SOLD - FOR SALE: Doge 8 tube preamp
Item #133016Info: Doge 8 tube preamp
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Selling this superb preamp, stock tubes from china were replaced with Tungsram tubes, exotic and expensive ones from Europe. These tubes are few months, and not much hours used. Excellent condition. Paypal and shipping extras.
Detailed description taken from distributor website:
The Doge 8 carries the engineering prowess of the entire Doge line. The 8 tube dual mono design (4 X 12AX7, 4X 12AT7) Doge 8 with 3 power transformers leads the way to detailed sound that is not over ripe. Three outputs are available: Two RCA- and one XLR balanced. The user selects inputs via remote or front panel buttons. These inputs select via a microprocessor controlled gas contact relays with gold plated contacts. The Doge 8 uses a finely matched ALPS potentiometer with a channel balance of less than 0.3 dB. The use of 1% metal film resistors together with the finest WIMA MKP 10 polypropylene capacitors with a minimal 1% tolerance in the phono- stage are standard for the Doge 8.
Excellent Phono Preamp
The phono section of the Doge 8 is one of its key strengths. Considered by many critics to be the finest, most tonally neutral tube phono section currently available, the design goal of the Doge 8 was to precisely track the prescribed RIAA equalization curves with absolute accuracy. The Doge 8 reaches this with ≤ 0.2 dB. Its supremely quiet high gain circuitry has been designed with tubes for the MM section and JFET-’s for the MC- section, to deliver extra-ordinary performance for the broadest possible range of moving coil andmoving magnetic cartridges.
The Doge 8 represents a big step ahead, with its frequency range from 5Hz- 200 kHz and lowest distortion down to 0,0009 %, using double layer polypropylene capacitors, selected together with a tolerance of less ≤ 0.5 % as coupling capacitors.
8 Tube preamp with phono section. Phono section allows custom tailoring of impedance and resistance via switches on back panel. 5 gold plated input jacks, 2 gold plated output jacks and a balanced outputs.
Tube Complement: 4 X 12AX7, 4 X 12AT7
Frequency response: 5Hz- 200kHz/ 2,5V
Distortion THD+N: ≤ 0.0009 %/ 1V
*Max. Level- output: 10 V/ 10 kΩ/ 1kHz
*Signal/ Noise- ratio: ≥ 90 dB
*Impedance In/ Out: 100 kΩ/ 620Ω
Power- consumption standby.: ≤ 0.5 W
Power consumption total: 39 W
Dimension W x H x D : 44 x 12 x 36 cm
original manual, remote, box (double box).
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