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: 198
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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 39,772
    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: 4,466
    If I still had my A5-CR amp, I would buy this just for samesies! Great player at a great price.

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  • agfrostagfrost Posts: 2,128
    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 * Rythmik F8
    Micro Seiki DQ-50 * A hodgepodge of cabling * Belkin PF60
    Preamp rotation: Krell KSL (SCompRacer recapped) * Manley Shrimp * PS Audio 5.0
  • kevhed72kevhed72 Posts: 3,227
    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??
  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 2,371
    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: 2,060
    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; Marantz SR7011 receiver; Parasound A23 amp; Oppo 205; Toshiba HD-DVD Player; Sony 65" 4K TV; FIOS; PS Audio Power Plant Premier; MIT S2 cables
    2. JM Labs Electra 920.1; Parasound JC2 Preamp; Sonic Frontiers Power 2 amp; Sony HAP-Z1ES; Oppo 105D; Music Hall MMF7 and Acoustech phono pre; PS Audio P1000; MIT S1 Cables
    3. Polk LSiM703; Pioneer Elite SC97 receiver; Oppo 203; Squeezebox Touch; MIT S3 cables
  • 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: 2,060
    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; Marantz SR7011 receiver; Parasound A23 amp; Oppo 205; Toshiba HD-DVD Player; Sony 65" 4K TV; FIOS; PS Audio Power Plant Premier; MIT S2 cables
    2. JM Labs Electra 920.1; Parasound JC2 Preamp; Sonic Frontiers Power 2 amp; Sony HAP-Z1ES; Oppo 105D; Music Hall MMF7 and Acoustech phono pre; PS Audio P1000; MIT S1 Cables
    3. Polk LSiM703; Pioneer Elite SC97 receiver; Oppo 203; Squeezebox Touch; MIT S3 cables
  • 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.
    2 channel: Anthem 225 Integrated amp; Parasound Ztuner; TechnicsTT SL1350; Vincent PHO-8 phono pre; Marantz CD6005 spinner; Polk Signature S60's;Cables: Wireworld Eclipse IC; Audioquest Big Sur IC; Zu Audio Mission speaker cables; 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, RB-980BX, Parasound HCA-1500 amp , P5 preamp, all in storage.

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  • mwk455mwk455 Posts: 198
    Mods please take off for sale thank you.
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