tired monaural receiver design. Extended Broadcast Band Frequency Agile Tuning Range from 530 to 1,700 kHz. -Unlike other tuners that are deaf in the expanded AM band, this new gem is quite sensitive.

Highly selective four-element wideband ceramic I.F filter is connected in ladder form.
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AM adaptive bandwidth and synchronous detector.


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Good station sensitivity and selectivity.

Gradual stereo "blend" to monaural under adverse reception conditions. Special stable local oscillator improves subchannel signal-to-noise ratio.

Rotary tuning knob with air dielectric variable tuning capacitor and ball bearing direct drive shaft mechanism. Decodes Motorola C-QuAM analog AM Stereo broadcasts, where available, with automatic stereo detection.
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Front panel mounted bright red AM

Stereo indicator.

Double balanced type differential AM mixer stage reduces undesired image frequencies. Precision aligned R.F amplifier stage with low noise transistors in cascode configuration.

Class A Biased Audio Output Amplifier stages -- Audio purity without crossover distortion.

Effective Automatic Gain Control stages -- Eliminate the need for local/distant switches and manual RF Gain controls. Individual Left and Right RCA "phono-style" unbalanced audio output jacks connect to the line level inputs on your stereo amplifier, stereo receiver, or self-powered computer speakers.
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Rear-mounted RCA "phono-style" antenna input jack connects to user-supplied external AM loop antenna.
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Precision internal linear voltage regulator in the power supply circuit also accommodates battery stand-by operation.

Aluminum housing -- 0.040" thick -- minimizes external outside R.F interference.

Affordable AM station professional studio reference stereo monitor --- the best solution for critical listening, and for EAS / PPM applications. Engineered and hand-crafted with pride in America using the highest quality domestic and imported components.

Now featured is the world famous high grade class AMX2000 component audiophile AM / AM stereo AMAX tuner that receives both monaural and high fidelity C-QuAM AM Stereo broadcasts (where available), anywhere on the globe! This affordable, brand new, dependable, and extremely rare hand-made tuner is second generation, and revamped to provide increased broadband audio bandwidth, professional grade highly sensitive reception, enhanced performance, detailed clear sound, and AM Stereo decoding in one nice, neat, and compact package. Many of your regular monaural AM medium-wave stations will also sound better! To confirm if an AM Stereo station is broadcasting in your area, please visit this Stations link. If you do not see your favorite station listed, then write or call them as a concerned listener, and request AM Stereo to be heard! Also mention that AM Stereo tuners are available from meduci, LLC.

AM STEREO WORLD TUNER


Your AMX2000 is a new deluxe model 100% solid state high fidelity professional sounding AM Stereo world tuner for the international AM medium wave broadcast band -- a fine example of how all AM radios should have sounded. They do not produce dedicated tuners like this one nowadays! This limited edition global tuner is new, assembled, tested, and not a kit. Its sound is crisp, smooth, detailed, and low in noise, with extremely low distortion, and a very wide broadband audio frequency response. This wide audio range is seldom heard from today's AM receivers. Rest assured that this analog AM

Stereo tuner is like none sold on the market today, and will add an exciting new dimension to your
personal high fidelity sound system. We did not compromise, and neither should you!

In search of a better sounding tuner. ...


It is truly a difficult challenge to design, introduce, and to manufacture a cost effective tuner that competes globally in terms of cost, quality, and innovation. ... one that is also capable of such high definition AM Stereo reception and full, rich wideband sound, without encountering trade-offs (usable station sensitivity decreases as the audio bandwidth response is increased). We accepted this challenge and, after expending great effort, and hundreds of hours in research and development, did succeed in the introduction of first generation AMX2000 component quality reference tuner in October 2005 (this second-generation tuner was introduced in January 2008). Analog AM

