U-turn Audio - Pluto 2 Phono Preamp - Dreamedia AV
U-turn Audio - Pluto 2 Phono Preamp - Dreamedia AV
U-turn Audio - Pluto 2 Phono Preamp - Dreamedia AV
U-turn Audio - Pluto 2 Phono Preamp - Dreamedia AV
U-turn Audio - Pluto 2 Phono Preamp - Dreamedia AV
Vendor: U-Turn Audio

U-turn Audio Pluto 2 Phono Preamp

Enhance vinyl sound with premium amplification
$109.00
$109.00

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U-turn Audio Pluto 2 Phono Preamp

Elevate Your Vinyl Experience with Precision

In the world of vinyl, the soul of music lies in the details. The U-turn Audio - Pluto 2 Phono Preamp is not just an accessory; it is an essential component that brings life to the analog warmth of your records. This meticulously designed phono preamp is the result of passionate engineering, aimed to deliver the purest audio experience for vinyl enthusiasts.

Craftsmanship Meets Innovation

Housed in a sleek, fully shielded aluminum enclosure, the Pluto 2 stands as a testament to U-turn Audio's commitment to quality and craftsmanship. Each unit is hand-assembled in Woburn, MA, ensuring that you receive an instrument fine-tuned for performance. The compact and visually appealing design fits seamlessly into any home setup, speaking volumes of the care taken in its construction.

Exceptional Audio Fidelity

At the heart of the Pluto 2's superior audio performance lies an array of high-quality components, including WIMA capacitors and precision film resistors. Together, they contribute to an audio reproduction that is as true to the original recording as possible.

Key Features for Unmatched Audio Quality:

  • Dual Gain Stage: With a boost from 36 dB to 41 dB, the Pluto 2 ensures higher output levels and reduced distortion, so your music always sounds its best.
  • Active Subsonic Filter: Low-frequency rumble is a thing of the past, thanks to the upgraded active subsonic filter that eliminates inaudible frequencies for a cleaner soundstage.
  • Redesigned Power Supply: The improved grounding scheme provides enhanced stability and performance, reducing crosstalk and improving the signal-to-noise ratio for a pristine listening experience.
  • RIAA Equalization Network: Accurate playback of vinyl records is guaranteed with the Pluto 2's precise RIAA equalization, ensuring your music sounds the way the artist intended.

Compatibility and Flexibility

Understanding the diverse setups of vinyl lovers, the Pluto 2 is designed to be universally compatible. Whether you use a U-turn turntable or an Emotiva TA-100 with a phono input, connecting is a breeze. It's also suited for both moving magnet (MM) and moving coil (MC) cartridges, offering flexibility for different audiophile preferences.

Tailored Listening Experience:

  • Cartridge Input Capacitance: With a recommended range of 100pF to 200pF, the Pluto 2 is optimized for a broad spectrum of cartridges, ensuring maximum compatibility and audio fidelity.
  • Adjustable Gain Settings: Fine-tune your listening experience with built-in adjustable gain settings, allowing you to personalize the sound to your unique taste.

A Design That Protects Your Music

The fully shielded enclosure is not just about aesthetics; it's a functional fortress that protects your music from interference and noise. The precision-machined details reflect U-turn Audio's dedication to providing a product that excels in both form and function.

The Story Behind the Sound

Every vinyl record is a story etched in grooves, and the Pluto 2 is the narrator that brings it to life. From the moment the needle drops, the Pluto 2 translates these grooves into a soundscape that envelops you, transporting you to the heart of the performance.

Highlights of the Pluto 2 Preamp:

  • Enhanced Stability and Performance: The redesigned power supply and grounding scheme ensure your music is always delivered with clarity and precision.
  • Inaudible Frequencies Attenuated: With the active subsonic filter, your sound reproduction is more accurate, free from the distractions of low-frequency noise.
  • High Signal-to-Noise Ratio: Enjoy a clean and clear sound, thanks to the high SNR that minimizes background noise.
  • Low Total Harmonic Distortion plus Noise (THD+N): Distortion is significantly reduced, allowing the natural sound of your vinyl to shine through.

User Experiences and Trustworthiness

Customer feedback is a cornerstone of our commitment to quality. The Pluto 2 has garnered positive reviews for its sound quality, with many users preferring it over other preamps. To ensure the trustworthiness of these reviews, we conduct thorough analysis, giving you peace of mind with every purchase.

Addressing Your Concerns

We understand that perfection is an ongoing pursuit, and we take every bit of feedback seriously. While some users have reported concerns about cosmetic imperfections, we ensure that each unit meets our high standards of quality. Any reported instances are addressed with the utmost care and attention.

Connect with Confidence

The Pluto 2 comes ready to connect with compatible KabelDirekt 3-foot cables, which are meticulously matched to complement the preamp's performance. Rest assured, your setup will be hassle-free and optimized for the best possible sound.

Made with Love, for the Love of Music

Every Pluto 2 Phono Preamp is a labor of love, reflecting U-turn Audio's dedication to delivering the best audio experience. When you choose the Pluto 2, you're not just buying a preamp; you're investing in a piece of equipment that respects the art of music and the joy it brings into our lives.

Your Next Step in Audio Perfection

The U-turn Audio - Pluto 2 Phono Preamp is more than an upgrade; it's a transformative step towards audio perfection. With its superior design, exceptional sound quality, and unwavering commitment to vinyl reproduction, the Pluto 2 is the clear choice for anyone looking to elevate their vinyl experience.

If you're ready to take your home audio system to the next level, Dreamedia is here to help design the perfect setup with the Pluto 2 as its cornerstone. Contact us today, and let's embark on a journey to achieve the ultimate in vinyl listening pleasure.

Redesigned from the inside out

Pluto is back, and we’ve added a few new twists like higher gain, active filtering, and an overhauled power supply. All in a sleeker and more compact package.

Features

Elegant Circuit Design - Dual high-performance gain stages and a subsonic filter to remove low-frequency noise

Precision Components - RIAA equalization network consists of WIMA capacitors and precision resistors

Aluminum Enclosure - High quality aluminum enclosure shields sensitive electronics from interference

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Specifications

Technical Specifications

  • Input Capacitance: 100 pF
  • Gain: 40 dB @ 1 kHz
  • Total Harmonic Distortion plus Noise (THD+N): < 0.005% (A-weighted)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (S/N ratio): 90 dB (A-weighted)
  • RIAA Accuracy: ± 0.3 dB (20 Hz - 20 kHz)
  • Crosstalk: -89 dB (20 Hz - 20 kHz)
  • Dimensions: 3.85 x 4.5 x 1.4 inches
  • Weight: 10 ounces

Features

  • Enclosure: Fully Shielded Aluminum Enclosure
  • Amplification: Dual Gain Stage with second stage gain from 36 dB to 41 dB
  • Power Supply: Redesigned with updated grounding scheme and voltage converter
  • Active Subsonic Filter: Yes, upgraded to an active design
  • Compatibility: Compatible with cartridges requiring input capacitance in the range of 100pF to 200pF
  • High-Quality Components: Features WIMA capacitors and precision film resistors
  • Hand-Assembled: Yes, in Woburn, MA factory

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