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 Mission
AllegroSound has been dedicated to
accurate recording and reproduction of
acoustic music for well over ¼ Century.
For those who value ears-on experience,
AllegroSound is "hear" to assist you.

Trades welcome!  allegrosound dot com AllegroBio 



 Featuring
* AllegroQC with 40 yrs experience.
* Safe-Packing. Trust your purchase to
one who knows and cares to pack it so
you receive it in the same condition :-)
* Commercial Invoice with proper HTS#
provided with foreign shipments reduces
unnecessary delay & damage in Customs.

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Condition
Most be 30~70 years old with imperfections
including, but not limited to, old capacitors,
non-functioning lamps, off-center knobs,
oxidation, scratches, nicks, dings, etc
...
NO "mint"!  NO "minty"!  NO "perfect"!
All pre-owned/used unless otherwise ntd.

AllegroGrade on scale of 1~6:
  6 = New-In-Sealed-Box.
  5 = New-In-Open-Box.
  4 = Demo-In-Open-Box.
  3 = Good. 2 = Fair. 1 = Poor.
* most be AllegroGrade 3 - actual pics
sent prior to packing if not already posted.
All sales as-is and final, so if you have any
special requirements regarding condition,
tell me before sending deposit/payment.
See Pics, MainsVoltage, Terms below
& Questions & Answers (Q+A) in Menu.




Pics
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& may not represent exact condition;
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allegrosound dot com  Mains Voltage & What To Do About It
allegrosound dot com  220~240 Vac 



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* prices NET-USD f.o.b. Los Angeles, California, USA.
* k = US$1,000.   ptc = partial trades considered.
* tbd = to be determined.   mp = matched pair.
* prices w/o deposit subject to change w/o notice.
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 Trade-ins
AllegroSound trade-ins/purchases are not
final until received, inspected, tested and
approved by AllegroSound. Items failing to
meet represented condition will be returned
at Customer's expense plus $90 per hr labor
for unpacking/inspection/testing/repacking;
additional fees may apply.




 Vacuum Tubes
All tubes sold by AllegroSound have been
carefully tested on the finest equipment
and, therefore, are technically "used".
* most plug-in tubes carry our exclusive
100-day exchange/1-yr pro-rated warranty.




  Terms & Conditions
Equipment is carefully inspected, cleaned,
variac'd, tested for dc-offset & auditioned
in ref system before it leaves our facility.
Quality work with TLC takes quality time;
I work at my pace & have orders ahead
of yours; item will ship when testing is
completed and packed for safe transit.
Suitability sole responsibility of Buyer.
Not responsible for errors/semantics/etc.
All items subject to prior sale or no sale.
Prices subject to change without notice.
All equipment as-is without warranty.
All sales f.o.b. Los Angeles California;
all matters & costs beyond this point,
including, but not limited to, packing,
freight, ins, taxes, fees, duty, are sole
responsibility of Buyer. All sales final.
L.A.C. Sales Tax applies in California.



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Why upgrade?
When your system doesn't sound good, u don't feel good;
when you don't feel good, your work is not good;
when your work is not good, your marriage is not good;
when your marriage is not good, you get divorced;
when you get divorced, you loose your system.

Upgrade today at AllegroSound.com



    Featured System #1



since 1927.          a Greg Timbersmodulardesign
 
fabled JBL Project K2 S9500 #194A/B    allegrosound dot com  
(the original and ultimate Project K2)
simulated-point-source loudspeaker,
small-footprint, modular construction
(heaviest section is pedestal at 110#),
inspired engineering by Greg Timbers,
tour-de-force build by JBL, 98db/w/m,
37"h - 23"w - 19"d, 328 lbs assembled.

"On a scale of 1~10, these are a 12."
Andre Perreaux, E-Speakers.com
 
(or, you could pay about same for non-pt-source,
non-modular DD67000 Everest & rent forklift/crane)


Owner-review posted by Ho Ngo:


allegrosound dot com  JBL Project K2 S9500 
allegrosound dot com  JBL Project K2 
allegrosound dot com  JBL K2 S9500 
allegrosound dot com  JBL S9500 
allegrosound dot com  JBL K2 
* note: above K2 links go to same info; click any one.



Mark Levinson loves music so much, he built a monument to it

Mark Levinson Red Rose Music  allegrosound dot com 
Model One Reference Monoblocks,
conceived, designed & manufactured
with excellence entirely in the USA
(no, Martha, these are not made in
China like the solid-state models!),
#04 & #05 c.1998 with updates,
170w Ultra-Linear or 65w Triode,
2-4-6-8Ω taps (high-current 2Ω tap
enable this amp to drive speakers
other tube amps can only dream of),
4-6SN7, 8-6L6/5881, (1-5842/417A),
on-brd mtr, all-Balanced signal path
with NO phase-converter to alter
the acoustic of the recording venue!
(RCA-in adds 5842 phase-converter
for Single-Ended source, if you must),
100-120-240V World Power Supply,
Auto-Standby, factory crates, low hrs,
special Champagne-Gold finish,
ultra exclusive (< 200/prs produced),
outperforms all SETs & everything else!
(or, you could pay 7x more for a new pr
of Lamm ML-3's with 1/5th the power)
* To paraphrase Dr. Strangelove,
    "The whole point of a simple circuit
      is lost if you make it expensive.
"
* In the immortal words of Joe E. Brown,
    "Well, nothing's perfect."
* In the opinion of AllegroSound,
    "These come close; very close."
 
