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Luxman EQ-500 Tube Phonostage

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Luxman EQ-500 Tube Phonostage is the joy of analog reproduction is the indulgence of the harmonic density and tonal character of vinyl playback, faithfully reproducing sound vibration and resonance inscribed on analog records without interruption.

The EQ-500 phono equalizer amplifier is a vacuum tube designed for all stages to provide the ultimate experience in the expressive and colorful reproduction of music. Fine adjustment and switching functions that are easily accessible on the elegant front panel allow you to enjoy the real pleasure of analog reproduction. The debut of LUXMAN's masterpiece phono equalizer amplifier, the EQ-500, brings a new dimension that offers an extensive menu of the finest details of analog reproduction allowing you to recreate that ideal sound from your memory. The phone equalizer amplifier plays a unique role as part of an amplification system with respect to the characteristics and delicacy of signals. Because of this uniqueness, phone equalizers have been designed using various kinds of circuit methods and elements and have captivated the interest of enthusiasts for whom the detail of the sound is paramount. The EQ-500 is equipped with the circuit technology and musical essence inherent to its predecessor, the E-06 from LUXMAN. First launched in the 1980's, the E-06 is still a highly respected masterpiece of the CR type. This renowned circuit technology has been newly improved in the EQ-500 and uses vacuum tubes for all of the amplifier elements to bring the spirit of analog sound inscribed on the vinyl discs into life.  



Circuiting system SRPP, final stage cathode follower Non-feedback CR type equalizer
Vacuum tube used ECC83 x 4 pieces, ECC82 x 2 pieces, and EZ81 x 1 piece
Input sensitivity MM: 4mV(1kHz, When the gain is set to 36d8) MC: high 0.44mV, MC: low 0.1BmV
Input impedance MM: 30k0 to 100k0 (variable) MC: high 400, MC: low 2.50
Rated output/output impedance 250mV/ 850Ω
Gain (1kHz, When the gain is set to 36d8) MM: 36dB MC: high 55dB, MC: low 63dB
Maximum allowable input (1kHz) MM: 300mV, MC: high 34mV, MC: low 13mV
RIAA deviation : MM/MC high/ MC low: 20Hz to 20kHz (±0.3dB)
Channel separation (10kHz) 65dB
Input Unbalanced line x 3
Output Unbalanced line x 2, Balanced line x 1
Power supply 230V-(50Hz) / 115V-(60Hz)
Power consumption 47W
Dimensions 440(W) x 92(H) x 397(D)mm front side knob of 5mm and rear side terminal of 12mm included in depth
Net weight 12.5kg