Sansui AU-9500 "Simply The BEST" - SOLD

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By far the most refined and advanced of all the AU series of amplifiers, the AU-9500 takes the art of sound reproduction to a new high with its uncompromising emphasis on tonal quality, operating ease, reliability and appearance.

Assembled with painstaking care and with only the (then & now) latest solid state circuitry, this integrated amplifier adopts the ultimate in amplifier design - an all stage, direct coupled OCL pure complementary parallel push-pull circuitry that delivers 75 watts per channel in continuous output into 8 ohms, 20 to 20,000Hz, both channels driven, with total harmonic distortion of less than 0.1%.

For the audiophile who refuses to accept second best, the AU-9500 offers a distinctive level of quality and perfection. From Sansui, the audio components only specialist. - hifiengine, 1975


Power output: 75 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)

Frequency response: 15Hz to 40kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.1%

Damping factor: 50

Input sensitivity: 2.5mV (mic), 2.5mV (MM), 100mV (DIN), 100mV (line)

Signal to noise ratio: 65dB (mic), 75dB (MM), 85dB (line)

Output: 100mV (line), 30mV (DIN), 0.8V (Pre out)

Speaker load impedance: 4Ω to 16Ω

Dimensions: 140 x 500 x 347mm

Weight: 23.3kg

Ok, this is 100% TRUTH. This vintage Sansui, AU-9500 may be the best, most audibly satisfying integrated amp we've ever heard. There have been others by Audiomat, McIntosh, Octave, Unison, Luxman that have all wowed us but this Sansui is just so amazingly plumb and robust playing that it truly may qualify as the most enjoyable piece we've ever offered. This AU-9500 has been fully gone through by our in-house tech and been given a 100% clean bill of health. Visually a solid 9 as well with only natural patina and minimal signs of wear. Just an extraordinary component. If you're in search of a vintage integrated that will do it all, and play magically, THIS IS THE ONE!! Comes complete with original box, packaging and paperwork - a true time capsule piece. Mate this integrated with the amazing Acoustic Research, AR-3 we have for sale for the ultimate vintage vibe setup!

Come hear this exceptional vintage Sansui integrated at our Lawrence shop or purchase with confidence via this website.

Sansui, AU-9500 vintage 70's high-end integrated amplifier: $1599 + applicable sales tax