robgil wrote:A front end? Is that your source?
Yes and no. Front End is a term-of-art for the actual tuning part of a tuner or receiver. http://ebid.s3.amazonaws.com/upload_big ... 525-73.jpg
is a link to a HK-14 front-end, part of an FM-only tuner that enjoys an excellent reputation in the market. http://vintage-audio-laser.com/photofo/ ... -14-01.jpg
Some were "little boxes" such as the one pictured, some were tube-based and took up a great deal of room.
Gorler and Waller were/are two highly reputable manufacturers of these devices.
The term has been corrupted to mean more-or-less any source...
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