Passive & Active Pre-Amplifier PARM1 & BZPARM - 5 Switchable Stereo Inputs - VU meters - Headphones - RIAA in Active mode.
PARM1 - simple construction in a Black Anodised Chinese Enclosure size - 215mm (8.4") wide, 70mm (2.75") high and 228mm (9") deep [not including the knobs].
An unusual Passive & Active PreAmplifier with features that you will not find elsewhere.
The Wide Version BZPARM - in a Black Anodised Chinese Enclosure size - 430mm (16.93") wide, 62mm (2.45") high and 308mm (12.2") deep [not including the knobs].
Same facilities as the PARM1 but hidden front panel engraving in a sleek Stack Width 'Stealth' look Version .
The Pilot version of the PRM1 Passive Pre-Amplifier PM1:
Now being used by a buddy HIFi officianado and now superceded by the modular PRM1
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Passive PreAmplifier / Attenuator.
Switch into Active Mode then the Super Valvey Mullard sound kicks in including Bass / Treble control sweeps
Active mode: RIAA Equaliser Board for MM Magnetic Cartridge Turntables (Input 4 - Internally switched between Line
In or 2 to 20mV Cartridge In)- Optional MM/MC plug-in RIAA Board for the BZPARM - please call for additional cost.
100k Ohm input impedance
Adjustable Mute Switch (pre-set for -20dB)
High Quality logarithmic Volume Pot
High Quality Rotary Input selectors
Internal Balance control - PARM1, Front Panel Balance control - BZPARM
Variable stereo output sockets to drive the Power Amplifier
Fixed Line Out Tape outputs (for Tape Recorder Input Drive) or switchable to variable Bi-Amp option to drive a secondary Power Amplifier
Bi Amp switch allows the Tape output to become another stereo Variable output for driving another Power Amp (Bi Amp)
When Powered the VU Meters will monitor the true input device output whatever input is selected
When Powered the Headphone socket becomes "live" with it's own High Quality Headphone Amplifier (750 mWatts per channel)
4 adjustable stereo inputs + adjustable Tape input (5 stereo line inputs in all)
Source Input / Tape Monitor switch
Supplied with a noise free external plug in UK Mains Baldwin Hi Fi Linear DC power supply
The rear has 5 sets of stereo Phono (RCA) inputs and 2 sets of stereo outputs.
The base motherboard can be used as a fully working Passive Preamplifier. Note the 2 trimmer pots near the selectors which allow you to adjust the Mute levels.
Internals showing the High Quality logarithmic Volume control and the Input selector switches.
Each channel of each input has adjustment control - thus allowing you to trim volume levels to the type of source unit you are using.
As this is a Passive / Active Pre-Amplifier there are only low level DC Voltages inside
You can unscrew the lid section and safely adjust the Left and Right Hand Channel inputs to a suitable level to match other source devices.
The base motherboard accepts plug-in module boards which suppliment functionality
Fully Stacked Modules:
The fully stacked motherboard with all plug-in modules. The Baldwin Hi Fi Matching Linear PSU is shown too.
Fully Stacked Modules:
The fully stacked BZPARM motherboard with all plug-in modules.
Input Impedance is 100k Ohms per channel.
Supplied with a High Quality external Power Supply.
Audio Colouration in Passive mode: NONE.
Active mode is based on the famous 1953 Mullard transistor PreAmp circuitry - re-designed to be employed in a modern PreAmplifier.
RIAA equalisation circuitry is also a hybrid of a Mullard 1953 design
Valve sound with wonderful Bass and Treble equalisation sweeps!
The ReelAudio Custom Built Baldwin PARM1 & BZPARM Pre-Amplifiers are guaranteed for a period of 12 months from the date of purchase.
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