Audio Note M2 Balanced Phono preamplifier Specifications
Description: Tubed stereo preamplifier. Tube complement: two 6DJ8/6922/7308 dual triodes (line stage), one each 6DJ8/ECC88, 12AX7A/ECC83, 12AU7A/ECC82 (phono stage), one 6X5WGT full-wave rectifier (power supply). Inputs: 5, including phono. Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz, ±0.5dB (phono and line). Input impedance: 47k ohms. Output impedance at 1kHz: 600 ohms balanced, 150 ohms unbalanced. Line amplifier gain: 23dB balanced, 17dB unbalanced. Phono preamp gain: 53dB (to tape outputs). Line stage inverts polarity.
Dimensions: 17.5" W by 5.5" H by 15.75" D. Weight: 32 lbs.
Serial number of unit reviewed: M2B0032.
Prices: $4400; line-only version, $3750. Approximate number of dealers: 25.
Manufacturer: Audio Note UK Ltd., Unit C, Peacock Industrial Estate, Lyon Close, Hove, East Sussex BN3 1SG, England. Tel: (44) 1273-220511. Web: www.audionote.co.uk. US distributor: Triode & Co., 404 Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury, CT 06033. Tel: (860) 652-9691. Web: www.triodeandco.com.