The Audiolab 8000T is a well known tuner and needs no introduction to audiophiles.
For the newbies, please refer to www.fmtunerinfo.com with the shoot-out results posted at bottom of http://www.fmtunerinfo.com/shootouts.html#8000T
I had to recapped the EC's in the unit as it sounded ok but had more background noise than expected. Perform substituition with better quality components only - no mods performed (nor necessary).
Really sounds as good as from CD!