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Pristine: ICON AUDIO HP8 MKII - Headphone Amplifier

Will Ship To: UK

<p><strong><u>Icon Audio HP8 MKII - Headphone Amplifier</u></strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Absolutely mint/pristine condition as very rarely used&nbsp;with no scratches or marks. Purchased direct from Icon Audio in March 2013 -&nbsp;so 4&nbsp;months manufacturers warranty remaining. Upgraded by Icon with Jensen Copper Capacitors, an £85 optional extra. I substituted the crappy stock valves for two NOS Mil Spec Sylvania 6SN7 and a NOS Mazda ECC83.&nbsp;Also replaced the standard fuse with a Synergistic Research version. Selling as too many headphone amps and am raising funds for a Lumin music player.</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><u><strong>New costs £650 + £85 Jensen Capacitors = £735, so over £250 cheaper than buying brand new.</strong></u></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Fantastically well built and substantial piece of kit. High quality parts used throughout, e.g. hard wired with silver teflon audio cable, ALPS volume pot, Japanese steel EI transformers, gold plated terminals etc. Drives most dynamic headphones with aplomb and sounds fantastic, though is reputed to have a special synergy with Sennheisers.&nbsp;</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Recent online review - &nbsp;</strong><a href="http&#58;//www.innerfidelity.com/content/icon-audio-hp8-mk2-tube-headphone-amplifier">http&#58;//www.innerfidelity.com/content/icon-audio-hp8-mk2-tube-headphone-amplifier</a></p><p style="color&#58;rgb(64, 64, 64); margin-bottom&#58;1em; margin-top&#58;1em"><u><strong>Specifications and Features</strong></u></p><p style="color&#58;rgb(64, 64, 64); margin-bottom&#58;1em; margin-top&#58;1em">• Comprehensive manual supplied<br />• All hand wired point to point<br />• No printed circuit board to ‘colour’ sound<br />• Japanese Blue ALPS volume pot.<br />• Class A, all Triode circuit<br />• Output impedance matching from 8 to 600Ω<br />• Signal to noise level -90db<br />• Freq response better than 20hz-20kHz +0 –0.2db<br />• Total harmonic distortion typically less than 0.2% 1khz<br />• Suitable for 4-8 ohm high efficiency loudspeakers<br />• Japanese steel EI transformers with low oxygen copper<br />• Slim profile design<br />• High quality 2W metal film, &amp; wire-wound resistors<br />• Blue LED mains indicat<br />• Silver TEFLON audio cable<br />• Custom hand wound output transformers<br />• Ceramic valve holders for minimum leakage<br />• Gold plated Input &amp; speaker terminals<br />• One line input<br />• 350mv input sensitivity.<br />• 230/240volts 36 watts.<br />• C E, ROHS and WEEE compliant<br />• 11cm W, 35 cm D, 14.8 H, 6.5 kg&nbsp;</p><div><strong>FREE UK SHIPPING - via a tracked/insured next day delivery service. </strong></div><div><strong>Regrettably at over 7kg this item is too heavy to send&nbsp;abroad as the shipping cost would be prohibitively expensive.&nbsp;</strong></div><div><strong>No captive mains lead, so you'll need to supply your own.</strong></div><div><strong>PAYMENT via PayPal only.</strong></div><p><strong>I have 75 100% positive eBay testimonials and can supply a link to these if requested.&nbsp;</strong></p>
Edited by smial1966 - 12/13/13 at 3:26am