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  1. Item: Accuphase E-470 Integrated Location: Melbourne Price: $8000, reasonable offers entertained. Item Condition: As New Reason for selling: Someone elses turn to have a listen. Payment Method: Cash, Paypal, Bank Transfer, COD Extra Info: Purchased in August 2018, Australian Model, Accuphase warranty is 5 years. Includes all original double boxing, remote control, manuals, power cables . Willing to ship at buyers expense, boxed up it is around 30kg. Price does not include the Add on DAC-50. Links: Amp : http://www.accuphase.com/cat/e-470_e.pdf Reviews https://audiofi.net/2018/09/accuphase-e-470-integrated-amplifier-one-for-a-lifetime/ Photos:
  2. Item: Luxman L-509U Integrated Amplifier Location: Melbourne Price: 5800 Item Condition: as new Reason for selling: need money Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: I am one only owner. Bought new for over $8000 in 2012 The amp has never been repaired, works very well. No issues, can give a week warranty. The unit has never been loud more then 9am because I live in a flat and I like my neighbors. Winner of SoundStage's Reviewer's Choice Award (February 2009) "The L-509u was one dead-quiet integrated amp with an ultra-low noise floor, resulting in the blackest of backgrounds from which the music would emerge in solid, focused, three-dimensional images. Additionally, the L-509u was tonally neutral, and did not favor one end of the frequency spectrum over another; instead its sonic signature was geared toward delivering the least-colored, most musically natural performance, regardless of the type of music." "What impressed me most, however, was the L-509u’s control of the bass." "Subterranean? Without a doubt." Click here to be redirected to the SoundStage review. The L-509u features the new high quality electronic selector switch, which is the heart of the C-1000f pre-amp (one of Luxman’s 80th anniversary commemoration models). The sound quality deterioration using the new electronic input switch is now minimal, while channel separation and crosstalk efficiency were raised substantially in comparison with the previous L-550A / L-590A / L-507 /L-509SE. In addition the illuminated position indicator around the input selector knob, makes it much easier to view the selected position even from afar. The integrated amplifier also benefits from the ALPS volume control used in the CL-88 vacuum tube preamplifier. A massive solid-brass, four gang potentiometer. The amplifier section has not been ignored either; noise and distortion has been kept to a minimum with the introduction of ODNF version 2.2. The deep, rich, wonderfully textured tone is available here in Luxman’s most powerful integrated amplifier. No compromises made for sound quality; designed for the musical purist. This is Luxman’s ultimate integrated amplifier. * Equipped with ODNF version 2.2 for minimal noise and distortion. * Solid brass, four gang attenuator from the CL-88 tube preamp. * Electronic input selector, trickle down technology from the flagship C-1000f. * Relay power source with large storage capacity. * One pair of RCA inputs with Luxman's eddy current defeating technology, * Peel Coat PCB with gold plated traces. * Power Output Display Meter in dB * Switch to split the preamp from the power amp. * High quality phono stage. * Two pairs of balanced inputs. * Custom parts designed by LUXMAN, even the paint used on the resistors to denote the value has been carefully chosen after many hours of comparitive listening. The volume control on the L-509u is a solid brass, four gang ALPs potentiometer, its too heavy to be motorised, hence the lack of a remote control, it does however provide a linear attentuation & gain throughout the range, holding both channels perfectly in balance even at low amplitude. The tone controls might seem like an anachronism in this day and age of minimalism, but they can be remarkably effective in bring to life a less than perfect music collection. We all have music gems in our collection that are sonicly challenging. A lot of the 1980's CDs are quite harsh sounding and the digital glare can be quite fatiguing. Reduce the treble slightly and while the harsh CD is not going to suddenly sound like a reference recording, at least it will now be perfectly listenable. Sit back relax, enjoy the music & forgot about the HiFi. When you want to bypass the tone controls, just engage the Line Straight switch. Printed Circuit Boards normally have a green coat (dye) that can be printed upon, so the manufacturer knows where to place the copper traces and where to insert the resistors & capacitors. LUXMAN's designers don't like the sound of the green dye, so instead they print onto a plastic peel coat and remove it once the traces and mounting holes are in place. Then the copper traces are gold plated to reduce resistance across the circuit. In the photo below you will notice that Peel Coat circuit boards are an off-white color. It’s this fanatical attention to detail that delivers such superior sound quality. The on board phono stage is not an after thought on any of the Luxman integrated amplifiers, rather a well executed pre-preamplifer. The MC input has 55dB of gain (thats a multiplication of 550x) and is suitable for medium to high output MC cartridges, approx .7mV. While the MM input has 35dB of gain. Extensive listening was applied to the high purity, oxygen free copper (OFC) cables which are used to transmit the signal throughout