Stereo Preamps Reviews & News – everything electronic Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:32:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Parasound Zpre3 Stereo Preamplifier Announced Sun, 04 Sep 2016 13:00:15 +0000
Parasound just introduced the Zpre3, its third generation stereo preamplifier for custom installation, in its Z-Custom half-rack-width product line. It succeeds the Zpre2 from 11 years ago. The compact Parasound Zpre3 is a five-source stereo preamplifier designed to deliver full-size audiophile sound. It will be useful to professional custom installers, with a unique feature set […]]]> 0
Wadax PRE1 Ultimate Digital Preamplifier Tue, 26 May 2015 00:19:09 +0000
Wadax announced the new $72,670 PRE1 Ultimate remote-controlled digital preamplifier with DIVIN phono stage, Zepto super clock, and Hermes SSD server. The PRE1 Ultimate accepts inputs from a computer via its USB HD hub, SPDIF, TOSLINK, BNC, stereo line inputs and all phono cartridges. It can be connected to any amplifier through its single-ended or […]]]> 0
NAD C 510 Direct Digital Preamp/DAC Mon, 04 Aug 2014 22:22:36 +0000
NAD Electronics announced the C 510 Direct Digital Preamp/DAC, which uses the same high precision digital processing as NAD’s groundbreaking M2 Direct Digital Amplifier and award-winning Masters M51 but in an updated format that easily interfaces with high performance analog components. The $1,300 DAC features extremely low noise, low distortion, wide dynamic range, superb linearity and […]]]> 0
Krell Illusion Stereo Preamplifiers Tue, 04 Mar 2014 19:07:52 +0000
Krell just announced their flagship Illusion and lower-cost Illusion II stereo preamplifiers. The $15,000 Illusion preamp separates the power supply from the audio circuitry, while the $7,000 Illusion II adds digital inputs and eschews the separate power supplies. Sharing the new Class A iBias power amplifier aesthetic and featuring Krell CAST technology, the Illusion preamplifier is the […]]]> 0
Parasound Halo P 5 Stereo Preamplifier Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:20:24 +0000
A 2.1-channel audio preamplifier with DAC, MM/MC phono, balanced XLRs, analog bass management, and home theater bypass Parasound has recently released a new 2.1-channel audio preamplifier to its high-end Halo product family. The new Parasound Halo P 5, which replaces the popular and long-lived Halo P 3 stereo preamplifier, adds a high-quality DAC (digital-to-analog converter) […]]]> 0
Rotel RC-1570 Stereo Preamplifier Thu, 26 Sep 2013 01:35:49 +0000
Rotel just announced the RC-1570 Stereo Preamplifier, which offers a blend of cutting edge digital circuitry with on-board Digital-to-Analog conversion and classic analog stages. Beneath the clean lines and user friendly fascia lies highly sophisticated engineering born of Rotel’s 50 years of experience delivering affordable priced high performance components. Both analog and digital sources have […]]]> 0
Simaudio MOON 740P Preamplifier Mon, 31 Dec 2012 06:38:26 +0000
Simaudio Ltd. introduced the Evolution Series MOON 740P Preamplifier, offering a dual-mono, fully balanced differential design that incorporates M-LoVo (MOON low voltage) DC regulation, i2DCf (Independant Inductive DC Filtering) and the M-eVOL2 volume control circuit The company says the MOON 740P is intended for those seeking high-performance in an elegant, stylish yet uncomplicated package, seeking […]]]> 4
Technical Audio Devices TAD-C600 Preamplifiers Fri, 10 Feb 2012 23:26:57 +0000
Technical Audio Devices Laboratories (TAD) introduced the TAD-C600 Reference Series Preamplifier, developed and designed entirely in-house by Director of Engineering Andrew Jones and an international team of audio engineers, artists and craftsmen. The C600's quality results from a fundamental reassessment of all aspects of electrical and mechanical design. It offers reference quality from the meticulous […]]]> 0
Meridian Audio Core 200 Stereo Audio Controller Mon, 10 Oct 2011 07:33:52 +0000
Meridian has introduced the Audio Core 200 Stereo Audio Controller designed to work with any pair of Meridian DSP Loudspeakers. The two-channel preamplifier is coupled with powerful audio enhancement technologies that unify all of your audio sources, including CD player, radio tuner, set-top box, games console, media player, PC audio replay via USB, and a […]]]> 0
Parasound Halo JC 2 BP Stereo Preamplifier Wed, 25 Aug 2010 18:42:00 +0000
Home Theater Bypass Added to the Classic Halo JC 2 Preamplifier Parasound has introduced a new version of the, John Curl designed, Halo JC 2 stereo preamplifier. The new Parasound Halo JC 2 BP adds a home theater bypass function that allows this preamplifier and its companion power amplifier and speakers to be connected as […]]]> 0