Ekco EV55DP CD-Pre Amplifier Ex-Display


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Ekco EV55DP CD-Pre Amplifier

The Ekco EV55DP is a fantastic stand alone CD player or is a perfectly matched CD Player for the EV55SE Integrated Amplifier. With a choice of vacuum Tube and Solid State Output making it an ideal choice for a variety of music lovers, each option giving a slightly different sound balance - choose the one that best compliments the rest of your system components.

The EV55DP plays regular red book CDs as well as digital media via a USB input, with all the latest and highest quality circuitry from present day digital engineering and built to top of the line specifications this is a pure music lover's CD player through and through.

Both fixed and variable line outputs allow the EV55DP to be used as a conventional CD player, or as a CD preamplifier thanks to the variable outputs, in which case all that is needed is a stereo power amplifier.

With the capability to increase detail levels in your CD collection it also gives the flexibility of linking up with coaxial and USB sources. The USB input can accept digital signals up to 24 bit/192kHz.

As a future upgrade option, digital SPDIF outputs (optical and coaxial) are available on the rear panel allowing the addition of a DAC of your choice.

For headphone users the convenience of a 1/4" stereo headphone jack output is found on the front panel, ideal for personal listening.

With its classic wood enclosure the EV55DP is a truly eye catching bit of kit.


Digital/Analogue Quantization 24 Bits 
 Digital/Analogue Sampling Frequency 44.1Hz-192kHz
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz 
 Dynamic Range >95dB 
Signal/Noise Ratio  >100dB 
 Digital Inputs 2 x Coaxial
1 x USB 
 Digital Input Sampling Frequencies 44.1kHz - 192kHz 
 Digital Output 1 x Coaxial 
Analogue Output  1 x Unbalanced Line with Fixed Level Output 
1 x Unbalanced Line with Variable Level Output 
1 x 6.3mm Headphone Output 
 Vacuum Tube 1 x EC82 (12AU7)
 Power Consumption On: 21 Watts 
Standby: 0.6 Watts 
Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth) in mm 420 x 114.5 x 314
Weight 6.8kg

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