YOU WONT BELIEVE YOUR EARS ON THIS! THE CONRAD JOHNSON PV 12A SOUNDS AWESOME AND HAS A PHONO PREAMP TOO! ONE OF THE BEST FINDS I HAVE EVER HEARD FOR THE MONEY. THE PHONO STAGE SOUNDS WONDERFUL. I AM ALMOST RELUCTANT TO SELL BECAUSE IT IS IT SUCH NICE SHAPE. 8 IS ONLY BASED ON AGE! I HAVE OWNED FOR A YEAR BUT I GOT A DEAL ON SOMETHING BUT I HAVE TO RAISE MONEY FOR IT. I PAID 1300.00 FOR THIS. I PUT NEW MULLARDS IN IT. NO OVERSEAS OR CANADA. PAYPAL ADDS 3%. NEE INTERNET FOR SPECS. ONLY QUESTION REGARDING AN OFFER WILL BE ANSWERED. NO ORIGINAL BOX OR MANUAL BUT I WILL PACK SAFELY.
it featured zero feedback circuits, and passive equalization in the phono stage. For the PV12, critical plate resistors are a special laser-trimmed metal foil type chosen for their extremely low noise and low inductance. The balance control is an eleven-step switch incorporating discrete resistors.
The PV-12A/AL upgrade consisted of upgrading the volume control circuit and incorporationg a new biasing circuit for the input amplifier of the line stage. This new arrangement eliminates local feedback from the line stage voltage amplifier.