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Rogue Ares II Magnum Tube Phono Preamplifier

Rogue Audio

  • $2,995.00
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The Rogue Ares II Magnum is an ultra-high performance low noise tube phono preamplifier for low, medium, and high output mc and mm cartridges. Truly fantastic sounding!

The Ares II Magnum sports some serious upgrades. Vinyl lovers are passionate and driven to get the absolute best sound from their system. As good as the Ares is, Rogue regularly received requests for modifications to make it even better. They listened and packaged these modifications together to make the Ares Magnum. The Magnum version adds additional gain for very low output cartridges, improves inner detail , and improves accuracy. The upgrade includes:

- Cinemag "blue label" step up transformers
- PRP resistors in critical spots of the signal path
- Mundorf Supreme inter-stage coupling caps
- Cardas internal wiring
- Upgraded Cardas RCA jacks

Specs

- Compatible with almost all low, medium, and high output moving coil (mc) and Moving magnet (mm) cartridges.
- Pure tube circuit topology
- Precise RIAA equalization
- Cinemag "blue label" step up transformers
- Massive fully regulated outboard power supply
- Mono switch
- Toroidal transformer
- Internal settings with most popular loading options
- Internal setting for 150 Picofared or 0 capacitance loading
- Three gain settings: 40dB, 55dB, 64dB
- Timer delayed start for minimum turn-on noise
- Subsonic filtering
- Ultra heavy-duty gold RCA inputs
- Precision components throughout
- Machined aluminum faceplate
- Heavy (2 ounce) copper circuit boards
- Teflon/silver plated hook-up wire
- Detachable IEC power cord
- 17" W x 9" D x 5.5" H
- Shipping weight 22lb
- Entirely designed and built in the USA
- 3 year limited warranty (six months on tubes)

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