Renaissance Amplification RP-02 MM + MC Phono Stage
New for 2015 Renaissance amplification's brand new RP-02 Premium Quality Phono Stage for both MM & MC in a uniquely attractive all-aluminium case with metallic paint finish in black or outrageous red/pink.
Featuring high quality gold-plated RCA connectors for inputs and outputs. Earth terminal. Easy to use rear panel jumpers for selecting moving magnet or moving coil operation. Possible to configure one channel for MM and the other for MC (for those with 2 turntables fitted with mono cartridges).
Discrete low noise first stage with fixed 50 ohm input impedance for moving coil cartridges. Gain 20dB. Overall gain in MC mode is 60dB @ 1kHz. Second stage op-amp (LM4562 low-noise, high slew rate, ultra low distortion, high current) gain stage and RIAA filter with fixed 47k input impedance. Gain 40dB @1kHz.
High quality materials used include:- Solid Aluminium Electrolytics, PPS film caps throughout. Surface mount components except the PSU. Low energy PSU and small (3VA) torriodial transformer for low stray fields and reduction in radiated emissions. Triple regulation is employed for first stage (shunt regulator for final regulation).Double regulation thereafter.
Designed as a fit, forget and enjoy component, the fixed characteristics will suit the vast majority of moving magnet and moving coil cartridges. Alternative loading and/or gains can be accommodated through dealer request.
The RP-02 produces a natural musical sound with superb rhythmic drive coupled to a smooth yet fluid articulate engaging sound.
Renaissance Amplification RP-02 Phono Specifications:
- Gain: 60dB @ 1Khz
- Input Imped: 45K Ohms nominal
- Channel Seperation 67dB
- Distortion: 0.03%
- Connections: RCA input /output and earth screw terminal
- Size Phono: 260mm W x 153mm x D 60mm H
- Weight Phono: 0.8kg