Quad ARTERA PRE Black Analogue Preamplifier

Regular Price: £999.99

Special Price £799.99

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  • ColourBlack
  • Manufacturer Guarantee2 years
  • EAN5025941205982

The QUAD Artera Pre is a pure analog preamplifier, combining innovative modern British design with the QUAD sound signature traditions, characterised by the pure analog signal. The Artera Pre mixes minimalist design with high-quality components to ensure short, direct signal paths that preserve sonic purity.

The Artera crisp, clean aesthetic both evokes QUAD`s past and looks forward to the future, with a textured aluminium fron panel, thick glass top and CNC-routed heat sinks on either side. The housing provides a rugged structure that resists interference from external vibrations, while the fascia of each player incorporates an intuitive touch-sensitive control, contributing greatly to its sleek design.

A Classic For The Modern Age
• The Volume is digitally controlled in the analog domain.
• The Sensitivity of each input can be adjusted +/-8dB.
• Versatile in application - AUX3 can be configured for `AV Bypass` for use with AV processor.
• The return of the classic QUAD `TILT` control allowing subtle changes to the overall frequency response to suit your own preference.
• The Different EQ filters settings can be assigned to each input, featuring changes to the overall balance of the sound, bass cut and bass boost.
• Low noise Class A phono stage which can be configured for moving magnet or moving coil.

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Technical Specification Analog Inputs 3x RCA (AUX1, 2 + 3), XLR, Phono MM/MC
Analog Outputs 1x RCA (PRE OUT, 1x RCA (AUX), 1x XLR
1X 6.35mm Headphone Jack
Gain (Max.), Volume = 100 +8dB (Line/XLR)
+53.5dB (Phono MM)
+73.5dB (Phono MC)
Input Sensitivity (Volt = 84, Volt = 0dBu) 775mV (Line/XLR)
4.1mV (Phono MM)
410uV (Phono MC)
Input Impedance 10K (Line/XLR)
47K//100pF (Phono MM)
100R//1.7nF (Phono MC)
Max. Output Level (THD <0.1%) 2.3Vrms (RCA)
4.6Vrms (XLR)
Input Headroom (THD <0.1%, Vol = 50) 4.1Vrms (RCA)
8.2Vrms (XLR)
62mV (Phono MM) / 6.2mV (Phono MC) @ 1kHz
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz (±0.2dB)
Total Harmonic Distortion <0.002% (20Hz-20kHz)
S/N Ratio (Vout = 0dBu) >110dB(A) (Line/XLR)
>80dB(A) (Phono MM)
>76dB(A) (Phono MC)
Channel Separation >100dB (10kHz)
Output Impedance 120Ω (RCA)
100Ω (XLR)
Standby Consumption <0.5W
AC Mains Supply Req. 230V ~ 50-60Hz
115V ~ 50-60Hz
100V ~ 50-60Hz
Dimensions (WxDxH) 320 x 320 x 105mm
Net Weight 7.8kg