CLICK for Red Rose Reference 



M stands for Magic
  allegrosound dot com   
fabled Onkyo M-510 twin-mono amp,
#40 of 43 produced for U.S. market,
2 monoblock amps on one chassis,
Champagne-gold with lacquered
persimmonwood matches M-588,
300w/ch/8, 500w/ch/4, 2Kw/pk/ch/1,
140 lbs of magical music replay.
 
allegrosound dot com  Onkyo M-510 M510 twin-mono 



Wanna get away...to the concert hall?
 allegrosound dot com     
fabled MFA Luminescence B1-1302-D
c.1990
all-tube preamp with matching
PSU (not in picture), aka "Lumi ",
Bruce Moore & Scott Frankland's
masterpiece of audio engineering,
all-octal mirror-imaged dual-mono
hard-wired wide-bandwidth low-fb

ground-breaking design, 2~600kHz!,
Phono and Line outputs each capable of
swinging 200Vp-p (now that's headroom!),
massive outbrd TUBE PSU with 4 xfmrs!,
Left-Right Volume pots upgraded with
precision Shallco switched attenuators,
handles all MC & MM pickups 0.1~5.0 mv
(sell your MC step-up xfmr, this is better!),
external phono-loading jacks allow
precise matching to your fave MC/MM,
Phonostage tubes (4) 5691 + (2) 6EM7,
Linestage tubes (2) 6SN7 + (2) 6DN7,
matching black rack-mount chassis',
depth-of-field from here to Cleveland!,
arguably the finest phonostage extant,
very very exclusive, good investment.

(or, you could pay more for a new
AudioNote AN-S8 MC step-up transformer
(just a stepup, folks; no phono, no line)
or 4x more for new B.A.T. REX Linestage
plus Manley Steelhead Phonostage)
   
allegrosound dot com fabled MFA Luminescence preamp 



"the turntable (& tonearm) Newton would have built"
   
SOTA Star Sapphire turntable,
"the tt Newton would have built",
gentle/silent/auto vacuum clamping
solves many lp & pickup problems,
Wheaton Tri-Planar II precision t/a
solves many tonearm problems,
upgraded armboard & platter-mat,
RCA-box, nude Benz MC-3 pickup,
Reflex clamp, solid oak plinth.
 
"3rd Most-Significant Turntable Of All Time." —TAS
 SOTA Sapphire vacuum turntable 



     
fabled Kenwood L-02T fm tuner,
late Version w/frequency-counter,
120vac, 88-108mHz, 2nd Owner.
 
the most-natural sounding tuna in the sea!
(or, you could pay more for a new Accuphase
T-1000 and digitize your analog broadcasts(!)
or 2x more for thinner/brighter Burmester 978)

Kenwood L-02T L-O2T fm tuner



since 1951, like no other.        NAB + IEC + NM
 
fabled NAGRA T-Audio NTA-2-TC
Recorder-Reproducer, 2-trk stereo
with Time-Code + Pilot + Neopilot,
30 - 15 - 7.5 - 3.75 ips + Vari-speed,
NAB + IEC + NagraMaster play eq,
accepts reel sizes up to 12.5 inch,
instrumentation-transport with five
servo-controlled motors eliminates
modulation noise and tape stretch,
unique video-type jog-and-shuttle,
High-stability Time-base option for
state-of-the-art post-production.
 
TACO-M1, TACO-D2RS, Overbridge available at extra cost.
* if u have NAGRA TA, Ti, or parts for sale, plse email.
allegrosound dot com  NAGRA T-Audio Recorder-Reproducer 



Forsell Air Reference CDT...recover the Air missing in your cd collection!
 
fabled Forsell Air Reference Mk.2 CDT #329,
fully-supported disc rides on a cushion of air,
AES-EBU XLR + SPDIF BNC/RCA digital out.

♥ "beautifully musical and involving...delivered up a HUGE
soundstage: unbounded, and limited by only the source
material; separation, layering, focus, delineation of individual
images, overall tonal colors, dynamics, and 'palp factor'
were all of the highest order yet experienced in our system...
extended, tight bass-line, a super midrange, open, airy
highs, & a gigantic soundstage...we preferred the Forsell
'Swedish Pants Pressor' over the Esoteric P-2S for
its startingly immense, airy soundstage, its separation
of vocals and instruments, and its sheer musicality...
if you want an almost perfect compromise between
detal, musicality, transparency, and the lush life,
with unbeaten imaging and separation, think
about a Forsell.
" —Jonathan Scull, Stereophile
     
 Forsell Air Reference CD Transport



Forsell Air Reference DAC.               a Peter Steindl design.
 
fabled Forsell Air Reference DAC #173,
the good doctor's prescription for digititus,
XLR-Balanced & BNC/RCA 32/44/48kHz in,
XLR-Balanced and RCA analog outputs.
 
"Musically, it's the new holder of the 'yellow jersey' in the
fight for the digital throne.
" —PW, High-Fidelity, Denmark

 Forsell Air Reference D/A Converter 



   



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−  Established 1973  −
"love what you listen with"
Los Angeles, California USA
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