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  1. Further information: The Zesto Audio Andros 1.2 Phonostage is a wonderful sounding piece of kit. It is totally quiet, transparent and just sweeps you into the music. I cannot over-emphasise how quiet it is, more so than some much lauded solid-state amps that I've tried to unsuccessfully pair with some very low output MC cartridges (eg. Lyra SL variants, Gold Note Tuscany etc.) It very much allows the delicacy, dynamics and shimmer of these top flight cartridges to shine through. Excellent reviews on it can be found here: http://positive-feedback.com/reviews/hardware-reviews/zesto-an
  2. A relevant review on this has just been posted by HiFi+ : http://www.hifiplus.com/articles/zesto-audio-andros-12-vacuum-tube-phonostage-preamplifier/
  3. Further information: The Zesto Audio Andros 1.2 Phonostage is a wonderful sounding piece of kit. It is totally quiet, transparent and just sweeps you into the music. I cannot over-emphasise how quiet it is, more so than some much lauded solid-state amps that I've tried to unsuccessfully pair with some very low output MC cartridges (eg. Lyra SL variants, Gold Note Tuscany etc.) It very much allows the delicacy, dynamics and shimmer of these top flight cartridges to shine through. A good review on it can be found here: http://positive-feedback.com/reviews/hardware-reviews/zesto-andro
  4. Further information: The Zesto Audio Andros 1.2 Phonostage is a wonderful sounding piece of kit. It is totally quiet, transparent and just sweeps you into the music. I cannot over-emphasise how quiet it is, more so than some much lauded solid-state amps that I've tried to unsuccessfully pair with some very low output MC cartridges (eg. Lyra SL variants, Gold Note Tuscany etc.) It very much allows the delicacy, dynamics and shimmer of these top flight cartridges to shine through. A good review on it can be found here: http://positive-feedback.com/reviews/hardware-reviews/zesto-andros/
  5. Further information: Purchased new from Tivoli (Melbourne), unboxed and placed on rack and has not been moved since. It is in excellent condition, and has performed flawlessly as a Roon endpoint with Tidal MQA (full decoding). And it keeps getting better with regular and substantial free software updates. Ted Smith (digital guru) at PS Audio has been discussing the next update on their forums in the past week. Buyer to arrange postage/courier. It will be packed in original box. Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  6. It was purchased April 2016, unpacked and put on rack which is where it has stayed till now. All updates done, so it is sounding better than ever.
  7. Further information: Purchased new from Tivoli (Melbourne), unboxed and placed on rack and has not been moved since. It is in excellent condition, and has performed flawlessly as a Roon endpoint with Tidal MQA (full decoding). Also brings out the best in CD/SACD playback with the companion PS Audio Directstream Memory Player (also for sale). And it keeps getting better with regular and substantial free software updates. Buy both for $9,000 and will include high spec Transparent HDMI cable recommended by Tivoli. Buyer to arrange postage/courier. It will be packed in original box.
  8. Further information: Purchased new from Tivoli (Melbourne), unboxed and placed on rack and has not been moved since. It is in excellent condition, and has only been lightly used. Performs marvellously with the companion PS Audio Directstream DAC via its I2S interface (which provides native SACD playback). Buy both for $9,000 and will include high spec Transparent HDMI cable recommended by Tivoli. Buyer to arrange postage/courier. It will be packed in original box. Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  9. Item: PS Audio Directstream Memory Player (DMP) Location: Hobart Price: $5,100 Item Condition: Excellent, no blemishes Reason for selling: No longer needed Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Bank Transfer, COD Only Extra Info: Purchased new from Tivoli (Melbourne), unboxed and placed on rack and has not been moved since. It is in excellent condition, and has only been lightly used. Performs marvellously with the companion PS Audio Directstream DAC via its I2S interface (which provides native SACD playback). Buy both for $10,000 and will include high spec HDMI cable reco
  10. Item: PS Audio Directstream DAC w/Bridge II Location: Hobart Price: $6100 (current RRP $9,860) Item Condition: Excellent, no blemishes Reason for selling: Upgrade Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Bank Transfer, COD Only Extra Info: Purchased new from Tivoli (Melbourne), unboxed and placed on rack and has not been moved since. It is in excellent condition, and has performed flawlessly as a Roon endpoint with Tidal MQA (full decoding). Also brings out the best in CD/SACD playback with the companion PS Audio Directstream Memory Player (also for sale). And it keeps getting bette
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