Vacuum tube: 2xe88cc / 6922, 1xecc81 / b739, 1xecc83 / b759
Input: 1xmc / mm input, 1xmc input
Mm: gain switch is 37.7 dB lower and 47.7 dB higher
MC: the gain switch is 53.9 dB lower and 63.9 dB higher
SNR: > - 82 DB
Frequency response: 100 Hz – 50 kHz + / - 0.2 dB
Power consumption: 35 W
Crosstalk: > - 75 dB (typically > - 82 dB)
Output impedance: < 500 Ω (usually 470 Ω)
Power supply: 100 – 240 V ～ ± 10% / 50-60 Hz
Classic phono has replaced Nagra VPS, which has achieved great achievements and has a good reputation for many years. VPS itself is inspired by legendary product Nagra pl-p, a famous player. VPS is the basis of all this and, of course, the benchmark for new products.
New generation Nagra custom made input transformers;Full tube in Class A totalizing four triodes;Featuring two inputs, one MC / MM and one MM;Adjustable and customizable cartridge loading;Selection of RIAA, TELDEC and COLUMBIA curves;Accommodates mono cartridgesMono selector for mono records made with a stereo cutter;Adjustable gain from 38 to 64 dB;New built-in silent power supply, can be upgraded with a Classic PS.
The MC input features a new generation of custom made Nagra transformer using the special magnetic core of the HD PREAMP;The gain selection on the front panel allows you to match the cartridge or the record very easily;For MC cartridges, gain of 54 or 64 dB, for MM, 8 or 48 dB;The various and numerous settings allow you to match your cartridge collection and the record very closely.
The CLASSIC PHONO exclusively uses tubes as active electronic components.
2x E88CC/ 6922
All the tubes are going through and individual selection by Nagra Laboratory.
SOUND AND IMPRESSION
The first notes strike with density and extension. The CLASSIC PHONO impresses immediately with its sheer quality. The linear phase response is clearly audible with a very faithful stereo and 3D image. The timbre of the instruments is extremely natural. After a few minutes of critical listening you simply want to rediscover your music collection and enjoy it!
The CLASSIC PSU power supply, derived from the HD line, will take the CLASSIC PHONO to new heights.