Sony TA-F808ES Should I buy & How much?

Does any one have the Sony TA-F808ES amp?


I am seriously thinking of buying one on ebay, the user reviews I have read so far look good. It seems to be built like a tank and should last a while. Any Mods???

How much should I pay???? In Euros or £s.

I have Proac Response 1SC speakers and think this would have the weight and authority to drive them. Here are the specs from Proacs website


Nominal Impedance - 8 ohms
Recommended Amplifiers -20 to 100 watts
Frequency Response - 38hz to 30Khz
Sensitivity - 86db linear for 1 watt at 1 metre
Bass/Midrange -New five inch unit with special transparent cone. Copper magnet assembly and
phase plug mounted on die-cast chassis. High temperature voice coil.

Tweeter -ProAc three quarter inch dome unit, with honeycomb - wound voice coil.

Special damping and ferrofluid-cooled coil assembly.
Crossover Finest components on dedicated circuit board. Multistrand oxygen-free copper cable throughout. Split for optional bi-wiring and bi-amping.
12" (305mm) high
7" (178mm) wide
9 1/4" (235mm) deep
18lbs (8kg)/cabinet