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#1 frankn

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 02:05 PM

Item: CustomAnalougeAudio JLTi KT88/120 Mk2 amplifier
Location: Adelaide SA
Price: PRICE DROP now 1375.00
Item Condition: As new (9months old)
Reason for selling: Decided not to go tubes
Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, EFT
Extra Info: This is the Yaqin MC100b modified by Joe Rasmussen at www.customanalougeaudio.com. Joe provided the KT120 (Tunsol)tubes when built (extra cost). Total cost to purchase is $2K so you save +30% - it is a steal.
I have all the original packaging, power chord and the metal cage that covers the tubes - I don't use it.
Joes page explaining the modifications is here: http://www.customana...m/jlti_el34.htm (he discusses both EL34 & KT88)
Power OP is ~60w channel - certainly enough to drive my ESL's. Can be auditioned with either Paradigm Reference100 speakers or the Quads.

Shipping: Prefer local pickup, but willing to ship+insurance at buyers expense.

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#2 com5984

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 03:29 PM

I've got one too, great amp. A good buy for someone
Cheers
Rob

Like a game show contestant with a parting, I could not believe my eyes.

#3 Warren M.

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 09:51 PM

The person who picks this up is getting a real bargain. I can sort of understand the decision not to go tubes, but, frankly, having had my JTLi KT-88 Mk2 for most of a year now, I could barely imagine going back to my Arcam solid state separates.

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Warren

Vinyl: Once Analog Mk2 (upgraded) + AudioOrigami PU7 + Lyra Kleos + TTMega ring weight + JLTi-enhanced Eastern Electric MiniMax tube phono preamp (Raytheon NOS 12AT7WA + Mullard NOS ECC83 + Mullard NOS 6X4 tubes)
Digital Source: JLTi-enhanced (level 3+) Oppo BDP-95 + Seagate 2TB drive
Tuner: Sansui TU-X701 / Burson Audio Buffer
Amplification: JLTi KT-88 Mk2 (Tung-Sol KT-120, Sylvania NOS 12AT7WA & Sophia 6SN7 tubes). Cymer 5755-based combination preamp / headphone amp (near completion)
Speakers: Totem Arro fronts (biwired with Anticables Level 3 Reference + Aurealis UPOCC copper) + REL T2 sub. 
Headphones: Sennheiser HD-650 (silver/copper upgrade cable), Sennheiser HD580 (copper upgrade cable) & AKG-701

AV: Marantz SR5006 Receiver + Samsung UA55ES8000 Smart 3D TV + Wharfdale Diamond 9CM Centre + 8" Selby Ceiling Front Speakers + 6" Aaron Ceiling Sides/Rears + REL T2 Sub

Interconnects: Anticables Level 3 Silver (phono to preamp). Anticables Level 2 Copper (digital source to preamp. Anticables Level 3 Silver (preamp to power amp)

Power Cables: Anticables Level 3 power cable (phono). Anticables Level 2 power cable (digital source). DH Labs Power Plus (amp, preamp), ESP MusicCord (sub) 

Power Distribution/Regulation: Eichmann Power Strip and Weiduka AC8.8 Power Conditioner

 

#4 Warren M.

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 09:08 PM

Item: CustomAnalougeAudio JLTi KT88/120 Mk2 amplifier
Location: Adelaide SA
Price: 1500.00
Item Condition: As new (7months old)
Reason for selling: Decided not to go tubes
Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, EFT
Extra Info: This is the Yaqin MC100b modified by Joe Rasmussen at www.customanalougeaudio.com. Joe provided the KT120 (Tunsol)tubes when built (extra cost). Total cost to purchase is $2K so you save 25%.
I have all the original packaging, power chord and the metal cage that covers the tubes - I didn't use it.
Joes page explaining the modifications is here: http://www.customana...m/jlti_el34.htm (he discusses both EL34 & KT88)
Power OP is ~60w channel - certainly enough to drive my ESL's

Shipping: Prefer local pickup, but willing to ship+insurance at buyers expense.


Astonished that this is still on the market! I would have expected it to be gone in a week.

Vinyl: Once Analog Mk2 (upgraded) + AudioOrigami PU7 + Lyra Kleos + TTMega ring weight + JLTi-enhanced Eastern Electric MiniMax tube phono preamp (Raytheon NOS 12AT7WA + Mullard NOS ECC83 + Mullard NOS 6X4 tubes)
Digital Source: JLTi-enhanced (level 3+) Oppo BDP-95 + Seagate 2TB drive
Tuner: Sansui TU-X701 / Burson Audio Buffer
Amplification: JLTi KT-88 Mk2 (Tung-Sol KT-120, Sylvania NOS 12AT7WA & Sophia 6SN7 tubes). Cymer 5755-based combination preamp / headphone amp (near completion)
Speakers: Totem Arro fronts (biwired with Anticables Level 3 Reference + Aurealis UPOCC copper) + REL T2 sub. 
Headphones: Sennheiser HD-650 (silver/copper upgrade cable), Sennheiser HD580 (copper upgrade cable) & AKG-701

AV: Marantz SR5006 Receiver + Samsung UA55ES8000 Smart 3D TV + Wharfdale Diamond 9CM Centre + 8" Selby Ceiling Front Speakers + 6" Aaron Ceiling Sides/Rears + REL T2 Sub

Interconnects: Anticables Level 3 Silver (phono to preamp). Anticables Level 2 Copper (digital source to preamp. Anticables Level 3 Silver (preamp to power amp)

Power Cables: Anticables Level 3 power cable (phono). Anticables Level 2 power cable (digital source). DH Labs Power Plus (amp, preamp), ESP MusicCord (sub) 

Power Distribution/Regulation: Eichmann Power Strip and Weiduka AC8.8 Power Conditioner

 

#5 ermat

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 06:11 PM

Hi. Is the amp still for sale.

#6 frankn

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 08:12 PM

Hi Ermat
Yes it is still for sale.
Regards
Frank
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Posted 13 October 2012 - 09:05 PM

The amp is currently connected to the Paradigm Reference Studio 100v2 speakers for auditions (also for sale) - can also be connected to the ESL's for comparison
<p>A=Round black things, D=Round silver things, Power=Square black things, Cables= Colourful round stringy things and some flattish skinny things, Speakers=Skinny grey tombstonesFor Sale - nothing, I think.....hang-on whats that over there.....well maybe??

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 12:21 PM

PRICE REDUCED, now 1375. See 1st post.
<p>A=Round black things, D=Round silver things, Power=Square black things, Cables= Colourful round stringy things and some flattish skinny things, Speakers=Skinny grey tombstonesFor Sale - nothing, I think.....hang-on whats that over there.....well maybe??

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Posted 26 October 2012 - 02:03 PM

Good luck Frank.That is a very nice unit.I have been trying to find a excuse to buy the Yaqin MC100b myself.I do have a future project in mind but the Amp needs to have a Pre in and Pre out for a Sub.
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#10 frankn

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 05:29 AM

Removed from sale
<p>A=Round black things, D=Round silver things, Power=Square black things, Cables= Colourful round stringy things and some flattish skinny things, Speakers=Skinny grey tombstonesFor Sale - nothing, I think.....hang-on whats that over there.....well maybe??