VTL TP-6.5 Signature Phonostage

  • VTL TP-6.5 Signature Phonostage
  • VTL TP-6.5 Signature Phonostage

$19,495.00


The new design yields a wide and deep soundstage, realistic image proportions, and startling dynamic range and speed, with massive headroom capability and low noise. The TP-6.5 easily resolves the most delicate and nuanced aspects of music, such as in the way the sustain and decay of instruments are captured; yet at the same time it retains the classic VTL characteristic of solid and controlled bass.

The TP6.5 also offers a high quality transformer Moving Coil step up option, both to offer a low-noise MC step up, and a second MC stage. This second MC input replaces the original MM input that is normally standard in the TP6.5 Phono Stage, and uses the existing MM input to provide access to the transformer MC step up.

The addition of the step up transformer allows both for appropriate loading for very low-output cartridges, and the flexibility of handling different cartridges with different step up methods, as in some cases certain cartridges can sound substantially better with transformers than they do with active gain stages. The transformer also allows the cartridge to be loaded via the transformer, instead of via the loading resistor, retaining as much of the signal available from these cartridges as possible.

Switching between the inputs is done only after the signal has been amplified, avoiding signal losses inherent in switching the fragile MC signal straight from the cartridge.

This option offers the maximum MC cartridge handling flexibility, and also accommodates multiple arm/cartridge setups with multiple MC cartridges, as both inputs can be connected simultaneously.

 

Vacuum Tube Complement 2 x 12AU7 MC (MC Stage), 2 x 12AX7, 2 x 12AT7MM, 2 x 12AT7
Inputs 2 pairs single-ended/RCA
Outputs 1 pair balanced out XLR out, 1 pair single-ended RCA out
Remote control functions Power, MC/MM Source Select, Gain up/down, Mute, Rumble, Load, Mono, Phase
Maximum Gain MC: 62dB single ended, 68dB balanced, MM: 35dB single ended, 40dB balanced
Output Impedance 150Ω
Input Impedance (Cartridge Load) Selectable MC: 100Ω, 250Ω, 470Ω, 1kΩ, 2.5kΩ, 4.7kΩ, 47kΩ, User Defined
Selectable MM: 10kΩ, 22kΩ, 47kΩ, User Defined
Frequency response +0-1 dB 1Hz – 100kHz
Maximum Output Voltage <1% THD 10 VRMS @ 1kHz (10kΩ load)
Channel Separation >70dB @ 1kHz (>65dB @ 20kHz)
Power Consumption 80 Watts
Dimensions W x D x H 17.5 x 17 x 4.75 inches (44.45 x 44.45 x 12.06 cm)
Weight 50lbs (22.72kg) Fully packed in one box
Type Amplifiers
Vendor VTL
Tags Phono Amplifiers, Valve



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