Stereo tuners are so extremely rare today, that many that are offered for sale at premium prices via
auction sources are approximately 20+ years old. Audio reproduction is faithful to the on-air program source material in this precise, high-end AMX2000 adaptation. Due to the absence of microprocessor, synthesizer, display driver, keypad, button debouncer, microcontroller, and other such "noise producing" components, this tuner's noise floor is not further degraded. This improves the usable sensitivity of the AMX2000 tuner, and also eliminates the familiar "synthesizer noise" background sounds, birdies, whistles, and other spurious carriers that are so commonplace on many garden variety digitally-tuned AM receivers and tuners. A high performance Motorola MC13028 "original McCoy" third generation AM Stereo decoder chip is used for this AMX2000 tuner (this device contains 679 active transistors). Advantages include true CQuAM decryption, with a built-in signal quality detector that analyzes stereo pilot tone, received signal strength, signal-to-noise ratio, and adjacent interference / co-channel interference before switching to full stereo mode. A "blend function" has been added to improve the transition from monaural to stereo reception, as well as to blend back to mono when 'platform motion' or co-channel interference occurs during skywave listening periods. Also included is phase lock loop PLL (with divide by eight counter in master oscillator circuit) to reduce phase noise, precision pilot tone detector, full-wave balanced envelope audio detection, synchronous detector, and many other advanced features. Not all AM Stereo tuners are created equal. For many years, very high quality AM studios and transmitters were operating, but due to the mediocre and lackluster performance of available consumer AM receivers and tuners, many listeners perceived analog AM fidelity to be of inherently poor quality. Many radio manufacturers neglected any further improvements to the AM sections within their radios, intentionally reducing the audio bandwidth in their product offerings, to decrease interference from closely spaced AM stations. Another reason for the super narrow audio frequency response was to eliminate high frequency noise caused by the disregard for any R.F amplifier stage. Dropping this R.F amplifier stage contributed to further cost savings in the product. This super restricted audio bandwidth caused "muddy" music to be reproduced. Not only did AM circuitry in these radios stop advancing, but in most instances, manufacturers actually downgraded the AM sections of their radios for the sake of further cost savings. This was due to lack of public demand and general apathy for higher quality AM sound

reproduction. So consumers today are left with few choices for wideband audio sound reproduction on the AM dial.

Stereo broadcasts. A special Motorola C-QuAM decoder integrated circuit chip is required. You may truly believe that you already own an AM Stereo tuner. It is very unlikely that you do have this feature in your home. If you are within range of one of the AM Stereo stations listed on this Stations page, then tune your radio to this AM station and see if the
"stereo" indicator is illuminated. If you do not see the stereo indicator lit, then likely your radio or tuner does not have the ability to receive AM Stereo broadcasts. This AMX2000 tuner can solve that dilemma for you. Ideally, humans can hear from 20 Hertz to 20,000 Hertz. Audio bandwidth of typical AM radios hardly tops 3,000 Hertz -- with audio fidelity that is typical of a telephone line connection -- ideal for news, talk, and sports program formats, however not for critically listening to high quality music. A large majority of receiver and tuner manufacturers use this extremely "super narrow" bandwidth (at best) as an inexpensive way to decrease interference from closely spaced AM stations, and to reduce the noise created, due to the lack of R.F amplifier stage. This restricted audio bandwidth causes "muddy" music to be reproduced. It is not the medium, it is these lackluster radio designs that are to blame for this muddy AM sound. Read the full National Radio Systems Committee (NRSC) report here, including end-to-end audio bandwidth tests of the Bose Wave Radio, General Electric SuperRadio III, and other products, starting on page 44. We have not forgotten that AM can be a high fidelity medium. We have built that understanding into the AMX2000 tuner. Inferior design principles are not used, so audio reproduction is faithful and transparent to the source material! We welcome the NRSC to test our receiver side-by-side with any other currently available AM receiver and tuner; the proof is in listening to our product, and hearing the differences! The purpose of the AMAX standard is to restore quality and uniformity to the AM band. AMAX also makes it possible for the consumer to receive high quality and consistent AM Stereo sound from their local stations, when tuning across the standard medium wave AM broadcast band. This should not sound muddy.

Also, not all tuners will receive AM

Say good bye to muddy sound. ...


