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An audio preamplifier is a device that accepts an audio input signal and increases its power level, usually to line level. Audio preamplifiers are used in audio mixing consoles, effects units, and other equipment. Here are some of the top preamplifiers for your audio needs.

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  1. Rotel - RC-1572MKII Stereo Preamplifier - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: RC-1572MKII-BLACK
    SKU: 6557373

    Product Description

    Experience audio excellence with Rotel's RC-1572 MKII Stereo Preamplifier. Achieve stunning clarity and a natural soundstage with your analog and digital sources. Precision engineering, an ultra-low noise power supply, a high-performance moving magnet turntable input, and a premium DAC ensure exceptional performance. Easily customize settings for a superior listening experience with the included remote control. Enjoy high-quality streaming with aptX™ and AAC Bluetooth compatibility for your mobile devices. Maximize your music experience by pairing the RC-1572 MKII with your favorite Rotel amplifier(s) and reap the undeniable benefits of a separate component audio system.
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    Experience audio excellence with Rotel's RC-1572 MKII Stereo Preamplifier. Achieve stunning clarity and a natural soundstage with your analog and digital sources. Precision engineering, an ultra-low noise power supply, a high-performance moving magnet turntable input, and a premium DAC ensure exceptional performance. Easily customize settings for a superior listening experience with the included remote control. Enjoy high-quality streaming with aptX™ and AAC Bluetooth compatibility for your mobile devices. Maximize your music experience by pairing the RC-1572 MKII with your favorite Rotel amplifier(s) and reap the undeniable benefits of a separate component audio system.
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  2. Rotel - RC-1590MKII Stereo Preamplifier - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: RC-1590MKII-BLACK
    SKU: 6557375

    Product Description

    Experience audio excellence with Rotel's RC-1590 MKII Stereo Preamplifier. Achieve stunning clarity and a natural soundstage with your analog and digital sources. Precision engineering, an ultra-low noise power supply, a high-performance moving magnet turntable input, and a premium DAC ensure exceptional performance. Easily customize settings for a superior listening experience with the included remote control. Enjoy high-quality streaming with aptX and AAC Bluetooth compatibility for your mobile devices. Maximize your music experience by pairing the RC-1590 MKII with your favorite Rotel amplifier(s) and reap the undeniable benefits of a separate component audio system.
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    Experience audio excellence with Rotel's RC-1590 MKII Stereo Preamplifier. Achieve stunning clarity and a natural soundstage with your analog and digital sources. Precision engineering, an ultra-low noise power supply, a high-performance moving magnet turntable input, and a premium DAC ensure exceptional performance. Easily customize settings for a superior listening experience with the included remote control. Enjoy high-quality streaming with aptX and AAC Bluetooth compatibility for your mobile devices. Maximize your music experience by pairing the RC-1590 MKII with your favorite Rotel amplifier(s) and reap the undeniable benefits of a separate component audio system.
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  3. Rotel - RC-1572MKII Stereo Preamplifier - Silver - Front_Zoom

    Model: RC-1572MKII-SILVER
    SKU: 6557374

    Product Description

    Experience audio excellence with Rotel's RC-1572 MKII Stereo Preamplifier. Achieve stunning clarity and a natural soundstage with your analog and digital sources. Precision engineering, an ultra-low noise power supply, a high-performance moving magnet turntable input, and a premium DAC ensure exceptional performance. Easily customize settings for a superior listening experience with the included remote control. Enjoy high-quality streaming with aptX and AAC Bluetooth compatibility for your mobile devices. Maximize your music experience by pairing the RC-1572 MKII with your favorite Rotel amplifier(s) and reap the undeniable benefits of a separate component audio system.
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    Experience audio excellence with Rotel's RC-1572 MKII Stereo Preamplifier. Achieve stunning clarity and a natural soundstage with your analog and digital sources. Precision engineering, an ultra-low noise power supply, a high-performance moving magnet turntable input, and a premium DAC ensure exceptional performance. Easily customize settings for a superior listening experience with the included remote control. Enjoy high-quality streaming with aptX and AAC Bluetooth compatibility for your mobile devices. Maximize your music experience by pairing the RC-1572 MKII with your favorite Rotel amplifier(s) and reap the undeniable benefits of a separate component audio system.
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  4. NAD - PP 4 Digital Phono USB Preamplifier - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I have this dac paired with the denon turntable ortofon blue cartridge with emotiva xmc1 preamplifier and sunfire signature power amplifier and B&W CM 10 towers, I was ready to buy another turntable ( it sounded decent) but this and a cartridge change was definitely what i needed, pairing is critical and time consuming (+ costly ) to figure what sound signature you're after...NAD PP 4 Digital Phono USB Preamplifier Great quality, just a little expensive....NAD PP 4 Digital Phono USB Preamplifier"

