ClasseCA-101usedClasse Audio CA-101 Solid State Amplifier in Two Tone Finish, Fully Tested (C)**Please click here to check out our newly launched SkyFi Audio website with additional items for sale**100 Watt amplifier made in Canada using the best components available. Solid metal chassis wi...1499.00

Classe Audio CA-101 Solid State Amplifier in Two Tone Finish, Fully Tested (C)

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Ships fromRidgewood, NJ, 07450
Ships toUnited States
Package dimensions?" × ?" × ?" (70.0 lbs.)
Shipping carrierUPS
Shipping cost$75.00
Original accessoriesRemote Control
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**Please click here to check out our newly launched SkyFi Audio website with additional items for sale**

100 Watt amplifier made in Canada using the best components available. 

Solid metal chassis with an over-sized power supply, yielding a conservatively rated 100W per channel. 

Fully tested in our lab at full rated power where it passed with flying colors.  

Great cosmetic condition with no significant scratches or dents anywhere.  One of the speaker posts is missing the plastic cover but can still be used with banana connectors. 

Features mono capabilities and RCA and XLR inputs.

The two tone finish and heavy metal faceplate and side caps are very attractive. 

This is a very musical amplifier and hard to beat with anything new under $3000. 

CA-101 100W 2-CHANNEL AMPLIFIER

Classé Audio's remarkable achievements are reflected in our worldwide reputation for unsurpassed musical performance, reliability, consistency, and overall value. Classé's philosophy is one of technological evolution, not revolution. Building on what we know works. 

All Classé amplifiers share a common, unique design. Each model employs a massive, shielded toroidal transformer to power our sophisticated, high-speed circuitry. In most high-end amplifiers, this power is sent to a small number of large reservoir capacitors for distribution. However, large capacitors are often slow in responding to the rapidly fluctuating energy demands of music. The ingenious Classé solution uses a large number of small capacitors distributed throughout each amplifier which are located in close proximity to the circuits they supply. The result is a lightening-quick response creating fabulous dynamics coupled with a more natural sound!

Microphonics, caused by component vibration and magnetic interference from the passage of electric current through them, has plagued audio designers since the beginning of recorded sound. Isolation is the key. At Classé, we begin with a unique front-end circuit topology that mechanically decouples vibration-sensitive components from all sources of vibration. In addition, our transformers rest on a specially designed plate to draw magnetic fields away from the circuitry.

Bl-POLAR? MOSFET? J-FET? Most high-end amplifiers use only one type of transistor. At Classé, we use all three in a unique sequence that makes the most of their particular voltage and input impedance characteristics. In addition, we have designed small but highly efficient extruded aluminum heat sinks that disperse transistor-generated heat, ensuring maximum output without distortion.

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This item will be professionally packaged and insured for safe transit to your home. 

Please click here for detailed specifics regarding our specialized packing process that separates us from the rest.

If we don’t have the original manufacture's packaging, we use heavy duty double ply corrugated boxes with Instapak expanding foam custom inserts.  In many cases this has proven to be better than the original packaging.  We also use high quality fiber reinforced tape to seal our packages.  Lightweight items will be bubble wrapped and shipped in a high-quality box. 

This item is available for pickup in Ridgewood, NJ or Union Square, NYC (with convenient parking in the building).

NJ Residents or anyone picking up without a resale certificate will need to pay NJ Sales Tax.

Use the Buy It Now button and we will cover the PayPal fees.

Thanks for looking and be sure to call or text 646.852.2073 with any questions. 

Please also click here to visit our Audiogon store to see the rest of the items we have for sale.

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WHO WE ARE 

SkyFi Audio is a small startup business specializing in the purchase, reconditioning, and reselling of select high-end audio equipment.  We only buy equipment the we admire and are passionate about. No mid-fi, no gimmicks, no junk. 

Each piece of equipment is cosmetically restored and fully tested in our well-equipped lab by an engineer with 30+ years of experience in the HiFi world. If it does not meet or exceed the original manufactures specifications, it will not be sold.  We are very selective about the equipment we purchase, focusing on mostly analog, high-build quality, American, and European built units.

Through our sister company, which is an authorized dealer for McIntosh, Audio Research, Sonus Faber, ClearAudio, Pro-Ject Audio Systems, and Sony ES, we have access to OEM parts, service, and support.  If you are local and looking for new equipment from the above-mentioned manufacturers, please drop us a line as we can arrange both sales and professional installation in the tri-state area.

PURCHASING GUIDELINES

We do not accept or review any offers that do not go through the official Audiogon system. We have too many items for sale and it’s nearly impossible to keep track of offers outside of the official system. Please don’t message, email, or text any offers. 

If you do not see a “Make an Offer” button, it means we are not considering any offers on that item.   

PAYMENTS

We prefer working through PayPal which allows you to use a credit card or bank transfer. We do not charge extra for any payment fees if you purchase the item at the asking price.  You can also send us a personal check (which will need to clear before shipping), certified check, money order, or wire transfer. International clients without access to PayPal should use a bank wire transfer. 

If you are picking up an item we do not accept PayPal.  You must pay in person with cash, certified or bank check, or wire transfer.  If you make a PayPal payment and are picking up the item, it will be returned. 

TRADE IN POLICY 

We accept trade-ins of equal or lesser value under certain conditions.  Simply ask and let us know the exact model, condition, and the accessories that are included (such as the original box, remote, cables, manual, etc.).  We will only consider high-end equipment from mainstream manufacturers such as McIntosh, Mark Levinson, Audio Research, Krell, etc. and will typically pass on displays, projectors, receivers, dated surround processors, and mid-fi equipment of any type.  We will offer a fair value for your equipment, but keep in mind we are running a business and will need to be able to resell the equipment at a profit after investing a great deal of time and resources in testing, certifying, repairing, cleaning, and packaging the incoming equipment.  If you are looking for top dollar we suggest attempting to sell it directly to an end user on your own.

SELL US YOUR GEAR (Working or Broken)

We will also purchase your used or broken gear and arrange pickup if you are in our local market. Just drop us a note for a quote but be sure to include the condition and what is included. 

HOW TO VISIT US                                                                                                        

We are currently operating from a residence in Ridgewood, NJ.  You are welcome to make an appointment if there is a piece of equipment you would like to see in operation before or after purchase.  We have a well-equipped, dedicated listening room with tons of equipment of all makes and models.  We are not a store, so please don’t make an appointment if you are just curious as to how a speaker or piece of equipment sounds.  In essence, no tire kickers please.

If you are in NYC and cannot make it out to Ridgewood, we can arrange pickup in Union Square (14th Street) after the purchase.   You can call or text 646.852.2073 with any questions or to schedule an appointment.  We can also arrange to install, calibrate, and tune the gear in your listening room if you are local to the area.  This is super useful when purchasing large speakers or heavy amplifiers.  It is also great for ensuring your new turntable is setup correctly in its final resting place.  

Thanks for looking and please click here if you would like to receive a list of the equipment we receive from time to time.  We promise not to bombard you with junk email.

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