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Item: Audio Research VSi60 Valve Integrated Amplifier

Location: Ballarat, Victoria
Price: $3,100 (Firm, local pick up preferred)
Item Condition: 9/10 (Minus a point as it has been used)
Reason for selling: Recently swapped to a solid state integrated amplifier
Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal (add 2.5%), COD Only
Extra Info: Valve integrated amplifier with remote control. Current valve set: 4 x Tung-Sol KT120 and 2 x Electro Harmonix 6H30Pi with approx 400 hours. Included is the original valve set: 4 x Tung-Sol KT120 and 2 x Sovtek 6H30p-EB with approx 1,200 hours. Includes all original packaging, manual, paperwork and equipment. Purchased June, 2013 in Australia. The amplifier has been kept in an environment free from smoke, pets and children. It was once played at volume setting 12 (out of 20) but normally was set at 7.

I am happy to audition the amp for genuine buyers. Local pick up preferred, however I will ship at buyer's expense.

 

Specifications:

Power Output: 50 watts per channel continuous from 20Hz to 20kHz. 1kHz total harmonic distortion typically 1.5% at 50 watts at .05% at 1 watt

Power bandwidth: (-3dB points) 12Hz to 70 kHz

Frequency response: (-3dB, at 1watt) 1.0Hz to 80kHz

Input sensitivity: 470mV RMS Single-ended for rated output. (32.5dB gain into 8 ohms)

Input impedance: 50K ohms Single-ended.

Inputs (5): CD, Tuner, Video, SE1, SE2 (Single Ended RCA Connectors)

Maximum Input: 3.5V RMS (any input)

Output Polarity: Non-inverting (any input)

Push Buttons: Volume up, volume down (70 steps, 20 LED indicators), input, mono, mute and power. All functions on IR remote control

Output Taps: 8 ohms, 4 ohms

Output Regulation: Approx 2dB 8 ohm load to open circuit (Damping factor approx 4)

Mono Subwoofer Output: 1V RMS at rated power

Overall negative feedback: 7dB

Slew Rate: 12 volts/microsecond

Rise Time: 4 microseconds

Hum and noise: Less than 0.1mV RMS - 106dB below rated output (IHF weighted, Vol down)

Power Supplies: Electronically regulated low and high voltage supplies for input stages. Automatic 30 second warm-up/brown-out mute

Power Supply Energy Storage: Approx 166 joules

Dimensions: 35.6 cm W x 20.3 cm H x 40.6 cm D. Rear connectors extend 23 mm beyond chassis. Weight: 15.8 kg net, shipped 17.4 kg

N.B.: The speaker binding posts do not accept banana plugs.

 

Reviews: http://www.stereophile.com/integratedamps/audio_research_vsi60_integrated_amplifier/#XYrUZZMhkfGZxvyC.97

http://www.hi-fiworld.co.uk/amplifiers/46-valvetube-amps/210-audio-research-vsi60.html
 

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This is truly wonderful tube integrated. Used to have this at the same time compare with my current arc ref110+ls17, this baby sounds heaps bigger than you think by only judging on its size.

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Guest Auribus

Hi haz, a McIntosh MA7000 recently purchased on this site. It has plenty of grunt.

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Guest Auribus

Moderators, I have sold my amp on eBay, therefore it is no longer for sale. Cheers, Tim

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