Hacker Centurion GA500 Record Player Professionally Restored?? Garrard Centurion GA500 serial number : 05863. Garrard SP25 MK3 record deck with Goldring G800 stylus. 2 x Wharfdale Triton speakers serial number 22076 and 22077.
The Hacker Centurion GA500 has Twin Class AB amplifiers and pretty much was pinnacle of Hacker record players before they went into decline competing with cheaper Far East manufacturers. Hence Hackers decline by the'80's.Hacker electric circuit boards are beautifully designed and built, with. I believe they were first company for example to make class AA amplifiers for example, but I could be wrong.
Recently inspected and tested in detail as part of restoration process over a few days &. Radio circuit board also added.Hacker really went into fine detail designing and building the wooden cabinet, with stunning teak veneer. It weighs around 12kg and the deck floats on springs to minimise vibrations. It has wonderful sound quality and fully operational on manual and automatic. The original headphone port is 6.3mm, 3.5mm adaptor included. A new lead and plug also has fitted, with correct 3 amp fuse. Also a 3.5mm'Aux in' jack (operated via tape logo button) added making playing via your smartphone /. Supplied with photo copy of instruction manuals. Please see photos for visual condition. Method is to send area / post code for a quote per mile from IP9 area.
If unsure just drop us a message. Smartphone in photos not included and is just for demonstration purposes only.