CARY CAD-805AE Single Ended Triode Amplifiers. One pair. Consecutive serial numbers. Black faceplates. Original owner. Purchased new from factory on January 11, 2017.
These are superb, multi-award winning amplifiers. They have demonstrated 100% reliability, with no noise or other issues.
Everyone, at least once in their lives, should be lucky enough to live with and enjoy the pure musical bliss that single-ended amplifiers readily deliver. My favorite times are when watching the big smiles on the faces of friends when they hear these wonderful amplifiers for the first time. SET is instantly addictive!
A few specs: Power: 50 Watts Sensitivity: 1 Volt Size (each chassis): 8.5″ H x 12.25″ W x 24 ” D Weight (each chassis): 80 pounds Warm up time: 5 minutes
From the Cary Web site: Single-end triode (SET) tube amplifiers have long been considered the Holy Grail of music reproduction systems, operating in the purest form of class-A power output. Cary Audio began in 1989 by producing a SET monoblock amplifier as its first product, and today the CAD-805AE proudly carries on that tradition. Using just one tube to handle the entire musical signal typically does not allow for more than a few watts of output power, but the CAD-805AE, with its massive power supply, is able to produce over 50 watts.
Cary Audio always hand-builds their tube products and carefully matches the tubes. In the case of the CAD-805AE monoblocks, this even extends to giving you two very different types of output tubes as standard. These two tubes have a quite different sonic character from each other, and by giving you both you can fine tune your system to best match your musical taste, your speakers, and your room’s acoustic signature. A pair of these monoblocks represent the pinnacle of today’s tube design capability, and will make your system sing as never before. If you want the very best and most accurate musical response in your home, audition the CAD-805AE.
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**Also includes two Audio Horizons Platinum Reference fuses. Retail price $238.
Continental US freight shipment is included in asking price. Amplifiers will ship freight in original wood crates, tubes in box, on pallet, to street address. Other arrangements upon request. PayPal adds 3.2%.
They are new this year, showroom condition, original owner, broken in, winner of many awards including one of the most significant audio products ever made, with all associated materials, free shipping in CONUS and awesome upgraded tubes, so the asking price looks a lot like a very good deal. I think the asking price is fair. Please let me know your thoughts on this.
Please ask any questions and I will be happy to work with you. Jerry 303-690-9058