Mark Levinson No.526 preamplifier for sale, Original owner purchased
A-stock about 2.5 years ago. Mint condition, essentially new in the box.
I only opened to check for any shipping issues and it's been in storage
since then. Just removed again to take photos for the ad.
Includes phono preamp, DAC, handles DSD, home theater bypass with unity gain.
This is Levinson's top preamp right now. See rave reviews:
From Mark Levinson website:
The Mark Levinson № 526 is the definitive preamplifier for today’s music
lover. Twelve analog, phono, and digital inputs travel through the Mark
Levinson proprietary Pure Path discrete, direct-coupled, fully balanced,
dual-monaural signal path for breathtaking purity and performance. With
precision control and processing including a discrete, balanced R-2R
Ladder volume control, the acclaimed 32-bit Precision Link DAC, and
Class-A Pure Phono stage, the № 526 preamplifier delivers an
uncompromising performance regardless of source. Housed in a 6000-series
aluminum chassis, like all Mark Levinson equipment, the № 526 is
designed and handcrafted in the USA.
Pure Path discrete, direct coupled, fully balanced, dual-monaural signal path
32-bit Precision Link DAC with three selectable filters and seven power supplies
Supports high-resolution PCM (up to 32-bit, 192kHz) and DSD (up to 5.6MHz)
Discrete, balanced R-2R Ladder volume control for precision and performance
Class-A Main Drive Headphone output for up to 32-ohm headphones using main circuit
Selectable fourth-order, 80 Hz high-pass filter allows seamless integration of subwoofers
Class-A Pure Phono stage with physically separated channels for MC and MM
12 analog, digital, and phono inputs; balanced, single-ended, and headphone outputs
Designed and handcrafted in the USA
I currently have 4 preamps right now and have drifted toward tubes again so I'm cleaning out some of my gear.
Buyer responsible for shipping costs. Prefer bank transfer, bank check,
paypal (add 3%). Ships in original double box packaging. Includes original packaging and accessories as new.