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  1. Item: Arcam AVR750 AV amplifier with HDMI in excellent condition Location: Leichhardt Price: $2,300.00 Item Condition: Pre owned Reason for selling: Clearance Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Credit card on pick up, Direct deposit Extra Info: Can freight at extra cost Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved. This unit offers high performance in domestic cinema application. It is comfortable driving most loudspeaker to extremely high levels and delivers a sonic detail and emotional connection that quickly takes listeners to the very heart of the movie or music. Its capable of both video and audio stages are designed to embrace both current and upcoming technologies. 4K "Ultra HD" (HDMI1.4) and 3D video capability are built in, while both standard and high definition sources can be scaled to any resolution where required. This amp offers a level of sound quality that is far above competing receivers, the AVR750 is an audiophile product by any measure. Equally at home with high-resolution surround sound or two-channel music, the AVR750 delivers stunning realism with everything from heavy-weight blockbusters to your favorite concert video. Specification: Comes with box and accessories Specification: Continuous power output, per channel, 8Ω/4Ω 2 channels driven, 20Hz - 20kHz, <0.02% THD - 120W/200W 2 channels driven, 1kHz, 0.2% THD - 130W/210W 7 channels driven, 1kHz, 0.2% THD - 100W/— Residual noise & hum (A-wtd) - <0.15mV Audio Performance (Stereo line inputs) Signal/noise ratio (A-wtd, stereo direct) - 110dB Frequency response - 20Hz—20kHz ± 0.1dB Video Inputs HDMI - x7, Component - x3, Composite - x4 Video Outputs HDMI - x2 (ARC Compatible), Z2 - x1 (Composite) Audio Inputs HDMI - x7, Coax SPDIF - x4, Toslink - x2, RCA Phono - x6, USB input, Ethernet Client, Internet Radio, ARC (from display) Audio Outputs 7.1 Preamp output - 6x RCA Phono Zone 2 output - RCA Phono Radio Tuner FM / DAB / DAB+ Supported Surround Modes Include Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Pro Logic IIx DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-ES 6.1 Discrete, DTS-ES 6.1 Matrix, DTS 5.1
  2. Item: Meridian 861 v8, Meridian 5000c, Meridian HD621, Devialet 200 companion, Arcam irdac, Q Acoustics 2020i, Q Acoustics BT3, Bluesound Node 2, Boston Acoustics VR3, Logitech Squeezebox Location:Melbourne west Price: Listed below Item Condition: Very Good Reason for selling: Surplus Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, Bank Transfer Extra Info: Price List: Meridian 861 V8 Surround Processor $ 6200 Meridian 861V8 Reference Digital Surround Sound Processor, in excellent operational condition, comes with remote, box and accessories. note - there is small chip on the front fascia (picture below), occurred while moving out the rack. CORE cards are fitted as standard Version 8: 2X OA08 Analogue Output card, with 4x Analogue Outputs, Phono, configurable, with 24-bit, 192kHz DAC. IE44 6x Digital Audio Inputs, Phono, D1 to D6 can be configured as 2x six-channel digital inputs with Meridian SmartLink performance. 2x Optical Audio Inputs, Toslink. SpeakerLink Input, RJ45. Meridian Multi-channel High Resolution (MMHR) Input, RJ45. IA04 6x Analogue Stereo Inputs, Phono. Can be configured as 2x six-channel analogue inputs. ID29 Digital Input card with 1x USB input, 3x Optical Audio Inputs, Toslink, 2x SpeakerLink inputs, RJ45. OE34 8x Digital Output, SpeakerLink. L, R, C, SUB, Side L, Side R, Rear L, Rear R. CD20 & EF20: Internal (no rear panel) 48-bit DSP cards Meridian 5000c Center Speaker $ 550 Meridian HD621 Audio Processor $ 700 unit was used in a rack shelve and do have the original feet, refer to the picture. Devialet Expert 200 Companion $ 4200 LE 200 Companion has pretty much the same functionality as the regular Devialet Expert 200 - except no WiFi streaming module(Air). Arcam irdac $ 350 Q Acoustics 2020i bookshelf speaker $ 270 Q Acoustics BT3 $ 380 Bluesound Node 2 $ 550 Logitech Squeezebox $ 150 Boston Acoustics VR3 $ 650 Pictures:
