Phono (MM/MC) Preamp: The Pro-Ject Phono Box USB
allows you to connect a turntable with either a MM (moving magnet) or MC
(moving coil) cartridge to today's home receiver's and amplifier which
do not offer a dedicated phono input. There is a button on the back of
the unit which allows you to switch between MM or MC mode.
Metal Case: The Phono Box USB's metal case shields
the electronics from vibration and electromagnetic interference.
Dual-Mono Circuitry: The Phono Box USB provides
optimal channel separation through dual-mono circuitry and low-noise
RIAA Equalization: The Pro-Ject Phono Box USB
provides amplification and RIAA equalization for both MM and MC
RCA Connections: The Phono Box USB features
gold-plated stereo RCA connections. A stereo RCA input connects your
turntable, and a stereo RCA output connects your home receiver or
amplifier. RCA cables sold separately.
Ground Terminal: The Phono Box USB also has a
turntable ground, in case your turntable has a separate ground lead.
This provides shielding to the tone-arm and the sensitive circuitry in
A/D Converter with USB Output: The Phono Box USB
features a built-in A/D converter (Burr Brown PCM2904 16-Bit Delta
Sigma) with a mini-USB (type-B) output to record your vinyl music to a
Windows PC or Mac computer (USB cable not included). The unit supports
sampling frequencies of 32, 44.1, and 48kHz. Your computer must have a
suitable recording program installed (the Phono Box USB does not provide
built-in recording software).
Note: Runs on Windows (XP/Vista/7) and Mac OS
(operating systems). Automatic recognition, without additional
driver, by standard PC.
Outboard Power Supply: The Pro-Ject Phono Box USB
operates off of standard household AC current, using the supplied AC
power adapter. The external power adapter is separate from the phono
preamp to further improve sound quality.
- Input: 100-240V~50/60Hz,
- Output: 15V - 500mA (18V)
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