Music ReferenceMR-200 mk. II High CurrentMusic Reference MR-200 mk. II High Current 100 watt, balanced, hybrid tube amp w/KT120 tubes FREE SHIPThe MR-200 mk. II is a balanced, 100 watt, hybrid tube amp. The input is solid state, and the driver and output are pure tube. The amp takes KT88s, 6550s or KT120s. The High Current version I hav...2400.00

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The MR-200 mk. II is a balanced, 100 watt, hybrid tube amp. The input is solid state, and the driver and output are pure tube. The amp takes KT88s, 6550s or KT120s. The High Current version I have for sale is rare and one of the best-sounding versions of the amp ever created by designer Roger Modjeski.

The amp’s sound is powerful and clean with a perfect dose of wonderful tube bloom. Even while nicely laying out a broad soundstage, the amp does something special to channel the main thrust of whatever music is being played—a vocal, a driving beat, a piano line. I have found the MR-200 to be a near-perfect union of the virtues of solid state and tube amps.

The condition of the amp is excellent. I rate it 8/10 because of its age. I don’t see any scratches on the metal nor on the wood base. I sent the amp back to Rodger in early 2014 for a checkup (because of an intermittently faulty tube), and he replaced some resistors simply out of caution. I’ve used the amp since 2011. It was built in 2010. I am the second owner and have never had a functional issue with it.

The amp was featured in the November, 2011 Stereophile. Michael Fremer really liked it!

http://www.stereophile.com/content/music-reference-rm-200-mkii-power-amplifier

Included in the purchase: original boxes, original heavy-duty power cord, set of four Electro-Harmonix KT88 tubes, set of four Tung-Sol KT120 tubes, two sets of driver tubes (backup set has never been used). All tubes, except the EH, were purchased from RAM labs.

At my price, I’ll include free ground shipping in the lower 48 and will cover the PayPal fees. Or pay by credit card through Audiogon for no extra cost.

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