Top 10 Best Turntable Preamplifiers
for September 2021

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Nobsound Little Bear T11 6N2/12AX7 Vacuum&Valve Tube Phono Turntable Preamplifier; MM RIAA LP Vinyl Record Player Preamp; Stereo HiFi Audio Pre-Amplifier

Nobsound Little Bear T11 6N2/12AX7 Vacuum&Valve Tube Phono Turntable Preamplifier; MM RIAA LP Vinyl Record Player Preamp; Stereo HiFi Audio Pre-Amplifier

by Nobsound
What We like

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Product Features

  • Little Bear T11 is a pure tube phono preamplifier working with MM cartridge turntables only. Please make sure your turntable is equipped with a PHONO signal output instead of a LINE output.
  • Adopting a conventional active RIAA equalization phono stage circuit. There is 3 metal covers and 4 acrylic covers for those tubes. And you will be able to choose which type as you like.
  • Supporting 6N2/12AX7 tubes, which offers many replaceable tubes for you like 6H2,6H2n (For 6N2 type) and 12AX7B,6N4(9PIN),ECC83,5751 (For 12AX7 type).
  • Little Bear T11 is based on T10 with improvement. Compared to T10, T11 has lower background noise at normal volume. Its sound performance is better with increased liveness.

Supporting 6n2/12ax7 tubes, which offers many replaceable tubes for you like 6h2,6h2n (for 6n2 type) and 12ax7b,6n4(9pin),ecc83,5751 (for 12ax7 type). Little bear t11 is a pure tube phono preamplifier working with mm cartridge turntables only. please make sure your turntable is equipped with a phono signal output instead of a line output. Adopting a conventional active riaa equalization phono stage circuit. there is 3 metal covers and 4 acrylic covers for those tubes. and you will be able to choose which type as you like. Little bear t11 is based on t10 with improvement. compared to t10, t11 has lower background noise at normal volume. its sound performance is better with increased liveness.

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Fosi Audio Phono Preamp for Turntable Preamplifier MM Phonograph Preamplifier with Gain Gear Mini Stereo Audio Hi-Fi Pre-Amplifier for Record Player with DC 12V Power Supply Box X2

Fosi Audio Phono Preamp for Turntable Preamplifier MM Phonograph Preamplifier with Gain Gear Mini Stereo Audio Hi-Fi Pre-Amplifier for Record Player with DC 12V Power Supply Box X2

by Fosi Audio
What We like

Three switchable gain modes: 39, 42, 45 dB. Adjustable gain levels to give you customizable control and outstanding compatibility. Entry-Level high-end analog sound and top-notch circuitry for an unbeatable low cost.

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Product Features

  • Tube MM Phono Preamplifier: Converts phono signals to Line Level Signals with low-noise integrated circuits and high-quality components to remove low-frequency noise ensure clear sound quality. Designed with grounding post to protect your turntable.
  • Applicable vacuum tube model: 6K4/6J1/6J4/GE5654/6AK5/66*In vacuum tubes, etc. You can replace the vacuum tubes to DIY your stereo system. Different tube with different sound.
  • Tube Preamplifier: It's also a tube preamp with 3.5mm AUX Input. Designed and assembled by Fosi Audio from high-quality components. Great warm, smooth-sounding.

Applicable vacuum tube model: 6k4/6j1/6j4/ge5654/6ak5/66*in vacuum tubes, etc. you can replace the vacuum tubes to diy your stereo system. different tube with different sound. Tube preamplifier: it's also a tube preamp with 3.5mm aux input. designed and assembled by Fosi Audio from high-quality components. great warm, smooth-sounding. Tube mm phono preamplifier: converts phono signals to line level signals with low-noise integrated circuits and high-quality components to remove low-frequency noise ensure clear sound quality. designed with grounding post to protect your turntable.

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Nobsound T3 MM Phono Preamp Record Player Preamplifier HiFi Turntable Amplifier

Douk Audio Nobsound T3 MM Phono Preamp Record Player Preamplifier HiFi Turntable Amplifier

by Nobsound
What We like

Mini size with attractive appearance, power switch with red indicator makes it fashionable, metal aluminum case can prevent vibrations and electromagnetic interference, very suitable for home and desktop audio system use.

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Product Features

  • T3 phono preamp is designed for home MM(moving magnet) turntable record players to convert phono signals to line level signals. It is only a preamp, which needs to be used with amplifiers or active speakers.
  • Adopting pure copper GND and gold-plated RCA terminals, low-noise integrated circuits and high quality components to remove low frequency noise and ensure clear sound quality, bringing HiFi listening experience.
  • With volume control, higher amplification times can make best use of your record player performance.

