For sale in "MINT" like new condition, the highly regarded and award winning Audio by Van Alstine FET Valve CF Vacuum Tube Preamplifier wth Home Theater Bypass!
I am the original owner and was purchased in December 2014 directly from Van Alstine. It is exceptionally clean, well maintained, and in excellent condition with outstanding sound and operates perfectly.
Includes original - remote, power cord, owner instruction sheets, packaging, and the following valued upgrades:
FET Valve CF Vacuum Tube Preamplifier - with upgraded silver face-plate.
Remote Control - motor driven volume and mute functions.
Home Theater Bypass Switch - bypass mode does not require unit on.
Improved Adjustable Vision Phono Section - upgraded four LT1028 ICs.
There is much written about the FET Valve CF Vacuum Tube Preamplifier online with many awesome reviews. The FET Valve CF Vacuum Tube Preamplifier delivers the kind of audiophile-grade sound reproduction that makes it a welcome addition to any critical 2-channel listening and simple integration into a home theater system. Frank Van Alstine is well respected in the audio industry, known for high quality sound at down to earth pricing, proudly custom made to order in the USA.
Design: Vacuum Tube Stereo Preamplifier
Inputs: 5 Unbalanced RCA, 1 Phono and 1 Tape Loop
Outputs: 2 Pair Unbalanced RCA, 1 Pair Record Out RCA and ¼” Headphone (Front Panel)
Tube Complement: One Pair 12AT7 (Gain Stage) and One Pair 12AU7 (Cathode Follower)
Input Impedance: 47k Ohms
Output Impedance: 560 Ohms
MC Input Impedance: 30, 47, 100, 220, 475, 1000 Ohm
Line Gain: 20 dB
Phono Gain: 54 dB, 60 dB, 66 dB (MC) and 40 dB (MM)
Dimensions: 3.5” H x 17” W x 12” D
Weight: 15 Pounds
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