the amplifier. These cables have a minimal audible signature and minimal electrical effect on the audio waveform. Linear wide bandwidth frequency response is achieved by the low measured values of both inductance and capacitance. The result, the cables do not color the sound, but pass it through, quickly. There is a high quality headphone amplifier, accessible from the front panel. The headphone output is taken from the speaker output,, assuring you of the highest fidelity. LUXMAN did not cut corners in the L-509u; notice lots of custom solid copper parts including screws & fasteners & mounting plates. Not to mention the gold plated peel coat circuit boards. This is one channel complete with heat sink. Here is a clever device found on the back of every Luxman powered product. You press the button and it will check the phase of the electricity it is receiving. If the AC outlet in the wall is incorrectly wired, meaning the live and neutral are swapped, a red LED will turn on to warn you. You only need to press it once, when you are installing a product to check that everything is in order. Its a simple mistake, that occurs often, and one that can seriously undermine your listening enjoyment. Continuous effective output: 120W + 120W -8ohm 240W + 240W 4 ohm reproduction frequency: PHONO: 20Hz ~ 20,000Hz 0.5dB) LINE: 20Hz ~ 100kHz (+ 0, -3.0dB) SN ratio: PHONO (MM): 91dB or more PHONO (MC): 75dB or more LINE: 107dB or more Dimension: W 467 x H 179 x D 435 mm Weight: 28 kg Preferably Pickup Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  3. Item: NAD C 375BEE Integrated Amplifier including OPTIONAL DAC and Phono stage - Does not include C 275BEE power amp in pic, see separately listed sale Location: Williamstown VIC 3016 Price: $999 Now $900 Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: I'm so impressed that I'm looking to move up to the NAD Master Series Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Update no other c375 sold on StereoNet has had the phono card and dac card installed - you’re getting a whole digital/phono integrated solution in one. Great value for this level of sound quality, power and convenience! What can I say to express how good this amp is? Probably that I am so impressed I am looking at buying into the NAD Master Series once I sell this amp. Just to give you an idea of how good these amps are and how impressed I am, my other amps are Audio Research. This integrated has lots of trickle down technology from the NAD Masters Series M3 Amplifier. These include application of Bjørn Erik Edvardsen’s Distortion Canceling Circuit in the output stage and BEE Clamp in the power supply, with distortion and noise reduced down to unprecedented levels. Distortion and frequency response figures are very impressive – midband distortion staying in the region of 0.001 per cent even at 200 watts output. That's not a trivial thing to achieve! I need to have Solid State amps to use when a: I feel like a change b: I'm listening but I'm working or being distracted and I don't want my valve amps going for nothing c : I need some serious power! https://nadelectronics.com/product/c-375bee-integrated-amplifier/ Ignore what some of the reviews on here and around the net say, this amp is refined, powerful and musical. (Seriously, the What HiFi reviewer must've been smoking something). BUT to get quality out of this amplifier you need to get rid of the standard metal jumpers between the pre-power sections of this amp and use some decent interconnects. THEN you really get to hear this amp... I don't know why anyone or any reviewer would bother with the standard jumpers, they really downgrade the sound and hurt the reviews. This amp really responds to having high quality and revealing interconnects used with it, especially as the link between the pre-power sections. I used some silver/copper Aurealis cables as the jumper cables and the sound was superb (they're not expensive at all). Putting better cables in place of them only improves things. Inside this amp its full of high quality components and also a couple of completely enclosed 'class A gain modules', which are evidently NAD's answer to the ubiquitous op-amp. And this amp has power to spare, and can drive loads down to 2ohms without breaking a sweat. The official figures are: 250W, 410W, 600W IHF Dynamic power into 8, 4 and 2 Ohms, respectively. But in the real world the 8ohm power is closer to 200 watts according to various reviews online. Reviews: From Stereophile: "The 150Wpc C 375BEE offers five line-level outputs, two sets of preamp outputs, a front-panel minijack for portable music players, a built-in headphone amp, and an optional phono stage. Like models in NAD’s Masters Series, the C 375BEE uses PowerDrive technology to maximize the dynamic power sent to the speakers. ...the C 375BEE’s overall sound was tight, dynamic, and fast, with crystalline highs and well-extended bass. “A competition crusher,” concluded Sam. Though he admits the NAD belongs in Class B, he’d choose it over many of the amplifiers in Class A. “So good, for so little money, that few are willing to believe it. Are you, JA?” he asks. (Vol.32 No.10) From TechRadar: "Faced with a powerhouse like this, there's a strong temptation to load up a noisy disc at the outset, wind the volume control up high and settle back for some good old aural abuse. We did exactly that, but were rather taken aback by the results. We've used high-powered NAD amps before and always found them enjoyable, if not