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If you don't see what you are looking for in the list below, please call us at 651-330-9871 or send us a note and let us know what you want so we can try to match our incoming units to potential buyers

Note that all used equipment listed below have been thoroughly bench tested by AVA and put into first class running condition.

Note that all used units have original covers unless otherwise specified.  Some photos show units with covers off to show circuit details.

 

 


Insight+ 170 Amplifier $895 SOLD

 

We recycled a very clean Dyna ST-120 chassis we had here and put in our current Insight+ 170 circuit set.  This amplifier puts out 85 watts a channel and is quite amazing.  Because we just installed a brand new circuit set, we are offering a three year parts and labor warranty as well as our 30 day satisfaction guarantee.


 

 

 

OmegaStar 200EX Amplifier $695

 

This amplifier is in excellent condition both cosmetically and electronically.  It is from 2005 production and is a trade in from the originally owner.  It puts out 100 Watts/channel. We will provide a one year parts and labor warranty as well as our 30 day satisfaction guarantee.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 Omega 400 $595

This unit is from 1991 production.  It has 200 watt/channel and is in excellent condition both physically and electrically.  Build in never used Dyna 410 chassis with all AVA internal circuits.  It has an AVA faceplate.  It is dynamic, smooth and grain free.  Will drive all rational loudspeakers.  Inspection shows this unit has low hours on it.  Acquired from original owner.  This unit comes with a 1 year parts and labor warranty as well as our 30 day satisfaction guarantee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Synergy Control Amplifier $1495

 

The Synergy Control Amplifier combines all the functions of a synergy amplifier and our Insight+ SL preamplifier in a compact package. It puts out 100 watts per channel.  We just received back this unit back from a reviewer.  Essentially this is in brand new condition. Price reflects more than a 15% discount.  Comes with a new 3 year parts and labor warranty as well as our 30 day satisfaction guarantee.

 

 




Fet Valve CF Preamplifier $2198 SOLD

 

This is a brand new Fet Valve CF preamplifier with silver faceplate, remote control, and vision phono section.  We received this unit back from the Absolute Sound reviewer.  This unit is priced to reflect a free silver faceplate upgrade and a  free Vision phono section.  List price would be $2697.  Although this is not an adjustable phono section, we will set the phono section for your phono cartridge.  Comes with our 3 year parts and labor warranty as well as 30 day satisfaction guarantee.


 

 Transcendence Nine Preamplifier $1189 SOLD

This is our new Transcendence Nine preamplifier.  This is a demo model with no options.  Essentially this is a brand new preamplifier.  Price reflects a 15% discount. It comes with our new 3 year parts and labor warranty as well as our 30 day satisfaction guarantee.

 


 

 

 AVA Super Pas Three Preamp with "the works" $495 

One year parts and labor warranty and 30 day satisfaction guarantee.

This is absolutely the best we have done with our renowned Super Pas Three Circuits for the original Dyna PAS-3 series preamps.  It uses four 12AX7 tubes and a 12X4 rectifier tube.  It has our special black AVA faceplate and knob set, gold plated jack set, ceramic selector switch, and stepped precision volume and balance controls.

Internally, it has latest AVA installed audio and power supply boards and our special line and phono buffer boards upgraded recently with ultra high performance current buffers.  These allow this great vacuum tube preamp to drive low input impedance power amplifiers and long cable loads.  You won't find a better preamp anywhere at this price.

 

 


 Omega II EC Current Buffered Solid State Preamp $495

Just completed major overhaul here with new regulated power supply, new toroid power transformer, new headphone buffer section, new line IC's and more.

Now in great condition inside and out. This preamp, from 2000 production, has gold contact jacks, gold contact switches, ceramic selector switch, and precision volume and balance controls.

Features switchable tone controls, RIAA phono preamp, eight pairs of inputs plus switchable external processor loop.  It also has two sets of tape in and outputs, tape to tape monitoring, two sets of audio outputs and stereo headphone front panel output. 

This is simply one of the best and more functional preamplifiers that you will ever find at this price.  We are offering a one year parts and labor warranty as well as our 30 day satisfaction guarantee.

 


Original Fet Valve EC Hybrid Tube Preamplifier $795

 

This unit has just been upgraded with improved stepped precision volume and balance controls and all new tubes.  It is in great condition inside and out.  This preamplifier is from 1995 production and uses four 12AX7/ECC83S vacuum tubes.

It has gold contact jacks, gold contact switches, ceramic selector switch and stepped precision volume and balance controls.  It features switchable tone controls, RIAA phono preamp, eight pairs of inputs plus switchable external processor loop, two sets tape in and outputs, tape to tape monitoring, two sets audio outputs, and built in stereo headphone amplifier with front panel output.

Great AVA hybrid tube sound and one year parts and labor warranty.  It also has our 30 day satisfaction guarantee.


 AVA Vision Hi-Bit Rate Compatible DAC $645 SOLD

 

This is our outstanding newest AVA DAC built in 2011.  This unit was built into our compact (12" wide x 3.5" high x 10" deep) chassis.  It is in outstanding condition and is a client's trade up for a new Fet Valve Hybrid DAC.  

This DAC has our unique super fast (2000V/mS) and super low distortion (0.0003% THD) analog filter and output circuits with 1/4 amp drive current.  This provides day and night better musical performance then possible with a tiny cheep DAC using surface mount 25 cent dual or quad op-amps.

Plays all digital bit rates from standard CD up to and including 192/24 automatically.

See how much a "real" DAC, not a toy, can help your system.  One year parts and labor warranty and 30 day satisfaction guarantee.


   

 

  • AVA Satisfaction Guarantee applies to all used equipment specials.
  • AVA one year parts and labor warranty on used equipment unless otherwise specified. Warranty does not apply to cosmetic defects and wear to used chassis.

Thinking of buying used AVA equipment from another source? We can help you too.

Be very cautious when you buy used AVA equipment from an on-line auction or any other source where you cannot examine the unit firsthand. The sad truth is that some people lie. Call us first before buying our used equipment on the web or from other sources! We have excellent computer records of sales going back for years and likely we can promptly advise you of the authenticity of the product offered for sale if you will just supply us with the seller's name.

If you are contemplating the purchase of used AVA equipment from another source, we will examine, bench check, clean controls, jacks, and switches, and verify the performance of the unit for $50 ($100 for large power amplifiers) plus the cost of shipping. This inspection can be made before or after the sale, although it is obvious that you will have maximum protection if you have the unit examined before any money changes hands. We take pride in our work. One thing we don't want is AVA equipment not meeting our standards being offered as the real thing. We build very high quality and very reliable gear, and we don't want misrepresentative and abused items undermining our reputation.

Please note that the above offer is intended to be used for AVA equipment that has not been modified in any way. If you send us equipment that has been modified by someone other than AVA, special conditions may apply. Call us for details.