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    Offering superb measured and sonic performance, NAD’s two simple solutions, the PP 4 Digital Phono/USB Preamplifier makes it easy to add phono to many of today’s stereo amplifiers and AV receivers that have either eliminated the phono input or included a low quality circuit for attaching your turntable. As part of NAD’s commitment to the environment, the PP 4 features a more efficient “green” power supply that reduces power consumption. The PP 4 goes one step further with a USB interface, shielded USB cable and recording level control which reduces noise and improves the analogue-to-digital conversion process. The PP 4’s Auto Power Down feature saves energy by automatically powering the PP 4 to OFF when not in use. Our PP 4 Digital Phono/USB Preamplifier enables you to digitise your treasured vinyl collections to a PC or Mac. It features inputs for both MM (moving magnet) and MC (moving coil) types for a wide variety of phono cartridges, and there is a line input to allow for the transfer of cassette tapes. The PP 4 also includes VinylStudio Lite Software for ripping LPs and burning audio CDs. The PP 4 Phono-to-USB Preamp offers a complete hardware and software solution with exceptional flexibility to record from LP or tape.
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    "I have this dac paired with the denon turntable ortofon blue cartridge with emotiva xmc1 preamplifier and sunfire signature power amplifier and B&W CM 10 towers, I was ready to buy another turntable ( it sounded decent) but this and a cartridge change was definitely what i needed, pairing is critical and time consuming (+ costly ) to figure what sound signature you're after...NAD PP 4 Digital Phono USB Preamplifier Great quality, just a little expensive....NAD PP 4 Digital Phono USB Preamplifier"

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    Offering superb measured and sonic performance, NAD’s two simple solutions, the PP 4 Digital Phono/USB Preamplifier makes it easy to add phono to many of today’s stereo amplifiers and AV receivers that have either eliminated the phono input or included a low quality circuit for attaching your turntable. As part of NAD’s commitment to the environment, the PP 4 features a more efficient “green” power supply that reduces power consumption. The PP 4 goes one step further with a USB interface, shielded USB cable and recording level control which reduces noise and improves the analogue-to-digital conversion process. The PP 4’s Auto Power Down feature saves energy by automatically powering the PP 4 to OFF when not in use. Our PP 4 Digital Phono/USB Preamplifier enables you to digitise your treasured vinyl collections to a PC or Mac. It features inputs for both MM (moving magnet) and MC (moving coil) types for a wide variety of phono cartridges, and there is a line input to allow for the transfer of cassette tapes. The PP 4 also includes VinylStudio Lite Software for ripping LPs and burning audio CDs. The PP 4 Phono-to-USB Preamp offers a complete hardware and software solution with exceptional flexibility to record from LP or tape.
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  5. Classe - Delta PRE Preamp with DAC - Architectural Gray And Black - Front_Zoom

    Product Description

    Upgrade your entertainment system for incredible sound with this Classé Delta preamplifier. The perceptible touch-screen display lets you control a wide range of both analog and digital audio, while the USB port provides a steady connection for seamless streaming. This Classé Delta preamplifier has anodized aluminum construction for dependable durability.
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    Upgrade your entertainment system for incredible sound with this Classé Delta preamplifier. The perceptible touch-screen display lets you control a wide range of both analog and digital audio, while the USB port provides a steady connection for seamless streaming. This Classé Delta preamplifier has anodized aluminum construction for dependable durability.
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  6. Marantz - AV7706 Surround Pre-Amplifier - 11.2 Channel, Advanced 8K Upscaling, IMAX Enhanced, Auro-3D, Amazon Alexa Compatible - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Video is running at 2160p through it. Audio is beautiful. Still dialing everything in....I bought this product for the 3 audio zones and Balanced audio outputs. Very few options out there with these features."

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    Product Description

    Enjoy unmatchable audio and visual quality on a variety of sources with this powerful 11.2 AV Processor by Marantz that delivers balanced and premium sound quality. Supporting latest sound formats like Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS: X, & DTS Virtual: X, this Preamp delivers life-like multidimensional surround sound when paired with power amplifiers like Marantz MM7055 or MM8077. Take your home entertainment up a notch with heightened realism and immersive audio. Featuring 8 HDMI inputs (8K upscaling available) / 3 HDMI outputs, a dedicated 8K HDMI input, analog optical and coaxial inputs, a phono input, a USB port, an AM/FM tuner, this home theater receiver allows various connection options for DVD & Blu-Ray Players, Subwoofers, Speakers, Turntables etc. With advanced 8K upscaling, the new Marantz AV Processor takes your home entertainment up a notch with pristine video and audio quality. It supports 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz* pass-through capability, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, technologies like, HLG, Dynamic HDR, HDR10, HDR10+, QFT, QMS, VRR & ALLM for 8K quality movies and a lag-free and gaming experience. The AV7706 allows you effortless and flexible voice control on all the major voice agents like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Josh.ai, Apple Siri and AirPlay 2. Play music or control your home appliances, light, and speakers optimally from any corner of your house with just a voice command. Featuring wireless streaming through built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and HEOS, this preamp allows you to seamlessly play music from your favorite streaming apps like Spotify, Tidal, TuneIn, Deezer, and Pandora. Additionally, Bluetooth Audio Transmission allows you to play audio simultaneously on speakers and Bluetooth headphones. Adding to the many features, the Marantz preamplifier gives you a whole-home audio experience with its multi-room and multi-source streaming options. The built-in HEOS technology lets you play the same song in every room or a different song in each room without any interruption. Be mesmerized by a superb cinematic experience with Marantz’s 65 years of audiophile heritage. * Does not support pass-through from all 4K/120Hz media sources
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    "Video is running at 2160p through it. Audio is beautiful. Still dialing everything in....I bought this product for the 3 audio zones and Balanced audio outputs. Very few options out there with these features."

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    Product Description

    Enjoy unmatchable audio and visual quality on a variety of sources with this powerful 11.2 AV Processor by Marantz that delivers balanced and premium sound quality. Supporting latest sound formats like Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS: X, & DTS Virtual: X, this Preamp delivers life-like multidimensional surround sound when paired with power amplifiers like Marantz MM7055 or MM8077. Take your home entertainment up a notch with heightened realism and immersive audio. Featuring 8 HDMI inputs (8K upscaling available) / 3 HDMI outputs, a dedicated 8K HDMI input, analog optical and coaxial inputs, a phono input, a USB port, an AM/FM tuner, this home theater receiver allows various connection options for DVD & Blu-Ray Players, Subwoofers, Speakers, Turntables etc. With advanced 8K upscaling, the new Marantz AV Processor takes your home entertainment up a notch with pristine video and audio quality. It supports 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz* pass-through capability, 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, technologies like, HLG, Dynamic HDR, HDR10, HDR10+, QFT, QMS, VRR & ALLM for 8K quality movies and a lag-free and gaming experience. The AV7706 allows you effortless and flexible voice control on all the major voice agents like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Josh.ai, Apple Siri and AirPlay 2. Play music or control your home appliances, light, and speakers optimally from any corner of your house with just a voice command. Featuring wireless streaming through built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and HEOS, this preamp allows you to seamlessly play music from your favorite streaming apps like Spotify, Tidal, TuneIn, Deezer, and Pandora. Additionally, Bluetooth Audio Transmission allows you to play audio simultaneously on speakers and Bluetooth headphones. Adding to the many features, the Marantz preamplifier gives you a whole-home audio experience with its multi-room and multi-source streaming options. The built-in HEOS technology lets you play the same song in every room or a different song in each room without any interruption. Be mesmerized by a superb cinematic experience with Marantz’s 65 years of audiophile heritage. * Does not support pass-through from all 4K/120Hz media sources
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  7. Marantz - 13.2 Channel Pre-Amp, Dolby Atmos, DTS, IMAX Enhanced & Auro-3D, Built-In HEOS, Amazon Alexa - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "It’s also had compatibility issues with the certain cable TV boxes whereby it had difficulty identifying the audio format changes(when changing a channel) and tentatively locked in on “Multi-Channel In” before switching. ...It's an awesome preamplifier for your surround sound home theater, and it's very solid built. "

