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Opera Consonance Cyber 222 Mk2 preamp RRP £1995

I have thoroughly enjoyed owning this superb pre-amplifier and found it an extremely dynamic performer with a particularly lucid midband and a fluid, airy treble. 
I spent some time tube rolling to get the best results and settled on a quartet of TAD 6SN7 which I found much more neutral and balanced than vintage tubes. The GZ34 rectifier however is a very rare NOS Toshiba that I found much more dynamic than both the vintage Mullards and TAD that I tried in this position.  
This is the 240V export version of the MK2 which is said to be a clear improvement on the original amp, with superior bass depth and transparency; also with a higher quality volume control which offers very precise and wide ranging control.
An attractive brushed metal finish, two box design with separate power supply and umbilical cable.  LED display and full remote control made from solid aluminium billet using Philips RC5 commands which work with most cd players.
Very good cosmetic condition which I would rate at 8/10 - a couple of minor marks to the pre and a mark on the PSU.
A new TAD GZ34 is included as a spare. You just need to supply an IEC mains cable.
This is a current model that is supported by the UK distributor AA Acoustics and has the benefit of a full professional service in June 2016 - there is a sticker on the back to confirm.
Price is £700 but will listen to offers.
ppl gift, bank transfer or cash on collection from Highgate, London N6. 
I have the original double box shipping carton and will ship at cost - insured UPS delivery is approx £35.

Frequency response: 2Hz-150KHz(-1B)
Signal-to-noise ratio: 90dB
Distortion: Less than 0.05%(70Hz/7KHz 4:1)
Consumption: 40W
Input Sources: 5 selectable inputs switched by gold plated relays
Input Terminals:Gold plated phono/RCA unbalanced
Output terminals: Gold plated phono/RCA unbalanced
Vacuum tube: 6SN7x4 5AR4x1
Remote Control: RC-5 compatible IR system 36KHz modulation
Dimensions: 8cm x 43cm x32cm (HxWxD)

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Super Wammer

This is lovely.

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