Unlike conventional AM tuners, this AMX2000 tuner is optimized for music, and reproduces many limitations of the air interface and AM station's transmitter. This increased fidelity and crisp reproduction of the transmitted source program material may now be fully enjoyed and appreciated by the audiophile expert. For the first time in radio history, AM fidelity is not strictly limited by the receiving equipment. Due to our design in the manufacturing cycle, this AMX2000 tuner's R.F (radio frequency) front end and the superheterodyne I.F (intermediate frequency) amplifiers are precisely aligned manually by hand, which guarantees that all specifications are met. Modern internal components were individually selected

to meet high standards, and to provide the highest stability, longest life, and mean time between failures. This second generation AMX2000 tuner has many applications, including educational, consumer, and station use markets. This general purpose (speech or music) tuner also easily interfaces to Emergency Alert System (EAS) units.

In a league of its own. ...


There is one coupling capacitor per channel used in the entire audio path, so low frequency response is exceptional. This electrolytic aluminum capacitor is necessary to block D.C. voltages entering into, or exiting out from the tuner. And to prevent an overload of the front end that may be caused by strong local AM stations, keyed automatic gain control (AGC) stages were added in the R.F antenna circuit, R.F amplifier, and I.F amplifier stages. This AGC is a closed loop feedback system, that uses the detected audio to generate a D.C control voltage, to automatically adjust the gain of the R.F and I.F stages. This design also maintains consistent volume across AM stations, regardless of received signal strength. Many AM receivers do not have any R.F amplifier stages, suffering poor sensitivity as a result, and inconsistent volume from both local and distant AM stations.

A unique sound that has to be heard to be believed. ...


Listen to this air check from a True Oldies Channel AM radio station. Second generation AMX2000 tuner was used to demonstrate this broadband audio fidelity. This tuner was directly connected to the Dell desktop computer's sound card analog audio input. This file was not enhanced, re-touched, or synthesized. This is the actual audio sound fidelity taken from the AMX2000 tuner.

What is in the box?


Your purchase includes one meduci AMX2000 component tuner, one power pack adapter, one packing slip, and electrical schematic diagram sheet. Front panel includes manual variable tuning control and bright red LED stereo indicator. Unit measures 5" width x 4" depth x 3" height, and weighs less than two pounds (includes footpads). Rear panel includes individual left and right RCA "phono-style" audio output jacks, AM external antenna input RCA jack, and D.C +12-volt power supply input:

We can place any station identity, call sign, or any other promotional information on the front panel of this AMX2000 tuner free of charge with your camera-ready art work in bit map (BMP), J-PEG (JPG), or comparable image format (there are size restrictions, due to available space on the front panel). If artwork is not submitted at time of order, the "AMAX Stereo" logo will appear on front panel as default selection. Purchaser will supply their own external indoor tunable AM loop antenna. Be careful which antenna you connect to your AMX2000 tuner. Remember that the radio's performance is only as good as the antenna system attached to it! This tuner is best suited for an external indoor loop antenna (such as Select-ATenna Model 541-M or AM Advantage or Twin Coil Ferrite AM Antenna). Also, the left and right line level audio outputs are ready for connection to user-supplied stereo amplifier, stereo receiver, computer speakers, or self-powered amplified speakers. For international sales, we supply one power pack adapter, that has 100-volt to 240-volt A.C input rating and +12-volt D.C output.

HIGH PERFORMANCE BEGINS ON THE INSIDE ... THIS IS NOT A KIT !! ASSEMBLED, TESTED, AND NEW

Customer satisfaction is our number-one priority. Prior to considering another AM yourself if it offers the following advanced features:
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Faithfully reproduce low frequencies (due to the use of an air dielectric variable tuning capacitor) -- Plastic dielectric capacitors or varactor diodes found in virtually all other AM radio designs contribute to increased total harmonic distortion to very low audio frequencies (typically up to 10%).

Provide a reliable AM channel interference).


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Stereo indicator (with minimal falsing due to adjacent and co-

Render accurate single channel audio response. Truly decode the QuAM phase modulated information.

Provide minimal phase noise / phase shift (thanks to low phase noise local oscillator, and lack of more than one capacitor in each channel of the audio amplifier output section). Offer very low total harmonic audio distortion. Provide very wide C-QuAM stereo separation.

Provide audio frequency response (up to 15,000 Hz anywhere within the world) that rivals many FM stereo tuners. Offer very good station sensitivity, and not sacrifice station selectivity.

Use authentic Motorola third generation AM stereo decoder with "signal quality" detector.

