TEAC AI-3000 integrated

stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
edited January 2018 in For Sale (FS) Classifieds
Polkies,


Looking to sell my TEAC AI-3000 to get into tubes. Great featured and sounding amp. 70 pounds! It is in great shape and comes with manual, remote, and original box. AMp is in fantastic shape.

Looking for 1350 shipped CONUS

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  • agfrostagfrost Posts: 2,269
    Handsome beast! Good luck with sale.
    Jay
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  • kevhed72kevhed72 Posts: 3,719
    Hmmm. How does it pair with those speakers?
  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
    I thought the 703's and this TEAC were an awesome match. Plenty of power to control the polks and a very detailed yet easy to listen to character
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  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 5,896
    Even though they don't NEED that much power, I thought my 703s really came alive when I hooked them up with a 200 wpc channel Rotel RB-993. and that was using a Rotel HT pre. So I bet this would sound amazing with 703s.

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  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
    I am really on the fence with this sale, I like the amp that much. The fit and finish is something I haven't seen out of anything around the original price point (3k), definitely can't find the quality like this at the selling price. It sounds great, has seemingly unlimited power and just has a great presence about it. It certainly is an attention grabber as well
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  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 16,833
    I have no reason to need this amp. but man if I dont WANT IT really bad. This is a showcase piece and anyone would be proud to own it.
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  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,254
    Zach sold me his Teac AI-2000 when he upgraded to the 3000 which is a step above the 2000.

    It arrive in perfect shape and I have used it with 703's, 705's,Usher mini-X's, SDa 2b's & CRS's (with a Dreandnaught) and it works great plus it has HT bypass :)

    for 2 channel just leave your AVR off, and for HT you set it to HT bypass and the TEAC will power you front speakers and the AVR will control the Volume.

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  • ZLTFULZLTFUL Posts: 5,061
    Jebus...I haven't even fired up my Vincent tube integrated and I am already considering this beast. LOL GLWS...unless you have any interest in a trade for a Vincent SV236 MKII...
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  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
    edited January 2018
    While that is intriguing I think I’ll pass. I’m pretty set on getting a full tube integrated
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  • michaeljhsda2michaeljhsda2 Posts: 1,923
    edited January 2018
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  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
    Well if it is color me uneducated, still not extremely interested
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  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 16,833
    stangman67 wrote: »
    Well if it is color me uneducated, still not extremely interested

    http://forum.polkaudio.com/discussion/175597/vincent-sv-236-integrated-amplifier

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  • That TEAC is BRUTE of an integrated. Wow...very nice.
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  • kevhed72kevhed72 Posts: 3,719
    stangman67 wrote: »
    Well if it is color me uneducated, still not extremely interested

    http://forum.polkaudio.com/discussion/175597/vincent-sv-236-integrated-amplifier

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    FWIW I really enjoyed that unit with those Westinghouse tubes in the pre amp section. It was a great match with my 703s

  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
    Taking this off the market for now. I’ll explain in my tube discussion in the 2 channel forum
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  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
    Alright this is back up now as I have made a "bad" decision. Let's call the price 1100+ shipping, polkie discount so I can not feel so bad about just spending a bunch o money
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 31,444
    stangman67 wrote: »
    Alright this is back up now as I have made a "bad" decision. Let's call the price 1100+ shipping, polkie discount so I can not feel so bad about just spending a bunch o money

    Ya sure you don't want to wait and try this amp out with the new pre first ? I have a feeling the amp you bought for it's replacement isn't going to be enough for the Focals.
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  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
    I'm sure on selling this, yes. The B&K does 14o WPC at 8 ohm. It should be enough, if not I will have to get somehting else sooner than planned. No biggie.
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  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
    bumpity
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 31,444
    Try listing on US Audiomart too, might get more traffic over there.
    HT SYSTEM-
    Sony 850c 4k
    Pioneer elite vhx 21
    Sony 4k BRP
    SVS SB-2000
    Polk Sig. 20's
    Polk FX500 surrounds

    Cables-
    Acoustic zen Satori speaker cables
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    Tad 803 speakers
  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
    Its on USaudiomart and Audiogon and Ebay. No bites yet
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,138
    I would need a dedicated extra sturdy rack just to put this thing on. :D
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  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
    Bump
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  • Gerres26Gerres26 Posts: 483
    Man that's purty
  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
    1050+ shipping. Unsure If I am willing to drop it any more
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  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
    1000+ ship. Somebody buy this. It is an absolutely stunning amplifier
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,138
    OMG. These things are rare and never come up for sale. This is a fantastic price.
    "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • JaybeezJaybeez Posts: 713
    Site won't let me send PM. Will try again in the morning.
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  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,280
    This is sold!
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,138
    Someone just got hooked up and is gonna be VERY happy. Woot! Congrats.
    stangman67 wrote: »
    This is sold!

    "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
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