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Item: Schiit Mani Phono Pre Amp for MM & MC
Location: Brisbane
Price: $130 + Postage if required.
Item Condition: Very Good
Reason for selling: NLR
Payment Method: Pickup - Cash, Paypal, COD Only
Extra Info: Have picked up an amp with a nice MC stage so now surplus to my needs. Can post Australia wide. Current retail around $270.

Tech Info from Schiit Website:

Prepare to rewrite the value equation in phono preamplifiers. Schiit’s new Mani gives you the flexibility you need for both moving-magnet and moving-coil cartridges, together with exceptionally accurate, low-noise performance—for far less than you’d expect!

Accepting All Cartridges!

Many low-cost phono preamps are only good for typical moving-magnet (MM) cartridges. They don’t have the gain needed for moving coil (MC), or the flexibility for high-output MM cartridges like Decca, or high-output MC cartridges that that might end up somewhere in the middle of the gain range. Mani, with 4 switchable gain modes, (30, 42, 47, and 59dB) is ready for any cartridge you can throw at it.

Accurate, Quiet Passive RIAA Network

Mani’s RIAA network is implemented fully passively. What that means is there are no poles in the feedback loop, for more consistent sonic performance. Coupled with precision 2% film capacitors, 0.5% thin-film resistors, and super low-noise gain stages, Mani delivers superb accuracy and performance, even well beyond its modest price.

Made in USA

By “made in USA,” we mean made in USA. That goes for everything we make. No excuses. No “assembled in USA” weasel-wording. The vast majority of the total production cost of our products—chassis, boards, assembly, etc—goes to US companies manufacturing in the US, from local suppliers only minutes away.


Gain: 30dB

THD: <0.005%, A-weighted, at 1V RMS

SNR: >90dB, A-weighted, inputs shorted

Crosstalk: -75dB, 20-20kHz

Sensitivity: 9mV for 300mV output

Overload Margin: >20dB


Gain 1 = L, Gain 2 = H (Standard MM Mode)

Gain: 42dB

THD: <0.008%, A-weighted, at 1V RMS

SNR: >82dB, A-weighted, inputs shorted

Crosstalk: -75dB, 20-20kHz

Sensitivity: 2.3mV for 300mV output

Overload Margin: >20dB


Gain 1 = H, Gain 2 = L (Low Output MM/High Output MC Mode)

Gain: 48dB

THD: <0.01%, A-weighted, at 1V RMS

SNR: >80dB, A-weighted, inputs shorted

Crosstalk: -75dB, 20-20kHz

Sensitivity: 1.3mV for 300mV output

Overload Margin: >20dB


Gain 1 = H, Gain 2 = H (MC Mode)

Gain: 59dB

THD: <0.03%, A-weighted, at 1V RMS

SNR: >70dB, A-weighted, inputs shorted

Crosstalk: -75dB, 20-20kHz

Sensitivity: 0.3mV for 300mV output

Overload Margin: >20dB


Input Impedance: Selectable 47 ohms (typical for MC cartridges) or 47k ohms (typical for MM cartridges)

RIAA Accuracy: +/- 0.2dB, 20-20kHz

Output Impedance: 75 ohms

Topology: Fully passive RIAA network with ADA4897 and AD8066 gain stages, thin-film resistors, and film capacitors throughout


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