Pathos InTheGroove (Mk II) Phono Preamplifier


Click on the image to enlarge and zoom.

Free Gift - choose from a range of great products when you spend over £300

Be the first to review this product

Free Delivery

Secure Shopping

Pathos Acoustics is an Italian manufacturer of premium high fidelity audio products. The company began in 1994 and was founded by three music enthusiasts; Gaetano Zanini , Gianni Borinato and Paolo Andriolo in the Italian city Vicenza. Vicenza is a sophisticated, northern Italian city, famous initially for monuments designed by prestigious architect Andrea Palladio. The city has since grown upon the classy and luxury themes set-out by Palladio and has since become renowned for innovative metal production, jewellery and fashion. 

This tradition of combining innovation and invention with design and quality has been embraced and evolved by Pathos. Pathos' design philosophy is to 'combine the past, present and future, making hifi jewellery - small monuments. Highly advanced technological mechanics and uncompromising aesthetic result in a truly astounding hifi product, complete with the elegance and class that one would expect from a product designed and engineered in Italy.  

Beating the quality and integrity of the original InTheGroove phono pre-amp and for the same price-point was no easy task for Pathos. Designed to take both MC and MM phono cartridges, the second incarnation of InTheGroove uses superior materials and the highly acclaimed Pathos design philosophy in order to offer a heightened level of refinement and transparency over the older version

This state-of-the-art phono preamp utilises entirely independent left and right channel operation, powered by high quality batteries in order to provide the cleanest, most stable power possible. The output from the pick- up on InTheGroove is low, so the risk of picking up unwanted sounds and resonances is higher. Using batteries ensures that the risk of potential interference from the power supply is minimalised, the power is phenomenally stable. 


Type  passive RIAA in pure
Class A powered by batteries. 

Input state by low
noise transistors
Output Balanced 
Gain 60dB + possibility of adding another 20dB 
 Battery Capability Built-in charger
Automatic stand-by 
Frequency response  10Hz-100 KHz 
S/N ratio 80dB @1KHz/5cm/s 
Input impedance  MM 47KOhm/47pF
MC 100Ohm/1nF

There are no reviews for this product yet. Be the first to write a review.

Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Please remember that postage and packing is completely free for orders over £50*. Out of stock items will be dispatched as soon as they become available, out of stock items can take between 4 to 21 days for dispatch.

Deliveries usually take 1-3 working days. The majority of orders are sent via our couriers'; Interlink Express on a next-day-delivery service. Smaller, low value or light-weight items are normally posted using Royal Mail Recorded or Royal Mail Special Delivery.

Once your product has been dispatched, you will be notified via email and sent a unique consignment number, you can use this number at to check the status of your delivery. If you have provided a mobile telephone number, Interlink's Predict service will notify you by text (and email) of a one-hour delivery window. If the window they suggest is inconvenient, you can change the date of delivery to a later one via text or email.

*We ship free of charge to mainland UK addresses, excluding the Scottish Highlands or 'Out-Of-Reach' Scottish locations. Please consult the post-codes below to see if your location falls within this category. If you are still unsure, please contact us on 01432 354921. We also ship to Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Scilly Isles, Scottish Isles and Scottish Highlands, however delivery to these locations will incur a charge and can only be sent via a 2-day service.

Shipping CostsMainland UK (Next-Day)Offshore/Out-of-reach (2-day)Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands, Scilly IslandsRepublic of Ireland (2-day)
Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00
Over £50 Orders FREE £19.99 £29.99
Surcharge Orders £50.00 £69.99 £79.99
Saturday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A
Sunday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A
Saturday by 12 Delivery £35 N/A N/A


Post codes exempt from the free delivery service include:

Scottish Highlands Post Codes: AB30-38, AB41-42, AB44-56, FK17-99, G83, IV1-28, IV30-39, IV52-54, IV63, KW1-14, PA21-33, PA34-40, PH15-26, PH31-41, PH49-50
Islands Post Codes: HS1-9, IV40-51, IV55-56, KA27-28, KW15-17, PA20, PA41-49, PA60-78, PH42-44, ZE1-3
Northern Ireland: All BT postcodes
Channel Islands Post Codes: JE, GY
Scilly Isles Post Codes: TR21, TR22, TR23, TR24, TR25