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Graham Slee Elevator EXP Pre Amplifier
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Graham Slee Elevator EXP Pre Amplifier

£533.33 Exc. VAT |  




Graham Slee Elevator EXP Pre Amplifier 

The Elevator EXP Pre Preamplifier preamplifies the signal from a conventional output moving coil phono cartridge to moving magnet cartridge sensitivity. The signal is then fed to a moving magnet phono stage.

It's better than a step up transformer because noise cannot be induced into it, and it's far more linear making for a better bass response.

It's the electronic equivalent of a moving coil step up transformer, or as moving coil enthusiasts abbreviate it: SUT. However, a step up transformer easily picks up hum and electrical disturbances — it also consumes some of the delicate signal current to magnetize its core.



- Seven different preset cartridge load impedances at your fingertips - no fiddly adjustments!

- Tube like extended open-loop frequency response from our Ultra-Linear "toolbox"

- Inherent reduced vinyl click and pop characteristic

- Rock steady sound stage and truly 3D performance

- Solid-state reliability



- 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 (an incredibly large overload margin!)

- Maximum output: 4.914V rms

- Gain: 22dB (13) <10Hz to 917kHz (-3dB points)

- Input impedance: 23, 30, 100, 840, 1000, 5100 and 47000 Ohms

- Output (driving/source) impedance: 300 Ohm

- Recommended load impedance: 47k Ohms phono stage preamp input

- Noise at output: -99dB CCIR Q-pk

- Distortion: 0.02%

- 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

Please note: This product requires a break-in period of approximately 3-4 weeks to reach optimum performance. It is also designed to be left powered up. After disconnection from the power, it will require a further few days break-in period to return to optimum performance.

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