$5,895.00 Regular price

E.A.R. Yoshino 88PB

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The continuing popularity of vinyl has encouraged E.A.R. to develop an upmarket phono preamp, the 88PB. Drawing on designer Tim de Paravicini’s vast knowledge of audio electronics, and employing several of the innovations he incorporated in the class-leading Paravicini 312 Control Centre, a fully-featured preamp and 324 phono stage (both solid state), the 88PB is a definitive statement in valve electronics.

Its specification is a perfect match of essential flexibility with cost-conscious simplicity. Two inputs cater for the growing number of vinyl-lovers with more than one turntable or arm. Both inputs accept moving magnet cartridge inputs, while one is also switchable for moving coil types – naturally using de Paravicini’s famed input transformers for lowest noise and highest fidelity. MC input impedance is adjustable internally.

The inclusion of a volume control allows for direct connection to a power amp in one-source systems. To avoid cable-dependent high frequency response, a highly linear buffer stage follows the volume control, using an output transformer which provides balanced or single-ended output at a low impedance which can effortlessly drive long cables.

Other exclusive design details include a unique high stability circuit for achieving the RIAA equalisation curve demanded by discs, and of course the superb all-round sound quality of all EAR amps is guaranteed.

Maximum Gain: 52db MM, 72db MC (Volume control adjustable)

Tube compliment: 4 x 6922 tubes (or 6DJ8 or 7DJ8)

Output Impedance: 60 ohm

Sensitivity: MM 2.5 mv, MC down to .15MV

S/N ratio: 68db (ref 2.5mv)

Distortion: .2% at 2V

Dimensions: 9.25″W, 11.5″D, 4″H

Weight: 15 LBs

 

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