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Almost bought a Leben

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You can pick up the older power amps now discontinued now and again..I have to admit the distributor of such lovelies as Leben is pants poor IMHO...if anyones after a leben at a decent price I would take a serious look at these guys...same voltages etc..save a fair whack too. You get the odd exdemo etc :^

http://www.hifi.com.sg/products/amplifier/leben/cs200p.htm

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Very curious about the Leben myself. Although I doubt whether they will have the edge over my 47 Labs or Audiomat. The Leben's bass boost knob doesn't help either...

Anyways, there's a Japanese guy selling Leben directly from Tokyo on ebay. Watch the voltage though.

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Anyway-whadd'ya mean 'mostly' darrenw eh? :x

ps Ian, sorry I never got back to you about bringing the amp over, just haven't been able to find sufficient time, would still like to hear it with your Dec's.

The Decwares have already been replaced :oops:

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If you are still after a Leben someone has one for sale on pfm

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http://www.pinkfishmedia.net/forum/showthread.php?t=87062

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You can pick up the older power amps now discontinued now and again..I have to admit the distributor of such lovelies as Leben is pants poor IMHO...if anyones after a leben at a decent price I would take a serious look at these guys...same voltages etc..save a fair whack too. You get the odd exdemo etc :^

http://www.hifi.com.sg/products/amplifier/leben/cs200p.htm

Stuart, I fired off an email to them. They quoted me pretty much the same price as the eBay seller in Japan for the 300 & 300xs. £20 cheaper on one, £20 more expensive on the other.

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Jeeps-that was quick!

What you mean, had them at least 2 months. That's not bad going for me, mind you I lost a fair bit on the sale. :(

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I am lying here listening to leben CS300xs driving my small falcon ls3/5a - was just forced to look up as I heard bass punch not something a speaker of 50hz-15khz should do ..... and headphone use superb too. BUT tried in ,sin system with tannoy Arden legacy and it wasn’t quite as nice as my Croft / ATC amps driving them.

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There's one here for £3k

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/264066690438

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Have actually had that amp at my house with my verity audio rienzi and that same amp played at the 2015 wigwam show with my taus speakers and I was so impressed I now have those speakers . The seller is a good guy

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7 hours ago, toprepairman said:

Had a '600 in for repair couple of years back.

Very impressed, one of the best built valve amps around, couldn't recommend it highly enough.

Very tempted by the one currently on t'bay.

Curious you had one in for repair a couple of years back. What was wrong with it? And what sort of servicing would you think they tend to need over time? Cheers

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