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Chord Electronics ULTIMA PRE Reference-Quality Eight Input Pre Amplifier

SKU 80572
Original price £35,000.00 - Original price £35,000.00
Original price
£35,000.00 - £35,000.00
Current price £35,000.00
Color: Black

  • Free & Next-Day Delivery Available

    Free & Next-Day Delivery Available

  • 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

Indulge in unparalleled audio quality with the Chord Electronics ULTIMA PRE Reference-Quality Eight Input Pre Amplifier. Engineered to perfection in the UK, this world-class amplifier showcases advanced proprietary technology developed over three decades of relentless research, design, and engineering.

Unrivalled Performance and Precision

The ULTIMA PRE boasts true dual-mono construction, with separate ultra-high-frequency power supplies for each channel, ensuring optimal separation and clarity. Its low-noise circuitry delivers exceptional noise floor performance, surpassing -117dB, for pristine audio reproduction.

Designed for Seamless Integration

With its double-height dimensions, the ULTIMA PRE is the perfect companion to the flagship ULTIMA mono power amplifier, offering seamless integration and superior performance. Equipped with a variety of inputs and outputs, including balanced connectivity, it provides unmatched flexibility for high-performance audio setups.

Enhanced Control and Customisation

The ULTIMA PRE features fascia-mounted separate frequency EQ adjust controls for the left and right channels, allowing for precise tuning and customisation. Additionally, headphone outputs offer added flexibility for personal listening experiences.

Crafted with Precision and Expertise

Each ULTIMA PRE is meticulously hand-made in our Kent factory, with every stage of production overseen by highly skilled technicians. Solid milled aluminium shielding protects sensitive internal circuitry from RF interference, while our legendary UK-produced aircraft-grade aluminium enclosure ensures durability and resonance elimination.

Inputs & Outputs:

  • 8 Stereo Inputs and 3 Stereo Outputs

Key Features:

  • HF Switch Mode Power Supply
  • Blue Velvet ALPS Potentiometer
  • -125dB Signal to Noise Ratio
  • Advanced Shielding Technology
  • Fully Balanced Circuitry
  • Analogue Signal Path
  • Input/Output Buffering
  • 4x Stereo RCA Inputs
  • 4x Stereo XLR Inputs
  • 3x Stereo RCA Outputs
  • 3x Stereo XLR Outputs
  • Convection Cooled
  • Included Top Light Ring
  • 12v Trigger On/Off Input/Output
  • Solid Aluminium Chassis

Frequency Response10 Hz – 200 kHz +/- 3dB
THD0.002% 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio-120dB on all inputs
Input Impedance100 kΩ
Output Impedance100 Ω
Input Maximum Voltage10 V RMS
Output Maximum Voltage17 V RMS
Selectable Gainx0.5, x1, x1.5, x2, x2.5, and x3
Channel Separation100 dB
Operation Voltage80-250 V AC auto-switching
Power Consumption60 W
Dimensions Without Integra Legs420mm (w) x 355mm (d) x 310mm (h)
Dimensions With Included Integra Legs480mm (w) x 355mm (d) x 350mm (h)
Weight30 kg

  • ULTIMA PRE 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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