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Item: Musical Fidelity A1 Class A Amplifier
Location: Williamstown, Victoria
Price: $500
Item Condition: Excellent
Reason for selling: NLR
Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only

 

Extra Info: Yes this is a Musical Fidelity A1... no not the groundbreaking, but unreliable version from the 80's. This is the re-release from about 10 years ago. Still 'Class A'. Still sweet. No longer unreliable. No volume pots to turn crackly after a few years, no excessive and unbearable heat... yes I did have MF amps from that early period, and I had a love/hate relationship with them. This amp is an updated version of that clssic but unreliable original, but this amp is all about love...

 

When I listen to the A1, I am completely blown away by it. It has a sweet sound which seems to make everything sound great. Whilst listening to the A1, its ability to project and create musical illusion is so strong that I get carried away with the music.

 

This would be terrific for someone who is setting up a system in a smaller lounge, study or for a second system - alternatively use with very efficient speakers. The Phono stage is a corker - absolutely flattering of everything you play through it. The DAC - eh ok if you're desperate. Otherwise everything about this amp make it a terrific little amp. Its in LIKE NEW condition, comes with remote and instructions.
 
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I'd be all over this if I can sell my Cambridge Audio 651A

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I was only put off the old one because of reliability, a mate had one which he shared with a local tech, it sounded great..... sometimes :)

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Unfortunately no original box and packaging, but I can pack safely and send interstate. I've had plenty of success packing and sending gear.

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Very Trustworthy seller. Whatever I bought from him was pristine condition. Buy with Confidence. GLWS  :) 

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Damn

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I've got the Marantz version of the original one. PM4. Still running strong.

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