always well controlled or revealing at high power. This one breaks that tradition, for it offers some of the best control we've heard at anything like the price. We weren't exactly using the world's easiest speakers, either. The Bowers and Wilkins 803S is a fairly tricky load and needs a firm hand to keep the bass precise, but the 375Bee proves more than ready for the challenge. even when delivering peaks close to the 200 watts threshold (which was louder then we were comfortable with) there was no sense of strain, nor of the shift of focus that often occurs when amps start to run out of puff – loud bass making the midrange and treble wilt, and vice-versa. As a result, we spent a lot of time revelling in the classy combination of power and control which the amplifier offers. As we've mentioned before in these pages, classical music tends to have wider dynamics than most other styles and hence benefits most from high power output, and indeed we found ready use for the power in uncompressed symphony orchestra recordings. Bass drum and timpani rarely sound so vivid! There is also a lot to admire and enjoy at more modest volumes. Another break with early high-power NAD amps is in the high degree of neutrality across the midrange. Previously, we've had some limitations about the degree of naturalness in voices, but on this occasion we find it very hard to pick fault in this area. This is accompanied by some excellent resolution of detail, making it very easy to separate the different lines within a multi-layered piece of music. As usual, stereo imaging follows where detail leads, and although we have heard just a shade more image depth (from amps costing considerably more than a grand, mind you) we have hardly heard better imaging stability. In a well-recorded oratorio recording, for instance, we found the placement of the voices absolutely consistent irrespective of the accompaniment behind them. An excellent result. By this point, you're probably waiting for the big 'but'. Frankly, there isn't one." Not only does this amp sound refined, musical and powerful, it is just so adaptable and convenient. Full remote control, which even controls switching between speaker a and speaker b. Minijack for portable music players and headphone socket on the front of the amp. TWO tape inputs/outputs. For when you can never have enough power: TWO pre outputs, one with a level control to allow exact matching with an external power amp, if you want to bi amp! (see my other ad for the matching NAD power amp!!!) The amp can be bridged if you really need 500 watts or so of output, in the company of a matching 275 power amp similarly connected! ALSO INCLUDED in the price is the PP375 phono module and the MDC DAC USB Digital Analogue Converter. Every other sale of this amp on StereoNET in the past generally is missing these optional extras, but you get them here, which just ups the convenience. You don't need extra cables, interconnects, power supplies etc - everything is built in so this amp can also be the musical hub of a really high quality setup. Just plug in your streamer or turntable, put some suitably revealing and high quality speakers on these amps, sit back and try wiping the grin off your face. Comes with the manual, box, remote, original crap jumpers, some reasonable cable jumpers (which I dont use as they dont do the amp justice). This amp will drive just about any speakers you can throw at it, and do so while playing music in a gloriously large fashion. If this amp isnt enough for you, add the matching C275BEE power amp for an incredibly powerful and musical combination... I'm sure I can do a special price for anyone who buys both! One final note - I suspect some early production run of this amp was not up to the usual NAD build standard and there were some reliability issues. I haven't had any problems at all, so I suspect my amplifier is from a later production run. I've played this amp at all volumes, left it on continuously (its better for the amp as you're not constantly surging power into the amp on startup and temperature remains stable), and basically enjoyed the hell out of it, and it hasn't skipped a beat, shut down, gone into soft clipping mode, or done anything but play music reliably. I've had book shelf speakers, different floorstanders on it and my Monitor Audio PL300ii speakers, single speaker cables, bi-wired etc, and never an issue. I prefer pickup - but can send by courier if you are really keen Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  4. Item: Analogue Domain Isis M75D MK2 Reference Integrated Amplifier Location: Perth Price: $22,000 ono (please feel free to make offers - I want to move this along) RRP is approx 40k AUD with Australia tax added. Item Condition: Excellent, barely run in. Reason for selling: Running dual monoblocs from a single source now Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: When I had a variety of inputs, Turntable, CD player, DAC, etc this was a killer solution - reference sound in a compact (albeit quite weighty) integrated amp. I am now in a position where I run everything through a single DAC and am running that straight into a pair of monoblocks so this beauty has to go. In short this is one of the best way to get Analog Domain sound for less than $100,000. Review here: https://www.monoandstereo.com/2017/04/analog-domain-m75d-mkii-integrated.html Photos:
