This small Pro-Ject Phono Box E Optical phono preamp enables you to connect any turntable equipped with a MM cartridge (moving magnet) to a device equipped with an optical Toslink input.
Pro-Ject Phono Box E Optical: features
The casing is protected from radio frequency interferences thanks to a metal interior shield.
The Pro-Ject Phono Box E Optical is not only capable of digitizing the signal of a turntable, but also analogue signals from tape decks, Tuners, CD players… The input signal is converted to digital with a 24 bits/96 kHz resolution.
Pro-Ject Phono Box E Optical: inputs and outputs
The Pro-Ject Phono Box E Optical 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 analogue Hi-Fi amplifier. However, it can also be used with an amplifier or any other fully digital device.
Pro-Ject Phono Box E Optical: 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, and phono cartridge used.
This Pro-Ject Phono Box E Optical phono preamp fully responds to the demand of certain owners of digital amplifiers or other Devialet “Phantom”. This phono stage offers an excellent quality/price ratio with a functionality and connection that are relatively rare. 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: optical (Toslink)
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)