Accuphase C-2900 Precision Stereo Preamplifier
Introducing the Accuphase C-2900 Precision Stereo Preamplifier. It’s like stumbling upon a treasure in the world of audio engineering. As individuals who appreciate the essence of sound, the first thing that struck us about the C-2900 was its elegant and pure display of sound in a way we would not want to get up from our chairs. The emphatic nod towards the vitality of volume control tells us it’s not just about loud or soft, it’s about preserving the spirit of the music that flows through. With a lineage tracing back 50 years, Accuphase’s journey towards perfecting volume control circuitry is nothing short of legendary. The Balanced AAVA system in the C-2900 is a testimony to this relentless pursuit. Every tweak on the volume knob feels like a chance to delve deeper into the heart of the music. And if your ears are yearning for this experience, a chat with us at Soundlux Audio could be your gateway to audio joy.
As I delved deeper into the features, the meticulous craftsmanship of the C-2900 began unveiling itself. The Balanced AAVA volume control is a maestro, orchestrating precise audio adjustments like it’s second nature. The logic-controlled relays for signal switching are like the disciplined musicians in a band, ensuring a high-fidelity performance every single time. Oh, and the printed circuit boards for signal transmission, with their gold-plated copper foil surfaces, carry the audio signals like royal chariots. The dual power supply circuits with separate transformers for left and right channels are a solid foundation, providing a stage for the music to shine. It’s like Accuphase has left no stone unturned to ensure the C-2900 delivers a performance that’s nothing short of spectacular.
Now, let’s talk versatility. The C-2900 comes with a lineup of inputs and outputs that’s as versatile as a Swiss Army knife. Individual phase settings for each input, check. Switchable overall gain, left/right balance control, and even the ability to switch stereo signals to monophonic operation, it’s all there. It’s like having a control room where you get to be the director of your own audio show. And the volume attenuator, loudness compensator, and the visible input and volume level display just add layers of control and convenience that make using the C-2900 a joy.
The C-2900 doesn’t just stop at being a fabulous preamplifier. It has a high-quality headphone amplifier tucked within, for those intimate encounters with music. A subsonic filter to keep the ultra-low-frequency noise at bay, and a casing that’s as elegant as it is sturdy. The natural grain wood case with a mirror finish is like a classy tuxedo wrapping up all that audio excellence. Every aspect of the C-2900 whispers sophistication, right down to its high-carbon cast iron insulator feet which ensure that the music flows uninterrupted, pure and pristine.
Adding the AD-2900 Phonostage opens up a realm to enjoy analog discs, hinting at the extensive thought put into making the C-2900 a comprehensive audio companion. The Accuphase C-2900 isn’t just a preamplifier, it’s a masterstroke in audio engineering. The commitment to audio purity and precision craftsmanship makes it an enthusiast’s choice. So if the Accuphase C-2900 intrigues your auditory senses as it did to us, feel free to reach out at Soundlux Audio. A visit for an audition could well be the beginning of a beautiful relationship with sound.
Extended Pre-in Balanced
Extended Pre-in Line
Phonostage Expansion (MM/MC)
Balanced – 40 kOhms
Line – 20 kOhms
INPUT SENSITIVITY: 252mV, 0.5V Output 63mV
Balanced 3 Hz – 200 kHz
Line 20 Hz – 20 kHz
UNIT WEIGHT: 24.2 kg* [*with phonostage AD-2900 expansion 25.1 kg]
UNIT DIMENSIONS: 477mm (w) x 156mm (h) x 412mm (d)* [*with phonostage AD-2900 expansion 414mm (d)]
MAINS INPUT: AC 120 V/230 V, 50/60 Hz
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