Here is a link to the manufacturer's web page for this item: http://www.balanced.com/ (click on "Products" in the upper left corner; and, under "Amplifiers" click on "VK-300x").
A Previous owner sent the unit to the factory in September 2011 and the following work was done: new 6H30 SuperTubes for the Special Edition gain stage were installed (NOS tubes were utilized); new paper-in-oil signal capacitors were installed; and, cleaning & testing. The repair invoice will be included with the owners manual.
I have listened to less than 100 hours of music through this BAT VK-300x SE and it sounds great - a very fine quality piece of audio equipment. I am really upset to sell this item, but I must downsize all of my audio-video equipment.
Unit comes with: phono module (MM or MC); SE gain stage via 6H30 tubes; remote control; owners manual; jumpers; extra top screws; hex wrench; pair of RCA terminals; power cord; and, the original manufacturer double box with packing materials.
Rated an 8 to be fair, but this unit is so clean most people would rate it as a 9.
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