Clearaudio basic + phono pre amplifier


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Clearaudio design and manufacture some of the most prestigious turntables and phono electronics on the market, and are based in Germany. Utilising only the finest materials and most innovative and precise engineering principles, Clearaudio are able to ensure a solid analogue performance in an effort to bring you closer to your vinyl recordings, at a superlatively immersive level.

Clearaudio's Basic + utilises Clearaudio's 30 plus years of extensive research and renowned experience to form a truly superlative product with an unbeatable performance. A low-interference battery mode has been incorporated within the unit. When using this setting, no stray electromagnetic interference is able to corrupt or alter other signals, resulting in a truly enjoyable music experience.

The Basic + gives 60dB of gain at 1kHz, and automatically alters its input to match the cartridge in use to a perfect level, with an EQ accuracy of far below 0.2dB. This 1.5kg phonostage is simply one of the best units on the market today. 


 AMPLIFICATION @ 1 KHZ  41 dB (MM mode)
62 dB (MC mode)
INPUT IMPEDANCE  47 kOhm / 270 pF / MM mode
510 Ohm / 270 pF / MC mode 
MM / MC INPUT  switchable (at bottom) 
 RIAA delay time: 75 μs / 318 μs / 3180 μs 
83 db (MM mode)
65 dB (MC mode) 
 CHANNEL SEPARATION  > 92 dB (@ 1 kHz) /
opposed channel hot-wired
 MAX. OUTPUT VOLTAGE 10 V (@ 1 kHz) 
SUBSONIC FILTER  20 Hz; -6 dB / Oct 
 POWER SUPPLY ± 25 V DC (external power supply)
POWER CONSUMPTION Max. consumption: 3.1 Watt
Consumption in operation: 3.1 Watt
Off mode: 0.0 Watt (turned off at rear panel)
TOTAL WEIGHT Approx. 2.1 kg (Preamp and power supply)
DIMENSIONS (W/D/H in inches) Preamp: 3.94 x 5.71 x 2.17
Power Supply: 3.94 x 5.31 x 2.
DIMENSIONS (W/D/H in mm) Preamp: 100 x 145 x 55
Power Supply: 100 x 135 x 55

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