Elac Alchemy PPA-2 - phono preamplifier (incl. DC servo-controlled power amplifier / ultra-low-noise FET circuit / switchable MM or MC amplification / XLR / black)

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RRP: 999.00 2 749.00

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    high quality phono preamplifier
    fully discrete, balanced FET topology from input to output
    DC servo-controlled output stage
    switchable MM or MC gain for each channel
    MC loading continuously adjustable from 5Ω to 999Ω
    precise MC cartridge loading settings for each input can be displayed on the LCD information screen
    selectable stereo or Mono operation
    highly precise RIAA equalization using 0.1% metal film resistors and selected metalized polypropylene capacitors
    selectable rumble filter
    all signal routing through hermetically sealed gold-on-gold relays
    ultra-low-noise DC voltage regulators
    microcontroller completely shuts down during normal operation to eliminate any clocking noises
    internally shielded toroidal transformer and linear power supply for very low radiated hum field
    provides an improved power source for the Miracord 70 and 90 turntable motor
    12 V trigger input
    LCD for clear user information
    we are specialized dealer for ELAC hi-fi products - your authorized dealer in Leipzig

Product Description

Alchemy performs LP magic.

The Alchemy PPA-2 is a full-featured phono preamp that uses all analog, discrete FET gain and EQ stages to transform microscopic grooves in vinyl into stunningly lifelike music. The PPA-2 can be tailored to specific cartridge requirements, with switchable gain for each channel, MC cartridge loading, and stereo or mono operation. A selection of RCA or XLR inputs and outputs adds even more flexibility to the most versatile phono preamp in its class.

Attention: in addition, other ELAC products are also available.

The art of Alchemy - completely reinvented.

Designed ground-up by the ELAC team, the new Alchemy Series gives birth to a marriage of technologies, bringing further advances to a name known for delivering performance and build quality far exceeding its price. Every component incorporates relevant, well-thought-out features and topology that are relevant to critical listeners, like discrete implementation of power supply, amplifier and signal processing to bring you best-in-class sound. With years of experience in award-winning analog and digital products, the Alchemy Series establishes a new standard for value in the world of high-end audio separates.

Discover your own personal sound experience

In our living room studio "Klangvilla" in Leipzig we feature more ELAC products - ready for presentation at any time. You will have the option to be demonstrated and explained also other high-quality high-end devices by our sales manager. We can also recommend the appropriate wiring and other high quality hi-fi accessories. Please just simply arrange a date for demonstration or consulting service with our home hi-fi sales manager by e-mail or by telephone.

Technical Data

Specifications - ELAC - Alchemy PPA-2
Hersteller Manufacturer ELAC
Produkt Product Alchemy PPA-2
Produktserie Product series Alchemy
Produktart Product type Phono-Vorverstärker/phono preamplifier
Farbe Colour schwarz/black
Eingänge Inputs (2) RCA unsymmetrisch/unbalanced oder/or (1) RCA & (1) XLR symmetrisch/balanced
Eingangsimpedanz Input impedance 5-1K Ohm variabel/variable oder/or 47K
Frequenzbereich Frequency response 10 Hz – 20 kHz +/- 0,2 dB
RIAA GenauigkeitRIAA accuracy+/- 0,2 dB
Klirrfaktor Nominal THD + N < 0,005 %
Störabstand (1 kHz) Signal-to-noise ratio (1 kHz) > 86 dB
Ausgangsspannung Output voltage > 6,0 V RMS
Übersprechen (L-R oder R-L) Crosstalk (L-to-R or R-to-L) > 80 dB
Verstärkung single-ended Single-ended gain 42 dB (niedrig/low)oder/or 60 dB (high/hoch)
Verstärkung symmetrisch Balanced gain 48 dB (niedrig/low)oder/or 66 dB (high/hoch)
Ausgangsimpedanz Output impedance 50 Ohm
Analoge Ausgänge Analog outputs 1 x XLR symmetrisch/balanced, 1 x Cinch unsymmetrisch/unbalanced
Maße (H x B x T) Measurements (H x W x D) 50 mm x 445 mm x 380 mm (inkl. Anschlussbuchsen/incl. jacks)
Gewicht Weight 5,44 kg

Scope of Delivery

  • 1 x ELAC - Alchemy PPA-2 - phono preamplifier in black
  • 1 x power supply
  • 1 x manual

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