Rotel RC-1580 pre-amplifier

Regular Price: £994.99

Special Price: £695.00

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As the central hub of a high quality stereo music system, look no further than the amazing Rotel RC-1580 stereo pre-amplifier. Ideally suited to any of the Rotel stereo power amplifiers,features five line level inputs, two tape loops, a switchable MM/ MC phono input and two sets of output sockets, ideal for bi-amping your loudspeakers for extra performance via an additional stereo power amplifier. Aside from the superb sound quality on offer , convenience features abound with IR remote control, 12V trigger input and output, plus a fully detachable IEC mains inlet should you which to upgrade your mains cable.
Model  pre-amplifier
Specifications Total Harmonic Distortion (20Hz-20kHz) < 0.004%
Intermodulation Distortion (60 Hz : 7 kHz, 4:1) < 0.004% at 1V output
Input Sensitivity / Impedance
Phono - MC 250 µV / 100 ohms
Phono - MM 2.5 mV / 47 kOhms
Line Level 150 mV / 220 kOhms
Phono Overload (MC/MM) 16 mV / 160 mV
Output Sensitivity / Impedance 1 V/ 100 Ohms
Frequency Response
Phono Input 20Hz-20kHz, ±0.2dB
Line Level Input 4Hz-100kHz, ±0.5dB
Tone Controls
Bass ±6dB at 100Hz
Treble ±6dB at 10kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio (IHF “A” weighted)
Phono - MC/MM 70 dB/75 dB
Line Level 100 dB
Power Requirements
USA Version 120 Volts, 60 Hz
European Version 230 Volt, 50 Hz
Power Consumption 15 Watts
Standby Power Consumption 2.5 Watts
Dimensions (W x H x D) 431 x 99 x 337 mm
Weight (net) 7.7 kg, 16.94 lbs

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