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    Product Description

    Enjoy unmatchable audio and visual quality on a variety of sources with the powerful AV8805A 13.2 AV Processor by Marantz that delivers balanced and premium sound quality. Compatible with latest sound formats like Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X, DTS:X Pro, IMAX Enhanced, and Auro-3D, this AV preamp takes your home entertainment up a notch with pristine video and immersive audio. Featuring 8 HDMI inputs / 3 HDMI outputs with a dedicated 8K input, analog, optical and coaxial inputs, a phono input, a USB port, an AM/FM tuner, this home theater preamp allows various connection options for DVD & Blu-Ray Players, Subwoofers, Speakers, Turntables etc. Enjoy exquisite video performance with the latest HDMI technologies such as 8K/60Hz pass-through or upscaling, various HDR format support including HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) and Dynamic HDR, as well as the latest gaming technologies such Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM). The AV8805 allows effortless and flexible voice control on all the major voice agents like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Josh.ai, Apple Siri and AirPlay 2. Play music or control your home appliances, light, and speakers optimally from any corner of your house with just a voice command. Featuring wireless streaming through built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and HEOS, this preamp allows you to seamlessly play music from your favorite streaming apps like Spotify, Tidal, TuneIn, Deezer, and Pandora. Adding to the many features, the Marantz preamplifier gives you a whole-home audio experience with its multi-room and multi-source streaming options. The built-in HEOS technology lets you play the same song in every room or a different song in each room without any interruption. Be mesmerized by a superb cinematic experience with Marantz’s 60 years of audiophile heritage.
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    Top comment

    "It’s also had compatibility issues with the certain cable TV boxes whereby it had difficulty identifying the audio format changes(when changing a channel) and tentatively locked in on “Multi-Channel In” before switching. ...It's an awesome preamplifier for your surround sound home theater, and it's very solid built. "

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    Product Description

    Enjoy unmatchable audio and visual quality on a variety of sources with the powerful AV8805A 13.2 AV Processor by Marantz that delivers balanced and premium sound quality. Compatible with latest sound formats like Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X, DTS:X Pro, IMAX Enhanced, and Auro-3D, this AV preamp takes your home entertainment up a notch with pristine video and immersive audio. Featuring 8 HDMI inputs / 3 HDMI outputs with a dedicated 8K input, analog, optical and coaxial inputs, a phono input, a USB port, an AM/FM tuner, this home theater preamp allows various connection options for DVD & Blu-Ray Players, Subwoofers, Speakers, Turntables etc. Enjoy exquisite video performance with the latest HDMI technologies such as 8K/60Hz pass-through or upscaling, various HDR format support including HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) and Dynamic HDR, as well as the latest gaming technologies such Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM). The AV8805 allows effortless and flexible voice control on all the major voice agents like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Josh.ai, Apple Siri and AirPlay 2. Play music or control your home appliances, light, and speakers optimally from any corner of your house with just a voice command. Featuring wireless streaming through built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and HEOS, this preamp allows you to seamlessly play music from your favorite streaming apps like Spotify, Tidal, TuneIn, Deezer, and Pandora. Adding to the many features, the Marantz preamplifier gives you a whole-home audio experience with its multi-room and multi-source streaming options. The built-in HEOS technology lets you play the same song in every room or a different song in each room without any interruption. Be mesmerized by a superb cinematic experience with Marantz’s 60 years of audiophile heritage.
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  8. Pro-Ject - Phono Box RS Highend Phono Turntable Preamplifier - Silver - Front_Zoom

    Product Description

    Complete your turntable setup with this Pro-Ject preamplifier. Its integrated circuits minimize noise, and it has a metal case to prevent vibrations and electromagnetic interference that can distort your sound. This Pro-Ject preamplifier has gold-plated RCA ports to optimize sound quality and can connect to any line-level input to link to a variety of devices.
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    Complete your turntable setup with this Pro-Ject preamplifier. Its integrated circuits minimize noise, and it has a metal case to prevent vibrations and electromagnetic interference that can distort your sound. This Pro-Ject preamplifier has gold-plated RCA ports to optimize sound quality and can connect to any line-level input to link to a variety of devices.
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  9. Mark Levinson - No523 Dual-Monaural Preamplifier for Analog Sources - Black - Front_Zoom

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    No523 Dual-Monaural Preamplifier for Analog Sources
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  10. Mark Levinson - No526 Dual-Monaural Preamplifier for Digital and Analog Sources - Black - Front_Zoom

    Product Description

    No526 Dual-Monaural Preamplifier for Digital and Analog Sources
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