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Audio Research Reference 5 Stereo Tube Preamplifier; REF5; Remote

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Product: Audio Research Reference 5 Stereo Tube Preamplifier; REF5; Remote

Product SKU: 35399

Serial Number: 70104909

Voltage: 120V

Cosmetic Description: 8/10 Very good condition with minimal visible cosmetic wear including a few faint scuffs on the acrylic top cover. The battery door on the remote is attached weakly, but will stay in place with gentle use. These blemishes are not readily visible and do not detract from the overall wonderful appearance.

What is Included: Preamplifier, One 6550 tube, Five Sovtek 6H30P tubes, Remote, Power cable, Factory packaging

Functional Notes: Operational condition of this item is excellent, fully tested and no issues found.

Age: Unknown

# of Owners: 1

Tobacco Exposure: No

Service History: None

MSRP: $11999

Other Notes: 3418 hours on tubes.

"The Reference 5 has the insight to distinguish between acoustic, harmonically rich instruments such as pianos, cymbals and drums better than anything else we've come across." - What Hi-Fi

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Reviews:  The Absolute Sound
What HiFi?

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 $750 will require a signature upon delivery.