Advance Paris – X-P1200 – Preamplifier

$5,499.00 Inc. GST

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Advance Paris X-P1200 Preamplifier

Immerse yourself in the epitome of acoustic excellence with the Advance Paris X-P1200, a preamplifier meticulously engineered for the discerning audiophile who gives no quarter when it comes to the quality of their listening experience. Born from a tradition of audiophile precision, the X-P1200, with its monophonic power amplifier counterpart, the X-A1200, elevates the standard of home audio into uncharted territories. At the heart of this technical marvel lies the confluence of dual mono designs—twin sanctuaries of sound, housed within a singular, compartmentalized chassis ensuring uncompromising isolation of its audio channels. This methodical separation manifests in astonishingly clear crosstalk minimization, enriching the stereo soundscape with a depth and clarity that is simply breathtaking.

Features & Benefits of the Advance Paris X-P1200 Preamplifier

Testament to Musical Purity with Functional Versatility
  • Nine Analog Inputs: The X-P1200 comes equipped with an extensive range of inputs, including two Balanced XLR and a USB B input with XMOS technology, enabling direct and true-to-source connection from various high-fidelity components. Benefit: Allows you to interface with a broad array of audio sources, from classic turntables to modern digital players, ensuring a seamless auditory experience regardless of the medium.
  • Digital Connectivity: With dual coaxial and optical inputs, this preamplifier caters to your digital needs without compromising on the integrity of the audio signal. Benefit: Offers a pristine digital-to-analog conversion, preserving the fluidity and richness of your music in the digital realm.
Exquisite Power and Signal Handling
  • Dual Toroidal Transformers: Utilizing two independently functioning high-capacity transformers, the X-P1200 guarantees an unwavering supply of clean power to each audio channel. Benefit: Ensures a stable and noise-free performance that highlights the depth and dynamics of your music without interference or distortion.
  • Advanced Capacitor and Power Design: Empowered with choke-filtered power inputs and high-capacity capacitors, the preamplifier offers unparalleled regulation and current distribution. Benefit: Delivers consistent power that is essential for maintaining the integrity and emotion of complex musical passages.
Cutting-Edge Circuitry for Supreme Sound
  • Burr Brown and Analog Device Technologies: The core of the X-P1200 is adorned with Burr Brown operational amplifiers and an AD-1955 converter, setting a benchmark for signal-to-noise ratios and digital-to-analog conversion. Benefit: Produces sound that is remarkably clean and filled with analog warmth, a sound that resonates with both clarity and richness.
Designed for Audio Excellence
  • Rigorous Input/Output Management: The switching of inputs and outputs is controlled by precision relays, ensuring no loss of contact and pure signal transmission. Benefit: Each input and output signal is managed with meticulous care, preserving the full fidelity of the audio throughout the preamplifier.
  • Superb Digital/Analog Decoding: The X-P1200’s converter is known for exceptional decoding capabilities with a 123 dB signal-to-noise ratio, tailored for high-end and SACD applications. Benefit: Experience audio decoding that brings out the subtleties and nuances in high-resolution audio tracks and SACD, placing you at the center of an immersive soundstage.
Robust and Aesthetic Construction
  • Sleek, Intuitive Design: With considered dimensions and a robust build, the X-P1200 is designed to blend into your listening environment while being a durable cornerstone in your audio system. Benefit: Offers a visually appealing piece that complements your space and is built to last, underscoring its role as much more than a preamplifier – it’s a timeless piece of audio art.
Ultimate Audio Control
  • Optimal Output Level and Impedance Match: With a specified output level and separate impedance controls for both unbalanced and balanced inputs, the X-P1200 ensures optimal match with various audio components. Benefit: Guarantees the preamplifier works in harmony with your entire audio system, resulting in a balanced, dynamic range of sound.
Sophisticated Technical Specs for Audiophiles
  • High-Fidelity Specs: Showcasing a frequency response from 10Hz to 150kHz and less than 0.01% distortion, along with impressive channel separation, this preamplifier is crafted for those with a nuanced ear for quality sound. Benefit: Enjoy the full spectrum of audio with precision and clarity, all within a setup that caters to the deep appreciation of intricate and authentic sound reproduction.
The Advance Paris X-P1200 is not merely a device but the embodiment of aural devotion—a commitment to listeners who accept nothing less than the purest sound that stirs the soul. This preamplifier is the heartbeat of your high-fidelity system, delivering an experience that transcends ordinary listening and elevates it to a symphony for the senses.
Output Level 10.5 +/-0.5dB
Frequency Response 10Hz-150kHz
Distortion <0.01%
Signal to Noise Ratio ≥ 110 dB
Channel Separation ≥ 100 dB
Impedance Unbalanced Input 23KΩ
Impedance Balanced Input 35KΩ
Input Level (CD/AUX) < 500mV
Phono MM/MC Input Level 48dB/64dB
Audio Receiver CS8416
AC Input 110-230V
Power Consumption (Max) ≤ 30W
Transformers 2 (Independent for each channel)
Width 440 mm
Height 155 mm
Depth 430 mm
Net Weight 14.2 kg
Gross Weight 15.6 kg
DAC AD1955 (suitable for high-end and SACD applications)
Analog Inputs 9 (including 2 Balanced XLR)
Digital Inputs USB B (XMOS), 2 Coaxial
Outputs 1 Balanced XLR, Unbalanced RCA
Interpolation Filters High-performance digital
Differential Output DAC Continuous-time current output
Signal Processing Multibit SigmaDelta modulator
S/N Ratio (Digital/Analog Conversion) 123 dB
Additional Features Relay switching, Burr Brown operational amplifiers
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