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We'll say more about these stereo systems in a bit. Manufactured for only a few years in the early 1960s, the 800-B is one of the most collectible tube-powered Fisher receivers.
It is part of a Fisher line that includes the 400 and 500 series. The 800-B was available with an optional walnut cabinet, although many were sold as bare chassis and built into custom cabinets.
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Another set of dual jacks lets you connect an external Fisher Spacexpander reverberation unit. With technology that was cutting-edge for its time, the 800-B is still eminently practical for everyday use.
The rear of the chassis has two AC outlets for plugging in an accessory such as a tape deck or phono turntable. When correctly restored, it will provide years of enjoyment.
Cathey also collaborated with The Wire creator David Simon on the Emmy award-winning miniseries The Corner. Simon wrote: "Not only a fine, masterful actor - but simply one of the most delightful human beings with whom I ever shared some long days on set."On wit alone, he could double any man over and leave him thinking.
He also had roles in several other TV shows such as Law and Order and 30 Rock, and in movies like Fantastic Four and S. Reg, your memory is a great blessing."The Wire star Wendell Pierce wrote: "We lost a masterful actor, a sonorous voice, a great colleague, and a kind friend. "A man whose presence was always a blessing and joy. A beautiful human being who will be missed."Samuel L Jackson tweeted: "Shattered at the loss of Reg E.