  3. Item: Trade-In Arcam FMJ-A38 Integrated Amplifier Silver Location: Tivoli Hi-Fi 155 Camberwell Road Hawthorn East VIC 3123 Price: $1299 Special SNA Forum Discount $1100 Including shipping anywhere in Australia Item Condition: Trade-In stock in Good Condition. Comes with Remote Control. No original packaging. Can be safely Shipped anywhere in Australia Payment Method: Direct Deposit, Paypal, Cash - Pickup in store, Credit Card including AMEX with no fees or penalties. Extra Info: Fully inspected and tested prior to sale. 105 wpc continuous! Good condition line level integrated amplifier, optional phono module NOT installed. Lots of inputs and outputs! With over 30 years of audiophile engineering experience, Arcam is one of the UK’s most respected audio companies. The A38 design team was given a simple goal; to develop the best performing stereo amplifier Arcam had ever produced. Although a huge task, the team dug deep into the basic structure of amplifier design and the result was a remarkable improvement in fidelity. An in-house research project yielded a wealth of information concerning the influences of thermal conditions on power amplifier performance. As a result the A38 features a number of new technologies which practically eliminate thermal modulation of audio signals and ensure truly dynamic and enthralling reproduction. New Sanken output devices and dramatically improved thermal coupling provide an extremely stable device temperature resulting in much improved linearity. The massive torroid based power supply delivers effortless power with a new low noise topology improving transient response. A new pre-amplifier design, featuring hermetically sealed “reed” relays from Arcam’s range topping C31 pre-amplifier; deliver a wonderfully transparent signal to each power amplifier. Reed relays offer extremely low contact resistance and virtually infinite life span. All Trade in items come with a 3 month warranty For prompt after hours response contact Tivoli Hi-Fi Staff member @jimsan Pictures:
  4. Item: Arcam T32 DAB+ Tuner Location: Len Wallis Audio HQ, 64 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove Price: $550 Item Condition: Excellent Secondhand Condition Shipping: we can ship anywhere in Australia, POA Payment Method: Credit Cards, Cash, Paypal, Bank Transfer, ZipMoney Extra Info: As new condition with original packaging, accessories. Initially sold for $1,098. Bargain. Arcam says: "T32 Radio Tuner uses state-of-the art technologies to deliver the very best sound quality from DAB+, FM & AM. A bespoke iPod interface is also included allowing full integration of compatible iPods with any high performance music system using the rDock or rLead." Pictures:
  5. Item: Arcam C49 Pre Amplifier & P49 Power Amplifier Package Location: Len Wallis Audio HQ, 64 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove NSW Price: $6000 Item Condition: Excellent "As New' Secondhand Condition Shipping: We can ship anywhere in Australia, POA Payment Method: Credit Cards, Cash, Paypal, Bank Transfer, ZipMoney Extra Info: Superb 'as new' secondhand combination of Arcam C49 Pre-Amplifier (Still the current model) and C49 Power Amplifier sold by us in 2015 has all its original cartons / packaging. Features include Fully flexible stereo amplifier range; Power amp can be configured for multiple modes; Class G amplification with 50W of class A operation; On board PSU for rSeries products CR902 system remote control (A49, C49); Phono input configurable for line/MM (A49, C49) Continuous power output (20Hz—20kHz at 0.2% THD), per channel with Two channels, 8Ω, 20Hz—20kHz - 200W Pictures:
  6. Arcam AVR400 in Grey/Black in excellent condition. Asking for $2000 or nearest offer. The unit is just under 2 years old and retailed for $3700. I am selling the unit because I am upgrading to a more expensive pre/power setup. The AVR400 features a toroidal transformer which is rare at this price. This also makes it excellent if you wish to use the amplifier for stereo listening. The unit is 7.1 channel. If you only have a 5.1 setup, you can BI-AMP your front speakers if your speakers are bi-wireable (4 terminals) The unit also has a DAB+ radio which is also rare to find on AV Receivers. Dolby True-HD and DTS HD Master are supported and the AVR400 also does 1080p upscaling. If you any questions, please feel free to contact me. Located in Sydney North West (near Hornsby).
  7. How good is the ARCAM Alpha 8 Integrated amp? My need is for music only. My speakers are infinity Alpha 50’s. being sold on gumtree for $250. any advice will help.
