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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics consumer price index, today's prices in 2020 are 297.39% higher than average prices since 1978. The U.S. dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.34% per year during this period, causing the real value of a dollar to decrease. In other words, $1 in 1978 is equivalent in purchasing power to about $3.97 in 2020, a difference of $2.97 over 42 years. The 1978 inflation rate was 7.59%. The current year-over-year inflation rate (2019 to 2020) is now 0.99%1. If this number holds, $1 today will be equivalent in buying power to $1.01 next year. The current inflation rate page gives more detail on the latest official inflation rates.


ACCUPHASE MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
P300 1975 7503612
E202 1975 750 3612
AKAI MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
AM2800 1978 399.951589.38
AM2600 1978 299.95 1191.98
AM2400 1978 199.95 794.59
AM2200 1978 149.95 595.89
A RESEARCH MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
D52 1978 9953954.07
D76A 1975 11955755.12
D100A 1978 1195 4748.86
D110 1978 1995 7928.01
D150 1975 1995 9607.93
D350 1978 2785 11067.43
BRYSTON MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
4B 1978 12955146.25
3B 1978 795 3159.28
2B 1978 495 1967.10
CROWN MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
D60 1975 2691295.51
D75 1978 3491386.91
D150A 1978 549 2181.69
D300A 1978 899 3572.57
N600 1978 1795 7133.23
DENON MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
PMA850 1978 8003179.15
PMA830 1978 635 2523.45
PMA700 1978 585 2324.76
PMA501 1978 410 1629.32
POA1003 1978 870 3457.33
DYNACO MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
ST80 1975 199 958.38
ST120 1975 269 1295.51
ST150 1978 269 1068.99
ST400 1975 7253491.60
ST410 1978 3991585.60
SCA50 1978 199 790.81
2520 1978 1049 4168.66
2521 1978 599 2380.39
2530 1978 749 2976.48
ST416 1978 649 2579.09
FISHER MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
CA2110 1978 249.95993.29
CA2310 1978 349.95 1390.68
H KARDON MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
503 1978 2591029.25
505 1978 359 1426.65
19 1978 570 2265.15
16A 1978 850 3377.85
16AS 1978 750 2980.46
HITACHI MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
HA330 1978 199.95794.59
HA5300 1978 379.95 1509.90
JVC MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
JA-S22 1978 199.95794.59
JA-S44 1978 299.95 1191.98
JA-S55 1978 299.95 1191.98
KENWOOD MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
KA3700 1978 155 615.96
KA4006 1975 259.95 1251.92
KA5700 1978 200 794.79
KA6006 1975 359.95 1733.52
KA6100 1978 275 1092.83
KA7100 1978 315 1251.79
KA8006 1975 439.95 2118.80
KA8100 1978 425 1688.93
KA9100 1978 5502185.67
LAFAYETTE MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
LA-40 1978 219.99874.23
LA-84 1975 349.951685.36
LA-475 1975 99.95481.36
LA-1050 1975 149.95722.16
LUXMAN MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
M-6000 1978 299511901.96
M-4000 1978 15956338.44
M-2000 1978 9953954.07
L5 1978 5952364.50
L80V 1978 4751887.62
L85V 1978 7953159.28
L100 1975 9954791.92
L110 1978 9953954.07
L309 1975 7953828.72
L507 1975 4952383.92
MARANTZ MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
4070 1975 299.951444.56
4140 1975 549.952648.56
3000C 1978 629.952503.38
1300DC 1978 949.953775.05
1200B 1975 699.953370.96
1180DC 1978 499.951986.77
1152DC 1978 419.951668.86
1150D 1975 549.952648.56
1150 1975 449.952166.96
1122DC 1978 349.951390.68
1090 1978 239.95953.55
1070 1975 279.951348.24
1060B 1978 179.95715.11
1040 1975 199.95962.96
510 1975 899.954334.16
250M 1975 549.952648.56
170DC 1978 439.951748.34
140 1975 299.951444.56
MCINTOSH MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
MC50 1978 2791108.73
MC250 1978 4291704.82
MC2100 1978 5992380.39
MC2105 1978 7993175.18
MC2120 1978 7993175.18
MC2125 1978 9993969.97
MC2200 1978 9493771.27
MC2205 1978 11994764.76
MC2300 1978 14995956.94
