Hovland HP-100 preamplifier Specifications
Description: Vacuum-tube full-function preamplifier with built-in phono stage and optional MC step-up transformer module. Line-stage tube complement: two 12AX7s, one 12AT7. Phono stage tube complement: two 12AX7s, one 12AU7.
Line-stage: Voltage gain: 14dB. Frequency response: 10Hz-25kHz, +0/-0.25dB. S/N Ratio: 80dB (wideband) ref. 3V out, (with level control fully clockwise). THD: ±1% at rated output. Output impedance: approximately 2500 ohms. Input impedance: 100k ohms.
MC phono stage: Voltage gain: 66dB at 1kHz. Frequency response: 25Hz-25kHz, ±0.15dB. S/N Ratio: 60dB (wideband) ref. 2mV input signal, 75dB ref. 2mV input using 400Hz high-pass filter. Input impedance: 450 ohms.
Dimensions: 18.25" W by 5.25" H (including feet) by 17.375" D (including knobs and rear jacks). Weight: 27 lbs.
Serial number of unit reviewed: 1048.
Prices: $4995 (line stage only). With phono stages: $5995 with MM, $6495 with MC (this version reviewed). Internal 20dB step-up transformer module for MM stage: $695. Warranty: 2 years, parts & labor; tubes, 90 days. Approximate number of dealers: 15.
Manufacturer: Hovland Company, 1545A Pontius Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90025. Tel: (209) 966-4377. Fax: (209) 966-4632. Web: www.hovlandcompany.com .