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MCP-2

Description
Solid state moving coil stereo phono pre-preamplifier.

Introduced
1982

Discontinued
?

Revisions
-

Options
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MSRP (US new retail)
$1,195. Later increased to $1,395.

Specifications

Frequency response

±.25dB from 20Hz to20kHz
-3dB points, 5Hz and 100kHz

Distortion (THD) Harmonic distortion: Less than .005% at rated output, IHF load.
Intermodulation distortion: Less than .005% at rated output, IHF load.
Noise & hum Less than 50nV equivalent noise with 10 ohm input (RIAA weighted).
Gain Switch selectable, 10dB, 16dB, 22dB, 28dB, 34dB.
Input impedance Switch selectable, 10 ohms, 30 ohms, 100 ohms, 300 ohms and special (can be any value from 3 ohms to 1 kOhms).
Output impedance 50 ohms
Maximum inputs 50 mV RMS
Rated outputs .25V RMS
Power supplies  
Power requirements 105-120/210-240 VAC, 50/60Hz, 20 watts.
Other  
Dimensions  
Weight 12 lbs. (5.5 kg) Net, 16 lbs. (7.3 kg) Shipping

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