Conrad-Johnson PV11 preamplifier Specifications

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Description: Tube preamplifier: Frequency range: 2Hz to more than 100kHz, RIAA equalization ±0.25dB (20Hz–20kHz). Distortion: THD less than 0.15%, IMD less than 0.15%. Gain: phono stage, 47dB, high-level, 18dB. Phono overload: 200mV at 1kHz. Hum and noise: phono stage, –78dB ref. 10mV input; line stage, –92dB ref. 2.5V output. Maximum output: 20V. Output impedance: less than 500 ohms. Absolute polarity: line stage inverts polarity of all inputs.
Dimensions: 19" W by 3.5" H by 12.5" D. Weight: 13 lbs.
Prices: $1895, $1495 for Model PV11-Line (line-stage only) (1991); no onger available (2011). Approximate number of dealers: 107.
Manufacturer: Conrad-Johnson Design, Inc., 2733 Merrilee Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031 . Tel: (703) 698-8581. Fax: (703) 560-5360. Web

Conrad-Johnson Design, Inc.
2733 Merrilee Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 698-8581

remlab's picture

My first "real" high end system included a pv-7 and an mv-50. The sound was a little more colored than the competing(At the time) Audio Research stuff, but very musical. 

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ralphf's picture

It's been refurbed, re-tubed and upgaded with teflon caps but still going strong and sounding beautiful.