The VAC Renaissance Preamplifier Mk V with MM/MC phono stage is not inexpensive but reasonable taking into account it is at the cutting edge of what is possible. If you are serious about and love music this preamplifier will provide many years of totally immersed enjoyment!
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 After designing the cost-no-object, award- winning Statement Phono Stage, we approached the Renaissance Phono project with great excitement. How could the lessons learned be applied to a more attainable phono stage?  

Tubes

 6x 12AX7

Gain

44 dB MM; 62 or 68 dB MC (switchable on units made after September 1, 2017)

Frequency Response

 RIAA standard +/- 0.2 dB (20 Hz - 20 kHz)

-3 dB bandwidth 10 Hz - • 80 kHz

Channel Separation

> 80 dB @ 1 kHz

MC Load Impedance

selectable, 470, 300, 250, 200, 150, and 100 ohms

Overload

117MV @ 1kHz = 8 volts RMS output; 460MV @ 10kHz

Residual Noise

Less than 3MV at output (s/n ratio greater than approx. 69db)

PowerExternal power supply, detachable umbilical cable, detachable IEC power cord

Voltage

May be factory configured for operation at 100, 120, 220, or 230/240 volts

Illumination

Illuminated logo may be switched to bright, dim, or off

Finish

Hand-rubbed gold-flake gloss black lacquer with chrome knobs standard.

Hand-rubbed metallic gloss silver lacquer with chrome knobs special order with additional cost.

Warranty

Two years parts and labor, excluding tubes (USA, see manual for full details)

Dimensions (H x W x D)

Audio chassis (not including knobs and connectors): 4" x 18" x 16"


Power supply (not including connectors): 4.3" x 6" x 13" 

Shipping Weight

44 lbs. 

The VAC Renaissance Preamplifier Mk V with MM/MC phono stage is not inexpensive but reasonable taking into account it is at the cutting edge of what is possible. If you are serious about and love music this preamplifier will provide many years of totally immersed enjoyment! Go find a dealer, audition the VAC renaissance Mk V. Preamplifier, most certainly you will like what you hear.   


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