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Project Phono Box SE II

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Item: Project Phono Box SE II
Location: Auckland
Price: offers
Item Condition: excellent (except when it isn't)
Reason for selling: read on...
Payment Method: Pickup - Cash
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A really excellent phono stage, with switching for all loads making it very flexible and versatile.
 
Handles MC and MM and really sounds great. Silver faceplate.
 
BUT...
 
There is a connection/grounding issue with the RCA inputs at the back. I think it may have been a combination of really firm RCA cables and my unplugging and then plugging back in for the first time in about 4-5 years that caused it.
 
It produces a loud hum that you can remove with a little bit of cable wiggle at the back, and then it seems to rock along happily for days on end.
 
It's obviously temperamental though, as it started buzzing away in the middle of the night and scared the bejesus out of everyone!
 
So if you fiddle with it, you can get it working fine, but really should get a fix done on the RCA jacks. I'm using this opportunity to move on to something else, so open to offers with the above caveat and a simple fix for anyone who wants it.

 

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