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Chord Electronics Prima Choral Preamplifier

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Chord Electronic's Prima preamp forms part of the stylish and compact Choral range and has been designed to complement their Mezzo power amps. Despite its compact dimensions and space-saving footprint, the Prima is every bit a pedigree Chord amplifier. Precision-machined... Read More

Chord Electronic's Prima preamp forms part of the stylish and compact Choral range and has been designed to complement their Mezzo power amps. Despite its compact dimensions and space-saving footprint, the Prima is every bit a pedigree Chord amplifier.

Precision-machined from solid aircraft-grade aluminium billet, the Prima offers both remote control and front panel operation. Prima’s fascia offers volume and balance controls while its push-button controls atop the unit, offer input selection and tape line selection, the latter enabling its tape outputs to be selected for recording from source components. Further design features include a top panel display, offering input choice and volume information, plus a clever porthole which enables the internal circuit board to be seen.

The Prima also benefits from Chord's legendary proprietary Ultra-High-Frequency power supply, which is common to all Chord amplifiers. Prima offers fully balanced circuitry throughout and useful flexibility with five inputs, four unbalanced RCA and one balanced XLR, plus a balanced XLR output and a tape output. For added versatility, Prima’s audio circuit offers six independent input gain adjustments for the five inputs and low impedance outputs.

Available in Black or Silver Finish.

Features:

Inputs & Outputs:

  • 5 Stereo Inputs and 1 Stereo Output
  • 1x Stereo Balanced XLR Input – Main Line 1
  • 4x Stereo Unbalanced RCA Inputs – Line In 2, Line In 3, Line In 4, and Line In
  • 1x Stereo Balanced XLR Output – Output 1
  • 1x Stereo Unbalanced RCA Tape Output – Tape Output

    Technical Specifications:

    Frequency Range:  2.5Hz – 200kHz +/- 3dB
    Output Impedance:  100Ω (Short Circuit Protected)
    Operating Voltage:  50v – 260v AC (50Hz – 60Hz) Auto Switching
    Dimensions:  335mm (w) x 170mm (d) x 65mm (h)
    Weight:  8 kg / 17.6 lbs.

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