high fidelity phono preamplifier
specifications

input

output

gain

RIAA error

distortion

noise

RCA 1 pair

RCA 1 pair

67db

<.5db

<.01%

<80db

weight, phono

weight, power 

6.6 lbs/3 kg

9.2 lbs/4.2 kg

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RCA sockets from ETI Research of  Australia, made from 99.9% pure copper instead of brass.
Pure copper foil capacitors by Chris Young of Jupiter Condenser, a foremost expert with decades of experience producing the finest audio capacitors.  Unparalled audio fidelity on a different level than any tin, aluminum, or metalized capacitor.
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Panzerholz is a resin impregnated plywood material made by Delignit in Germany.  Its strength and exremely high damping make it an extraordinary material for audio applications.  The Virtues of Panzerholz is an enlightening study of its acoustic properties by the team at LessLoss.
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Audibly superior carbon film resistors made in Japan by Amtrans. Exquisite construction using the highest quality materials.
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Input transformers from world renowned Lunhal of Sweden.  Wound with high purity Cardas wire around Lundahl's amorphous core for wide bandwith and low distortion.
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The rare Seimens C3G is used for voltage amplification.  Triode connected, noise and distortion are vastly lower than any tube in current production.  Portrait of a Tube by Jac van de Walle of Jac Music provides a fascinating history of this very unique tube.
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Heatsinks machined from blocks of graphite.  High thermal conductivity with low resonance.
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Tube sockets made from 99.9% pure copper contacts, precision machined by Kager Industries in the USA. 
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