Rotel RC-1550 pre-amplifier

Rotel RC-1550 pre-amplifier

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An excellent entry level audiophile preamp, the Rotel RC1550 has all of the facilities you would expect. A moving magnet phono stage is complimented by four line level inputs (one located on front panel to connect an iPod or MP3 player). A quality headphone amplifier is built in, with a mini jack output socket. Two tape loops are provided , and there are also two sets of pre-amp outputs, ideal for driving two stereo power amps if you decide to bi-amp your speakers.


Model RC-1550 
THD (20-20,000Hz) 8 Ohms,
all channels driven
IM Distortion 0.006% @ 1V out 
Input Sensitivity & Impedance -
Phono (MC) -
Phono (MM)
1.2mV / 68kOhms
Line Level Inputs  150mV / 24kOhms
 Phono Overload (MC/MM) 70mV 
 Output Sensitivity / Impedance 1V / 100 Ohms 
Frequency Response -
Phono Input           20-20kHz (+/-0.05dB)          
Line Level Input 4-100kHz (+0, -3dB)
Tone / Contour Controls -
Bass +3, +4dB at 100Hz
Treble +3dB at 10kHz in
 Signal to Noise Ratio (IHF “A”)
 Phono (MC/MM)  70dB
Line Level  95dB 
Power Consumption 10 watts
Dimensions (W x H x D) mm 431 x 99 x 337 mm
Dimensions (W x H x D) in 17 x 4 x 13.5 in
Front Panel Height 2U (3.5”)
Shipping Weigh 15.8 lbs

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