Preamp ($4500):

The preamplifier is the control center of your system. This preamplifier is designed to provide the finest and most transparent acoustic performance available while increasing the value to our customers. This preamplifier combines the best of the older model with the best of the separate phono stage, and combines it all into one full-function all-purpose preamp with no loss in quality or performance!

Features and Specs:

  • Inputs
    • Five unbalanced inputs at line level using RCA connectors.
    • One balanced input using XLR connectors.
    • One unbalanced, RCA phono input with switchable gain, adjustable input loading, and RIAA equalization.
    • One unbalanced video processor input with fixed level at unity gain for “pass-through” use.
  • Outputs
    • Two pair of adjustable, unbalanced, outputs at line level using RCA connectors
    • One pair of adjustable, balanced, outputs using XLR connectors (Pin 2 “hot”)
    • One unbalanced, fixed level output at unity gain for recording using RCA connectors
    • All outputs may be used simultaneously
  • Frequency Response
    • -3 dB at 5 Hz and 200 kHz
  • Noise
    • Greater than 100 dB below 1 volt reference
  • Distortion
    • Less than 0.002% from 10 Hz to 40 KHz @ 5 volts peak into  600 ohms or higher, shunted by 1,000 pF or less
  • Output Impedance
    • 50 ohms, non-reactive, balanced or single-ended
  • Phono Input Impedance
    • User adjustable between 47,000 and 100 ohms.  Default  setting is 47,000 ohms
  • Phono Input Capacitance  
    • User adjustable between 50 pf and 1,200 pF.  Default setting is 50 pF.
  • Input Impedance
    • 47 kohms, balanced or single-ended 
  • Gain 
    • User adjustable up to 18 dB.  Default setting is +8 dB
  • Maximum Output
    • 10 volts peak
  • Crosstalk
    • Greater than 70 dB from 20 Hz to 20 KHz
  • Power Supply
    • Independently regulated with shielded toroidal transformer and 20,000 uF of capacitance
  • Power Consumption
    • 10 watts
  • Voltage
    • Voltage is user selectable for use world-wide