Parasound NewClassic 200 Pre

The Parasound NewClassic 200 Pre two-channel preamplifier represents a new generation of affordable, high performance audio products from Parasound. At the heart of the 200 Pre is an all-analog signal path which includes analog bass management with high and low pass outputs.

The Parasound NewClassic 200 Pre has connections for just about any source including an MM/MC phono input, home theater bypass, USB, Coax, optical and a front panel Aux with an automatic 12dB gain bump. The built in DAC features a Burr-Brown IC, and the circuitry is pulled directly out of the award-winning Halo P5.

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$895.00

Description

The Parasound NewClassic 200 Pre two-channel preamplifier represents a new generation of affordable, high performance audio products from Parasound. At the heart of the 200 Pre is an all-analog signal path which includes analog bass management with high and low pass outputs.

The Parasound NewClassic 200 Pre has connections for just about any source including an MM/MC phono input, home theater bypass, USB, Coax, optical and a front panel Aux with an automatic 12dB gain bump. The built in DAC features a Burr-Brown IC, and the circuitry is pulled directly out of the award-winning Halo P5.

Convenience and Ci features include turn-on volume preset, a favorite volume setting, two-way RS232 serial port, rear panel IR input and 12V output trigger. The front panel LCD display allows the input names to be changed and provides for easy control. The back-lit remote provides adjustment of the bass, treble, subwoofer trim, subwoofer on/off and balance.

FEATURES

  • Burr-Brown 192kHz-24 bit DAC from the Halo P 5
  • USB, Optical and Coax digital audio inputs
  • 4 Analog audio inputs
  • Phono input for MM or MC cartridges
  • Pure analog signal path from input to output
  • Analog bass management w/ variable 20-140Hz high pass crossover
  • Subwoofer On/Off & level by remote control
  • 80Hz low pass subwoofer output
  • Full range subwoofer output can also be used for a mono listening area
  • Variable and fixed stereo outputs
  • Bypass input for surround sound or music streamer integration
  • Default turn on volume memory
  • Favorite volume memory with remote control button
  • Input level matching (source volume offset)
  • Bass, treble and balance adjustments by remote control
  • Front panel LCD display with dimming
  • 2-way RS232 w/ exact volume control & feedback
  • Control4 Driver available here
  • Rename inputs to match connected source
  • 12dB auto gain for front panel AUX to match levels of other sources
  • Dedicated headphone amplifier
  • Back-lit remote control with discrete buttons
  • 12V trigger output
  • Rear panel IR input
  • 0.5w standby power consumption meets Energy Star & EU specs

PARASOUND NEWCLASSIC 200 PRESPECIFICATIONS

  • Frequency Response:
    • 20 Hz – 20 kHz, +0 / -0.05 dB
    • 10 Hz – 80 kHz, +0 / -3 dB Total Harmonic Distortion: (20 Hz – 20 kHz)
  • < 0.03 % Inter-channel Crosstalk: 75 dB at 20 kHz
  • Input Sensitivity: 250mv = 1V output
  • Total gain = 12 dB (volume set to 100)
  • Unity Gain = Volume set to 76
  • Maximum output = 3.5V Phono Stage Sensitivity / Input Impedance
    • MM: 40 dB / 47 k Ω
    • MC: 50 dB / 100 Ω
  • Input Impedance: 24k Ohms
  • Output Impedance: 470 Ohms
  • S/N Ratio – Line Inputs:
    • > 100 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted
    • > 90 dB, input shorted, unweighted
  • S/N Ratio – Digital Inputs:
    • > 100 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted
    • > 90 dB, input shorted, unweighted
  • DC Trigger Output: 12 Vdc, 50ma
  • AC Power Requirement:
    • 10 Watts maximum
    • <0.5 Watts in standby
    • 90-250 VAC 50/60 Hz (automatic)
  • Dimensions: Width: 17.25″ (437 mm)
    • Depth: 14.25″ (362 mm)
    • Depth: 16″ (369 mm) with cables connected
    • Height, with feet: 2.5″ (105 mm)
    • Height, without feet: 1.75″ (89 mm), 1U
  • Parasound NewClassic 200 Pre Weight: Net: 11 lbs (5 kg)
    • Shipping: 17 lbs (7.7 kg)

Additional information

brand

PARASOUND