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Parasound Zpre2 Two Channel Pre-amplifier
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Parasound Zpre2 Two Channel Pre-amplifier

£399.17 Exc. VAT |  


Parasound Zpre2 Two Channel Preamplifier


The Zpre2 two channel preamplifier , with 4 Audio & Video inputs with 2-way RS-232 control is the second generation of one of the world’s most popular and proven pre-amplifiers. It has been designed for a wide variety of applications, including multi-room, multi-zone installations, desktop audio, PC-Mac audio, bedroom or 'den' systems. The versatility of the Zpre2 allows many connection and configuration options.

The Zpre2 is marked out firstly with it's outstanding design, parts quality and specifications. The quality of parts can be seen externally with gold-plated RCA jacks on the rear, and a high quality analogue motor-driven volume control on the front panel. The front panel also houses a useful headphone jack, that also automatically mutes line out when used.

To focus on the rear you will see a multitude of really useful and flexible features. It has an external IR repeater input jack (remote control includes discrete codes for off and on), switchable auto or manual turn on/off, 12 V trigger automatic turn/off (defeats/overrides power button), 12V output to trigger other components, record outputs for video and fixed level audio.

For clean, direct and addressable control it also features a 2 way RS232 control port, with a zone assign switch for use in multi-zone/multi-source modes/applications in a myriad of residential, commercial or professional AV scenario's. Plus, it'll sound great too over it's great flexibility and class leading features!

The Parasound Halo Zpre2 is available in black and silver finishes - please specify on order.

Note: the silver Z-Series products cannot be rack mounted.


  • Two way RS-232 serial connection
  • Four line-level audio and four composite video inputs
  • Input 1 auto select priority function, defeatable
  • External IR repeater Input jack
  • Remote control includes discrete codes for Off and On
  • Switchable auto or manual turn on/off
  • 12 V trigger automatic turn/off, defeats Power button
  • 12V output to trigger other components
  • Record outputs for video and fixed level audio
  • eadphone jack, automatically mutes line out
  • Gold-plated RCA jacks
  • Analog motor-driven volume control
  • Outstanding design, parts quality and specs
  • Voltage switchable between 115v and 230v
  • Unique half-rack width chassis; 1 rack space high

Frequency Response:

  • 10 Hz - 100 kHz, +0/-3 dB
  • 10 Hz - 50 kHz, +0/-8 dB

Frequency Bandwidth - Composite Video:

  • 10 MHz
  • Total Harmonic Distortion:
  • 0.006%

S/N Ratio:

  • 112 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted
  • 92 dB, input shorted, unweighted

Input Impedance:

  • 15 k Ω

Input Sensitivity:

  • 150 mV for 1 V output
  • Maximum Output: 7.6 V


  • 83 dB at 1 kHz
  • 76 dB at 20 kHz

Tone Controls:

  • Bass +/- 8 dB at 100 Hz
  • Treble +/- 10 dB at 10 kHz

AC Power Requirement:

  • 110 - 120 V / 220 -240 V, 50 - 60 Hz
  • 2 watt standby; 20 watts when turned on


  • 9.5" Wide
  • 10" Deep with connectors
  • 2" High with feet, 1.75" panel only
  • 241 x 254 x 50mm, 44.1mm panel only

Net Weight:

  • 4.6 lbs / 2.1 Kg

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