  5. Item: Accuphase E-470 Integrated Location: Melbourne Price: $8300, reasonable offers entertained. Item Condition: As New Reason for selling: Someone elses turn to have a listen. Your ears will love you for it. Payment Method: Cash, Paypal, Bank Transfer, COD Extra Info: Purchased in August 2018, Australian Model, Accuphase warranty is 5 years. Includes all original double boxing, remote control, manuals, power cables . Willing to ship at buyers expense, boxed up it is around 30kg. Links: Amp : http://www.accuphase.com/cat/e-470_e.pdf Reviews https://audiofi.net/2018/09/accuphase-e-470-integrated-amplifier-one-for-a-lifetime/ Photos:
  6. Well it took a little time but we've finally got to this point. I contacted Simon from Heschl early in 2019 in an effort to see if I could wrangle a HAL 350 to test. He was busy, and then I was busy and then someone more serious about buying was interested so the only available amp went to them. And then Terry discovered that a fellow he ran in to lived next door to Simon and since it's far easier for a business based on the Gold Coast to deliver an amp to somewhere else on the Gold Coast he arranged for a HAL 350 to show up at his place. On Saturday just gone. So I climbed out of bed at 5am and drove down to Terry's place (wanting to be there when this amp arrived so that I could wrangle as much listening time as possible). Both Simon and Rod (so two thirds of the Heschl brains trust) arrived to deliver this creation of theirs (in a crate on wheels, now there's an idea) and they were happy to stay and talk 'shop' too. It was great to meet you gents, I hope to do so again once I've had time to come up with a few more questions. The HAL 350 that was delivered was brand new with only a few testing hours on it so I'm sure it will improve with run in but it was still capable of impressing me quite a lot. The grip it exerted on those Vienna Acoustics speakers of Terry's was unlike any other amp we've trialed and with that grip came a massive amount of control. We ran the Heschl for a while and then put the Technical Brain in service. Simon and Rod were certainly eager to hear it and it did not disappoint. It it still a great amp to listen to (and Rod commented that he quite liked it) but it just didn't have the power or level of control of the Heschl. The TB doesn't fall behind on detail or enjoyment level though, I'll have to get some more listening time to compare the detail levels of the two amps before I'll make a claim as to which one is ahead of the other. We also ran Terry's Prima Luna integrated, enhanced via the Musical Fidelity Superchargers and that was a fun change. Less detail on display but that tubey, glowy mid range was sort of fun after the previous two solid state amps. Terry commented that he didn't think we gave the Prima Luna enough warm up time though, I'm not a tube fan and I thought it sounded pretty decent, certainly not a disappointment. Terry has his Prima Luna set up so that it sounds far less tubey than most and far more solid state than tubey but I'm pretty sure I still heard at least a little of that tubey sound but having a strictly solid state preference I may be a little more sensitive to it than most. Simon and Rod stayed fairly late, they arrived at 11 and left just after 5 so we had plenty of time to talk and listen and pause for drinks before listening some more. We didn't really get much of a chance to listen further after Rod and Simon left as Terry had other guests over. We managed some more evaluation time on Sunday morning but it took a while for us to work up to it and we just had to give Terry's new Icon mono-blocks a quick run too (of course). So this post isn't really much of a review of the HAL 350, more of an introduction to a thread that we plan to turn into a review in a few weeks time. When we both have another free weekend we'll get down and dirty with a Heschl that I'm sure Terry will have been able to add some run time to and then we will see just what we can hear. I also have plans to add another integrated amp into the mix for a 3 way comparo of some seriously priced gear. So stay tuned folks (but don't go holding your breath, it may not happen until November). I'll finish with a group pic, the Technical Brain TB Zero, the Heschl HAL 350 and the Icon Mono-blocks in front of Terry's much loved Vienna Acoustics Beethoven Concert Grand speakers (Symphony Edition).
  7. Item: AVI Lab Series integrated amplifier Location: Kellyville 2155 Price: $1000.00 Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: Not being used Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: I bought it off an SNAer who got it off someone else who had advertised here. But surplus to needs now. However, do note a mistake may have been made in the original ad: there is no phono as far as I can tell. Remote is not original. I can ship at buyer's expense. Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  8. Item: Krell S-300i Integrated Amp Location: Perth WA Price: $1600 Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: Need Money Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: - One of the best integrated amps in the world. Winner of The Absolute Sound's Editors' Choice Award - Can be used as an integrated, a preamp or a power amp (‘theatre mode’). - Has HT bypass for easy integration with your receiver - A Massive Transformer, 150 Watts into 8 Ohms, 300 Watts into 4 Ohms. - Class-A, fully balanced Krell Current Mode Preamplifier section. - solid metal remote control I have original box. Local buyer preferred but I can ship safely anywhere in Australia.