  8. Item:Parasound Halo A52 Power amp Location:Melbourne,Victoria Price:$1700 (firm) Item Condition:9/10 Reason for selling: Because I don't know when to quit Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info The Halo series from Parasound has some what of cult status, being designed by the legendary John Curl. This amp puts out 30 amps of current which gives it performance beyound it power rating. I dare you to find a better built, better featured and better sounding 5 channel amp for this price (hence I'm firm at $1700) This is a beautifully warm and organic sounding amplifier. I bought it because it was the only amp that satisfied me musically while still providing 5 channels for surround sound. I had to think long and hard before I offered it for sale. It is great for low impedance or hard to drive speakers like PMC, ATC and Dynaudio which I have it running now. I have original box but this Amp is big and heavy so suggest local pick-up unless your willing to cover cost of shipping. PM me for Pics
  9. Item: AudioControl M3 ( Arcam FMJ AV888 ) PreAmp Processor RRP $7000 Location: QLD Brisbane Price: $1400 Item Condition: Great Condition Reason for selling: Purchased Arcam AVR850 Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: AudioControl M3 PreAmp is basically a Arcam FMJ AV888 ( RRP $10,000 ) with their own slight changes inside and cosmetically outside. Remote that comes with the Pr eamp is a Universal Logitech Harmony Ultimate One Touch Screen with a RRP Over $200. Just have to set up the remote for a Arcam AV888 which is what AudioControl Recommend. Remote will already be setup. HDMI can be ran via Cat6 cables for greater distances. Supports Balanced & Unbalanced Interconnects. Anyone running a OPPO 105 via 7.1 interconnects outputs into their receiver would run a HDMI cable into this receiver as I have done the comparison & I believe the AudioControl M3’s MultiChannel DAC is superior. Pictures:
  10. Item: AudioControl M3 ( Arcam FMJ AV888 ) PreAmp Processor Location: QLD Brisbane Price: 1400 Item Condition: Great Condition Reason for selling: Upgraded to Arcam AVR850 Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal Extra Info: AudioControl M3 PreAmp is basically a Arcam FMJ AV888 ( RRP $10,000 ) with their own slight changes inside and cosmetically outside. Remote that comes with the Preamp is a Universal Logitech Harmony Ultimate One Touch Screen with a RRP Over $200. Just have to set up the remote for a Arcam AV888 which is what AudioControl Recommend. Remote will already be setup. HDMI can be ran via Cat6 cables for greater distances. Supports Balanced & Unbalanced Interconnects. Anyone running a OPPO 105 via 7.1 interconnects outputs into their receiver would run a HDMI cable into this receiver as I have done the comparison & I believe the AudioControl M3’s MultiChannel DAC is superior. Pictures:
  11. Item: Arcam P429 power amplifier Location: Canberra ACT Price: $1800 including shipping Item Condition: New Reason for selling: NLR Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD, EFT Extra Info: I purchased this knowing that it would only be in operation for a few weeks, but loved the sound so much I couldnt resist. I used it in bridged operation powering a pair of B&W 804 D3's and they sounded sensational! Under 10 hours total use and has sat in its box since January 16th unused. Sales invoice for $3550 included. The new class G amplification provides a super healthy 270w per channel at 8ohm and the oversized power supply has endless current. Has a super sweet, clean and detailed sound. Some specs - ST (stereo) and DM (dual mono) modes Four channels driven, 4Ω / 8Ω, 20Hz–20kHz 125W / 90W One channel driven, 4Ω / 8Ω, 1kHz 180W / 110W BR (bridged) mode Two channels driven, 8Ω, 20Hz–20kHz 270W One channel driven, 8Ω, 1kHz 320W Harmonic distortion, 80% power, 8Ω at 1kHz 0.002% General Mains voltage 110–120V~ or 220–240V~, 50-60Hz Power consumption (maximum) 1kW Dimensions W x D x H (including feet) 433 x 425 x 105mm Weight (net) 14.4kg Weight (packed) 15.5kg Supplied accessories Mains lead Pictures:
  12. Item: SOLD ELSEWHERE Arcam CDS 27 SA/CD Player / Network Music Streamer Location: Sydney 2127 Price: $900.00 Item Condition: Unmarked as new original packaging, remote, manual. (Bought July '17) Reason for selling: Extended OS trip coming up Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal 3%, Direct Deposit, COD Extra Info: excellent CD player + DAC and even better music Streamer from all sources Arcam Music Life App available for streaming applications Pictures:
  13. Item: Arcam P429 Location: Canberra, ACT Price: $2000 Including AUS wide courier Item Condition: As new (purchased 16/12/17) Has been in box since Jan 10th Reason for selling: Was purchased an an interim solution while waiting for my tube amp Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only, EFT & postage available Extra Info: I purchased this puppy knowing that it would only be in operation for a few weeks, but loved the sound so much I couldnt resist. I used it in bridged operation powering a pair of B&W 804 D3's and they sounded sensational! The new class G amplification provides a super healthy 270w per channel at 8ohm and the oversized power supply has endless current. Has a super sweet, clean and detailed sound. Some specs - ST (stereo) and DM (dual mono) modes Four channels driven, 4Ω / 8Ω, 20Hz–20kHz 125W / 90W One channel driven, 4Ω / 8Ω, 1kHz 180W / 110W BR (bridged) mode Two channels driven, 8Ω, 20Hz–20kHz 270W One channel driven, 8Ω, 1kHz 320W Harmonic distortion, 80% power, 8Ω at 1kHz 0.002% General Mains voltage 110–120V~ or 220–240V~, 50-60Hz Power consumption (maximum) 1kW Dimensions W x D x H (including feet) 433 x 425 x 105mm Weight (net) 14.4kg Weight (packed) 15.5kg Supplied accessories Mains lead Pictures:
  14. Item: ARCAM FMJ D33 Location: Perth Price: $1200 includes Paypal and shipping Aus wide (CouriersPlease) if neccessary, $1150 without Paypal and shipping Item Condition: 10/10 AS new, only a couple of months old. Comes with all original packaging, owners manual and remote control. Reason for selling: NLR Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Recently purchased new so in as new condition. This really is a great Dac that comes with remote so you can sit on your chair and scroll between inputs and filter settings. I recently purchased a Luxman DA-06, the Luxman seems to integrate with my Yamaha A-S3000 a little more to my personal taste. Pictures:
  15. Item: Arcam Diva P90 Stereo Power Amp Location: Kew, Vic Price: $300 (will donate $10 to SnA upon sale of item) Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: Not in use Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Bank Deposit Only. Paypal (buyer pays fees) (paypal only if shipped) Extra Info: Bought from SnA user in 2016 in this sale: Only used to drive atmos rear channels, very light use since I've owned it. Selling it $50 cheaper to move it along to another SnA user. A great stereo amp for someone looking to build a first system Product Description Both channels driven 8 Ohms, 20Hz-20kHz 90W Single channel 4 Ohms, 1kHz 150W Distortion 8 Ohms, 80% power, 1kHz 0.005% Input sensitivity 700mV Input impedance 22k Ohms Power consumption (maximum) 800VA 12v Trigger: 1 x In & ! Out Pics: (Just the amp on top!)
