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VAC Renaissance Signature Mk.II preamplifier Specifications
Description: Two-chassis, remote-controlled tubed preamplifier with optional integral phono stage. Tube complement: two 12AU7, two 8416 (line stage), six 12AX7 (phono stage). Inputs: 4 sets RCA line, 1 set balanced XLR line, 1 MM/MC phono (or additional RCA line), 1 set RCA tape monitor, 1 set RCA home theater "direct input." Outputs: 2 sets RCA main out, 1 set balanced XLR main out (pin 2 "hot"), 1 set RCA tape record out. Voltage gain: 12dB line, 44dB MM phono, 64dB MC phono. Polarity: noninverting.
Dimensions: 18" (203mm) W by 5.5" (140mm) H by 14.5" (368mm) D. Shipping weights: 80 lbs (36.4kg) without phono, 91 lbs (41.4kg) with phono.
Serial number of unit reviewed: 0124103.
Prices: $13,000, line stage only; $17,000 with integral phono stage. Approximate number of dealers: 25. Warranty: 3 years, transferable; 90 days on tubes.
Manufacturer: Valve Amplification Company, 1731 Northgate Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34234. Tel: (941) 359-2066. Fax: (941) 359-2057. Web: www.vac-amps.com.