Gorgeous looking and sounding Heed Quasar/Q-PSU
I will pay shipping in CONUS and Paypal.
Giant-killer phono preamp in good condition (recently serviced in Manhattan and re-terminated umbilical for longevity). Minor cosmetic signs of light-use.
I spent many a night with Heed Audio's Quasar and Q-PSU, engaged in all the revelry and vinyl music-making excitement they created with boundless enthusiasm and deep soul. Like Heed's Elixir, the Quasar is very well built, and its jacks easily withstood the endless tugs and twists this audio reviewer subjected them to. It exhibited pleasing tonality from LP to LP, resolving each disc with its own unique character and a broad soundstage with a grain-free treble, and plentiful midrange and bass extension.
Little black box. Two actually. One power supply. The other phono circuit. Can be configured by internal jumpers. Phono stage killer. Simple as that. Damn. Thought the Samuels F117 Night Hawk had it all. Now hear otherwise. Quasar tonally richer. Bigger and meaner from top to bottom. Expressive and dynamic. Clean, quiet, and articulate when called upon, yet sassy and saucy when the lights are dimmed down low. Better than batteries. Big beefy power supply. No wonders then. But costs more too. $1200. What one might expect. Night Hawk still good. Still bargain too. Still like. Still recommend for phono stage. Just like Heed more. Does more. More of what I like and want. Has pace and rhythm. Way pace and rhythm. Makes one move off couch. Get up and dance. Playing more vinyl. Buying more vinyl. Getting bass out into the room that seems implausible for vinyl. Wicked stuff this Heed. Scary good.
As an in-between source (in-between your turntable/cart combo), the Quasar phono preamplifier is an incredible piece of kit. It is magical. It takes the music to a euphoric yet realistic level. It heightens the aural senses. Basically it makes listening much more pleasurable.
Includes original A/C and psu>phono umbilical cable
Will ship in non-original packaging but definitely expertly packed (as these units deserve!)
NYC Pickup possible but nys sales tax would apply.