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Marantz 6100 Turntable

24 Jul

Marantz 6100 Turntable
Marantz 6100 Turntable

The Marantz 6100 is a basic, but very usable semi-automatic turntable.  It has all the features that make it very suitable for everyday use - like an auto-return mechanism and 33 & 45 RPM speeds and a damped cueing mechanism.

Underneath the metal platter is a belt drive mechanism.  The rubber platter mat is impregnated with anti-static compounds to prevent static electricity build up that can cause dirt particles to be attracted to the record surfaces.

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Phase Linear Model 1200 Series II Real Time Analyzer

23 Jul

Phase Linear 1200 Real Time Analyzer

Phase Linear Model 1200 Series II Real Time Analyzer

The Phase Linear model 1200 Series Two Real Time Analyzer is a  fascinating but rarely seen Phase Linear component. It analyzes actual frequencies and registers them on the LED bank on the left front of the panel. 

The Model 1200 Series Two is a precision room analyzing instrument consisting of a display and filter bank satisfying ANSI standards, an accurate pink noise generator, and a calibrated microphone.

This Phase Linear Model 1200 is for sale.  Price:  $500  Contact us for details.

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Pioneer PL-115D Semi-Automatic Turntable

22 Jul

Pioneer PL-115D Semi-Automatic Turntable
Pioneer PL-115D Semi-Automatic Turntable

The PL-115D is a precision turntable solution for the audiophile who seeks key automatic functions along with outstanding tonal quality from record reproduction.

The PL-115D is durable, quiet and crafted with typically long life Pioneer workmanship.

Features include a speed detecting auto-return mechanism that returns it's tonearm to rest smoothly even with a warped record, a sensitive S-shaped pipe arm with anti-skating device, and a howling free floating cabinet constructed free of resonance.

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Mcintosh MC-2255 Power Amplifier

22 Jul

Mcintosh MC-2255 Power Amplifier

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Mcintosh MC-2255 Power Amplifier

The MC-2255 was McIntosh’s flagship power amplifier released in 1981 with a production run until 1986 and a selling price of $2,995.00. Its ample power, stunning good looks, and amazing sonic portrayal make it a long-standing favorite of audiophiles worldwide.

Stereo: 250 watts minimum sine wave continuous average power output, per channel, both channels operating into 1 ohm, 2 ohms, 4 ohms, or 8 ohms load impedance

Mono: 500 watts minimum sine wave continuous average power output into 0.5 ohm, 1 ohm, 2 ohms, 4 ohms, 8 ohms, or 16 ohms load impedance

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