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Quad 77 Pre

Stereo Pre Ampliifer

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Quad 77 Pre


Slate of the art performance combined with the most advanced remote control system and unique operational flexibility means that the preamplifier is ideally suited to both simple and complex systems.

The Quad 77 preamplifier comes complete with the Quad 77 system console to form the most advanced system on the market.

The combination of standard and Quad link inputs means that the preamplifier can accept an almost unlimited number of programme sources and correctly match them.

There are three line inputs plus an input for pickup cartridges and a tape input and output. All inputs have adjustable sensitivity so that they can accept input signals from just about any conceivable programme source.

The pickup input has three settings for both moving coil and moving magnet pickups. Input sensitivity settings are made using the System Console. Ouadlink allows a maximum of thirty two Quad 77 series products to be connected up, enough for even the most sophisticated home entertainment system.

The preamplifier uses the same solid state switching in virtual earth configuration combined with the digitally addressed analogue volume control as used in the Quad 77 integrated amplifier. This solid state topology has large performance benefits over more conventional switching using mechanical components. The Quad 77 uses the most advanced circuit techniques from input to output to give state of the art performance.

The Quad 77 preamplifier can be used with any Quad amplifier. There is a conventional phono output for connection to the Quad 606, 306 or 405, and Quad AMPBUS for connection to the Quad 77 stereo amplifier, 707 or 77 monoblocks. AMPBUS carries 6 channels of audio which makes connecting up bi Or tri-amped or multi-channel systems straight forward.


Frequency response: 10Hz to 20kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.003%

Input sensitivity: 3mV (MM), 300mV (line)

Signal to noise ratio: 78dB (MM), 97dB (line)

Output: 0.775V (Pre out), 3.3V (Pre out Max)

Dimensions: 321 x 65 x 300mm

Weight: 4.3kg

Accessories: remote control

Year: 1995

Price: GBP £849.95 (1997)


schematics   English - Ivy Caudieus

instruction/owners manual   English - carpanta

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