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Product Description

Our latest product, the PRE-120, draws on our extensive experience in designing and improving high fidelity audio equipment. The design brief was as simple as it was ambitious: to produce a preamplifier that can sonically stand shoulder to shoulder with rivals costing many times more. To achieve this lofty goal, a simple circuit, careful parts selection and a great power supply were deemed critical.

One audition of the PRE-120 is usually enough to convince the listener of its many merits. Expect to hear an open, spacious sound with natural dynamics and deep, weighty bass. We have auditioned this amplifier against various preamps, several using discrete amplification stages, with unanimous results. The PRE-120 clearly led the way in openness, dynamics, bass depth and sheer musicality.

There is no secret to the success of the design. Quite simply we've married the best op-amp we have ever heard (it's also very expensive) to a first-rate power supply, quality passive components and a top-quality printed circuit board.

We at Fidelity Audio realise that the DAC market is an ever growing one and many people only require one analogue input and use their DACs to switch multiple digital sources. The design features a single input, which saves you money and, just as importantly, removes a potential source of signal degradation. Used in this way there need be no limit to the number of sources you listen to, and there is only one analogue interconnect to buy!

The PRE-120 is designed to offer the very best performance for a relatively small price.

Hand built to order in UKDual mono designLarge internal dual voltage power supplySchottky Rectifying Diodes Super low ESR high ripple smoothing capacitorsQuality Audiograde parts used throughoutHigh grade pcb copper tracks for optimal signal & voltage transferGold Plated RCA Connectors IEC mains input2 year parts and labour warranty30 day money-back guaranteeThe unit IS NOT supplied with an RCA leadMains lead suppliedOptional Green , Red or Orange LED indicator

Fidelity Audio Pre Amplifier PRE-120SE

Building on the strengths of the PRE-120 the SE version pushes the sonic bar higher. This more 'tuned' version offers more insight into the recording with a fuller more fluid sound. Bass extends deeped and treble detail becomes more articulate. This is all achieved by improved power supply components including Fidelity Audio SPower low noise voltage regulators.

Package Includes

  • PRE-120 SE Pre Amplifer
  • Mains Lead
  • Instructions

Specification – PRE-120 SE

Inputs: 1x RCA stereo pair

Outputs: 1x RCA stereo pair

Distortion: (THD + N @ 1kHz): 0.00003%

Channel balance: 0.4dB approx

Gain: 3:1

Output impedance: 100 ohm

Output Stage: 2x Mono Ultra high performance, low distortion opamps (metal TO99 package)

Supply voltage: AC 230V +/- 10%

DC voltage: Low Noise Linear dual power supply +15V & -15V

Size: (approx.) W: 104 x H:56  x D:245 (mm) including controls & feet

Weight: 1.20 Kg (1.75 Kg including packaging)


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Fidelity Audio Pre Amplifier PRE-120 SE