Conrad JohnsonPremier 2usedConrad Johnson Premier 2Conrad 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 = ...1600.00

Conrad Johnson Premier 2 [Expired]


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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.

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