Ayre Acoustics KX-5 Preamp- Diamond output stage Latest model -recently released [Expired]

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Asking Price: $6,050.00New Retail Price: $8,000.00
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Ships fromWhite Plains, NY, 10605
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    Item Description

    Up for sale is my like new Ayre KX-5 preamp. There is a long wait to get your hands on one of these and you won't find one near this price. This is the latest model and is as close to new as can get. Very low hours, in perfect condition. I am selling in order to fund an unexpected home improvement project. I am in the NYC area, so pick up is possible and preferred, but I will ship if need be. This is the most neutral, balanced preamp I have ever owned and will bring your system to another level. Paypal adds 3%

    "Performance Updates
    The KX-5 was released in July 2013. At the current time there are no performance updates for this product."

    Features
    Ayre’s Diamond output stage
    Variable Gain Transimpedance (VGT) volume circuit
    Ayre’s exclusive Equilock circuit
    46 step volume control, each of 1.5 dB
    Linear analog power supply
    zero-feedback, fully-balanced discrete circuitry
    High-speed circuit board material
    Input ground switching for true source isolation
    Six inputs: four balanced, two single-ended
    Ayre Conditioner power line RFI filter
    AyreLink communication system

    Specifications
    Maximum Input Level
    8 V rms – unbalanced inputs
    16 V rms – balanced inputs

    Gain
    Gain Variable to match the required output level of the system without the need for attenuation.

    Input Impedance
    1 MΩ unbalanced inputs
    2 MΩ balanced inputs (1 MΩ per phase)

    XLR Input Polarity
    Pin 1 = Ground
    Pin 2 = Non-inverting (Positive)
    Pin 3 = Inverting (Negative)
    Frequency Response
    DC - 250 kHz

    Power Consumption
    40 watts in operating mode
    60 watts in operating mode (volume control active)

    Dimensions
    17.25" W x 13.25" D x 3.75" H
    (44cm x 34cm x 10cm)

    Weight
    23 pounds (10.5 kg)

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