Abbingdon Music Research

Abbingdon Music Research CD-77.1 CD Player; AMR; Upgraded Tubes; AS-IS(No Sound)

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Product: Abbingdon Music Research CD-77.1 CD Player; AMR; Upgraded Tubes; AS-IS(No Sound)

Product SKU: 17921

Serial Number: 7710255

Voltage: 90V-260V

Cosmetic Description: 9/10 Excellent condition with no notable blemishes. 

What is Included: Player, Remote, Manual, AMR Gen 2 gold fuse (installed), Test CD, 2 NOS Mullard 12AT7 tubes (installed), 2 NOS RFT EZ80 tubes (installed), 2 NOS Phillips 5687WB tubes (installed), 4 NOS unused RFT EZ80 tubes (spare), Spare upgraded CD optical drive (not installed), CD clamp, Hard case, USB cable, Power cable, Factory packaging

Functional Notes: This product is being offered AS-IS for parts / repair only. The remote control does not work, and the unit is set to DAC mode, and has no audio output. We have not attempted to diagnose or repair.

Age: 8 years

# of Owners: 1

Tobacco Exposure: No

Service History: coustic System Intl Pro Gold Resonator installed by Avatar Acoustics

MSRP: $8500

Other Notes: This unit features NOS tubes with about 1,00 hours, an Acoustic System Int'l Pro Gold Resonator installed by Avatar Acoustics, a AMR Gen 2 gold fuse (installed) and a new, upgraded optical drive that has not been installed. It also comes with four unused NOS RFT EZ80 tubes.

"For me the CD-77 is everything I could reasonably have hoped for in a CD player with a performance that exceeded already high expectations. Build quality is excellent, sound quality is excellent and the price is excellent – not exactly the most inspired writing but sometimes it’s more effective just to call a spade a spade; I bought a CD-77 myself, I’m not one to be impressed by claims or new technologies but this player is old school meets new and something special – anything which manages to prise a significant amount of hard earned cash from my clammy fingers has to be special nowadays, but if you think this review is, shall we say, quite complimentary, read on.

After completing this review a couple of months ago, along with an unwelcome price increase due to the devalued UK pound, a whole raft of upgrades have been applied across the AMR product range (77 to 77.1) to compensate. The AM-77 has benefited most, but the CD-77 has also had it’s performance ramped up even further, and guess who’s sitting here now with a big grin on his face penning a review of the new spec system?" - Dagogo

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Reviews:  Dagogo

Shipping: Cost to ship this item within the contiguous United States is a flat rate of $135- including packaging and insurance. For all other locations including Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Alaska, please request a quote prior to purchase. Items with factory packaging will be double boxed. When factory packaging not available re-usable shipping box with custom injected-foam mold will be used. (for all items over 10 lbs). Note that all items valued over $500 will require a signature upon delivery.