Music fildelity a5 tube CD player $600 obo

For sale is my a5 CD player . Asking $600 obo . Hate to see it go but since the vinyl bug . I haven't used for months . And instead of just letting it collect dust someone should use it .
It's msrp was 2500 it's a fantastic player I think even Mathew Polk used one . See the reviews more pics upon request. Thanks mike

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  • mwk455mwk455 Posts: 178
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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 37,677
    Matt does indeed own one and he wouldn't let me take it when I was picking up some other stuff from his house.
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  • ZLTFULZLTFUL Posts: 4,040
    If I still had my A5-CR amp, I would buy this just for samesies! Great player at a great price.

    GLWS!
    "Some people find it easier to be conceited rather than correct."

    "Unwad those panties and have a good time man. We're all here to help each other, no matter how it might appear." DSkip
    Silverline Sonatina MkI, LSi15, LSi7, LSiC, LSiFX, LS/FX, DSW MP2000
  • agfrostagfrost Posts: 1,908
    ZLTFUL wrote: »
    If I still had my A5-CR amp, I would buy this just for samesies! Great player at a great price.

    GLWS!

    I do have your A5-CR. :)

    Makes this very appealing, but not in the cards for me at the moment...
    Jay
    SDA 2BTL * Musical Fidelity A5cr amp * Marantz DV-9500 * Modded Adcom GDA-600 DAC
    Micro Seiki DQ-50 * A hodgepodge of cabling * Belkin PF60
    Preamp rotation: Krell KSL (Thanks Rich!) * Manley Shrimp * PS Audio 5.0
  • kevhed72kevhed72 Posts: 2,802
    So, not to thread jack, but if Matthew Polk owns one....I'm guessing this may be the last silver disc spinner one ever buys??
    Home Theater (5.1)
    Optoma HD-25LV PJ
    Pioneer SC-63 AVR
    Pioneer BDP-95F
    Parasound HCA 1205
    Monster 2500 Power
    Polk RTIa9
    Polk CSIa6
    Polk FXIa6
    Polk DSW 600

    Music Setup
    Polk LSiM703s
    Music Hall A70.2 Integrated
    Music Hall 25.3 DAC
    Cambridge 640 v2 CDP
    Yamaha T-1 Tuner
  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 1,267
    I'm tempted, but, I know I shouldn't.
    Main System:
    Joule-Electra LA 100 MKIII
    Pass Labs Aleph 30, McCormack DNA-125, Parasound A21
    Marantz SA-14S1
    Usher CP-6311/Tyler Acoustics Taylo Reference Monitor, LSA-1
    Dual SVS SB2000
    Wireworld Equinox 7 bi-wire, Wireworld Silver Eclipse 7 IC

    Secondary Rig:
    Parasound P5, Audio Electronics by Cary Constellation
    Marsh a200s, Audio Elecrtonics by Cary Hercules
    Pioneer Elite DV-45a, Denon DVD-2910
    Klipsch Epic CF-1, Vandersteen 3CE sig
    Analysus Plus Oval

  • EmlynEmlyn Posts: 1,851
    kevhed72 wrote: »
    So, not to thread jack, but if Matthew Polk owns one....I'm guessing this may be the last silver disc spinner one ever buys??

    I still have mine too. :)
    1. Polk LSiM707, 704C, 703; Dual SVS SB2000 subwoofers; Pioneer Elite SC-97; Parasound A23 amp; Oppo 105D; Toshiba HD-DVD Player; Samsung UHD 4K Player; Sony 65" 4K TV; FIOS; PS Audio Power Plant Premier; MIT S2 cables
    2. JM Labs Electra 920.1; Parasound JC2 Preamp; Parasound A21; Sony HAP-Z1ES; Marantz SA8004; Music Hall MMF7 and PS Audio NuWave phono pre; Technics SL-1200MKII and PS Audio GCPH phono pre; PS Audio P1000; MIT S1 Cables
    3. Polk LSiM703; Anthem Pre-2L SE pre and Parasound HCA-1500A amp; Squeezebox Touch; Wyred4Sound DAC2; MIT S3 cables
  • rednedtugentrednedtugent Posts: 10,299
    any challenges getting the correct tube for this? (noob Q)
    Studio 2 equipment;
    Yamaha a-s2100 Amp, CD-2100 CD player, T-S500 tuner
    Loudspeakers: Harbeth p3esr, Polk RT7
    Cables: Aural Harmony Sonnet Interconnect II, WireWorld Equinox 7 speaker,
    Black Cat silverstar 75 ohm digital, Signal Digital Power Cord, PS Audio Perfect Wave AC-3,
    Pangea SE14, Voltz supplied interconnects
    Optional: Arcam DV88 DVD/CD (HDCD) player, Polk SDS-400 speakers
  • EmlynEmlyn Posts: 1,851
    The A5 uses a pair of JAN 6112 tubes, but they last many thousands of hours in use. Finding new ones is not an issue but I think they are supposed to be a matched pair in this application.
    1. Polk LSiM707, 704C, 703; Dual SVS SB2000 subwoofers; Pioneer Elite SC-97; Parasound A23 amp; Oppo 105D; Toshiba HD-DVD Player; Samsung UHD 4K Player; Sony 65" 4K TV; FIOS; PS Audio Power Plant Premier; MIT S2 cables
    2. JM Labs Electra 920.1; Parasound JC2 Preamp; Parasound A21; Sony HAP-Z1ES; Marantz SA8004; Music Hall MMF7 and PS Audio NuWave phono pre; Technics SL-1200MKII and PS Audio GCPH phono pre; PS Audio P1000; MIT S1 Cables
    3. Polk LSiM703; Anthem Pre-2L SE pre and Parasound HCA-1500A amp; Squeezebox Touch; Wyred4Sound DAC2; MIT S3 cables
  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 1,965
    Would someone that owns one, hit the high points? Would this pair well with a SS amp. I have a Anthem 225 as well as a Parasound P5 and HCA-1500A.

    TIA.



    Main System: Anthem 225 Integrated amp; Parasound Ztuner; TechnicsTT SL1350; Vincent PHO-8 phono pre; Marantz CD6005 spinner; Polk Signature S60's
    Wire: Wireworld Eclipse IC, Audio Art IC3; Speaker cable LA International SS-800; PS Audio AC-3 power cords; All into a PS Audio Dectet Power center.

    All TV's sound enhanced by Polk Magnfi Mini's.

    Other; SDA2BTL's, M10 series II, M7C's, Hafler XL600 amp, Parasound HCA-1500 amp , P5 preamp, all in storage.
  • mwk455mwk455 Posts: 178
    Mods please take off for sale thank you.
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