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FS: SANSUI AU-5500 Amplifier (Price Drop)

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Item: Sansui AU-5500
Location: Brisbane
Price: $325
Item Condition: Good with signs of wear.
Reason for selling: NLR 
Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal + 2.6%, EFT
Extra Info: Lovely sounding vintage beast that seems to punch well beyond its rated power output of 38WPC. Works well, has been cleaned internally, some signs of surface corrosion around the RCA terminals. Has been used at least weekly for the last two years as a pre-amplifier with the SR Valve Amplifier also for sale.

Prefer local pick up, but happy to pack it up carefully for shipping if required.

Cheers
 
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Great little amp that seems to deliver more than the spec'ed 38wpc, I use one in a second system with flac files and a cheapish DAC with good results. 

IMO one of the sexiest Sansui series and fairly trouble free components will last another 40 years 

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Awesome, I'll send you a PM. Cheers

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