Up for sale is a mint Manley Steelhead RC phono stage. This unit was "born" as an RC version (i.e. it is not an older version that was upgraded).
Just how good is this phone stage? Check out these reviewer comments:
Michael Fremer raves in his Stereophile review that "The Steelhead delivered the best vinyl playback I've heard from my system . . . it combined speed, frequency extension, resolution, harmonic structure, focus, air, stage depth, image specificity, and, most important, overall musical coherence in a way that made the music seem to fly from the speakers unrestrained by mechanical or electrical bounds."
"I'm prepared to say that the Steelhead is the best-sounding phono stage I've ever experienced," praises Ken Kessler of Hi-fi News in England
One cool feature that bears mentioning about this piece. There is a stereo LINE input included standard. This means you can drive your amplifiers directly from the Steelhead's variable outputs and select whether you are listening to the phono stage or any LINE source.
MSRP is $8400.
Trades (not just phono stages) might be considered if you are local.
E-mail me if you have any real interest.
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Additional information about the Steelhead RC can be found at the Manley product page here: