The RP-5 is our first preamplifier based on the groundbreaking new RP-X platform. Silky smooth yet exraordinarily high tech, the RP-5 sets a new benchmark in performance and functionality. Utilizing four 12AU7 tubes in a mu-follower configuration, the computer optimized circuitry boasts outstanding sonics as well as industry leading specs. The RP-5 offers much more than just sonic excellence with numerous features to further enhance your listening experience. The onboard MM/MC phono has user adjustable gain settings ranging from 40 to 60 dB. And with a wide variety of loading options, your favorite cartridge can be configured to sound its very best. A tube based headphone circuit offers smooth and detailed sound for your late night personal audio sessions. Other features include home theater inputs, a processor loop and mono button. The ten button remote allows you to conveniently acces volume, balance, selector, mute mono and on/off from your listening position. The elegant appearance of the RP-5 is enhanced by an easy to read VFD display that provides volume, balance and source information in large easy to read characters. General Features: - Four tube mu-follower design - Ten function remote control - VFD display - Home Theater bypass/Unity gain inputs - Five pairs of inputs (Line1-4, Phono, or Line 1-5) - Two pairs of variable outputs - One pair of fixed outputs - Processor loop - Heavy duty gold plated RCA inputs - Machined aluminum faceplate and knobs - Tube based headphone amp - Home Theater bypass input - 40 - 60 dB gain phono stage - RIAA equalization within 0.1 DB - User adjustable cartridge loading - Massive power supply - Heavy duty gold plated RCA inputs - Machined aluminum faceplate and knobs - Slow start turn on sequencing - Auto mute at turn on/turn off - Detachable IEC power cord - Fully tested, burned in and auditioned - 3 year limited warranty (6 months on tubes) - Proudly hand crafted in the USA!
Specifications: Tube complement: 4 x 12AU7/ECC82 tubes Frequency response: 1Hz – 100KHz +/- 1 dB THD: <0.1% Gain line stage: 10 dB Rated output: 1V Maximum output: 27V RMS Output impedance: 500 Ohms Maximum output 27V Gain phono stage: 40dB, 50dB, 55dB, 60dB RIAA accuracy: +/- 0.1 dB Dimensions: 18.5 ”W X 4.5 ”H X 14.5” D Weight 30 pounds Shipping weight 45 pounds Power requirements 115/230V – 50/50Hz