This second generation meduci AMX2000 tuner offers "hand made" precision from America with excellent quality control, and was designed entirely using a personal computer. Where else can you purchase a low-cost product with these attributes? By comparison, many hand-held portable stereo radios do not provide any AM Stereo indicator, do not correctly decode the QuAM carrier (their design was a compromise ideally suited for the Magnavox PMX system), do not faithfully reproduce single-channel audio to the source material (especially low frequency bass notes), do not have wide audio bandwidth, and do not use a precision low phase-noise local oscillator circuit to improve the stereo subchannel signalto-noise ratio. You should seek an AM Stereo tuner product that provides a good first impression, and also does not "break the bank" for the end user. Time marches forward, and the AMX2000 tuner takes advantage of the most recent design improvements and advancements that modern technology can offer. Each meduci tuner is designed to be used by the avid audiophile in a personal radio collection. Each meduci tuner also makes an ideal receiver to demonstrate the high fidelity sound from a personal AM

Stereo transmitter. And each meduci tuner makes an accurate, reliable off-air AM broadcast station
reference monitor for EAS or PPM applications. There are not any "short-cuts" taken to reduce

manufacturing costs. We pulled out the stops in our newest phase-stable design. Given that this is a manually-tuned receiver, the tuning is more critical than its digital-tuned brethren. When you are first fine tuning the AM Stereo station, you may hear a low level "squeal" sound until the carrier is properly tuned to the center of the station's frequency. Then the red front panel AM

Stereo indicator should illuminate.


Also, since this a phase-detecting receiver, with a very low modulated 25 Hz stereo pilot tone used, the tuner needs to rest on a stable mounting surface. The air dielectric variable tuning capacitor and connection wires to this capacitor contribute to this requirement.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Section


Q: In this "new world" of 24-hour AM IBOC, how much of the IBOC hash will this unit let through? A: This AMX2000 receiver will not attenuate nor colorize the sound when tuned to HD radio AM stations. You will hear the increased noise floor, restricted audio bandwidth, and less audio demodulation in all of its splendor and glory. Also, as you tune to either side of the HD station, the hissing sound will become very loud. Q: Does the AM stereo decoder have a "mono" pin (for DX purposes in periods of heavy co-channel)? A: Our first three tuners manufactured did in fact include front panel toggle switch to enable "forced monaural" mode. We dropped this feature, as the new Motorola MC13028A IC stereo decoder automatically blends the audio to monaural in cases of significant co-channel and/or adjacent channel interference. Q: Out of the box, are the design trade-offs for fidelity dramatic enough to not allow it to have a DX setting for people that want to pull in long-range C-QuAM stations? (like me -- none left within groundwave range). All of the stations that are far out of town by me are too poor to go IBOC, so skywave is my only option for stereo. A: Audio fidelity and selectivity are very good with the AMX2000 tuner. A large part of the research and design process was to ensure that selectivity would not be severely degraded by extending the audio bandwidth. There is ample selectivity to resolve stations spaced 40kHz apart on the dial. Users have reported receiving distant AM stations with a local station only separated by 20kHz! Much will depend on the indoor tunable loop antenna that is used. Obviously, if you live near a 50kW flame-thrower station, it will be more difficult to receive adjacent stations at night. This is the case with any AM radio.

