Soundsmith MMP3 MKII High-End Low-Noise MM Phono Preamplifier

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  • $795.00



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** Newly Updated and Improved! **

An upgrade in quality does not have to deplete your wallet.

The Soundsmith MMP & MCP preamps are revolutionary designs for their price - and the comments we get at each hi-fi show prove it. These preamps are what we use to demo our cartridges at all our shows even our high end cartridge designs -

Each hand - made preamp circuit is housed in a high quality aluminum case, powered by an external DC power supply, with easy to set up instructions. All amplifiers have extremely accurate RIAA equalization response.

ยท Specifications

Model No.

Type

Input Load*

Gain*

Noise

(unweighted)

Features

MMP3

moving magnet

47k 100pF

43dB standard **

or 34dB special order

-93 dB down

ultra low noise, constructed with very high end audio grade components


Optional, for all models we can built 50 ohm output, i.e. for driving long lines. $300 extra

Dimensions for the MMP4, MMP3 and MCP-2 (without the knob, which adds 3/4" to the height) 
7โ€ deep, 1&1/2โ€ high, and 4&1/4โ€ wide.

Overload specs for our preamps: Output clipping into 10K Ohms = 8.3 Volts RMS - all models.

Input overload levels for output clipping or non linearity:
MMP3/MMP4 ~~~ 20Hz - 5.3 mV; 1Khz - 53 mV; 20KHZ - 530 mV;
MCP-2 ~~~~ 20Hz - 1.4 mV; 1Khz - 5.3 mV; 20KHZ - 35 mV with input load set to 200 Ohms;

*standard values, other gain and loading options can be configured on request, $100 extra - select 'custom made' option from order form below and be sure to tell us what you'd like!

** Our "Fixed Coil" Moving Iron cartridges are best with 42- 44 dB gain preamps; most moving magnet and moving Iron cartridges will work well with our 43dB gain preamps, however, for VERY HIGH output cartridges (4.5mV or higher) we offer a 34dB gain preamps as an option ~
THD measurements 1kHz, ~0.004%

24 volt power supply included [US standard 120 volt]; optional European (schuko) 230 volt AC to 24 volt DC transformer