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Audio Research SP-14 Classic Tube Pre [Expired]

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Audio Research SP14 Tube classic pre amplifier with Phono as new condition:

See Stereophile rave review at:

Classic Tube Pre desirable with RCA inputs and outputs recently factory serviced and ready for your enjoyment.

Specifications / Description: Hybrid (tube/FET) stereo preamplifier with Phono section with one phono input, six line-level inputs, and two tape loops.


Frequency response: 30Hz–40kHz ±0.3dB

(RIAA phono), 5Hz–50kHz ±0.5dB (line).

Distortion: less than 0.01% at 2V output.

Input impedance: 47k ohms standard, with user-adjustable resistance and capacitance (600pF as supplied) (phono); 50k ohms (line).

Output impedance: 250 ohms (main), 1000 ohms (tape-out).

Recommended load: 60k–100k ohms in parallel with 100pF (20k ohms minimum and 1000pF maximum).

Phono stage gain: 66dB (to main out), 46dB (to tape-out).

Phono sensitivity: 0.25mV at 1kHz for 0.5V output.

Line stage gain: 20dB (to main out), 0dB (to tape out).

Line sensitivity: 50mV RMS at 1kHz for 0.5V output.

Output level: 2V RMS 5Hz–50kHz, all outputs into 60k ohms (maximum from main output, 50V RMS at 0.5% THD at 1kHz into a 100k ohm load with 5V RMS high level input).

Phono overload: 200mV RMS at 1kHz (1000mV RMS, 10kHz).

Maximum input level (line): 20V.

Noise: 98dB below 5V RMS output, greater than 100dB below 1V RMS input (line), 78dB below 1mV input (phono).

Dimensions: 19" W by 10¼" D by 5¼" H. Weight: 12 lbs.

Price: $2995 (1990); no longer available (2010). Approximate number of dealers: 60.


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          David Weinhart
       Weinhart Design, Inc.
         President & CEO

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