Adopting pure copper gnd and gold-plated rca terminals, low-noise integrated circuits and high quality components to remove low frequency noise and ensure clear sound quality, bringing hifi listening experience. With volume control, higher amplification times can make best use of your record player performance. T3 phono preamp is designed for home mm(moving magnet) turntable record players to convert phono signals to line level signals. it is only a preamp, which needs to be used with amplifiers or active speakers.

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Phono Preamp for Turntable, SUCA-AUDIO 6J2 Vacuum Tubes MM RIAA Phonograph Stage Preamplifier Mini Hi-Fi Stereo Preamp for LP Vinyl Recorder Player Turntable Home Audio with 12V Power Supply

SUCA-AUDIO Phono Preamp for Turntable

SUCA-AUDIO 6J2 Vacuum Tubes MM RIAA Phonograph Stage Preamplifier Mini Hi-Fi Stereo Preamp for LP Vinyl Recorder Player Turntable Home Audio with 12V Power Supply

by SUCA-AUIDO
What We like

Vacuum Tubes Replaceable: Come with 2pcs 6J2 vacuum tubes, provides high fidelity warm, dynamic and soft sound beyond your expectation. Also, tubes can be replaced by 6K4 / 6J1 / 6J4 / GE5654 / 6AK5 / 6*1n and ect, you can DIY your stereo ststem with different tubes.

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Product Features

  • Gain Adjustable Design : 39/42/45 dB gain levels switchable,different output gain is convenient to match different audio signal better, give a customizable control and great listening experience.
  • Tube MM Phono Preamp for Turntable: P4 Box Support MM Phono input. Adopt with low-noise integrated circuits and high-quality components that ensure a clear sound quality without low-frequency noise while using. Also, the built-in grounding post design can help to protect your turntable.
  • Tube Preamplifier: P4 is not only a MM phono preamp but also a tube preamp with 3.5mm AUX Input. It means that you can connect a MM turntable or CD, Smartphone, PC, MP3 player and etc as input devices to get a better sound quality.

Tube preamplifier: p4 is not only a mm phono preamp but also a tube preamp with 3.5mm aux input. it means that you can connect a mm turntable or cd, smartphone, pc, mp3 player and etc as input devices to get a better sound quality. Gain adjustable design : 39/42/45 db gain levels switchable,different output gain is convenient to match different audio signal better, give a customizable control and great listening experience. Tube mm phono preamp for turntable: p4 box support mm phono input. adopt with low-noise integrated circuits and high-quality components that ensure a clear sound quality without low-frequency noise while using. also, the built-in grounding post design can help to protect your turntable.

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Fluance PA10 High Fidelity Phono Preamp (Preamplifier) with RIAA Equalization for MM Turntables/Vinyl Record Players

Fluance PA10 High Fidelity Phono Preamp (Preamplifier) with RIAA Equalization for MM Turntables/Vinyl Record Players

by Fluance
What We like

SOPHISTICATED CIRCUIT DESIGN ENGINEERED WITH PREMIUM COMPONENTS - High accuracy components, low noise power supply, and low impedance output stage achieve greater RIAA specification, gain performance and lower distortion

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Product Features

  • LOW FREQUENCY RUMBLE FILTERING - This selectable high pass filter rolls off the low end frequencies below 20Hz. This slow gentle roll off is helpful to reduce subsonic resonant feedback and noise when listening at loud volumes
  • VIVID STEREO SOUNDSTAGE - Utilizing individual left and right channel OP amps provide optimal channel separation and virtually no crosstalk during signal reproduction and amplification stages
  • UNCOMPROMISED PHONO AMPLIFICATION AND EQUALIZATION - Precisely converts the turntable phono signal to line level, featuring an ultra high-accuracy frequency response to faithfully reproduce the original recording to the RIAA standard
  • PROTECTED FROM ANY ELECTRONIC INTERFERENCE - Internal metal shielding enclosure to block electro-magnetic interference and electronic noise

Uncompromised phono amplification and equalization - precisely converts the turntable phono signal to line level, featuring an ultra high-accuracy frequency response to faithfully reproduce the original recording to the riaa standard Vivid stereo soundstage - utilizing individual left and right channel op amps provide optimal channel separation and virtually no crosstalk during signal reproduction and amplification stages Protected from any electronic interference - internal metal shielding enclosure to block electro-magnetic interference and electronic noise Low frequency rumble filtering - this selectable high pass filter rolls off the low end frequencies below 20hz. this slow gentle roll off is helpful to reduce subsonic resonant feedback and noise when listening at loud volumes

