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Type: Trade
Rated: 8/10

Black Cube MM/MC Phono Stage
Lehmann Audio


Retail Price: $700.00 Your Price: $350.00

A cost-effective MC/MM phonostage with an out board power supply. Lehmann Audio is a new German HiFi Company with ambitious plans: design and build hi-end level components at an affordable price. Norbert Lehmann, the man behind the project. "The Black Cube has an ugly body and a wonderful heart, all you need to enjoy your LPs for the years to come." It plays and looks great. It's a Good value unit. "Get your hands on the Lehmann Audio Black Cube. I don't know of anything at or near the price, or maybe even twice the price, that sounds this good." – Michael Fremer, Stereophile Input sensitivity:MM MC for output level of 250mV/-10dB 2.2mV/1kHz 210µV/1kHz 755mV/ 0dB 7mV/1 kHz680µV/1kHz 1,55V/ +6dB 14mV/1 kHz 1.35mV/1kHz Gain 1kHz 40dB 61dB Max. input level: 5.8mV S/N-ratio:unweighted (referred to 0dBu) 77dB (69dB) CCIR 468-2 referred to 0dBu 75dB 67dB Channel deviation: typ. max. 0.5dB Channel crosstalk: fx = 1 kHz > 86dB fx = 10 kHz >85dB Input impedance: 47kOhms/470 Ohms/100 Ohms switchable on board the audio pcb. One slot for custom impedance on board the audio pcb. Input capacitance: 220pF Output impedance: < 100 Ohms minimum imp.following stage: >10kOhm Dimensions (case only) 114mm x 44mm x108mm Power consumption: app. 0.7VA external powersupply (2x15V)


Type: Trade
Rated: 7/10
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No. 25 Phono Stage and Power Supply
Mark Levinson


Retail Price: $3270.00 Your Price: $1500.00

No. 25 Dual Monaurial Power pre-amplifier $1875 PLS-226 dual power supply $1395 AC power cord and junction cable


Type: Trade
Rated: 8/10
Includes: manual
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HTPS-7000 MKII Signiture Power Conditioner
Monster Cable


Retail Price: $1300.00 Your Price: $500.00

The HTPS 7000 MKII features Monster's Clean Power Stage 5 technology, which helps isolate your components from harsh AC while reducing line noise and distortion. With 12 outlets prove handy when presented with a large, complex system.


Type: Trade
Rated: 8/10
Includes: manual

HTS 5100 Signature Power Center
Monster Cable


Retail Price: $700.00 Your Price: $300.00

Home Theater Reference PowerCenter with Clean Power Stage 4 v2.0 Filtering. 10 filtered AC power outputs 3145 Joule rating Remote AC and DC control hookups Voltage and current display Adjustable delay for switched gear Dimensions: 17"W x 4"H x 14"D Weight: 12 lbs.


Type: Demo
Rated: 8/10
Includes: box, manual
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A-21 Amplifier in Black
Parasound


Retail Price: $2500.00 Your Price: $1800.00

* Circuitry designed by legendary John Curl * THX Ultra2 certified * High bias Class A/AB operation * Balanced inputs with discrete circuits and XLR connectors * Direct Coupled - no capacitors or inductors in signal path * Complementary MOSFET driver stage and JFET input stage * 16 beta-matched 15 amp, 60 MHz bipolar output transistors * 1.2 kVA encapsulated toroid power transformer with independent secondary windings for each channel * 100,000 µF power supply filter capacitance * DC Servo and relay protection circuits * AC present, channel status, high temperature indicators * Heavy-duty 24k gold-plated 5-way speaker terminals * Gold-plated RCA input jacks; ground lift switch * Auto turn-on by 12v trigger or audio signal, 12v trigger out Continuous power output: 250 watts RMS x 2, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 8 Ω, all channels driven 400 watts RMS x 2, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 4 Ω, all channels driven 750 watts RMS x 1, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 8 Ω 17-1/2" w x 7-5/8" h x 20" d, 7" h without feet Net weight: 60 lb.


Type: Demo
Rated: 9/10
Includes: box, manual
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Halo Integrated HINT in Silver
Parasound


Retail Price: $3000.00 Your Price: $1800.00

Latest generation ESS Sabre32 Reference DAC (ES9018K2M) Asynchronous USB 2.0 supports PCM up to 384kHz/32-bit USB input decodes Native DSD64, DSD128, DSD256 and DoP DSD Windows USB drivers for ASIO & WASAPI - Download here Mac OS does not require any drivers Coax and optical accept PCM up to 192kHz/24-bit Analog bass management with high & low pass crossovers Home theater bypass input for surround sound integration Front panel subwoofer level control Dedicated high current headphone amplifier (TI TPA6120) Phono for MM & MC with 100 Ω or 47k Ω load Front panel Aux input with automatic +12 dB gain stage 5 pairs RCA line level Analog inputs 1 pair XLR balanced Analog input Balanced XLR and RCA left and right preamp outputs 1 balanced XLR and 2 RCA subwoofer outputs Bass & treble controls with relay bypass from remote or front panel Rear panel IR input and IR loop output jacks 12 Volt input and output to triggers Back-lit remote control with discrete buttons 0.5w standby power consumption meets Energy Star & EU specs 160 Watts x 2 @ 8 Ohms (RMS, both channels driven) 240 Watts x 2 @ 4 Ohms (RMS, both channels driven) Power amp circuit topology designed by legendary John Curl Direct amplifier input to bypass preamp section High bias class A/AB operation Oversized shielded toroid power transformer Dual-mono power supply and power amplifier 40,000uF power supply filter capacitance Matched JFET input stages and MOSFET driver stages 12 high voltage/high current bipolar output transistors Heavy-duty 24k gold-plated 5-way speaker binding posts Over temp and short circuit relay protection


