Compact Utility Range For The Studio

SM Pro Audio releases Nano Series of preamps and headphone amp      30/08/06

Compact Utility Range For The Studio

Buying Choices
SM Pro Audio have been in touch to tell us that their super compact Nano series products are now available. The range consists of the XP200 phono preamplifier, XPH4 multi-channel (4) headphone amplifier, and XPM1 microphone preamplifier .
The new Nano series products have been designed as highly affordable compact audio solutions for use by home and professional audio enthusiasts alike. SM Pro Audio say that with excellent technical properties, robust steel contruction, and simply operational feature sets, the Nano series pack a serious punch without putting a hole in the wallet.
Here’s the details that they have supplied us with…
XP200 - Phono Preamplifier:
The XP200 is a portable stand-alone phono preamplifier designed to convert any turntables audio output to a suitable line level signal for recording or playback. With an adjustable preamplifier gain control and perfectly designed RIAA EQ, the XP200 is one of the only phono preamlifiers on the market that can accept both moving coil (MC) and moving magnet (MM) cartridges. The adjustable gain allows for both low and hot input signals! Taking its power from either a 9V battery or DC adaptor, the XP200 is immediately ready for use in any situation.
  • Input/ Output Connectors: RCA
  • Input Sensitivity: 55 dBV gain @ 1kHz, 47k Ohms Input Z (with Gain control)
  • Input Capacitance: 5pf + cable capacitance
  • Input Impedance: 50k Ohms
  • Output Impedance: 1 K Ohms
  • Max Output Level: +14dB @ 1kHz
  • Frequency Response: + / - 1.5dB 20 Hz - 20 kHz (Conforms to RIAA Equalization Curve)
  • S/N Ratio: >80 dB
  • Power: 12VDC adapter or 9V battery
  • Size: 88 X 54 X 38 mm
XPH4 - 4 channel headphone amplifier:
Conveniently powered from either battery or DC adaptor, and housed in a hardened steel chassis, this robust little tool features 4 high-powered independently controllable headphone amplifiers. A handy Stereo/Mono switch is also provided to for use when required.
  • Input Connectors: stereo 3.5mm mini TRS and RCA
  • Input Impedance: 100K unbalanced
  • Max input level : + 22 dB
  • Output connectors: 1/4â€� stereo TRS phone
  • Output impedance: Minimum10 ohms each output
  • Max gain: 19dB/Channel
  • S/N ratio: >98dB
  • Power: 12-18V DC adapter
  • Size: 88 X 54 X 38 mm
XPM1 - Microphone preamplifier:
The XPM1 is a compact battery/or DC powered microphone preamplifier offering 50dB of adjustable gain and phantom power. Designed for both project studio and field location recording environments, and boasting excellent technical specifications, the XPM1 is ideal for a wide variety of applications. With an extremely compact form factor, rugged steel chassis, and high quality components, the XPM1 is sure to provide years of trouble free operation under the most challenging conditioins. The XPM1 features both XLR and TRS jack inputs on the front panel allowing for the connection of all types of microphones. The switchable 12V phantom power facilitates the powering of condenser microphones.
  • Input Impedance: Mic-600 ohms / Line-10K ohms
  • Input connectors: 1/4â€� stereo TRS and XLR
  • Max input level: +22 dB
  • Max Gain: +50 dB
  • Output impedance: 100 ohms
  • Output connectors: 1/8â€� stereo TRS and RCA
  • Max output level: +14 dB
  • Phantom Power: +12VDC
  • S/N ratio: >105dB
  • Frequency Response: +0/-1dB 20Hz-20 KHz
  • Power: 12-18V DC adapter
  • Size: 88 X 54 X 38 mm
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