Introducing the Downton Preamp: Available to Order
We are thrilled to introduce the latest addition to our amplifier family, the highly anticipated Downton Preamp. Combining timeless elegance with cutting-edge technology, this preamplifier is set to redefine your audio experience. Designed with meticulous attention to detail, the Downton Preamp embodies the essence of our craftsmanship and expertise.
Experience exceptional sound reproduction and unrivaled performance as the Downton Preamp takes your audio journey to new heights. Immerse yourself in the rich, warm tones, precise imaging, and unparalleled clarity that our preamplifier delivers. With its versatile features and thoughtful design, the Downton Preamp caters to the needs of audiophiles and music enthusiasts alike.
World beating Phono Preamp
The Downton preamp includes an extraordinary feat in audio engineering: a world-leading phono preamp stage created by our Design Authority Tim Mellow, producing near-100% compliance with the revered RIAA frequency response curve. This remarkable achievement sets a new benchmark in hi-fi equipment, signifying the ultimate pursuit of audio accuracy.
Read more about this feat of audio excellence in this blog article.
Main Features and Specifications:
All-tube Audio Path
4 x ECC822 2 x ECC83
HT Tube rectified. DC powered heaters
Phono preamp: 99.999% RIAA Compliance
0.08% Total Harmonic Distortion
Frequency Response: +0, -0.5dB from 20Hz to 20kHz
Phono Input: Moving Magnet. 4.5mV sensitivity
Additional 3 Line inputs: 22K Ohm impedance
RCA connectors on all inputs and output
Remote Control for Power, Volume & Source selection (Motor driven volume control)
Bass and Treble controls: ±12dB at 100Hz and 10KHz
Signature Hinchley Transformer endcaps
Custom English manufactured fixings
Improved timeless classic design
Separate Transformers for HT & LT
CAD designed steel chassis with laser cut details
Voltage Gain (Moving Magnet): 55dB
Voltage Gain (High Level): 6dB
Automotive-grade paint finish available in any conceivable colour
Comprehensive 12-month warranty
Made in Britain