Direct Price: $11,995
Zero-Global Negative Feedback (No Phase Shifting)
Dual mono design 2 RCA inputs: MM/Optical/MC Balanced/Unbalanced Output
LUNDAHL input MC transformers(for MC Input)
Input for Low & Hight impedance MC Cartridges
Balanced Output(two XLR).
Power Supply provides best ever sounding stage
Lowest output MC cartridges accepted (.3 – 3.5 mV.)
Adjustable gain: 60-80dbs.
Noise: -80 dbs.
The phono preamp is a very important link in the analog path between Turntable
and preamp. The right Phono preamp will compliment the sonic characteristics of
your cartridge and will help you get the most from your Turntable, Cartridge and
A phono preamp, also known as a phono stage or a preamplifier, is an electronic device that amplifies the very low-level signal produced by a phono cartridge in a turntable. The phono cartridge produces a small electrical signal when the stylus moves along the record grooves, and this signal needs to be amplified and equalized in order to be played back through speakers or headphones.
Phono preamps are necessary because the output from a phono cartridge is much lower than the output from other audio sources like CD players, cassette decks, or digital audio players. In addition to amplifying the signal, a phono preamp also applies a specific frequency response curve called the RIAA equalization curve. This curve compensates for the way that music is recorded onto vinyl records, which involves cutting the bass and boosting the treble in order to fit more music onto the disc.
There are two main types of phono preamps: standalone phono preamps and integrated phono preamps. Standalone phono preamps are separate devices that are connected between the turntable and the amplifier or receiver. Integrated phono preamps are built into amplifiers or receivers, and are designed to be used with a specific turntable or cartridge.
When choosing a phono preamp, it is important to consider the specific requirements of your turntable and cartridge, as well as your budget and any other audio equipment that you may have. Higher-end phono preamps may offer better sound quality and more features, but they can also be more expensive.