Pro-Ject Tube Box DS2 - MM/MC Valve Phono Stage

Product no.: BOXDS2-1

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Here the verdict is a fait accompli as I have been using the Tube Box  DS2 for over a year as my budget reference phono amp. It was  enough that it handles two decks, has two outputs and adjustable  loading to match any cartridge likely to cross my path. Above all, though, is the sublime valve- sound: it’s an absolute knock-out,even proving itself in an uberhigh-end £100k system with a £10k MC. This is a killer.Ken Kessler Hifi News

"It manages to walk a neat balance between allowing high-quality recordings the space they require while flattering less perfect ones.:Rich sound features and build Impressive performance with useful flexibility at a very attractive price - HIFI Choice 4.5/5 Recommended

Audiophile-Grade Valve Phono Stage with 2 Inputs & 2 Outputs

Adjustable for Any Cartridge Gain, Impedence & Capacitance with Plain or Wood Side Cheeks

Suitable for MM and MC cartridges  
• Precise RIAA equalisation  
• Ultra low noise circuitry  
• Selection between 2 phono inputs & 2 line outputs  
• Dual mono circuitry for optimized channel separation  
• Selectable input impedance (for MC: fix or variable)  
• Selectable input capacitance (for MM)  
• Selectable subsonic filter  
• Gold-plated RCA in & outputs  
• Sandwich alu/metal casing protects from vibrations and electromagnetic interference  
• Finishes: silver or black, with/without wooden side panels (rosenut, walnut, eucalyptus)  
Premium phono preamplifier with tube output and highend sound!  
This precision tube phono preamplifier benefits from outstanding circuit technology from Dr. Sykora and uses ultimate components. Compatible with both MM and MC cartridges. It offers connection for two turntables plus two selectable line outputs and a continuously variable selection of input impedance for low output MC cartridges while playing a record! Other features include input capacitance for MM cartridges and switchable subsonic, that prevents your amplifier and speakers of ultra low rumble below 20Hz. All components including tube output and polypropylene capacitors are audiophile-grade and guarantee a breathtaking sound experience. A perfect upgrade for ambitious vinyl lovers!    

  Tube assembly:
2x ECC83 (12AX7)
Input impedance variable:
10-1000 Ohms, fix 47 kOhms
100 / 220 / 320 pF
MM / MC 40 / 45 / 50 / 60 / 65 dB
Output voltage:
typically 500 mV/1kHz at 5mV/1kHz (at 40dB)
Signal-to-noise ratio:
< 0,04%
RIAA curve accuracy:
+/- 0,2dB/20Hz - 20kHz
Subsonic filter:
20Hz @ 18dB/octave
Input / Output:
2x RCA
Power supply:
18V/1000mA DC
Power consumption:
max 490mA DC / < 0,5 watt standby
8.11" x 3.6" x 9.94" WxHxD
(without power supply) 3.64lb

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