Conrad Johnson Premier
Two Tube Stereo Preamp with PHONO. Very rare piece. This pre-amp creates a 3 dimensional sound stage image with clean, clear spacious, MUSIC.
Tubes: 12AX7 = Tungsram. 5751 = GE. 5965 = RCA
clear top. Rectifier tube = GE Includes copy of manual.
CONDITION Cosmetic: Very good condition. 9/10. Front panel
looks gorgeous. Function: Works very well.
All capacitors replaced with premium polypropylene.
Reason for selling: Don't need it. Downsizing systems in retirement.
SPECIFICATIONS Designed as a companion for the Premier One, the Premier Two was
noted for extended, controlled bass response, and very wide dynamic range. Its
three-dimensional soundstage set the Premier Two apart from its competition,
leading to its top ranking in one noted publication’s survey of top preamps at
the time. Inputs/Outputs: •1 phono •tuner •auxiliary •monitor and recording
facilities for two tape decks with dubbing from Tape 1 to Tape 2 •two amplifier
(main) outputs Controls: •selector •tape 1/tape 2 •source/monitor •mode (left,
right, stereo, stereo reverse, mono) •balance •volume •power •mute Replacement
Tube Set RTPR2 V1 & V2: 12AX7 | V3, V4, V6, V7, & V8: 5751 | V5 &
V9: 5965 | V10: 12X4 Specifications: •Gain: Phono Stage 40 dB (phono overload
500 mV at 1kHz) Line Stage 27 dB •Distortion: less than .05% THD or IMD
•Response: bandpass 2Hz to more than 100kHz •RIAA equalization +/- .25 dB (20
to 20 kHz) •S/N Ratio: Phono Stage 72 dB below 10 mv input / Line Stage 84 dB
below 2.5 volt output Mechanical: •Dimensions: 19w | 5.25h | 12.25d inches
•Weight: 21 lbs.