  16. Item: Arcam A75 Integrated Amplifier and P75 Power Amplifier Location: Sydney, NSW Price: $725 $675 $550 $500 for both - Negotiable Firm Item Condition: Very Good - Refer to pictures Reason for selling: Upgrade Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: The Arcam A75 and P75 amplifiers complement well with each other and a great entry level to bi-amp configuration. Previously used to drive a pair of B&W685 S2 speakers resulting in a very rich, detailed and pleasant sound. Upgraded to the CM8's and am upgrading to a bigger amplifier. Cosmetically they are in very good condition and has never skipped a beat. There is a small scratch on the power amp face - refer to the pictures. Sale includes the remote. Unfortunately I do not have the original boxes. I am located in Sydney. For full specifications please refer to the manual: http://www.arcam.co.uk/ugc/tor/diva-a65-plus-integrated-amplifier/User Manual/a65e_manual.pdf Pictures:
  17. Arcam CD192, CD Player, Price: $490 Packaging and all accessories are also Included. The CD192 is the highest performing CD player in the Arcam DiVA range, offering superior performance, a greater feature set and better value than has previously been possible in the DiVA product line. Arcam has been designing and building high performance CD players in its purpose built factory in the UK since 1986. All of this experience has been pulled together to make the CD192 the clear “best in class” performer. Using the design philosophy from Arcam’s highest performing player, the FMJ CD33T, the CD192 features upsampling technology*. By converting the standard CD digital audio to the high sample rates and bit depths used by DVD-Audio, some of the sound quality benefits of this more advanced disc format can now be realized in a standard CD player. Four Wolfson WM8740 DACs convert the digital data back to the analogue domain, the multiple DACs averaging out any errors that may be present in individual DAC ICs. Finally a DC coupled output stage and extremely accurate ultra-low jitter clocking system ensure a sound quality that is truly remarkable from a conventional CD and sensational at this price. The employed upsampling and DAC techniques effectively “upgrade” your CD collection offering more detail, greater imaging and an overall more emotional portrayal of the music. Specifications: 24/192 upsampling CD player 4 x Wolfson WM8740 DACs per channel high stability 3rd overtone clock DC coupled output stage ultra-low noise 4-layer DAC PCB CD Text, CD-R and CD-RW compatible IR and 12v control inputs toroid transformer PSU stunning sound quality Location: The Audio Experts, 03 9545 5152, 2065, Dandenong Road, Clayton, Vic 3168 Price: $490 Item Condition: Used, in perfect condition (customer trade in), Item can be demonstrated before purchase if desired located in Clayton. Payment Method: Cash, Bank Deposit, Eftpos or Paypal Extra Info: Original packaging, manuals and remotes Included. Delivery: Pickup available in Clayton, Postage available at buyers expense, please contact us for a price if you require delivery we have all original packing for this item.
  18. Item: Arcam A29 Location: Melbourne Price: $1390 $1290 Item Condition: excellent (9/10) Reason for selling: speaker upgraded hence amp upgrade Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: bought as ex-demo unit from Carlton AV with full 2-year warranty on 17/Dec/2017 (few weeks old), to drive Monitor Audio Silver 6 with no speaker upgrading intention. Then...sold the MA Silver 6, bought a pair of SF Venere 3.0 which can use a bit more power. Box and receipts are available, so can post interstate. Introduction from Arcam website: Drawing on the many years of amplifier design experience at Arcam, the A29 uses the best quality components and engineering practice to produce a product that will give many years of musical pleasure and reliable service. With a class G amplifier, toroidal based power supply, acoustically damped chassis, complementary transistor output stages and exceptionally low levels of distortion and noise the A29 is capable of reproducing music with all its original authority and detail. Rest assured you will be hearing the music just as the artist intended. The A29 have been designed to leapfrog the competition with a massive 80 watts per channel into 8 ohms and 175 watts into 4 ohms, allowing for huge extra power reserves from our latest generation class G topology that is both clever and efficient. During normal operation, distortion is measured in less than one part per million so that this massive power is deliver with total control and finesse. There have been great strides made in improving audio sources and loudspeakers in recent years and the time is right to match them in the field of amplifier design. This ground breaking amplifier is a must audition amplifiers for music lovers who understand that power is nothing without control. Pictures:
