Laserdisc Player CLD-D99

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  1. David Norman

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    This a nearly pristine example of this somewhat unique player. The only cosmetic defect I can find is a small crack in a plastic piece at the right front edge.
    Specifically, this is a multivoltage capable (110/220) Pioneer badged gold/champagne colored import version of the CLD-99 Pioneer Elite. The Elite badged 99 was only sold in North America and this version was sold in other areas that wanted an NTSC version on the 99.
    I bought this recently from Kurtis Bahr who is routinely considered one of the best High end Laserdisc Player people in the US. He has tweaked this unit, replaced the capstain motor, and given it a thorough servicing [edit -- I initially had believed he replaced the laser pickup, but KB informed me that wasn't the case though it was aligned, etc]. So far, I've played the Def. Collection, several AC-3 discs, older analog only discs, CAV and CLV versions of Star Wars without a hiccup.
    I have a CLD-79 and bought this mainly because I got it at a great price, but I don't need 2 players and have to let one of them go. If you'd rather have the CLD-79, I can discuss that as an alternative and keep this unit, but my wife might notice the change from black to gold easier.
    52dB S/N Video, coax and optical digital outs, AC-3 out, beautiful remote (same color as the machine), 2 sets of S-video, composite video, and analog audio outs. The famous 3D Adaptive Digital Y/C filter, Variable Noise Reduction,
    dual side play of course.
    I don't have the original box or manual, but I was sent a copy of the Elite CLD-99 manual which is basically the same
    functional machine and a great thick shipping box with a superb padding arrangement which should make shipping very safe.
    MRSP was the same as the Elite 99 at $2400.
    Asking $1000 shipped (UPS Ground Insured to most of the cont. US). Please, no trades.
    I can provide digital pics of any part of the machine, but you can literally take a look at this exact machine immortalized at -- page all the way to the bottom of the page and this is the same unit.
    http://www.laserdiscarchive.co.uk/la...ite_cld-99.htm
    I accept Paypal, C2it and can discuss any other payment methods. Ebay feedback [email protected]
     
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    David,

    Could you please kindly e-mail me the name and e-mail address of this competent laserdisc player technician! I would greatly appreciate it! Thanks!

    Regards,

    Glenn
     
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    David,
    Please e-mail me the info on this technician as well. [email protected]
    BTW, I'd buy the CLD-99 but I'm currently unemployed. I've wanted one of these for years. Bad timing.
     
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    Price drop to 960 shipping included to Lower 48. I deduct a similar amount for shipping elsewhere.
     
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    Last price drop: $920 Insured UPS Ground shipping included.
     
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    CLD-D99 as above and something to jumpstart the collection.
    Excellent or better Star Wars Faces Trilogy - Kuraray set.

    $1000 plus shipping.

    Paypal, C2it accepted.
     
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    Sorry, I already have a CLD-99 that I just love, but take my advice:
    DO NOT SHIP UPS ; I shipped a 606 LD player by UPS, well packed, double boxed, INSURED. Those ba$tards broke it, picked it up to examine it, denied the claim, shipped it back to the wrong person, AND STILL WON'T PAY.
    When they say "What can Brown do for you today?" what they really mean is "How can we brown on you today?".
     
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    Or if you prefer an excellent to near mint condition CLD-79 with all the original boxes, packing, manual, and remote.

    Choices:

    CLD-D99 $900 plus cost shipping USPS/UPS or pick up near Charlotte, NC

    CLD-79 $475 plus shipping of choice

    Add $100 with Star Wars CLV (Kuraray) Faces Trilogy in Exc/NM condition.

    David
     

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