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Artemis Labs PL-1 MC Phono Preamplifier



*Original price SGD4,000
*Good condition. No box.

Product Description

The Artemis Labs PL-1 Phono Pre-amplifier is designed for low-output moving-coil phono cartridges, with a 65db lower gain version suitable for 0.2mv to 0.5mv cartridges. It features a tube-driven design using a combination of Russian 6N1P, 12AX7, and 5687 tubes, providing a clean, accurate sound with low noise and a wide range of tone colors. The passive RIAA equalization circuit ensures smooth, full-bodied sound with tonal definition.The PL-1 utilizes five tubes in total, with the 6N1P for the initial gain stage, followed by 12AX7 and 5687 tubes for further amplification.
The unique design allows for independent use of each triode within the dual-triode tubes, enhancing operational efficiency and enabling easy tube replacement for optimal performance. The pre-amplifier's thoughtful construction by John Atwood of One Electron™ ensures a balanced, dynamic, and transparent audio experience, earning accolades such as the Absolute Sound Golden Ear Award and Editor's Choice Award.


-Mid-Band Gain (47K load, 1KHz): 52dB +/– 2dBFrequency
-Response & Distortion (measured with inverse RIAA curve applied to generator):
-Worst-case Loading (12K ohms, 1000pF):
-Frequency Response: 25Hz – 30KHz +/– 0.5dBTHD+N at 1KHz, 2Vrms output: < 0.2%
-Average Loading (47K ohms, 250pF):
-Frequency Response: < 10Hz – 42KHz +/– 0.5dBTHD+N at 1KHz, 2Vrms output: < 0.2%
-Maximum output voltage (47K load, 1KHz, 0.5% THD): 40Vrms
-Output Noise (grounded input, 47K load, rms detector):22Hz - 30KHz: < –59dB below 2Vrms output"A-weighted": < –69dB below 2Vrms output
-Crosstalk:1KHz: < –TBDdB20KHz : < –TBDdB
-Effective Output Impedance: approx. 1300 ohms (1KHz)
-Input Impedance: 47.5K ohms, lower with optional shunt resistors.
-Mains Voltage: Wired at factory for one of the following voltages: 220- 240V, 50 to 60Hz.
-Power Consumption (rms) : 40 Watts nominal, 49 Watts maximum.
-Size: 6 ½" (165 mm) Height, 8 ½" (216 mm) Width, 14Mass: 24 lbs. (11Kg)

Return & Refund Policy

• All Pre-Owned items have been tested before listing.
• We encourage buyers to test and verify the equipment condition at our showroom (1 Coleman Street, The Adelphi, Unit 03-35) — pre-owned condition as shown on our listed page.

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