I found the both channels produced good music, and controls appeared to work fine too. At the same time, I also noticed some hum to the connected speakers. So, I think the amp will need service to the power supply's filtering capacitors.
Of course, for this vintage amp, a full service to those important components is a very good idea. Its 2x45 Watts RMS is plenty for most speakers. Physical condition is very good for the age.Overall, this is an excellent vintage ARC product. Please examine the photos carefully, for they are part of item description. Check back often for my listing of High end, Vintage, AR, Audio, Audiophile, Amplifier, Amps, Arcam, Acurus, Aragon, Adcom, ADS, Advent, Bose, Boston, Beovox, Bryston, Bedini, B&K, B&0, B&W, Bowers & Wilkins, Celestion, Counterpoint, Canton, Cello, Creek, Cerwin Vega, Dahlquist, Denon, Dcm, Dynaco, Dynaudio, Ess, Spica, Epicure, Ensemble, Electrostatic, Elite, Fisher, Fosgate, Harman kardon , Harbeth , Integra, Infinity, JBL, Jadis, Jolida, Linn, Luxman, KEF, Klipsch , KLH, Krell, Kenwood, Martin Logan, McIntosh, Mirage, Mission, Monitor Audio, Nad , Onkyo , Paradigm, Proac, Sony, Pioneer, Polk-Audio, Preamplifier, Quad , Rogers, Rotel, Rega, Stanton, Speakers, Audio, Stereo, Studio, Vandersteen,, Snell, Spendor, Thorens, Vandersteen, Wharfedale, Yamaha, Speakers, Turntable, M&K, Accuphase, Dali, Wilson Audio, Sonus Faber, Definitive Technology, PSB, NHT, Magnepan, Eminent Technology, Monitor Audio, Vienna Acoustic, Meridian, Behringer, Acoustat, Genesis, Opera, Mirage, Energy, Pinnacle, Musical Fidelity, Sonic Frontiers, Cambridge Audio, Sunfire, Velodyne, SVS, HSU Research, Audio Research, Tannoy, Subwoofer, McCormack, Meadowlark, Conrad Johnson, Parasound, Magneplanar, Audible Illusions, Mark Levinson, Vintage, REL, Revel, Nakamichi, ESS, Emotiva, Accuphase, Acurus, Adcom, Aragon, Arcam, Audio Research, Audioquest, Ayre, B&K, B&O, Bang Olufson, B&W, Bowers Wilkins, Bryston, California Audio Labs, Cary, Classe, Cambridge, Carver, Conrad Johnson, Creek, Denon, Dynaco, Dynaudio, Goldmund, Infinity, Jadis, JBL, Jolida, JM Lab, Kef, Kimber, Klipsch, Krell, Levinson, Lexicon, Linn, Marantz, Martin Logan, Mccormack, Mcintosh, Meridian, MIT, Musical Fidelity, Music Hall, NAD, Naim, Nakamichi, NHT, Paradigm, Parasound, Pass, Pioneer, Proceed, PS Audio, PSB, Quad, Rega, Revel, Rotel, Rowland, Sonic Frontiers, Sonus Faber, Spendor, Sunfire, Tandberg, Tannoy, Theta, Thiel, Threshold, Totem, Transparent, Vandersteen, Vmps, VPI, VTL, Velodyne.
The item "Audio Research CA50 Stereo KT88/6550 Tube Integrated Amplifier with Remote" is in sale since Thursday, October 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Consumer Electronics\Vintage Electronics\Vintage Audio & Video\Vintage Amplifiers & Tube Amps". The seller is "2010numers" and is located in Oakland, California.
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