  19. Well, a bit of background to kick things off. I upgraded my speakers to Kef Rs about 2 years ago, and had intended to buy a new AVR once Atmos came out. Between that, my wife and I had our first child, so it was a bit pointless upgrading for the sake of it! We now find we are able to sneak in the odd movie and I thought we may as well upgrade to Atmos too! The shortlist was always the Anthem 1120, then came along Arcam with the 550 and Dirac, so it got added to the shortlist too. After demoing both, they were both very similar in sound quality with the Arcam having a slight edge. Considering it had Dirac, that ended up being my choice (despite effectively being $2k more once you get extra amps for Atmos). At home with the Arcam...... Once I got it home, that is where all the problems started. The idiots at Arcam put out a dodgy version of the Dirac software on the website, which failed to work with my calibrated Umik-1. Additionally, the rubbish microphone Arcam provide failed to work too. I wasn't too happy. After some sleep, I was kindly sent the previous version of the Dirac software. This at least worked with my Umik-1, although it isn't the easiest software to get running. Basic TV viewing was sounding great, so it was time to get onto some demo material. I immediately got out the Dolby Atmos demo disc and played a few clips which went well, until I got to the Horizon Demo. This is where the next round of trouble started. The Arcam kept shutting down at the same point in the demo clip at reference volume. I was a bit puzzled, surely the Arcam would have enough grunt for this? Well, the answer is a bit more complicated. Checking the Dirac filter, it applies a 10db boost around 150hz, about the same spot my 8ohm rated speakers drop to around 3.2ohm on their impedance curve. Basically, the Arcam (550 at least) cannot handle difficult loads very well, which is why it was shutting down. Testing with Dirac off it passed this same test, and it also passed with Dirac on at 10db less volume. Ok, well I figured that would be solved by a power amp, so I could live with it for the time being. Some more viewing (via Plex on XboxOne), saw the Arcam flick between a 5.1PCM and 7.1PCM source, despite the XboxOne being set on 5.1PCM. This was something minor that I could live with, but Arcam just dismissed this blaming the source. I also had been reading all the issues with Dirac on AVS, which seemed to blow up during my period of ownership. Testing on my end using REW, easily replicated the same issue. Basically, the correction filter for one speaker (i.e. Left Front), was still being applied on content sent to the sub. Playing a few more familiar clips, the bass disappeared from my room (7db reduction between 35hz to 65hz), so much so even my wife noticed. Arcam technically firstly dismissed this complaint, then commented that the filter at a certain frequency is correcting the room, so it shouldn't matter what speaker it was sent to. Obviously this is total BS! I said to Arcam technical, that if they were intending to solve the issues I would be happy to keep the product, otherwise I would seek a full refund. Anyway, they maintained there was no problem so I got a refund. Arcam Summary + Great sound quality (just ahead on Anthem) + Great build quality + Dirac very effective above the crossover, especially at low listening levels - Dirac implementation is (currently) incorrect (unless you have genuine full range speakers) - AMP cannot handle difficult loads - Some HDMI issues - Rubbish included microphone - Very expensive in Australia, even more expensive once you had amps for Atmos - Likely needs power amps with difficult speakers At home with the Anthem...... Well, with the Arcam gone I could immediately notice the difference going back to the Denon, but thankfully it was only for a few days. Setting the Anthem up was extremely easy, it was all just very logical. First impressions are good. I quickly had everything plugged in, all the inputs renamed and was ready to run ARC (although not at midnight). Waiting until the next morning, I was very impressed with ARC. The microphone is very impressive, and the software is also very impressive. This is a very polished product! A minor issue with running ARC, it was misinterpreting the 150hz null in my room as the speaker roll-off, so I just manually adjusted that, which was again very simple! Ok, straight into it. Can it handle the Dolby Horizon demo clip? Yes, it certainly could, and it was even louder than when the Arcam shut down! I was impressed, but how did it handle bass? Straight onto a few demo clips and the room came alive. I was a very happy camper! Just to double check, I measured with REW and the hole the incorrect Dirac implementation created was virtually gone. A few tweaks with ARC quick measure improved things even further, so I did another calibration which improved things a little further. Anthem Summary + Great sound quality (just behind Arcam) + Good build quality + Excellent amplification, it seems effortless and no need for power amps + Quality included microphone + ARC is a very polished product and very simple to use + 11amp channels on board + Great pricing in Australia - Looks a bit cheap - Display not the easiest to read (I'm nitpicking) Overall Well, to be honest they are both outstanding products, but the Arcam is particularly let down by their incorrect implementation of Dirac (which they are only now starting to investigate). I would give Anthem the win, but (ignoring cost) if Arcam do fix Dirac, I would give it the edge overall.
