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Ayre K-5xeMP Stereo Preamplifier; K5xeMP; Black (No Remote) (SOLD)

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Product: Ayre K-5xeMP Stereo Preamplifier; K5xeMP; Black (No Remote)

Product SKU: 23174

Serial Number: 10L0003

Voltage: 120V

Cosmetic Description: 8/10 Excellent condition with minimal visible cosmetic wear including some light scuffs along the top surface. This item has some very light wear but still presents like new from your listening position.

What is Included: Preamplifier, Manual, Power cable, Factory packaging (some non-original inserts. Remote control not included)

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

Age: 6 years

# of Owners: 1

Tobacco Exposure: No

Service History: None

MSRP: $3500

Other Notes: Ayre’s K-5xeMP preamplifier combines peerless musical performance with stunning visual design. The exclusive fully-balanced, zero-feedback circuitry renders music with vitality and life. Its custom-designed volume control is actuated by a silky smooth optical encoder, using FET switches and precision metal-film resistors to deliver absolute sonic transparency. The massive power transformer effortlessly provides startlingly real musical dynamics. The Ayre K-5xeMP will transport you to a new world of musical enjoyment

"I was impressed by Ayre Acoustics' K-5xeMP. For what is these days a relatively affordable price, it offers much of the sound quality you can get from the megabucks solid-state preamps. While the original K-5xe was a solid Class B recommendation in Stereophile's "Recommended Components," this Maximum Performance version deserves a full Class A rating." -John Atkinson

Product Specifications

Manual

Reviews:  Stereophile

Shipping: Cost to ship this item within the contiguous United States is a flat rate of $55- 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.