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FS: For Sale Tube Audio Devices TAD-150 Signature Preamplifier

Will Ship To: Anywhere

General Information - SOLD - on USAudiomart

Up for sale, the TAD-150 Signature Edition Stereo Tube Pre-amplifier. This is a VERY rare chance to own a very special and highly regarded pre-amplifier. There were only 300 Signature Edition TAD-150 Pre-amplifers made, and only six were made in black! It took me years of searching to find one in black. The better half didn't like the champagne color of the unit I originally had, plus it was tough to find matching components. It plays happily with 12AX7s, 12AU7s and 12AT7s, and tubes in those families. I am only selling, as I no longer have room for speakers in our new house and have moved to Stax headphones out of necessity. Since the Stax amplifiers have built-in pre-amplifiers, I just can't justify keeping this unit around any longer. This unit has upgraded orange LEDs below the tubes, so it glows much brighter than most of these units. Of course, being that it's a Signature model, its signed by it's creator, Paul Grzybek.
Please see my 100% perfect feedback on the 'gon and eBay; both with the same user-name as here.

Product Information

General Specifications :
Remote Controlled Volume, Mute and Input Selection
3 Gold RCA Single Ended Line Level Input Pairs
1 Phono Input, Solid State and Tube (MM or MC Cartridges)
2 Pairs of Gold RCA Jacks allows Bi-Amping, adding a Sub-Woofer or HT Bypass
Tubes: Accepts 12AX7, 12AT7 or 12AU7 types
17"W x 14-1/2" D x 4-3/4" H
Durable: Can place a 50 pound tube-amplifier on top
US 117V AC power only
Beautiful Italian designed glowing tubes faceplate
Weight: 21 pounds

Technical Specifications :
Gain 12.6 dB: 1VRMS in = 4.25VRMS out max
Low Distortion: THD <0.04% at 1V, 20-20KHz
Signal to Noise Ratio: >90 dB
Line Level Impedance: 47K Ohm
Phono Input: MM; 47K Ohms, 42 dB, MC; 50 Ohms, 54 dB gain (switchable on back)
Main Output Impedance: <600 Ohms
Condition & Item Specifics

The preamplifier is in very nice condition as you can see from the photos. No nasty scratches or nicks or dings at all.
Rated 8/10 on "that other scale" to be safe, but really more like a 9/10.

Boring (but important) Policies

No returns
Immediate payment required via Paypal
Only available to registered members
I will usually ship the same day (if purchased during weekdays)

Free shipping to the continental US


Edited by hey-cameron - 6/11/14 at 7:22am
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Bumped for price-drop; not too much interest here though; too bad, it really is a nice preamp!

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Bump for further price drop and free shipping to the continental US. 

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