This small Pro-Ject Phono Box E BT phono preamp enables you to connect any vinyl turntable equipped with a MM cartridge (moving magnet) to a device equipped with a Bluetooth receiver. Technically, it is very similar to the phono preamp that is found on the Pro-Ject VTE - BT turntable.
Pro-Ject Phono Box E BT: features
The casing is protected from radio frequency interferences thanks to a metal interior shield.
It takes the input signal (phono or line), converts it and sends digital Bluetooth to all Bluetooth receivers within a 10m range. Its devices are numerous and different: Bluetooth headphones, speakers, BT amplifiers or any other Bluetooth receiver.
Pro-Ject Phono Box E BT: inputs and outputs
The Pro-Ject Phono Box E BT offers two distinct inputs: a RCA phono input and a 3.5 Jack line input. There is also a 3.5 Jack output. It can of course be used as an ordinary MM phono stage by connecting it to an Aux input of any Hi-Fi amplifier. However, it can also be used as a Bluetooth streamer.
Pro-Ject Phono Box E BT : listening and review
Its restitution is similar to that of the Pro-Ject Phono Box DC phono preamplifier. Of course the result is narrowly linked to the quality of the turntable, phono cartridge and receiver used.
This Pro-Ject Phono Box E BT phono preamp fully responds to the demand of certain music lovers in terms of wireless digital connection and offers an excellent quality/price ratio. Franck
Input possibilities: 1 phono and 1 line
Compatible cartridge: moving magnet (MM)
RIAA equalization: 0,5dB / 20Hz - 20kHz
Phono input: RCA
Line input: 3.5 Jack
Line output: 3.5 Jack
Digital output: Bluetooth
Phono input impedance: 47 kohms
Phono capacitance: 100 pF
Phono gain: 43 dB
Signal-to-noise ratio: 88 dbA (weighted A)
Power supply: 18V / 500mA DC; 220 - 240V, 50Hz
Consumption: 100 mA DC, <1 watt in standby
Dimensions: 120 x 32 x 100 mm
Weight: 250 g (without power supply)