  9. Item: Naim Nait 5Si Location: Mirboo North VIC 3871 Price: Sold on gumtree Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: No Longer Required Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal friends family, COD Only, EFT Extra Info: I purchased this current model Naim Nait 5si the other week as I was thinking about downgrading from my Naim Nac82/Teddy Dual Cap/Nap250 system to something more simple and compact, and it does sounds really very neat, but it I have already re-installed my 82/250, as it is no surprise that, as good as the Nait 5si is, it is no competitor to my 82/250, and these are now back in my system driving my Harbeth SHL5's. Maybe I was being a little foolish in the first place but I was keen to give it a try. The Nait 5si retails new for $2250 so this represents an absolute steal, and my loss will be someone's gain. I purchased this privately but even the store demo models are selling for around $1795 (if you can get one). As you would expect the unit is in excellent used condition, complete with box, original packaging, instructions and a rather nice Narcom remote. Serial number corresponds to manufacture year 2016. Audition is most welcomed as is cash on collection, or I will ship within AU only by Australia Post, Express Insured, which I expect to be circa $65, but if its less than this then I will refund you the difference, if it is more then I will stand the additional cost. I am 2 hours SE of Melbourne and might be able to deliver into Melb (after payment) There are plenty of reviews for this amp so I won't get into detail here, other than to say it has the typical Naim pace rhythm and timing with great detail. The 5si is 60w per channel and should drive most speakers with relative ease. Photos: Actual photos as below
  10. Item: Audio Note OTO SE tube integrated amplifier Location:3183 Price: 1900 Item Condition:good working order Reason for selling: too many amps Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: The item is in good working order and condition. The amp recently was Refurbished. All capacitors were checked to meet requirements. This is a Class A amplifier. Output tubes 4 x EL84 (6P14P, etc), 10 watts per channel. All four EL84 tubes of power amp are new. Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  11. So, here we are again with the third thread (representing the third listening room) since this obsession began back in mid 2010 (or possibly early 2011, I'd need a good psychologist to be sure). Pics of the new listening room will arrive in good time, a new camera is on the way, as will pics of the first amp to grace the new room, until then I'm afraid I'll just have to copy and paste from the good old internet. This is Darren69's Peachtree Nova, the older model with the mosfet modules (prior to the class D modules and the power increase). It is listed in the manual as 80wpc into 6 Ohms so, in my mind, it is probably about 60wpc into 8 Ohms. It also has the option of a tube preamp stage (that can be switched on and off via the remote) and a built in 24/96 DAC so it scores very well in the value for money stakes. As I've been discovering over the last few weeks it is a very easy amp to like, that built in DAC has been in use for all my tv and movie viewing and has done a sterling job. It must be well integrated with the preamp stage because I have been unable to pick the difference between it and the Halcro's built in DAC, so just because it's rated at a 'crappy' 24/96 doesn't mean that it doesn't sound good. I'm also a fan of the Nova's look, that wood veneer looks very cool and the fact that it's curved somehow makes it work even better. IMO the veneer on the new PS Audio Sprout looks very "80's station wagon fake" by comparison. For those keeping track this is Integrated amp number #62 (at least, I'm pretty sure it is, I actually thought I was up to #63 at one stage... oh well, somewhere in the low 60's, so let's just call it #62 and leave it at that). The Peachtree was fed from a Halcro EC800 cd player via Aurealis R1 interconnects to the Nova and then through Redgum Expressive Line speaker cable to my Lenehan/ETI S2R speakers. And now that the hardware stuff is out of the way let's get down to the important stuff. Highs: Open, airy and spacious and sort of 'happy', xylophone and triangle sound a little bit sweet and a little bit luscious without going far enough to be called rich. I love the top end of the Nova, no glare, no hardness, never harsh or grainy. I've given it a 7.5. Mids: Well separated, natural and pleasingly rhythmic, light acoustic music is beautifully rendered as is jazz and opera (even though I don't usually go there). The mids and highs are given center stage and the bass is generally kept under tight control and used to back hem up and reinforce them. Vocals are also very good, but I'm getting ahead of myself there. 7.5 Bass: Well controlled and forced into second place behind the mids and highs, excellent control and presence but not enough for a bass head. It doesn't go as deep as it could but I believe this is deliberate as if it did then it would likely interfere with the treble. So, I'm giving it an 8.0 for quality and a 6.5 for amount and depth, so that averages at 7.25. It could use a little more impact as well but again that would cause issues for the top end. Vocals: Natural and just a little breathy and rich and just a bit sweetly relaxed, an 8.0 for both male and female vocals. An excellent vocal performance, very enjoyable. Soundstaging is hard to judge, it took me several months to get used to the new room the last time so I imagine it will take quite a while this time as well. It did seem to be pretty capable, it does the job and doesn't do anything wrong so I'll give it the benefit of any doubt with a 7.0 Overall performance Integration: The treble is where it's at with the Peachtree Nova, the bass is good too but the treble really shines. The only thing it is lacking is a little impact and dynamicism but I suspect that is deliberate, you wouldn't want those to get in the way of the vocals or the rest of the mid range. An excellent amp for slower styles and still a good one for rock. A very easy amp to live with. Ability to Emote: With slower styles, folkish rock and ballads it scores 7.5 but it drops to a flat 7.0 on harder tracks so I'll average that to a 7.25. Electric Guitar Test: As with many amps that are very well controlled it could not score above a 7.0, it just isn't edgy or rebellious enough. 80's Rock Test: Again good, 7.0 but not great, as with the electric guitar test it does well enough but it just doesn't have the right personality to fit well with 80's rock. And a few random observations: The top end has a few characteristics that remind me of the Burson PI-160, it doesn't sound the same but it does have similar strengths with those nice airy highs. The mid range has maybe half of the rhythmic energy of the NAKSA 80, it sounds nice but it isn't nearly as addictive as the NAKSA was. The Nova was never forward in its presentation and not generally recessed either, it was slightly withdrawn on occasion. Considering the Nova sounds this good and has the added extras of an inbuilt DAC and a remote control I'd have to call it excellent value for money. And I'll add a few of my own pics in midweek. Edit: Pics added.
