Quad Elite stereo preamplifier

Quad Elite stereo preamplifier

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A superb preamplifier for any high end stereo music system, the Quad Elite preamplifier builds upon the greatness of the Quad 99 preamplifier and hones it's qualities still further - signal paths are short and optimised, transparency is amazingly close to real life. Quad Link and Amp bus connections of the 99 series are retained, giving the superior balanced audio connections as before. Tilt tone controls and filters are retained too for sensitive adjustment of tonal balance. A MM / MC phono stage is incorporated as well as four line level inputs together with solid stage, noiseless signal switching, digital volume and balace control with 0.1dB channel matching.

Inputs    3 x Aux RCA, 1 x Tape, 1 x Phono MM (MC)
Line Inputs    1Hz – 20kHz +0dB / -0.3dB
MM & MC Inputs    0.1Hz – 55kHz +/-3dB
20Hz – 20kHz +/- 0.4dB
Sensitivity    1,3,or 7.75mV (100,300 or 775uV)
Signal to Noise Ratio    78dB (A) ref 7.75mV (775uV)
Total Harmonic Distortion    ‹0.05% (0.01%)
RCA Phono Output level    775mV (3.3V Max)
Impedance    100 Ohms
330 Ohms
20 Ohms
AMPBUS Output    2V (8V Max)
Tape Output Level    10, 300, 775mV (10V Max)
Main Power On/Off Switch    Yes
Dimensions (H x W x D)    70 x 321 x 310 mm
Weight    4.42kg
Finish    Black
Remote Control    43keys


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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.

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

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