Thorens TEP302 phono preamplifier

Thorens TEP302 phono preamplifier

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Discover the details. Feel the difference. Our Thorens turntables are among the best in the world, and by using latest high fidelity technology they get the most out of your precious records. However, the signals generated by the pick-up system are so slight that they need to be extremely amplified. Unfortunately, most of today's amplifiers don't feature a dedicated phono input anymore. This nuisance is the reason why Thorens developed the phono stage TEP 302. It was our ambition to create an appliance that doesn't impair the exceptional playback qualities of our turntables but prepares the signals for the pre-amplifier. A true Class-A amplifier. We hand select especially low noise operation amplifiers, which are shielded and cooled using a custom-built copper plate. The circuitry underwent multiple layers of testing until we found the ideal sonic qualities. RIAA equalization is performed by high-performance operation amplifiers as well. A 15 Hz subsonic filter protects your speakers from damaging deflections and filters the occasional rumbling noise made by warped records. There is more to your record collection than you think!


Compatibility MM- or MC-pickup cartridges
RIAA equalisation +/- 0.5 dB (20 Hz - 20 kHz)
Gain 40 dB (MM), 60 dB (MC)
Input one high quality RCA connector
Output one high quality RCA connector
Input capacitance 0, 100, 220 pF; adaptable via DIL-switches
Input impedance 47 kohms; adaptable via parallel metal film resistors
Metal film resistors 10,000 / 1,000 / 680 / 200 ohms
or any combination thereof
Dimensions (W x H x D) 9.1 x 2.0 x 6.9 " (232 x 50 x 174 mm)
Weight 6.6 lbs (3.0 kg)
Finish Aluminum cabinet,
wood coating in ash red, ash black or maple


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Under £50 Orders £7.50 £12.50 £15.00
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Sunday Delivery £12.99 N/A N/A


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