Quad Artera Pre

£995.00

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

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Quad Artera Pre is a rather fine, highly featured wholly analogue preamplifier.

It’s fair to say that we have been very impressed by it (and its comparatively modest price)

 

Analogue Inputs 3 x RCA (AUX1, 2 & 3), XLR, Phono MM/MC
Analogue 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 <0.5W
AC Mains Supply Requirement(Factory set) 230V ~ 50-60Hz
115V ~ 50-60Hz
100V ~ 50-60Hz
Dimensions (W×D×H) 320 x 320 x 105mm
Net Weight 7.8kg

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Colour

Black, Silver

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