Accuphase C-280L Precision Stereo Preamplifier in Good Condition

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Accuphase C-280L:
A highly-regarded Japanese preamp with phenomenal performance!


The Accuphase C-280L is a vintage high-fidelity preamplifier that was released in Japan in 1987, during the “Golden Era” of Japanese high-quality audio equipment. The unit is remarkable for both its highly advanced circuit engineering and the high quality of the components used in its construction. The technical specs of the C-280L are impressive, and the amp was specially designed with its fully balanced transmission in mind. The C-280L features an all-stage cascode push-pull class A composition. Linearity and SNR are both exceptional. The signal path is controlled by a logic circuit and closed-type relays (optimized for audio signals), such that the shortest path is always taken. On the load side of the cascode connection amplifier, Accuphase uses FET circuitry to maintain transparency. The appearance is elegant too, with the emphasis on luxury that Accuphase is known for. If you’re looking for a truly great vintage Japanese preamp, be sure to check out the Accuphase C-280L.

This particular unit is in good condition, with signs of age and use throughout, including some scratches and coloration of the body (please check photos). It has been thoroughly tested and checked by our professional in-house technician, confirming its flawless working quality. These Accuphase amps are known for their robust construction and use of only the highest quality parts, so it’s likely this unit will see many more years of use.

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Technical Specifications
-Serial : H0X842
-Country of Manufacture : Japan
-Power Supply : AC100V 50/60Hz 75W

-Power Cable

Please check the power requirements for this device and the specifications of your power supply. If you need to use this item in a 220-240 V environment, you'll need a transformer. We sell high quality Japanese compact transformers (Nissyo), which will allow you to use this item safely and with good performance in your country.

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This item is sold As-Described

This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

Product Specs

Listed3 months ago
ConditionGood (Used)
Good condition items function properly but may exhibit some wear and tear.learn more
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  • Japan

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