Q: Your AMX2000 sounds like an incredible achievement in terms of "quality of sound" however, little mention is made regarding its use for AM DXing purposes. Can you please let me know if I would be pleased with the DX capability of your receiver, or is the design more suited to sound quality and the stereo circuitry? A: Our meduci AMX2000 is a high fidelity AM Stereo receiver, though also can be used for nightly reception of distant (skip zone DX) AM stations. We have successfully tested many different external loop indoor antennas to increase the tuner's selectivity, and to receive many distant AM stations (both day and night). Q: I saw your AM Stereo radio on the Internet and it looks like a well designed unit. I am wondering if you will ever decide to produce an IBOC unit, since all the stations in this area have turned off their stereo encoders in favor of IBOC. I believe your receiver will be a good RF section for an IBOC receiver. A: There are at least two chips developed by Texas Instruments (TI) for decoding the iBiquity HD Radio bit stream. When we contacted Texas Instruments about purchasing engineering samples of their chipsets, TI said that we first needed to obtain a manufacturing license from iBiquity. When subsequently contacting iBiquity, we were notified that a $25,000 up-front payment was required to license their proprietary HD Radio technology; we also would need to make royalty payments to iBiquity for each tuner sale. Given the negligible profit margin, we would have to sell many, many AMX2000 tuners to be able to afford the up-front manufacturing license and other costs. Q: I'm trying to find an wide band AM tuner that will work in Australia on mono AM stations, specifically in the 522 to 1008 kHz range? Does your tuner do this? If so do you have an agent in Australia? If not, do you sell direct? A: Each AMX2000 is available for direct shipment to Australia at $35 (U.S Dollars) postage for insured Global Express Mail (EMS) courier service. There is five business day transit time from U.S shipping date. There may be additional delay to leave foreign customs unit. Our wideband tuner indeed makes monaural AM stations sound better than many other radios can reproduce! Q: Would it be possible to include a headphone amplifier in the tuner? A: It was determined that the existing design cannot facilitate a headphone connection, without also using a headphone amplifier, and headphone with its own volume controls. Suitable adapters (individual left and right RCA connectors to stereo 1/8" jack) would also be required. Q: Rather than the analogue frequency display, what about a LCD digital frequency readout? A: Digital displays and support components would appreciably raise the unit cost of our meduci AMX2000 tuner, and contribute to increased noise floor levels. It is true that digital display drivers,

synthesizers, microprocessors, keypads, encoders, and microcontrollers inside typical garden variety tuners are not terribly quiet for the AM medium-wave broadcast band. Our AMX2000 tuner is 100 percent analog, and does not use any of these digital components. However, we are developing an economical low-noise analog / pseudo-digital solution that will include digital frequency readout. New model subsequently will be introduced. Q: You do not say on your website whether the AMX2000 is available with 9kHz station spacing compatible with Australian standards, or whether it is available as a 240-volt/50Hz model. Perhaps you could advise on this. A: Each AMX2000 world tuner is designed for 9kHz or 10kHz station spacing. Our design is fully compatible with the Australian medium wave AM broadcast channel plan, as well as the station separation used in east Asia, south Pacific, and all other regions within the world. With each AMX2000 tuner sale, proper A.C input voltage and A.C input plug are matched to the destination country. Q: Can you use a 12V DC plugpack instead of an AC plugpack (better rectification)? A: Yes, our tuner is designed for +12-volt D.C input (tip positive) at 500 milli-Amperes from a suitable wall adapter plugpack providing this output rating (12-volt D.C @ 500mA). For international sales, we supply one power pack adapter, that has 100-volt to 240-volt A.C input rating and +12-volt D.C output voltage. Q: Do you produce/market an AM tuner with exceptional reception for mobile (car/truck/RV) applications? Ideally the unit would be able to provide a signal out that can be patched to a head unit/receiver. A: Unfortunately, we do not have an automotive product at this time. In order not to have vehicle emissions control interfering with reception, an outdoor AM antenna would be required. We are considering such a product, though it cannot be offered at this time. Q: What antenna cable do you suggest to connect to the Select-A-Tenna hardwire model, which uses a mini plug? A: You will need an RCA male to 1/8" (3.5mm) male two-wire mono patch cord. From C. Crane: "The Hardwire Select-A-Tenna will work with your receiver's RCA input. When ordering the Antenna you will also need to order a special patch cord. You need to order a 1/8 Mono Plug x RCA, product code (ANT AM PATCH). This patch cord is available for an additional $5.95. Angie Crandall, Customer Service Specialist, C. Crane Company, Inc." Q: If I am reading the specifications correctly, this meduci AMX2000 tuner does not have IBOC capabilities. Does this unit come with some sort of [built-in] ferrite loop [antenna]?

