SonyCDP-XA7esusedSony CDP-XA7ES CD Player - One of the Best from the 1990's - With Remote**Please click here to check out our newly launched SkyFi Audio website with additional items for sale** We love this unique machine because the laser is built into the drawer and utilizes a puck r...2499.00

Sony CDP-XA7ES CD Player - One of the Best from the 1990's - With Remote

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Ships fromGlen Rock, NJ, 07452
Ships toUnited States
Package dimensionsunspecified
Shipping carrierUPS
Shipping cost$89.00
Original accessoriesRemote Control, Manual
Agon miniAverage Research Pricing

**Please click here to check out our newly launched SkyFi Audio website with additional items for sale**

We love this unique machine because the laser is built into the drawer and utilizes a puck rather than a clamp. This gives you the benefits of a top loading CD player, while still allowing you to place it inside your audio rack. 

If you're not into SACD the CDP-XA7ES may be your best choice. This is one of the last models before SACD players added unnecessary complexity, slower operating drive mechanisms, and generally cumbersome operation.  

There is a big following for this model and we understand why. Also note it cost $3000 during it's limited 1995 - 1999 production run ($5k in 2020).

Right away you can tell this is a high-end player by looking at the back.  It's rare that Sony included XLR output jacks on any CD player - and this one has them!  It also weighs in at close to 35lbs...

Plus it contained Sony's ES hallmarks of a time long gone - Frame and Beam construction to "suppress vibrations and resonances by the use of varying materials and thicknesses", "Twin R-Core" beefy power transformer, and actual copper used in the internal chassis.

This example is in very nice condition with no noticeable signs of wear.  The original display is super bright, and the drawer operates smoothly and precisely. It was Made In Japan (unlike most other Sony pieces around/after this era), and according to the label on the back it was manufactured in January of 1998  

This listing includes Sony's RM-D921 remote control, printed original manual, and a power cord.

Click here for a PDF copy of the Sony CDP-XA7ES Owner's Manual

Click here for a PDF copy of the Sony CDP-XA7ES Service Manual

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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PURCHASING FROM SKYFI

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 Glen Rock with convenient parking near our 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 us at 201-879-0000 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 our shop located in Glen Rock, 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.

You can call 201-879-0000 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’re local to our area.  This is super useful when purchasing large speakers or heavy amplifiers.  It’s also great for ensuring your new turntable is setup correctly in its final resting place.  

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