Esoteric E-02 Phonostage Pre Amplifier

$12,500.00

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To meet the demands of vinyl lovers the world over, ESOTERIC has poured knowledge accumulated over many years of developing audio technology into the E-02, our newest phonostage pre amplifier. The E-02 inherits the philosophy that guided our highly acclaimed E-03 phonostage to be a continual best-seller for the last 8 years, and adds the new fully balanced transmission and amplification circuit utilizing MC cartridges to achieve a level of analog playback that was previously unimaginable.

The E-02 boasts a fully balanced, dual mono signal path from input to output, super high quality MC Head & RIAA amplifier, demagnetization feature, mono playback ability and full impedance and input control on the front panel.

 

Inputs XLR connectors 1 pair (MC)
RCA connectors 2 pairs (MC/MM)
Input impedance MC: 10,50,100,200,300,500,1k,10kΩ
MM: 47kΩ
Outputs XLR/ES-LINK Analog Connectors 1 pair
RCA Connectors 1 pair
Output impedance XLR: 20Ω
RCA: 23.5Ω
Audio
characteristics
RIAA deviation (10 to 20kHz) ±0.2dB
Total harmonic distortion
(1kHz, MM, rated output)
0.007%
Rated output level RCA: 2Vrms
XLR: 4Vrms
Gain RCA: MM 40dB, MC 66dB
XLR: MM 46dB, MC 72dB
Input sensitivity
(1kHz, rated output)
MM 20mV, MC 1mV
Maximum input level
(at 0.1% distortion)
MM 100mV, MC 4.8mV
S/N ratio
(Input short, rated output, IHF-A)
MM 100dB, MC 80dB
Channel separation
(MM, 10kHz, IHF-A)
<-96dB
Sub-sonic filter 17Hz -6dB/octave
General Power supply AC 220-240V, 50/60Hz
AC 120V, 60Hz
AC 220V, 60Hz
External dimensions
(W x H x D, including protrusions)
445mm x 131mm x 377mm
(17 5/8″ x 5 1/4″ x 14 1/4″)
Weight 12.5kg (27 9/16 lb)
Included accessories Power cord x 1
Felt pads x 3
Owner's manual x 1
Warranty card x 1