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AudioLab 8000a - the original old one
« on: November 20, 2018, 06:50:55 PM »
Just because I want one  :) I always wanted that with a mission 753 set of speakers. Sold the 753's but will hunt them again!
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Re: AudioLab 8000a - the original old one
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2018, 09:43:35 PM »
Still have my 753's. Did a cap upgrade on the xo. Sounding lovely, like it should. Not going anywhere though.... Good luck finding your pair and amp

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Re: AudioLab 8000a - the original old one
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2018, 01:20:02 PM »
I founded a set 753's over the weekend and i'm starting think to buy them. It was between them and e83's but the more I start reading about the 753's, the more I starting to get my mind on it to buy them.
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Re: AudioLab 8000a - the original old one
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2018, 11:33:42 AM »
The original 8000a is a real classic.  Wish I can get my paws also on one.
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Re: AudioLab 8000a - the original old one
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2018, 02:34:23 PM »
When we started AudioExchange I let quite a few gems go! FPB700, ML 23.5, 27, 29  :sd:   And then quite a few speakers, among them the 753's, Linn Isobarik (almost new)Now Im trying to find them all again  :nutter: :thinking: ;D .... they come around....
There are so many 1980's kit I would love to own. Was too damn poor to even buy a 3020 then.
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Re: AudioLab 8000a - the original old one
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2018, 07:58:20 PM »
Would this be one from the early 90s. I was recently gifted one.
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Re: AudioLab 8000a - the original old one
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2018, 08:04:50 PM »
Would this be one from the early 90s. I was recently gifted one.


If the word CHINA is not on it anywhere I believe it qualifies.   Must be one of the last.   
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Re: AudioLab 8000a - the original old one
« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2018, 08:05:47 PM »

If the word CHINA is not on it anywhere I believe it qualifies.   Must be one of the last.


Actually, early 90s definitely qualifies. 
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Re: AudioLab 8000a - the original old one
« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2018, 04:36:05 PM »

Actually, early 90s definitely qualifies.

Made in England, serial no. 207B71577. MK3 apparently, with video inputs and gold plated RCAs.

Not sure I want to part with it though. I wanted to partner it with a pair of Arcam Delta 2s for a little blast from the past.
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Re: AudioLab 8000a - the original old one
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2018, 11:20:27 AM »
So guess what I got my hands on today, a set of 753's in black. I think my Yamaha M80 will make them really happy!!!
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