MC2505 1978 5492181.69
MA1600 1978 6992777.79
MITSUBISHI MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
DA15DC 1978 6302503.58
DA10DC 1978 4301708.79
MA01 1978 4601828.01
NAIM MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
NAP250 1978 19007550.49
NAP160 1978 10003973.94
NAP120 1978 5902344.63
NAKAMICHI MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
620 1978 7402940.72
420 1978 3901549.84
NIKKO MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
ALPHA-1 1978 6702662.54
ALPHA-2 1978 4301708.79
ALPHA-3 1978 4901947.23
ALPHA-5 1978 300011921.83
NA550 1978 220874.27
NA850 1978 2701072.96
TRM600 1975 239.951155.60
TRM800 1975 379.951829.84
ONKYO MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
M505 1978 579.352302.30
A7055 1975 239.951155.60
A7022 1975 359.951733.52
A10 1978 464.951847.68
A7 1978 359.951430.42
A5 1978 249.95993.29
PHASE LINEAR MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
200/S2 1978 399.951589.38
400 1975 4992403.19
400/S2 1978 599.952384.17
700B 1975 7993847.99
700/S2 1978 879.953496.87
D500/S2 1978 1349.955364.62
PHILIPS MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
AH578 1978 599.952384.17
AH384 1978 299.951191.98
AH386 1978 349.951390.68
AH388 1978 429.951708.60
PIONEER MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
SPEC-2 1978 9003576.55
SPEC-4 1978 7002781.76
SA9900 1978 7502980.46
SA9500N 1978 4501788.27
SA8500 1975 399.951926.16
SA7500 1975 299.951444.56
SA5200 1975 138.95669.18
QUAD MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
303 1978 3201271.66
405 1978 4801907.49
QUATRE MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
DG250C 1978 5752285.02
DG250CR 1978 6052404.23
GC500 1978 8353318.24
GC500R 1978 8653437.46
RADIO SHACK MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
SA1000 1975 159.95770.32
SA1001 1978 279.951112.50
SA2001 1978 179.95715.11
ROTEL MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
RB5000 1978 25009934.85
RB2000 1978 5702265.15
RA2040 1978 8303298.37
RA2030 1978 6602622.80
RA2020 1978 4501788.27
RA1412 1975 749.953611.76
RA1212 1975 449.952166.96
RA812 1975 359.951733.52
RA713 1978 2801112.70
RA612 1975 289.951396.40
RA413 1978 220874.27
RA412 1975 219.951059.28
RA313 1978 180715.31
RA312 1975 179.95866.64
SAE MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
2000 1978 13505364.82
2400L 1978 8503377.85
2300 1978 7002781.76
2200 1978 5001986.97
3100 1978 3501390.88
SANSUI MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
BA5000 1978 13005166.12
BA3000 1975 899.954334.16
AU20000 1978 10003969.97
AU11000A 1978 7502980.46
AU11000 1975 749.953611.76
AU9900A 1978 6002384.37
AU9900 1975 599.952889.36
AU7700 1975 399.951926.16
AU6600 1975 359.951733.52
AU5500 1975 299.951444.56
AU4400 1975 199.95962.96
AU2200 1975 149.95722.16
SCOTT MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
480A 1978 399.951589.38
460A 1978 349.951390.68
440A 1978 299.951191.98
420A 1978 219.95874.07
A236S 1975 159.95770.32
SETTON MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
BS5500 1978 799.953178.95
AS1100 1978 379.951509.90
AS3300 1978 459.951827.81
SHERWOOD MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
S402CP 1978 225894.14
S702CP 1978 3251291.53
HP1000CP 1978 6002384.37
HP2000CP 1978 7502980.46
SONY MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
TA-8650 1975 13006260.80
TA-4650 1975 4001926.40
TA-1150 1975 2801348.48
TA-1130 1975 4302070.88
TA-1066 1975 170818.72
TA-1055 1975 2101011.36
TA-N88 1978 10504172.64
TA-N78 1978 9203656.03
TA-F68 1978 6102424.10
TA-F5A 1978 3501390.88
TA-F3A 1978 240953.75
TECHNICS MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
SU-8080 1978 4601828.01
SU-8600 1978 3501390.88
SU-7700 1978 2801112.70
SU-7300 1978 200794.79
SU-7100 1978 170675.57
SE-9600 1975 799.953852.56
YAMAHA MODELS YEARS PRICE $ PRICE $ 2020
CA2010 1978 7803099.67
CA1010 1978 6302503.58
CA1000 1975 6002889.60
CA810 1978 3901549.84
CA800 1975 4702263.52
CA610 1978 2901152.44
CA600 1975 3301589.28
CA400 1975 2701300.32