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Offline BobM

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Onyx SP3 II integrated amplifier (manufactured by Melody for AV123).

This compact (12"W by 8"H by 13.25"D) SP3 weighs 56 pounds, most of that are the massive transformers. There are 10 tubes (see specs below) outputting 38 clean watts. It looks very sharp with the tube cage on, but equally as cool with it removed (your choice). The volume control is stepped and feels great in the hand.

I have the standard set of tubes that it came with, some marked Melody, but included is also a second set of Tung Sol 5881 power tubes, which I preferred overall. 4 ohm and 8 ohm speaker taps. 2 inputs.

This is a little gem of an amp and I hate parting with it, but I can no longer set up a second system. It would be perfect in a smaller room matched with a nice set of monitor speakers. The sound is musical, detailed, and robust and shoots far, far above its budget price (mostly because AV123 only sold direct and cut out the middle man and his markup),
 
Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20KHz
Class AB
Power Rating: 38W x 2
Manually adjustable bias: 1.15V
Input Impedance: 250K Ohms
Output Impedance: 4 or 8 Ohms
Input Sensitivity: 380 mV
S/N Ratio: >90dB / T.H.D - 1% (standard tube spec)
Dimensions (WxHxD): 11.9" x 8.1" x 13.25"
Weight: 56 lbs.
Tube Complement:
4 X 5881
2 X 12AX7
2 X 6922
2 X 12AU7

Asking price is $700 + shipping from 32081 (Jacksonville Florida), or local pick up if possible

More info and reviews on these links:
http://onix.pbworks.com/w/page/7224976/SP3
http://www.6moons.com/audioreviews/onix/onix.html
http://www.soundstageaccess.com/equipment/onix_sp3_xcd88_reference1le.htm

PM me for photo's (can;t upload them here because of size restrictions)
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Re: Onyx SP3 II integrated amplifier (manufactured by Melody for AV123)
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2019, 07:12:55 AM »
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