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Quad - Artera Pre - Analog Preamplifier w/ Built-in Phono Stage is available to buy in increments of 1

Quad - Artera Pre - Analog Preamplifier w/ Built-in Phono Stage

Quad - Artera Pre - Analog Preamplifier w/ Built-in Phono Stage

The QUAD Artera Pre is a pure analog preamplifier, combining innovative modern British design with the QUAD sound signature traditions, characterized by the pure analog signal. The Artera Pre mixes a minimalist design with high-quality components to ensure short, direct signal paths that preserve sonic purity.


Analog Inputs   
3 x RCA (AUX1, 2 & 3), XLR, Phono MM/MC

Analog Outputs   
1 x RCA (PRE OUT), 1 x RCA(AUX), 1 x XLR,1 x 6.35mm Headphone Jack

Gain (max.) , Volume = 100   
+8dB (Line/XLR)
+53.5dB (Phono MM)
+73.5dB (Phono MC)

Input Sensitivity (Vol = 84, Vout = 0dBu)   
775mV (Line/XLR)
4.1mV (Phono MM)
410uV (Phono MC)

Input Impedance   
10K (Line/XLR)
47K//100pF (Phono MM)
100R//1.7nF (Phono MC)

Max. Output Level (THD < 0.1%)   
2.3Vrms (RCA)
4.6Vrms (XLR)

Input Headroom (THD < 0.1% , Vol = 50)   
4.1Vrms (RCA)
8.2Vrms (XLR)
62mV (Phono MM) / 6.2mV (Phono MC) @ 1kHz

Frequency Response   
20Hz-20kHz (± 0.2dB)

Total Harmonic Distortion   
<0.002% (20Hz-20kHz)

S/N Ratio (Vout = 0dBu)   
>110dB(A) (Line/XLR)
>80dB(A) (Phono MM)
>76dB(A) (Phono MC)

Channel Separation   
>100dB (10kHz)

Output Impedance   
120 Ohms (RCA)
100 Ohms (XLR)

Standby Consumption   

AC Mains Supply Requirement(Factory set)   
230V ~ 50-60Hz
115V ~ 50-60Hz
100V ~ 50-60Hz

Dimensions (W×D×H)   
12.59" x 12.59" x 4.13"
(320 x 320 x 105mm)

Net Weight   
7.8kg (17.19 lbs)

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