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ProJect MC Step Up Box S3 Step-up Transformer

ProJect MC Step Up Box S3 Step-up Transformer

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ProJect MC Step Up Box S3 Step-up Transformer

The output level of Moving Coil (MC) cartridges is significantly lower than that of Moving Magnet (MM) cartridges, being approximately 10 times lower. Consequently, a special phono amplifier is required to utilise the signals effectively.

This higher gain, however, can lead to increased noise levels and distortion. The MC Step Up Box S3 offers a solution to this issue.

Lively, dynamic & natural
The MC Step Up Box S3 operates distinctly from a phono preamplifier, with its gain factor determined by the transformer's windings ratio. Functioning entirely passively, it requires no external power. Voltage increase is accomplished through a corresponding decrease in current.

Since there is no amplification involved, the MC Step Up Box S3 boasts exceptional noise performance and minimal distortion. The resulting sound from using a Step-Up Transformer is more lively, dynamic, and natural.

Product Features

Gold Plated Premium RCA terminals
Gold plated in- and output RCA terminals for optimum signal transmission.

Aluminium
Solid full aluminium housing.  Due to the timeless design & rigid aluminium casework, the MC Step Up Box S3 is built for eternity.

Impedance
Cartridge impedance setting.  Cartridge impedance matching button on the back. Two different settings available: 10-40Ω & 40-150Ω

Made in Europe
High-quality materials. The new Step Up Box S3 is carefully designed and handmade in Europe

Technical Specifications

  • Frequency response 10Hz - 55kHz: +/- 1dB
  • Gain at 10-40 Ohm: 21dB at 1kHz
  • Gain at 40-150 Ohm: 24dB at 1kHz
  • Recommended load: 47 kOhm / 100pF
  • Input MC:1x pair RCA phono sockets
  • Output: 1x pair RCA phono sockets
  • Dimensions WxHxD: 206 x 65 x 153 (164 with sockets) mm
  • Weight: 940g

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