â€śREAL-SOUNDâ€ť BRINGS THE TRUE RICHNESS OF MUSIC
You will rediscover an analog LP as the fascination of â€śUltimate High-Resolution Soundâ€ť.
Seeking â€śReal-Soundâ€ť---A phono equalizer with extremely simple circuit configuration making full use of the latent ability of latest high quality operational amps close to the ideal amplifier
Most important portion of the high gain amplifier circuitry like as phono EQ is the initial-stage receiving the output from a cartridge. At the stage two separate high performance operational amps are adopted to bring out the full potential of each type of the cartridges, MC and MM cartridges.
An ultra low-noise, high-gain â€śbipolar-input operational ampâ€ť is used for MC cartridges with low-voltage, low-impedance outputs, while a high input impedance and high-performance audio circuitry â€śFET-input operational ampâ€ť is used for MM cartridges with high-voltage, high impedance outputs.
And so you could enjoy the highly natural and vivid sound with each type of cartridges.
â€śCR Equalizerâ€ť in Pursuit of â€śReal-Soundâ€ť, Faithful Reproduction of Rich Information Contained in Analog Vinyl LPs
Thanks to the latest ultra low-noise, high-gainĂŁâ‚¬â‚¬operational amps, we could adopt â€śCR equalizerâ€ť, it is composed of minimum numbers of exclusively passive devices and excellent phase characteristics. Because of its simplest circuit configuration, the sound character of each passive devices used in the CR equalizer determines the final sound quality of the phono equalizer.
REQ-S1EX employs two types of highest quality â€śoil filled capacitorâ€ť custom-made by Arizona Capacitors, Inc. USA, featuring different tonal character and â€śmica capacitorsâ€ť with ultimate sound quality. They contribute to the straight, highly transparent, information-rich sound of this â€śReal-Soundâ€ť phono equalizerâ€ť.
Seeking free from the conduction noise and excellent channel separation, a â€ś Phono EQâ€ť amplifier unit and a separate â€śPower Supplyâ€ť case with independent L/R power sources
A specialized power supply with newly-developed SiC ( Silicon Carbide ) schottky diodes and the blending of custom capacitors, two type of high quality electrolytic capacitors, connecting in parallel custom â€śoil-filled capacitorsâ€ť and also valuable â€śmica capacitorsâ€ť, achieves a fine, flat but energetic sound across the entire range. Above all this power supply, prepared for both L/R channel brings out complete separation. In addition Base-chassis, a solid laminated panel of European spruce from Austria is used for producing a natural and pleasant sound. Insulators made from pure real maple from Hokkaido in Japan moderates the vibrancy of the spruce base-chassis and cut off the vibration from out-side help providing a nice musicality.
|MC gain||60 db|
|Input impedance switching||20 Î© / 200 Î©|
|MM gain||40 db|
|Input load capacity switching||0 pF / 100 pF|
|Unbalanced RCA||0.5 Vrms|
|Balanced XLR||1.0 Vrms|
|RIAA deviation||10 Hz - 50 kHz Â± 0.25 dB max.|
|Input conversion noise||140 dBV (MC)|
|Subsonic filter||-3 dB (20 Hz)|
|Max. external dimensions||260 mm (width) Ă— 84 mm (height) Ă— 387 mm (depth)|
|Power supply unit|
|Power voltage||220 V AC, 50 Hz/60 Hz|
|Electrical consumption||10 W|
|External dimensions||260 mm (width) Ă— 84 mm (height) Ă— 380 mm (depth)|
|Included items||Power cord ,Dedicated DC cord ,Operation manual|