SOLD: MELOS MAR Upgraded SHA-GOLD REFERENCE
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Entertaining serious offers:
This SHA-Gold Ref was upgraded a couple of months ago (still have receipt for $394.10 charge) & just came back from MAR to fix a couple of minor niggling things. It is perfect functionally. Of course it is a great headphone amp (far superior to the excellent ZOTL it replaced) & - folks seem to forget - a premium line-stage, as well.
Faceplate has some nicks/scratches around the rim (from previous owner who marked them over a bit with black polish or marker) & one broken screw (courtesy of MAR) on top plate (no big deal). Otherwise cosmetically good. Brand new JJ/Teslas, remote, manual included.
 
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Asking price?
 
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Looking to get around $1100 plus freight. But as stated, short of that I will entertain offers.
 
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Wow! That's a great deal. Strike that-- incredible deal. WIJGALT, you should be asking for more! Hope you get what you want for it. Cheers.

Mark
 
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Hey WIJGALT,

Though I'd love to have the scratch to buy your Melos, I'd really like to finish the one on my bench.

Any chance you could take some pics of it's guts? I'm curious to know what MAR does.....

Please????


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I'll try to accommodate with pics of the guts when I prepare it for packing - probably sometime over the weekend. No promises but I'll do my best.

"Wow! That's a great deal. Strike that-- incredible deal. WIJGALT, you should be asking for more! Hope you get what you want for it. Cheers."

Mark

Originally posted last week to see if there was interest at $1200 & nary a twitch. And no there won't be another c-note drop next week!



 
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Ya know, if you don't have a decent digital camera but you do have a good analog camera (heh, "analog camera") you can take a roll of pics and send me the film. PM me and let me know!

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Bump. If can't close a deal here in next day or two will probably put the unit up on A'gon or eBay. Yech.
 
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..no two are alike...



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You're going to kick yourself if you pass this up when you had the chance.

If for no other reason, absolute sound quality aside (which I think easily beats the Melos Gold, Berning MicroZOTL, Earmax Pro, Earmax, Headroom MOH, and Headroom Home, basically every other amp I've owned), consider this: how many head-amps allow you to adjust the volume of your headones remotely from the comfort of you chair? Not many...

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Damn, and the KGSS is gonna need a preamp, too... but it needs headphones more and the HE90s are going to be just as pricey.

GRR! If only I could duplicate money...
 
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Nice photos, if I had the dough id be all over this.
 
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[size=medium]OUCH!!!!!![/size]
 
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Yes, the Melos has been sold to ServinginEcuador.
I believe a wise man once said "the best deals are those in which both parties say OUCH!"
Awright, I just made that up but someone had to say it.
 
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