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1 owner first version Zesto Andros. Great condition, includes stock JJ 2ax7 tubes with very few hours, plus 2 quads of Yugoslavian Telefunken clones ($200 extra ). One set is brand new and the other is what I've been using shortly after I got the Zesto in 2013. these tubes last 5000 hours plus, so quite a long time before you would need to retube. Original box, manual and stock cord included.
This is one of the best phono preamps for the money, and handily bested the Tom Evans Groove and the Conrad Johnson Premier 15 I was using before.
Primary difference between the version 1 and the 2 is a couple more loading stage options for MC cartridges and MM cartridge that I can see on the back. Supposedly lower noise floor as well, but I never had a noise issue with this in my system.
I'm selling to upgrade to the $12000 Tessera, as George Counnas, Zesto's owner, told me I would have to get that unit to have a major upgrade over my current unit.
I ran a Benz LPS (3.5mv ) into the MC section, and an Ortofon Anna (.2mv) thru a Bob's Cinemag SKY SUT into the MM section. Both sounded awesome, but the Anna was so good, that was what I mostly listened to. My guess is the MC section may not even be broken in yet. Probably no more than 800 hours in total on the unit as my dedicated analogue listening time is very limited. I mostly listen to my digital front end while doing other work.
Feel free to call me with questions. Will ship anywhere in North America.
Thanks for looking at my add. Mark
Zesto Andros PS- 1, original box, manual, Stock PC, original tubes, 4 used Yugoslavian Telefunken Clone 12ax7, 4 new Yugoslavian Telefunken clone