For sale is a classic Sumo Athena preamplifier with built in phono stage in good condition.
The Athena offer 5 line-level inputs, two tape outputs and two preamp outputs. It also has a phono stage. The phono stage gain is adjustable, via an internal switch, to accommodate nearly all cartridges, from low-output moving-coils to their higher-output cousins, as well as moving-magnets.
The front panel offers input & tape monitor selections. Volume and balance controls, a mono switch, low frequency filter, and a bypass switch to bypass the high-level gain.
Amplification stages of the Athena are all discrete and all class-A. A high-current toroidal power transformer is used.
The physical condition of this preamp is good to very good with only some slight blemishes on the casework but no unsightly scratches. The rack mount handles are also included but not currently mounted.
We do not have the original packaging but it will be very well packed for safe shipping.
Original new prices was $649 USD.
Now only $212 USD plus $38 flat rate for shipping & handling within USA or Canada.
Payment with Paypal or credit cards through the Express Checkout option. No extra charge.
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