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Accuphase Laboratory, Inc. C

But that what was happening those, interaction with other instruments, also the definition of an instrument in a given place were a bit better from the Accuphase.

In none of the mentioned domains it is as good as the mentioned references, but it combines the best assets.

The C is a precision preamp. The C is one preamp that you either like or dislike. Because I love my preamplifier RSCX Lebena so I do not look at the troublesome handling and absolutely basic functionality it offers.

Any weakness in your source unit will be revealed. To those who dislike it, you might grumble at its lack of coloration and clinical sound but if you want your music as honest as possible and you have top notch components both upstream and downstream, you definitely need to audition the C This preamp is in excellent condition and comes with all of its original accessories, remote control and packaging.

In terms of building the image as a whole one could speak about the assets of one or the other preamplifier, but in terms of the sound stage in new recordings the C was clearly better. Very good cabinet with the high gloss finish intact. We do offer maintenance and certified upgrades.

Below we find a row of XLR sockets — and those are not only for show, the C is a balanced device. Here another asset of the Accuphase became visible, that came to full blossom with new masterings.


It is fully balanced, what is worth exploiting. Home Preamplifiers Accuphase C Preamplifier. Quick Overview For sale is a gorgeous Accuphase C preamplifier. Very much like a scalpel used in surgery.

The top cover is made from two sheets of metal glued together something like the Stealth Mat in Arcam and additionally damped with bitumen mats. It fades away in time, and I am again enchanted with the Leben, accuphasse somewhere the question remains, why not everybody thinks about the user in a way like Accuphase does. Compare 0 You have no items to compare. Remote control will be included and unit will be securely packed for safe shipping. Accuphase plays with a slightly rounded, really slightly, but very well controlled, short, dense and at the same time naturally warm accupbase.

Although the voices from the mentioned Divox disc were strong and clear, then it was not due to the pushing adcuphase midrange in front of the speakers, but due to good resolution. Even more, although the American device sounded brilliant in accuphhase system, it was almost irreplaceable, then outside of it, with other devices, like my Luxman MAit had a flatter lower subrange, with a slightly underlined midrange-bass border.

Bass did not go as far down as with the Leben, it was also not as fleshy, but its saturation was good, and tightness even better.

The C is namely the combination of the warmth and vividness of the C with the precision and resolution of the old flagship CV. I am talking about the sound stage. For all online orders on which delivery is done without prior auditioning of the product in our showroom we offer a 30 days inspection period for the customer. It does not bother me that it does not have a remote, that it has limited controls, etc. Before we get inside we have to go through a complicated, massive enclosure.

This is how it happens with cult brands. Be the First to Know. But there is also no possibility, that all products will be equally outstanding and equally special.


Accuphase C-2810 Preamplifier

During the direct comparison with my Leben a few things are immediately audible. It is as big as the integrated amplifier E, its weight is also nearly the same, what tells much about the construction of the preamplifier.

In short — we deal with an element that controls the volume, but not in the analog domain, like potentiometers or resistor ladder discrete and in form of ICs.

Obviously accuphzse Japanese made something so well, that they even did not expect that.

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The front panel is busy, but the back plate partners it quite well. Feed any kind music from your source unit and it dissects the music unforgivingly. It cuts through music without any hesitation or deliberation. The differences were not big, but at such a high general level we have to acckphase very well what we are looking for.

The tonal balance of the Accu is slightly lighter than the Leben, or the other way round — Accuphaae is a bit darker than the Accu.

Accuphase C-2810 : new preamplifier with resistor-free volume control!

Previously owned in NYC. The signal is converted to a current one, and it is controlled in sixteen current switches what allows for possible combinations and converted back to a voltage signal. The device is accuphxse balanced, dual-mono, with separate, shielded EI transformers for each channel.

In this case it is not in the signal path, but functions only as a voltage acciphase for the AAVA circuits. All the PCBs in this device have gilded traces. You have to listen to it.