A: This AMX2000 tuner does not have built-in AM antenna, and requires user-supplied external loop antenna preselector. This tuner is best suited for Select-A-Tenna Model 541-M or Terk AM Advantage or Twin Coil Ferrite AM Antenna. Be careful when using amplified antennas. They may raise the signal, however they usually will raise the noise floor along with the incoming signal; the end result is worse. A good tuner can receive a weak-but-clean signal, but the same tuner cannot tolerate amplified noise on top of the desired station. Q: Can you get notch filters for 9kHz to attach to the output? A: Notch filters are not included in the AMX2000 tuner, and not terribly necessary. This reduces end user costs. An external multi-band audio graphic equalizer will reduce or eliminate any whistle sounds. Q: How do I pay (other than PayPal)? A: Accepted form of payment is either PayPal (verified user), U.S Postal money order, Western Union, or bank certified cashier cheque. Neither personal check nor cash will be accepted as payment. Please include return mailing address where to ship tuner. Q: I went over your specifications for the tuner, and I find that the LA1247 (Sanyo AM Electronic Tuner) you "currently" use for your tuner is a discontinued product. ... I found that the most similar product I could find, the LA1267 (Sanyo FM/AM Tuner of Electronic Tuning Type), comes with FM capability. Have you ever considered putting the LA1267 into your tuner and maybe giving it FM capabilities? A: Yes, we have considered adding FM reception capability to the AMX2000 tuner. For this purpose, the LA1265, LA1266, LA1267, LA1832, LA1833, LA1835, LA1836, LA1837, LA1851, TA2003, TA2040, TA2049, TA8127, TA8132, and many other FM / AM tuner "combination" chips were evaluated. Unfortunately, the LA1267 and the other chips considered do not have double balanced type differential mixer stages. As a result, one would casually hear the heterodynes mixing in the presence of three or more local 50kW AM stations. Our adaptation using the LA1247 significantly reduces third order mixing products. Also, many of these FM / AM tuner combination chips run the detected monaural AM audio through the FM stereo decoder circuitry! And the LA1247 was especially designed to be used as the front end chip for receiving AM stereo broadcasts. It employs a low phase noise local oscillator circuit. By comparison, the LA1267 does NOT have this special stable oscillator circuit to improve subchannel signal-to-noise ratio. Our experience indicates that FM / AM tuner combination chips sacrifice performance for the sake of design convenience. We will offer an AM stereo / FM stereo tuner at a later date. Q: Is the MC13027/MC13122 chip combo for the AMAX standard used in your product? A: Motorola's MC13122/MC13027 combination chipset was not used in this second generation tuner. These chips are in short supply, are no longer being manufactured, and consequently the purchase price is high. One requirement is that MC13122 needs a digitally-tuned front end for successful AM stereo lock.

In our humble opinion, the MC13122's stereo blend function is very aggressive in the presence of very minimal co-channel interference. Q: Does the AMX2000 have the RF noise blanking and audio sample/hold features as depicted in the Motorola datasheets? (I live in a very noisy environment for AM, due to a low-performing rural electric utility!) A: In an attempt to control manufacturing and end-user costs, this AMX2000 tuner does not have any RF noise blanking, and does not use such sample/hold features. In designing the AMX2000 tuner, we reviewed nearly 400 different designs, and tested several different IC chips, and combinations of such chips. Our current design reflects the best possible low cost solution, that also does not adversely affect overall tuner performance. Q: You state that possible audio bandwidth is 10kHz. With the restriction of 9kHz RF bandwidth in Australia, does that mean that the maximum audio bandwidth is only 4kHz? A: Designed audio bandwidth for the second generation AMX2000 tuner exceeds 15kHz. However, Australia, east Asia, south Pacific, and other regions have 9kHz AM channel spacing, so the actual recovered audio bandwidth will be the limit of the station's transmission or 15kHz (whichever is less). Hopefully, this explanation does not further confuse or compound the issue.