  12. Item: Bryston B135 SST² Integrated Amplifier Location: Melbourne Price: $4,299 Item Condition: Mint Reason for selling: Interested in trying something new Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: I'm considering selling this to try something different. Putting feelers out there to gauge interest. The unit is absolutely mint, black finish, and comes with the optional remote control (which lists for $699 alone!). It was purchased new by me in May 2015. The amplifier retails for $7k new so this is a bargain. I still have all the packaging so COULD ship, but would prefer local pickup if possible. I'm be interested in a trade for a NAIM Supernait 2, or one of the NAIM Uniti Novas, but that's about all. Some info Brochure is here: http://www.bryston.com/PDF/brochures/B135_BROCHURE.pdf 135W into 8 Ohms (180W into 4 Ohms) Over 30,000 MFD of filter capacitance per channel Three ultra-low-noise power transformers Separate ground paths for Digital and Analog Gold plated switch, contacts, and connectors Pre-out/main in connectors Computer modelled heat-sink. Convection cooled and housed in a fully aluminium chassis Headphone jack 20 year warranty (16 years to go!) This is an incredible amplifier, with a low noise floor and pitch black background. It excels in bringing out detail in recordings without (somehow!) highighting flaws in production. Some reviews: http://i.nextmedia.com.au/avhub/australian-hifi_reviews_2014_2014-04_bryston_b135sst2_amplifier_review_test_lo-res.pdf https://www.soundstagehifi.com/index.php/equipment-reviews/621-bryston-b135-sst2-integrated-amplifier Photos:
  13. I've finally finished my write up on the ATC SIA-150. It's down in the 'Product Reviews & Opinions' section. Link below.
  14. Item: NAD 705 Stereo Receiver Location: Adelaide SA Price: $150 Item Condition: Fair Reason for selling: No longer used Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: This is where my audio journey started many years ago. It is a great little amplifier that has served me well. A good cheap starter amp for someone. Photos:
  15. Item: Luxman L507uX Location: Burwood, Melbourne Price: $6300 Now $5,950 Item Condition: Excellent, as new with boxes etc. Remote control is still unpacked in the box. Reason for selling: Store Demo model used only twice, but needs a home Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, COD Only Extra Info: Luxman quality, Made in Japan Superb class A/B Amplifier with those tasty VU meters! 110W/ch (8 ohms) Full warranty from date of purchase RRP is $8499 Ship anywhere in Australia Photos:
  16. Item: Classe Sigma 2200i Integrated 200w Amplifier/Dac/HDMI RRP $7500.00 Location: Perth Price: $3500.00 Item Condition: 8/10 Ex Demo Reason for selling: Keeping my 50w Class A Integrated as I am unable to keep both. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: I bought the Classe Sigma in March from West Coast hifi for $3500.00 on sale as an ex Demo whilst my Gold Note Integrated was in the shop being repaired. This is an outstanding performer with 200w at 8 ohm. Ity has bass management for your subwoofer and also has a comprehensive 6 way EQ function. Both Bass management and EQ can be adjusted to any HZ. I have shown photos of the settings I currently have set up with my Morel DIY 3 way bookshelves. I believe the adjustment is up to +3db. This is a fun Integrated if you like to fiddle a bit, if not just keep the settings set as factory settings. It has a built in Dac as well as HDMI inputs for 2.1 movies watching. It has a very user friendly app to control things like volume-bass-treble-filter-source-configuration. There is a great 15 min instructional video on Youtube for those interested. It does not come with a remote control but app replaces the remote, nor does it come with a CLasse Sigma 2200i box as West Coast supplied it in a Classe AMP2 box. I am asking $3500.00 for the Integrated as this is what I paid only a couple of months ago and am passing on the savings to someone else. Their are a couple of surface scratches on the casing which is pretty much standard fair when purchasing ex demo hifi goods from hifi outlets as such massive discounts. No marks on the facia though. More than happy to demo to Perth locals and can ship for roughly $50 insured. Photos: Advertisements without photos of the actual item will not be approved.
  17. Item: One Exposure 2010S2D Integrated Amplifier Location: Sunny Nanango Price: $1450 (plus postage) I'll be using Aust Post. Item Condition: Demo unit, presents as new (Terry and I were very easy on it, it was only fed premium analogue signals and only hooked up to the best speakers in the room) Reason for selling: Bit of a story here. It was meant to go back to Andrew at Audiofix before he fled the country to attend some show or other but it didn't. So either it takes up space at my place until Andrew gets back or it gets sold off beforehand. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Links to the manufacturers website, my SNA review and Terry's and my GTG results below. Comes with the remote control, power cord, original box and packing. Full warranty applies via Audiofix. https://www.exposurehifi.com/products/item/2010s2d-integrated-amplifier.html https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/264806-exposure-2010s2d-review/ https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/263126-terry-o-and-cafads-integrated-amp-challenge/page/5/ Pics:
  18. Item: TACT S2150 True Digital Amp Location: Sunny Nanango 4615 Price: $950 Item Condition: Excellent, top plate has a couple of dings in it, see pics. Reason for selling: Desperately short of space right now. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: Comes with remote and manual. These TACT amps are highly adjustable via menu settings, there is also an active internet community that has info on them and mods that can be made to them. Originally bought from ZOOTYtooty. I don't have the original box but I do have a nice, solid box on hand and will pack well to ensure comfortable travels. https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/261754-fstact-s2150-digital-amplifier/?tab=comments#comment-4058794 https://www.stereo.net.au/forums/topic/83357-integrated-amps-an-addicts-guide-part-the-third/page/50/ Links to original FS post and my personal review. More info available after my review courtesy of MartyKT and Tony M.
  19. Item: Mcintosh MA5200 Integrated Amplifier RRP $8995.00 Location: Perth Price: Price Drop $4500.00 Item Condition: Mint As New Reason for selling: NLR Need Cash Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info:Second owner, Original owner purchased brand New May 2018 Bought here from SNA member I will use Smarts original listing as it covers all relevant info, I have added 1 photo of my own. With 9 inputs, including 1 Moving Magnet phono and 3 digital inputs that will decode your digital music at up to 32 bits and 192kHz, the MA5200 provides you with enough connections and modern technology to begin building your home audio system. The Home Theater Pass Through feature will allow for seamless integration into your existing multi-channel theater system. "The McIntosh MA5200 is an excellent amplifier, with a quality DAC and a no fuss approach to presenting music." - Hifi Pig The amplifier delivers 100 Watts per channel into 8 Ohms and utilizes Power Guard® to prevent clipping and keep your speakers safe from damage. Our new High Drive headphone amplifier features increased gain and output power, and is optimized for virtually all headphone types for an enjoyable personal listening experience. Have Original boxes and manual, Remote. Can ship at Buyers expense if required. Pictures: Pictures:
  20. Item: Primaluna Dialogue Premium Integrated Amplifier with over $1k of extra tubes Location: Daylesford Price: 3200 Item Condition: Excellent Reason for selling: Change of direction Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: 1st owner of this lovely amplifier that works flawlessly. Just over a year old. Includes the following tubes for you to find the sound you like (I've mostly been using the KT120's with nos Mullards - Matched quad Gold Lion KT77 Matched quad Gold Lion KT88 Matched quad Tung-Sol KT120 6 x Primaluna 12AU7 4 x nos Brimar CV4003 2 x nos 1960's Blackburn Mullard ECC82 2 x nos 1964 RCA Cleartop 12AU7 2 x PSVANE 12AU7 -TII Remote control & gloves for tube handling also included as well as a few spare fuses. I have the original box, but would prefer pickup due to weight. Can send at buyers risk using Pack & Send. Last package I sent around this weight was just over $200 with insurance etc. Cheers Pictures:
  21. Item: RWA Signature 15 integrated amp. Condition: Great. One very small circular mark on the top of case (see photos) Price: $980 pickup or buyer pays shipping Reason for selling: I thought I'd try it in my system with the Isabellina HPA DAC that I've been running. They're a great match but in the end I preferred my current amps. Details: The amp was purchased from Audiogon and shipped from the USA. For those who don't know, these are battery powered and thus run off-grid. It's a great way to eliminate power line noise and other interference; resulting in an eerily quiet background. It comes with the included 115/240V universal charger; you'll get about 6 hours in between full charges. It can also run while charging - so you don't ever have downtime. It's as realistic as I've ever heard an amplifier sound; uncannily so. Tonallity is excellent, similar to the NAKSA 100 in some ways but without the warmth and humidity in the midrange. This thing is crystal clean and transparent. Bass is suprisingly solid for such a low-powered amp (15wpc into 8 ohms and 30wpc into 4 ohms). The unit has 3 line inputs, selectable via the front knob. Underneath the speaker binding posts are a set of pre-outs. The original remote is also included, as is an alternative tube (Miniwatt - worth $100). The amp will come packed in its original box, along with all accessories and the manual. Price is for pickup from Clayton or Southbank; postage within Australia shouldn't be more than $40. Auditions are welcome, PM me with any questions. More info: http://redwineaudio....=fallcomponents Glowing reviews: http://www.tonepubli...e-15-amplifier/ http://www.digitalau...plifier-review/ http://www.6moons.co...edwine14/1.html http://parttimeaudio...o-signature-15/ Pics:
  22. Item: Bladelius TYR integrated amplifier Condition: Mint Price: $2200 including postage within Australiaia Location: Clayton, Melbourne, VIC Description: For sale is my pride and joy - the Bladelius TYR integrated amp. This is the little brother to the widely-acclaimed THOR; of which I've heard quite a few people say is the best integrated amp they've ever heard. It was purchased from a UK Hifi dealer last year as an ex-demo unit, and is still pretty much mint. Only selling as I've had it for a while (relatively) and am keen to explore some other amps. The TYR sounds fantastically detailed and overall has very little colouration Bass is deep and tight, neutral clear mids and crystal clean treble. It's not as warm as some of the other amps I have, but is more detailed and focused as a result. The TYR makes 100wpc into 8ohms and 180wpc into 4 ohms, and has had no problems driving all manner of speakers that have been through my system. In my opinion the TYR is almost approaching design perfection from an aesthetic perspective; I know this is a personal thing but I love the clean, simple and elegant looks - I reckon it's a stunner! The amp will come in the original box with manual, remote and accessories. These don't come up for sale very often, so this is your chance to own a statement amp in mint condition at a fraction of the RRP. As a price reference, an ex-demo unit sold last year for $2900 here, and they sell for $3700 new. Shipping within Australia is included in the asking price. Pickup from Clayton also available - auditions welcome. Feel free to PM me with any questions. More info: http://www.bladelius...d-amps/tyr.html Pics: More photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/twwen2/
  23. Wanted: Hi, i am after a Simaudio i7 integrated amp. I live in perth but will buy from anywhere in oz. Thanks
  24. Item: Gold Note Demidoff Signature Anniversary Integrated Amplifier RRP $11750.00 Location: Perth Price: $3500.00 Includes shipping on a Small Pallet via Toll (due to weight and safer handling) if required, Paypal fees will be extra due to shipping cost. Item Condition: Excellent condition has small line in LCD screen but does not impact function at all. Reason for selling: System reconfiguration = recent opportunity to purchase Mcintosh toob Amplifier & Mcintosh Streamer/Pre Amp (Boxing Day Sales) which means this one has to go to retrieve funds. Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only Extra Info: A magnificent sounding & cool running 50w Class A 45kg Integrated which has performed flawlessly & has not missed a beat, since recent purchase from fellow SNA member. You would be hard pressed to find an Integrated at this price point which would come close to the performance of this unit. Oodles of power with smooooth Class A sound. Current model still available at RRP $11750.00. This is a large Integrated @ 460mm L | 240mm H | 460mm D I am more than happy to demo to interested locals, or can skype if interest from Eastern States $100 donation to SNA on close of sale. For full disclosure of history of the unit I will add @caminperth previous sales information : History of this unit is I believe @Cono28 was the original owner who sold it (ad link here). I then purchased it in May (ad link here), with the only issue being a minor malfunction with the LCD screen displaying some blue bars on the left side when in sleep mode. Unfortunately the unit had been fed with a poor power supply prior to me owning it so it lasted only 5 minutes of use for me (around 2 Alt-J songs) before tripping out. I took it to Jason at Ultrasystems, who is known as one of the best techs in Perth. He gave it a complete once over, checking the entire unit and replacing the damaged power supply parts with original ones. I did not have the LCD display replaced as the issue with it is minimal and it didn't bother me. To be clear the LCD works fine, it just has the vertical line down it as shown in the pictures. Pictures:
  25. Item: Cambridge Audio 840A V2.0 Integrated Amp Location: Essendon Price: $500 ONO. Have a an AVR box it will fit in with appropriate packaging so postage is an option at cost. Item Condition: Fair. Some minor scuff marks on remote and scratch on screen (see pics), but everything is working. Reason for selling: NLR Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, EFT, Extra Info: Have gone to a surround AVR so this is no longer needed. Has been doing light duties in a 2 channel system but packs a fair amount of power and it's HEAVY at 15kg. Original owner (pet free, smoke free home) and bought from CAV. 120W output into 8 Ohms, 200W output into 4 Ohms Zone A & B speaker outputs (zone 2) Preouts for active subwoofer Balanced Inputs Pictures: Scratch on screen visible in pic below.
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