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Audio Research SP-8 Rev1 Vintage Stereo Tube Preamplifier; Factory Serviced

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Product: Audio Research SP-8 Rev1 Vintage Stereo Tube Preamplifier; Factory Serviced

Product SKU: 27151

Serial Number: 22021014

Voltage: 120V

Cosmetic Description: 8/10 Excellent condition with minimal visible cosmetic wear including a small indentation on the bottom of the faceplate, a few scuffs on the left front handle and one below it on the faceplate, light wear on the bottom edge of the front, and a small nick on the upper left corner of the front. This item shows some wear consistent with its age but is still presentable and sounds wonderful.

What is Included: Preamplifier, Two Audio Research 12AX7 tubes, Two JJ Electronics 12AX7 tubes, Two Phillips EGC 6922 tubes, One Sovtek 12AX7 tube, One 12BH7 tube, Factory box (Not original inserts)

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

Age: Circa 1981

# of Owners: 2

Tobacco Exposure: No

Service History: This unit was repaired by Audio Research in 2013, with new tubes and new capacitors installed throughout. Very low hours of usage in the years since.

MSRP: $1595

Product Specifications


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 $750 will require a signature upon delivery.