Type: Demo
Rated: 9/10
Includes: box, manual
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JC-2 John Curl Designed Class "A" Preamplifier in Silver
Parasound


Retail Price: $4000.00 Your Price: $3000.00

"Great sounding Stereophile Class A preamplifier" 6 pairs unbalanced RCA line-level audio input jacks 2 input pairs can be switched to XLR balanced connectors Independent balanced/unbalanced select for the L & R channel Each channel's input is switched by its own gold-on-silver contact relay 4 output jack pairs with specialized functions: - See website for full details -


Type: Demo
Rated: 9/10
Includes: box, manual
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Z-Phono Black or Silver available
Parasound


Retail Price: $200.00 Your Price: $150.00

Works with all line drive preamplifiers RIAA curve accurate to 0.25 dB Ultra-low distortion Switchable gain for moving magnet or moving coil cartridges Exclusive AC polarity switch to eliminate hum Ultra high-speed, low-noise opamps Audiophile grade resistors and capacitors Gold-plated RCA input and output jacks Unique half-rack width chassis; 1 rack space high Rack mount kit sold separately Gain at 1 kHz : MM, 46dB; MC, 61 dB Input Sensitivity at 1 kHz : MM, 5 mV in for 1.1 V output MC, .9 mV in for 1.1 V output Input Impedance : MM, 47 k Ω MC, 100 Ω Input overload: MM, 200 mV; MC, 36 mV Input Capacitance 150 pF RIAA accuracy: 0.25 dB, 20 Hz - 20 kHz S/N ratio: MM, 84 dB MC, 58 dB Power requirement: 115 V - 230 V, 60/50 Hz, 5 W Dimensions: 8-1/2 w x 1-3/4 h x 10 d, 2 h with feet


Type: Trade
Rated: 8/10
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Montana DD-12 for Paul Stooky Concert at C.E.S. 2012
PBN Audio


Retail Price: $25000.00 Your Price: $10000.00

The PBN Audio Model DD-12 was a collaboration between Peter Noerbaek (PBN Audio), Dean Rivera a 25 Year Veteran of JBL, Cary Audio Design and T.H.E. Show in association with Neworld Multimedia Entertainment. The speaker was debuted at the 2012 CES / T.H.E. Show in Las Vegas for the Paul Stookey Concert of Peter, Paul and Mary fame. The sound was excellent! A pair of speakers like these are hard to believe. Even on a basic system, these speakers are beyond almost any extreme high end speaker I have heard. Even in a large room, these will blow your doors off. The only way to truly understand these are to hear them. These beauties sound amazing, very neutral to source, fast, with great bass and amazing vocals via the horn. The Horn lens is custom made for the DD12 and is fitted with a JBL 2435HPL Beryllium Compression driver. The DD12 is a true 25Hz transmission line (11.4ft long) with two 12" woofers scooping into a common line, the line has a completely linear and smooth taper from 120% of SD to 20% of SD, textbook and beyond ;-) The woofers are fitted with Neodymium magnets in place of the more common ferrite magnet structures. They were custom designed and made for PBN audio by dB design (Dean Rivera from JBL). The cabinet construction is extremely complex and very expensive and time consuming to produce (see photo of the inside). These are high sensitivity speakers which can play very loud even with small tube amps or small solid state amps yet still can handle up to 450 watts each. To produce this speaker again would be far in excess of the original retail price of $25,000 Frequency Response (-6dB): 35Hz - 16kHz Power handling: 450 watts Impedance: 6 O Dual 12-inch woofer with 80 x 60 Horn Transmission Line design Single wire with standard 5 way post. 20”w x 30”d x 58”h. 265 lbs each


Type: Trade
Rated: 8/10
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Olympia EBSA-1 Super Amp in Black with Meters
PBN Audio


Retail Price: $15000.00 Your Price: $7500.00

Inspired by Erno Borbely, Consider the EB-SA1 the culmination in a continual evolution of efficiently-sized, optimal-performance amplifiers. Dimension-for-dimension, watt-for-watt, it simply does not get any better than this! With over 130 clean watts of power and an output stage that supports six pairs of devices per channel, this is the mightiest small amplifier in today’s marketplace. In total, it’s 95 pounds of high-octane audio power just waiting to be unleashed on your system. Consider this amplifier your ultimate audio destiny … for you will hear what you’ve never heard: The holy grail of audio nirvana. TECHNICAL FEATURES • Two-Channel All-FET circuit design utilizing a 1500VA transformer • 225,000 uF power supply capacitance • 130 watts of clean power @ eight Ohm load per channel • High-quality onboard regulators in voltage gain section • Output stage features: six pairs of closely matched output devices x2 • Inputs: Balanced, RCA and 75 Ohm BNC. WBT™ binding posts x 8 • Amplifier can be bridged “Differential Mode” 450 Watts into an eight Ohm • Requires a fully differential pre-amplifier if used as a mono-block • High-quality 20 Amp power cord included • Size: 19 W x 9.25” H x 15” D • Weight: 95 pounds


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