av news
This Month's Featured Equipment Reviews
Linear Tube Audio MicroZOTL 2.0 Headphone Amp & Preamp Review
iFi Micro iUSB 3.0 & Gemini USB Cable Reviews
Marantz M-CR611 Network CD Receiver Review
Tisbury Audio Mini Passive II Preamplifier Review
SOtM iSO-CAT6 LAN Filter And tX-USBhub Review
Latest AV News
Preamplifier Forum Topics:
Classic Preamplifier Reviews
New High-End Phono Preamp From Pass Labs  Print E-mail
Home Theater News Preamplifier News
Written by AVRev.com   
Wednesday, 06 January 2010

It is difficult to find a phono connection on a receiver these days.  And it is even more difficult to find a high-quality preamp on those receivers.  Pass Labs has the answer.  At CES they are demonstrating their XP-25 Phono Preamp.  The XP-25 has a new design, chief among them a separate chassis for the power supply.

The preamp is built for use with either Moving Magnet or Moving Cartridge turntables.  Rotary controls on the top unit provide the ability to change the gain, load and cartridge type.  The new design promises increased dynamics with a lower noise floor.

Other features of the XP-25 include two inputs, low-cut filter, muting and resistive and capacitive loading on the front display.  The unit measure 17-inches wide x 12-inches deep x 4-inches high.  The unit weighs an astonishing 55 pounds, which is more than most receivers.  The XP-25 is currently available and retails for an astounding $10,600!

Like this article? Bookmark and share with any of the sites below.
Digg!Reddit!Del.icio.us!Google!StumbleUpon!Yahoo!Free social bookmarking plugins and extensions for Joomla! websites!

  home theater news  |  equipment reviews 
  blu-ray reviews  |  dvd  |  theatrical reviews  
  music download reviews  |  music disc reviews
  contact  |  about-us  |  careers   |  brands 
  RSS   |  AVRev Forums
  front page  |  virtual tours  |  dealer locator
  how to features  |   lifestyle & design articles
  Want Your Home Theater Featured on MHT?
   CE Partners: HDD  |  HDF  |  VGT  |  SD  |  DVD
  Advertise with Us | Specs | Disclaimer | Sponsors
  privacy policy | cookie policy | terms of use
  909 N. Sepulveda Blvd. El Segundo, CA 90245
  Ads: 310.280.4476 | Contact Us
  Content: 310.280.4575 | Mike Flacy