A Great Sounding Remote Controlled Phono Preamp with Phase & Mono Switches!
PS Audio is teaching the audiophile world a thing or two about designing audio components for the people who really use them! PS Audio spent two years in R&D on their Gain Cell Phono Preamp, the GCPH. Built for the most demanding of audiophiles, the GCPH is first and foremost a great sounding phono preamp. Because it's a PS Audio product the GCPH also has a number of great features not usually available on a product at this price. This is one of Music Direct's best-sellers and is, of course, 100% Money Back Guaranteed!
“The GCPH was easily the match of any preamp I’ve heard at this price and better than many. With its Phase and Mono switches, plus its versatile gain and output capabilities, its one of the best values in under-a-grand phono preamps and easy to recommend!”
- Michael Fremer, Stereophile, Recommended Product Listing
PS Audio has thoughtfully included a remote control with the GCPH. This is a system remote, designed to control all of PS Audio's Trio Series components, but right up at the top are specific controls just for the GCPH. Switch Phase or Stereo/Mono on the fly, change the volume or even mute the GCPH. Lightweight, easy to use and oh, so convenient, the Remote Control is just one more reason the GCPH belongs in your system.
There are so many great recordings in Mono, it's almost impossible not to end up with a few Mono LPs. Of course, the best way to play these back is with a Mono phono cartridge, but that can be expensive or technically challenging. The next best thing is a Mono switch. At the flick of a button, the GCPH cancels out all the stereo information, leaving only pristine Mono information. The center image pops into focus and backgrounds become shockingly quiet. The best part is, the GCPH makes it so easy to switch between Mono and Stereo there's no excuse not to buy those Mono LPs you've had your eye on.
Phase inversion is perhaps one of the most common problems found in recordings, and can be found on all types of music from virtually every era in recorded history. Phase inversion is where the absolute phase of the recording has been reversed, making the music sound "thinner" than it should and less focused. A simple press of the Phase button on the PS Audio GCPH restores correct absolute phase, allowing the recording to be heard as it was intended.