Rotel RC-850 preamplifier Specifications

Sidebar 3: Specifications

Description: Solid-state preamplifier with four line-level inputs, one phono input switchable between MM and MC, two tape loops, one video loop, and bass and treble controls. Specifications: Frequency response (phono): 40Hz–100kHz ±0.2dB. Frequency response (line-level): 4Hz–100kHz +0 –3dB. Input impedance: 47k ohms in parallel with 100pF (MM phono), 180 ohms in parallel with 100pF (MC phono), 24k ohms (line). Output impedance: 1200 ohms (main). Maximum output level: 10.75V RMS into 1M ohm. Sensitivity (phono): 2.5mV RMS input for 1V output (MM), 260uV RMS input for 1V output (MC). Sensitivity (line): 150mV RMS input for 1V output. Maximum input levels at 1kHz: 180mV (MM phono), 20mV (MC phono), 5V (line). S/N ratio (A-weighted): 78dB (MM phono), 64dB (MC phono), 95dB (line).
Dimensions: 17.5" W by 11.5" D by 2.625" H. Weight: 8.8 lb.
Price: $249 (1988); no longer available (2018). Approximate number of dealers: 75.
Manufacturer: The Rotel Co. Ltd, Tokyo, Japan. Distributor: Rotel of America, PO Box 653, Buffalo, NY 14240. Tel: (416) 751-4525.

The Rotel Co. Ltd
Distributor: Rotel of America
PO Box 653
Buffalo, NY 14240
(416) 751-4525