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FX AUDIO Box 01 Phono Preamp RCA Input Output MM Phonograph Preamplifier for Turntable DC 12V Low Noise Pre-amp for Home Audio Stereo Recorder Player

FX AUDIO Box 01 Phono Preamp RCA Input Output MM Phonograph Preamplifier for Turntable DC 12V Low Noise Pre-amp for Home Audio Stereo Recorder Player

by FX AUDIO
What We like

FUNCTION OF BOX 01 PREAMP The pre-amp is ultra low noise, RIAA certification, easy to set up, gives you a increased vinyl sound quality. Built-in high-quality positive and negative power supply circuit can filter impurities, improve sound performance, reduce noise, and keep low distortion. Output of turntable will be improved from 3mV to 300mV/1V through this phono pre-amp

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Product Features

  • MM PHONO PREAMP Phono turntable preamp for turntable with MM (moving magnet) cartridges, only for phonograph without built-in preamp. Phono signal can be amplified to high level output to play clear and natural music with this turntable preamp. The preamp is RIAA equalization curve, optimizing phono cartridge response
  • ALLUMINUM ALLOY PHONO PRE-AMP Black immersion gold PCB board with great impact-resistant, stability and wet-resistant, high precision low noise metal film resistors, low noise and low distortion op amp chip NJM2068, aluminum alloy metal wire drawing shell. Chic metal texture, with great wear resistance, high temperature resistance, corrosion resistant and long-lasting

Alluminum alloy phono pre-amp black immersion gold pcb board with great impact-resistant, stability and wet-resistant, high precision low noise metal film resistors, low noise and low distortion op amp chip njm2068, aluminum alloy metal wire drawing shell. chic metal texture, with great wear resistance, high temperature resistance, corrosion resistant and long-lasting Mm phono preamp phono turntable preamp for turntable with mm (moving magnet) cartridges, only for phonograph without built-in preamp. phono signal can be amplified to high level output to play clear and natural music with this turntable preamp. the preamp is riaa equalization curve, optimizing phono cartridge response

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FX-AUDIO Phono Turntable Preamp—Mini Electronic Home Audio Stereo MM Phonograph Preamplifier with DC 12V Power Supply for Vinyl Recorder Player(MM/Black)

FX AUDIO FX-AUDIO Phono Turntable Preamp—Mini Electronic Home Audio Stereo MM Phonograph Preamplifier with DC 12V Power Supply for Vinyl Recorder Player(MM/Black)

by FX AUDIO
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ADVANCE ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS COMBINATIONThe record player preamp adopts OP amp IC (NJM2068) and high quality positive and negative power circuit design, as well as high precision metal film resistance, can effectively reduce noise and distortion, improve the quality and clarity of sound quality.

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Product Features

  • INPUT & OUTPUTMM input is mainly connected with left and right channels of vinyl record turntable;GND is the ground connection between ground interface and vinyl record turntable;The RCA output is mainly connected to the power amplifier and active speaker.Warming Tips:The product is only suitable for vinyl record turntable. Please confirm the phono pickup model of vinyl record turntable before buying them.
  • HIGH QUALITY MATERIALThe phono preamplifier is dedicated to vinyl record turntable, providing sound amplification and reducing distortion and noise.The turntable phono preamp is made of black gold-sinking craft PCB board and 1.6mm epoxy glass fiber cloth RF4 board, which has good impact resistance, moisture resistance and high temperature resistance
  • SPECIAL FOR TURNTABLE The PHONO preamplifier is designed to be used for amplifier without "PHONO" input. The one of feature is audio RIAA curve more balance and equalization,the other is signal amplification.The stereo phono preamplifier for turntable provide more convenience and sound quality enjoyment for the audiophile.
  • MM PHONOThe HiFi phono preamp adopt Moving Magnet, which is more suitable for rock, popular, and even jazz. The output level of MM phono is higher than MC,it is low cost, high cost performance, better durability and easy to replace.The output level of CD/ DVD player is about 2mV, while the output level of the MM phono is about 3mV. The output level of the phono must be raised to a high level via amplification before the sound played back.

high quality materialthe phono preamplifier is dedicated to vinyl record turntable, providing sound amplification and reducing distortion and noise.the turntable phono preamp is made of black gold-sinking craft pcb board and 1.6mm epoxy glass fiber cloth rf4 board, which has good impact resistance, moisture resistance and high temperature resistance input & outputmm input is mainly connected with left and right channels of vinyl record turntable;gnd is the ground connection between ground interface and vinyl record turntable;the rca output is mainly connected to the power amplifier and active speaker.warming tips:the product is only suitable for vinyl record turntable. please confirm the phono pickup model of vinyl record turntable before buying them. special for turntable the phono preamplifier is designed to be used for amplifier without "phono" input. the one of feature is audio riaa curve more balance and equalization,the other is signal amplification.the stereo phono preamplifier for turntable provide more convenience and sound quality enjoyment for the audiophile. mm phonothe hifi phono preamp adopt moving magnet, which is more suitable for rock, popular, and even jazz. the output level of mm phono is higher than mc,it is low cost, high cost performance, better durability and easy to replace.the output level of cd/ dvd player is about 2mv, while the output level of the mm phono is about 3mv. the output level of the phono must be raised to a high level via amplification before the sound played back.

