Equipment for sale
Here is a selection of vintage audio equipment which has my seal of approval. They have been lovingly refurbished and tested by myself and are all interesting and good quality pieces - I wouldn't bother otherwise! Shipping for most items from Auckland is $20 - $40 to NZ only.
All amplifiers serviced and tested for perfect operation of all features.
Any general questions or to arrange viewing email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
6 Channel Audiophile Power AmplifierCustom made chip type amp in the tradition of Gainclone, T-amp etc. Incorporates 6 x Texas Instruments LM3876 with built in muting and protection.
Arranged as 3 x dual mono with 2 big toroidal transformers and 4 x 10,000mfd smoothing capacitors. Extremely solid power supply.
Overkill heatsink slabs and oiled hardwood panels, this is a quality build worth at least twice the asking price.
Use as tri-amp with active crossover, multi-zone or run multiple speaker pairs from a mixer in a studio type setup. Also perfectly fine to use two of the channels as a conventional stereo power amp.
6 x 56WPC in to 8 ohms (100W headroom)
.1% distortion 20 -20khz
1V sensitivity, can be driven from most sources.
JVC 4VN-880 Vintage 4 Channel AmplifierHefty Japanese trophy piece from the 70s. Useful as a 4 channel amp with matrix decoding or in 2 channel mode for audiophile duty.
Fully serviced with many parts replaced. Lighting updated to led.
Power output: 55W/ch into 8Ω
Frequency response: 20Hz to 50kHz
Total harmonic distortion: 0.5%
Speaker load impedance: 4Ω to 16Ω
Dimensions: 138 x 420 x 362mm
NAD 3020i Audiophile AmplifierUpdated version of the famous British 3020. Features gold phono inputs, heavy binding posts, separate preamp/power amp and soft clipping. Excellent for driving high end headphones or exploit the very good phono stage with a turntable.
Serviced and working perfectly in excellent condition.
20WPC .03% distortion
1 year warranty to Auckland buyer
Pioneer A-400 Audiophile AmplifierFamous Japanese minimalist component from 1990. This is the highly regarded original model with better binding posts and other advantages.
This one is in good condition but the logo and the record switch markings have been removed, looks even more stealthy! Serviced and working well.
Power Rating 60 Watts per channel (8 Ohms)
Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.03% at 20Hz-20kHz
Frequency Response: 5Hz-100 kHz (CD, Tuner, Aux, Tape)
Signal to Noise: 88 db
8Kg 1 year warranty to Auckland buyer
Audiophile Power AmplifierNice implementation of the well proven Jaycar KC5201 Kit modules. Solid power supply with a big toroid and overkill 6 x 6000mfd smoothing capacitors.
The gain of this one is 1.7V rms for full power. Needs a preamp/mixer/dac etc. to drive it to full power.
Has a stereo gain/volume control on the hardwood front panel. The rest of the chassis is aluminium. Premium gold parts have been used for the input RCA's and the output binding posts.
Selling for less than the value of the parts.
Rated at 125 watts .03% distortion, clips at over 180W for excellent headroom.
3 Month warranty
Rotel RA-311 Vintage AmplifierCute and compact Japanese stereo amp from the mid 70's. Good phono stage for running a turntable and spare inputs for modern devices or tape deck etc.
Serviced in good condition
20WPC very conservative
3 Month Warranty
Pioneer ES2000 Vintage ReceiverHandsome Japanese model with full dial lighting and rosewood finish case.
Good phono stage for a turntable and spare inputs for modern devices.
Serviced in good condition. Updated with standard speaker clips for easy hookup.
3 Month warranty
Desktop Power AmpComponent from a good mini system able to work stand alone. Good for digital sources, small room or minimal computer setup. Has huge analog volume control. Plug in a pair of speakers and go.
Includes nice 2.5m aux cable
25wpc into 8 ohm speakers