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Chord Electronics ULTIMA PRE 2 Eight Input Preamplifier

SKU 80558
Original price £13,995.00 - Original price £13,995.00
Original price
£13,995.00 - £13,995.00
Current price £13,995.00
In stock
In stock

In Store Item Only

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  • In Store Item Only

    Available at our Nottingham Store

  • Hassle-Free Returns Within 30 Days

    Hassle-Free Returns Within 30 Days

  • 1 Year Warranty

    1 Year Warranty for Peaceful Ownership

Chord Electronics ULTIMA PRE 2

The ULTIMA PRE 2 embodies the pinnacle of Chord Electronics' engineering excellence, delivering uncompromising performance and versatility for discerning audiophiles.

Unparalleled Transparency and Fidelity

Designed to preserve the integrity of the original audio waveform, the ULTIMA PRE 2 ensures zero colouration and maintains pristine sound quality. Utilising advanced switch-mode power supply technology derived from aerospace innovations, coupled with ultra-low-noise solid-state circuitry and premium components, this preamplifier achieves an unprecedented noise floor performance of -130dB, allowing your audio sources to shine with unrivalled clarity.

Comprehensive Connectivity

With eight inputs, including four stereo pairs of XLRs for balanced connections and four RCA inputs for unbalanced connections, the ULTIMA PRE 2 offers versatile connectivity options to accommodate a wide range of audio sources. Each input can be gain-matched and individually selected for seamless integration into your system. For outputs, a single stereo pair is available via XLR or RCA, catering to various amplifier configurations. Additionally, a high-resolution 6.35mm headphone output on the front fascia ensures immersive personal listening experiences.

Inputs & Outputs:

  • 8 Stereo Inputs and 1 Stereo Output
  • 4x Stereo Balanced XLR Inputs: Line In 1, Line In 2, Line In 3, and Line In 4
  • 4x Stereo Unbalanced RCA Inputs: Line In 5, Line In 6, Tape 1, Tape 2
  • 1x Stereo Output: Available via Balanced XLR or Unbalanced RCA
  • 2x Stereo Outputs: RCA unattenuated for recording loop
  • 1x Stereo Balanced XLR AV Bypass Input

Key Features:

  • HF Switch Mode Power Supply
  • Blue Velvet ALPS Potentiometer
  • Advanced Shielding Technology
  • Fully Balanced Circuitry
  • Analogue Signal Path
  • Input/Output Buffering
  • 4x Stereo RCA Inputs
  • 4x Stereo XLR Inputs
  • 1x Stereo RCA Output
  • 1x Stereo XLR Output
  • Convection Cooled
  • Included Top Light Ring
  • 12v Trigger On/Off Input/Output
  • Solid Aluminium Chassis

Frequency Response10Hz – 200kHz +/- 3dB
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion)0.002% 20Hz – 20 kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio-116dB on all inputs
Input Impedance100 kΩ
Output Impedance100Ω
Input Maximum Voltage10V RMS
Output Maximum Voltage17V RMS
Selectable Gainx0.5, x1, x1.5, x2, x2.5, and x3
Channel Separation100dB
Operation Voltage80-250V AC auto-switching
Power Consumption30W
Dimensions Without Integra Legs420mm (w) x 355mm (d) x 133mm (h)
Dimensions With Included Integra Legs480mm (w) x 355mm (d) x 173mm (h)

  • ULTIMA PRE 2 Quickstart guide
  • Safety instructions
  • 10A Mains IEC cable
  • Metal IR system remote control
  • 2x AAA batteries

Delivery is made by common carrier next working day. Delivery is FREE for orders in-stock and over £100 or £9.99 for orders less than £100 or special delivery items.

Statutory Cancellation Right

You have the statutory right to cancel your order for any reason within 14 days beginning with the day you receive the item (please see clause 2 of our Conditions of Sale for the full instructions on cancellation and further information on your right of cancellation). We only accept cancellations via phone - 0115 975 8613, email - or post - Superfi Returns, DB House, Rani Drive, Nottingham, NG5 1RF, United Kingdom.

Our Voluntary Returns Policy

As well as your statutory cancellation rights described above, you can return most products within 30 days of receipt of the products if the products are complete and are in an unused and undamaged condition. We only accept returns via phone - 0115 975 8613 or post - Superfi Returns, DB House, Rani Drive, Nottingham, NG5 1RF, United Kingdom.

Please note that this returns policy doesn't affect your statutory rights and therefore doesn't affect your right of cancellation as described above.

Please note that you must return each item in the same condition in which you received it. This means that new items must be returned new, unused and complete (including all accessories). Refunds for returned items that are not received in this condition, may be reduced.

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