Graham Slee Elevator EXP - MC Step-up Amplifier

Graham Slee Elevator EXP - MC Step-up Amplifier

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Graham Slee Elevator EXP - MC Step-up Amplifier

If you are looking to upgrade your moving magnet cartridge to a moving coil type for improved sound quality, you may have a problem if your current amplifier only has a moving magnet input, as the low output of most MC cartridges will not be enough to achieve high volumes. This unit solves this problem, by boosting the weak output of MC cartridges to MM level, which is a gain of approximately x13 times.

Operating as a step up transformer, it eliminates the pitfalls of transformers such as hum pick up and limited frequency response by dispensing with the transformer altogether and replacing it with sophisticated wide bandwidth electronics. With wide stability margin and a flat frequency response from DC to 1MHz, it is extremely resistant to RF interference and hum. The metal shielded casework is a natural barrier to noise and hum, whilst the filtered power supply input provides further shielding to noise ingress.

The front panel switch allows the user to select six different load impedance settings to suit your cartridge and sound tastes to perfection. Coming complete with the external Graham Slee PSU1 regulated power supply, the Graham Slee Elevator EXP will heighten your listening pleasure.

Who is Graham Slee?

Graham Slee is a small, enthusiastic manufacturer of realistically priced, high-performance phono stages and headphone amplifiers, designed and built by hand in Yorkshire since 2003. Very positively reviewed by the UK and international magazines, demand for these products has been overwhelming as the world's hifi enthusiasts can't believe the performance on offer for the price asked.

Input range  0.15mV to 0.8mV 
 Output (for input range)  2mV to 10mV, suitable for a
moving magnet phono stage input
 Maximum input 378mV rms
(a very large overload margin) 
 Maximum output 4.914V rms 
Gain  22dB (13) < 10Hz to 917kHz
(-3dB points)
 Input impedance 23 Ohms
30 Ohms
100 Ohms
840 Ohms
1000 Ohms
5100 Ohms
47000 Ohms
Output (driving/source) impedance  300 Ohm 
 Noise at output -99dB CCIR Q-pk
 Distortion .02%
 Frequency response < 10Hz to 917kHz (-3dB points)
Channel balance 0.2dB
 Channel separation 64dB 
Size (approx.) W: 107 x H: 50 x D: 180 (mm)
inc. jacks

Providing your item is in stock, the order is usually dispatched within 24 hours. Postage and packing is completely free for orders over £100*. 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.


Orders are sent via our couriers' DPD on a next-day-delivery service and usually, take between 1 and 3 days. 


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*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.

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