  20. Item: Arcam rDAC Location: Len Wallis Audio HQ, 64 Burns Bay Road Lane Cove, NSW Price: $165 Item Condition: Excellent Payment Method: Cash, Credit cards, PayPal, Bank Transfer Extra Info: Digital audio is virtually everywhere days given the multitude of devices that we now have. How decent your digital audio source sounds is dependent on the performance of the digital-to-analog converter hidden inside.A high-quality DAC converts all the digital bits back into sound with a high degree of accuracy, delivering dynamic, multi-layered music that has you toe tapping and going back for more. Unfortunately DACs and sound cards found in many audio capable components, consoles or PCs are exactly where manufacturers cheap out and that means poor sound performance. Enter the Arcam's rDac. This sleek, cast aluminum box of awesomeness offers a simple yet capable solution poor digital sound. If you've never heard your music processed through a decent DAC like the Arcam – then be prepared to be surprised. In a bang for buck terms of improving sound quality, it’s hard to think of a better upgrade to do to existing equipment! Three ways to connect: Coaxial digital input is ideal for connecting a CD or DVD player or any other digital audio component with coax out, and taking advantage of the rDac's high-performance processor for better sound. Optical digital for HDTV, game consoles, set-top boxs, or other digital source with optical digital output, and feed a high-quality audio signal into your stereo system. Type B USB jack feeds the output of your computer into the rDAC's onboard digital-to-analog converter, bypassing your computer's sound card to yield much higher quality sound with stored music files and Internet radio. Key Specs: > Wolfson Microelectronics 8741 24-bit multilevel Delta-Sigma DAC > High-end dCS (Data Conversion Systems) Asynchronous USB Technology for reduced timing jitter and better sound on USB input > 3 digital audio inputs — optical, coaxial, and USB (Type > RCA outputs Supported sample rates: USB: 32kHz, 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, and 96kHz optical: 44.1kHz and 48kHz coaxial: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, and 192kHz > Bit depth: 16-bit to 24-bit > Built-in driver for USB connection > Frequency response: 10Hz to 20kHz (+0, -0.2 dB) > THD + Noise: 0.002% >Signal-to-noise ratio (A-weighted): 112 dB Pictures:
  21. Item: Arcam CD23T, Silver Location: Brunswick Melbourne Price: $550 plus shipping Item Condition: Near perfect, one slight scratch on top Reason for selling: Downgrading Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, Bank transfer Extra Info: Original box. Plays like new, super quiet transport. Supplied remote, interconnects and power lead. Bought from "Monochromic" in Sydney. Think I paid $700 for it. Very well looked after, I have the original manual also. It is the text version. Yes. Pictures:
  22. Item: ARCAM CD23T silver Location: Melbourne Price: $550 firm, plus shipping Item Condition: Almost perfect, one light scratch on top of unit Reason for selling: Surplus Payment Method: All methods, including cash Extra Info: took $150 off the asking price. Have fun! Pictures:
  23. Item: Arcam Delta 290P Power Amplifier Location: Castlemaine VIC (or pickup Melb Wed 7th) Price: $300 Item Condition: Excellent, very clean, minor scuffs/marks. Reason for selling: After something with a smaller footprint. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, EFT. Extra Info: 70w @ 8ohm. Made in England. 6kg. This is said to be the same as the Alpha 9P internally, but with a metal (and nicer IMO) faceplate than the plastic Alpha. If your speakers have dual binding posts, the poweramp works best when bi-amped with another poweramp or paired with matching integrated (which I don't have anymore). Pickup from Castlemaine VIC, or I'll be in Melb on Wednesday 7th. Postage considered. I think I still have the original box...will check. Pictures:
  24. Item: Arcam FMJ Super Audio CD / CD / Network Streaming Player Location: Len Wallis Audio HQ, 64 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove, NSW Price: $750 Item Condition: Excellent as new condition Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, Credit Card Bank Transfer Extra Info: This ‘as new condition’, this current model CDS27 offers outstanding performance from all forms of compatible audio media. Music from SACDs and CDs and network is delivered with outstanding quality. This example has its remote, manual and original packaging and box. Key Features include: > SACD/CD player with network streaming > SACD & CD playback > UPnP and CIFS audio streaming up to 192/24 > Audiophile grade playback > TI/Burr Brown PCM1794 DAC > Balanced and single-ended audio outputs > IR and full duplex IP & RS232 control > Stunning sound Pictures:
  25. Item: Arcam CD72 Compact Disc Player Location: Perth Price: $390.00 ONO Item Condition: Used but in good condition Reason for selling: No longer required Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: The CD72 is a wonderful sounding CD player and very well built. The CD72 uses a 24 bit Burr Brown DAC and Sony mechanism. The unit comes with a good remote and has been modified slightly with isolation spike feet. The unit is in great condition and plays beautifully. The CD72 has the following connections and works well as a stand alone player or as a transport to an external DAC. 1 x Coaxial digital output 1 x Optical digital output 1 set RCA analog audio outputs Would prefer local pick up but will ship at buyers expense. Pictures:
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