Unsolicited Testimonials!
"Just wanted to send you a note and tell you that I received your AMX2000 tuner last week. I finally got a chance to hook it up and listen tonight. I employed an old McKay Dymek DA-9 tuned antenna from the late 1980's. It's amplified, but I set the gain barely-above "on" -- the absolute minimum (at 7 o'clock with little if any gain beyond what the foot-long attached ferrite bar would provide). The entire AM band was alive in a way I have not heard since I was a kid listening on a "decent" AM radio of that era. The first thing I noticed was the [audio] bandwidth -- BRAVO! Strong stations sounded like FM! The veryweakest stations could be tuned and be listenable. The combo of the DA-9 and your tuner yielded BETTER RECEPTION RESULTS than I get with my C. Crane Radio and long wire-fed ICOM R71! GREAT JOB... I have been listening to local 1580 WIFE, a station that was recently rebuilt with a new Broadcast Electronics rig and a top-of-the-line Omnia box. This station demodulated by your AMX2000 sounds BETTER than any standing Indianapolis and Cincinnati FM station. I had to grab a stiff drink when I heard the result (big smile). RECEPTION REPORT: Radio Disney on 1560 from NYC in eastern Indiana at 10PM (a "local" is on 1580) with NO PROBLEM... Such was barely-audible on my C. Crane Radio. You designed a good AM receiver! IT WORKS, and I enjoy it! THANKS for your effort... I'll spread the word." -- Tom Stine, from Connersville, Indiana USA "I received my radio from you around mid-February 2008 and I just wanted to express to you how

pleased I am. I work in Public Radio and most people around me don't realize how good AM Radio can sound. Every chance I have I pull people in my office and let them listen. They are all amazed. Our engineers are impressed, and these guys are not easily impressed. We do side-by-side comparisons with my meduci AMX2000 and my Boston Acoustics HD Recepter. The AMX2000 put the Boston Acoustics to shame. By the way, I run the AMX2000 through the aux input of the Boston Acoustics. The AMX2000 is far superior. Thanks." --Roger Crawford, from Rutherfordton, North Carolina USA "The tuners produce excellent sound, and I would recommend them to anyone who wants to experience the 6dB enhanced channel separation over FM stereo that they provide. You can quote me on that." -Timoshenko Aslanides, from Canberra, Australia "Now a word about your receiver, the AMX2000. After you were kind enough to send the schematic, and with ample time to study it, I again applaud your efforts. This is a no frills receiver on the outside, but well designed on the inside, where it counts. The tuned RF front end, and associated circuits inside are well thought out, and the performance is a reminder of the fine receivers made by McIntosh in the late 1950's and the McKay Dymek receivers made up into the late 1970's. It is a true high performance piece of equipment. If a radio station does not sound crisp and full, it's not your radio. It is the station, and they need to seek competent Engineering help as soon as possible. Considering the limits placed on AM transmissions today with the NRSC-1 and the RF mask, this receiver is quite a performer. Automobile manufacturers would be wise to finally keep their end of the bargain and put the kind of circuits found in your AMX2000 in their product. The proof is in the listening. I for one applaud your efforts. For the dollar, it is a real bargain. ... I believe this is the finest product since the Sony SRF-A100, which I have put side-by-side." -- Joe Dentici, Chief Engineer, from Ashville, Alabama USA "The new Motorola decoder seems to deal with troublesome AM Stereo reception quite well. This particular station has some trouble with distorted audio in one channel, I feel that this decoder actually reduced it slightly over my forced stereo receiver." -- Matt Trimm, from Brisbane, Australia "Radio arrived Monday and I had a chance to test it that night. Didn't have a stereo amp to hook it to, but got a solid pilot indication on KCJJ. I was amazed at how little antenna it needed for good reception. Only a slight difference between a 2' clip lead and a stretched out slinky. ... Excellent item; well packed; very fast delivery. Highly recommended!" -- Scott Todd, Chief Engineer, from Eagan, Minnesota USA

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Assembled and tested tuner: Current price: $150.00 USD each, with free shipping to any PayPal confirmed shipping address within the lower 48 United States, Hawaii, and District of Columbia. PayPal invoice will be sent for any additional shipping cost to other countries. BUYER ALERT: This is a limited engagement and likely the absolute last opportunity for you to purchase a new AMX2000 tuner! There are very limited numbers of AMX2000 tuners currently available for sale. Once these remaining AMX2000 tuners are built and sold, there will NOT be any new AMX2000 tuners available from meduci. As a result, each AMX2000 tuner is truly limited edition collector's item! ... New PRO1k tuner with digital frequency display read-out will replace this AMX2000 model. Further details will follow about the PRO1k model. Click on the "ADD TO CART" button below for secure online ordering details (we will never receive your credit card information):

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