Audio ResearchLS17 Tube Preamplifier Audio Research LS17 Tube Preamplifier  Mint and Complete Line Stage PreampAudio Research LS17 Vacuum Tube Preamplifier, Complete with Box and Remote The LS17 is a true bargain in the Audio Research world. For a few grand you get access to a legendary and expensive b...1999.00

Audio Research LS17 Tube Preamplifier Mint and Complete Line Stage Preamp

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Asking Price: $1,999.00

New Retail Price: $5,000.00

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Condition
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Ships fromRidgewood, NJ, 07450
Ships toUnited States
Package dimensionsunspecified
Shipping carrierUPS
Shipping cost$49.00
Original accessoriesRemote Control, Box, Manual
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Audio Research LS17 Vacuum Tube Preamplifier, Complete with Box and Remote
The LS17 is a true bargain in the Audio Research world.  For a few grand you get access to a legendary and expensive brand without very many sacrifices or compromises.  
If your not looking to use a turntable this might be the right piece for you.  As with all LS pieces from AR, they do not include a tube preamp section, meaning you'd have to use and external phone section.  This helps keeps price and complexity down without sacrificing audio quality.  
You get the same thick aluminum faceplate, classic AR knobs, great mixture of single ended and balanced inputs/outputs and the same legendary and warm tube sound as other reference units from AR.  Yes, the remote feels cheap and is made out of light plastic but thats not much of a sacrifice.  
This unit is in near perfect shape without any noticeable scratches or signs of use.  The knobs all work as they should and the volume control is clean and precise.  There is a built in 60 second or so delay when powered on that allows the tubes to come up to temperature.  The volume is digitally controlled the the level is indicated by a long row of LED's numbered from 1 to 20.  There are two sets of XLR inputs and one set of XLR outputs as well as a large assortment of single ended inputs/outs.  There is even a processor button that allows use of an eternal EQ or home theater processor.  
Included are the original manual, box and remote.  It will be carefully packed for shipping.  
Available for a quick audition in my home showroom in Ridgewood NJ or pickup only in Union Square NYC.  
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