have you looked into the mcintosh mr78...one of the best fm tuners ever made..better than mag dyna ft??
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The most underappreciated super tuner ever made is the Yamaha CT-7000. It was rated Class A by Stereophile (JGH)(it replaced the Marantz 10B as his reference and top rated tuner) and "State of the Art" by Absolute Sound- along with Sequerra-- a very rare designation. Grab it you can find one. It blows away MR-78's and you probably will pay considerably less for it. The chassis is stainless steel and was available in either silver or black faceplate--mine is silver.
i've heard the magnum ft-101a in my system - nice tuner! wouldn't trade my onix bwd1 w/soap power supply for one, tho! i have "horrible" reception - i live on the bottom of a ~1500' ridge, facing west, & the stations i listen to are ~60 miles east! w/the aid of an aps antenna, my onix gives me excellent sound on the jazz/world & classical stations in my area. no decent rock stations in my area, but the lousy ones also come in fine! :>)
Certainly, the MR-78 is a very fine tuner. It may be the the worlds all time favorite Mac tuner. But IMO and others the CT-7000 is in a class above. Both Stereophile and Absolute Sound ranked it and the Sequerra I (Dick Sequerra designed the Marantz 10) as the two top tuners for several years. Of the two, Both publications preferred the CT-7000. Absolute Sound ranked the MR-78 in their next class down (Class I) but with reservations; citing audible 19-kHz carrier noise. The shop where I bought my CT-7000 (used)had a MR-78 available at the same time--at a considerably higher asking price. I preferred the sound of the Yamaha as did the others present. Another interesting tuner might be Kenwood's KT-917. It was their super tuner of about 20 years ago. Again, quite rare. I cannot comment on its sound as I have only seen them.