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Hi Everyone,

 

Can any one please recommend a Phono Pre that has Tone Controls?

 

I understand the this is could be construed by some as a Hi Fi Sin but I just love being able to tweak what I am listening to.

 

I am not that interested in an integrated amp phono combo, I would prefer stand alone phono pre.

 

Thanks

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Tone controls do not belong in a phono preamp.   They apply to all inputs, not just phono, and so belong in the control or line preamp, depending on your terminology.

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The Parks Puffin does this and more. I use one for pre RIAA curves on mono records, but it also lets you tweak everything else. Highly recommended.

http://parksaudiollc.com/

Has a volume control as well so you can go direct to your power amp or active speakers. 

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1 minute ago, Bell Ringer said:

The Parks Puffin does this and more. I use one for pre RIAA curves on mono records, but it also lets you tweak everything else. Highly recommended.

http://parksaudiollc.com/

 


I have a Parks Audio Puffin 

Its strength is to marry difficult components and cartridges for best results 

 

Also it can be updated with new firmware as it’s released

I believe it’s firmware is updated based on user’s experience and feedback suggestions 

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1 hour ago, Nstat said:

Hi Everyone,

 

Can any one please recommend a Phono Pre that has Tone Controls?

 

I understand the this is could be construed by some as a Hi Fi Sin but I just love being able to tweak what I am listening to.

 

I am not that interested in an integrated amp phono combo, I would prefer stand alone phono pre.

 

Thanks


I use the Nakamichi CA5 II pre 

Great preamp that has everything you want and need along with excellent build quality 

 

Finding one is harder these days as they have now become a sought after component 

 

 

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