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Turntable / Phono Preamp Preamplifier Pre Amplifier W Aux Input and Volume Control

TEC Turntable

Phono Preamp Preamplifier Pre Amplifier W Aux Input and Volume Control

by TEC
What We like

Output level control allows adjustment to provide balance with other sources.

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Product Features

  • A high-quality RIAA phono preamplifier for use with turntables equipped with moving magnet cartridges.
  • Stylish solid metal case for improved resistance to electrical noise.
  • Accurate and stable integrated circuit design. S/N Ratio 80dB.
  • Gold plated input and output connectors for reliable performance.

Stylish solid metal case for improved resistance to electrical noise. A high-quality riaa phono preamplifier for use with turntables equipped with moving magnet cartridges. Accurate and stable integrated circuit design. s/n ratio 80db. Gold plated input and output connectors for reliable performance.

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Mono Stereo Preamplifier Home Audio - Rack Mount Preamp For Turntable Phono, Tape Record/Player To Amplifiers/Sound Systems - Stereo Pre Amp W/ Microphone/Tuner/CD/AUX/Phono Input RCA - Pyramid PR2500

Pyramid Mono Stereo Preamplifier Home Audio

Rack Mount Preamp For Turntable Phono, Tape Record/Player To Amplifiers/Sound Systems, Stereo Pre Amp W/ Microphone/Tuner/CD/AUX/Phono Input RCA, Pyramid PR2500

by Pyramid
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AC SELECTOR: Slide the AC source selector switch to choose the type of ac source between 110V and 220V. It also has a fuse holder that contains an AC primary fuse. Measures 19"W x 2.375"H x 8.5"D and has a rack mount design for easy installation

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Product Features

  • HIGH/LOW FREQUENCY FILTER: Features low-frequency filter to eliminate rumble of turntable/other undesirable low-frequency noise and to minimize distortion from warped record, and high-frequency filter to reduce/eliminate scratch noise of record
  • FRONT CONTROL PANEL: The stereo control pre-amplifier has front panel control center w/ ON/OFF switch w/ LED indicator, mic in w/ level control, bass/mid range/treble/loudness/balance/ master volume rotary control to easily balance audio levels
  • SOURCE SELECTOR: phono pre amp is equipped w/ independent source selectors including tape to playback signal of the connected tape deck, tuner for AM FM tuner signal, CD for CD player, PHONO for turntable, and AUX for other connected devices
  • MICROPHONE JACK: The pre amp is equipped w/ microphone input jack w/ level control in the front panel to easily record vocals. It also has stereo/mono switch to select from stereo or mono input signal and muting switch to reduce level by 20dB

Microphone jack: the pre amp is equipped w/ microphone input jack w/ level control in the front panel to easily record vocals. it also has stereo/mono switch to select from stereo or mono input signal and muting switch to reduce level by 20db Front control panel: the stereo control pre-amplifier has front panel control center w/ on/off switch w/ led indicator, mic in w/ level control, bass/mid range/treble/loudness/balance/ master volume rotary control to easily balance audio levels Source selector: phono pre amp is equipped w/ independent source selectors including tape to playback signal of the connected tape deck, tuner for am fm tuner signal, cd for cd player, phono for turntable, and aux for other connected devices High/low frequency filter: features low-frequency filter to eliminate rumble of turntable/other undesirable low-frequency noise and to minimize distortion from warped record, and high-frequency filter to reduce/eliminate scratch noise of record

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ART DJ Pre II Turntable Phono Preamplifier with RIAA EQ and a RCA Male to 2 RCA Male Audio Cable 3'

ART DJ Pre II Turntable Phono Preamplifier with RIAA EQ and a RCA Male to 2 RCA Male Audio Cable 3'

by ART
What We like

Low Noise

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Product Features

  • Low Cut Filter Switch
  • Gain Trim and Signal Gain/Clip LED
  • Phono Preamp for Recording and Playback
  • Switchable Input Capacitance: 100pF/200pF

Switchable input capacitance: 100pf/200pf Phono preamp for recording and playback Gain trim and signal gain/clip led Low cut filter switch

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