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Sony APR-5002 Professional Open Reel Deck [Expired]

no longer for sale

Item Description

Sony APR-5002 Professional 1/4" Stereo Open Reel Tape Mastering Unit
Dated 1987
Serial # 20144
Power options 100-240 Volts

Purchase includes: APR-5002 RTR; a complete and excellent condition
Original Operator's and Service Manual; spare keypanel (for parts - not complete - a few keys are missing and some wear is in evidence); spare power supply (for parts - not complete); spare audio mastering board in good working order; spare audio channel card in good working order; metal Scotch 226 10.5" reel in mint condition with Scotch tape; professionally made steel stand which is an exact copy of the original studio stand; Pair of excellent working condition Tape Clamps; Meter bar w/ Monitoring Speaker, and power cord.
Please note - Time code card is not included.

This is a quite special unit! Rather than the typical
estate sale or rubbish bin salvage, this unit has been
in the care of a musician, studio technician, and master audio
electronics expert since original purchase. It is in absolute
top functional condition with NEW HEADS, excellent pinch roller and is recently calibrated to be in perfect operating order. It comes with a 90 day warranty and purchase includes free delivery in person anywhere along the I-5 corridor on the west coast. The unit is in very clean condition with splicing marks on the unit where expected, and normal signs of wear appropriate for age. The stand is in excellent condition and is solid as a rock.

Shipping, packaging and shipping insurance to be arranged by purchaser.

The Sony APR-5000 is among the finest RTR units ever made, definitely the best Sony ever made and they were tightly competitive with any other makers on the market.
This unit is in top working condition with many extras and will not fail to impress!

Asking $2,750

Please email for pictures!
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Thanks for looking...!