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Parasound P-6 Preamplifier

Regular price $1,599.00 USD
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Stock issues continue with Parasound's P6. We STRONGLY recommend the Quad Artera Pre as an alternative Preamplifier at this price point. The features differ, but the sound quality is equivalent. See it here! 

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P 6

New Features (Changes from the P 5)

    • ESS Sabre32 Reference DAC replaces the original Burr-Brown DAC

    • USB input is now capable of DSD & 384kHz/32-bit PCM (up from 96Khz/24-bit)

    • Burr Brown analog resistor ladder volume control

    • Dimmable front panel volume display

    • Upgraded USB receiver with "plug and play" operation with Windows 10

    • An additional optical input (2 total)

    • Ball bearing supported solid aluminum volume knob

    • Programable default turn on volume setting

    • Favorite volume memory with remote control button

    • Increased phono stage gain for lower output cartridges

    • Improved Left/Right channel separation and balance tracking

    • Sand blasted metal end caps replace plastic end caps on the P 5

    • Updated cosmetics with subtle gold highlights

Preamp and DAC Features

    • ESS Sabre32 Reference DAC (ES9018K2M)

    • Asynchronous USB 2.0 supports PCM up to 384kHz/32-bit

    • USB input decodes Native DSD64, DSD128, DSD256 and DoP DSD

    • Coax and optical inputs accept PCM up to 192kHz/24-bit

    • Analog bass management with high & low pass crossovers

    • Home theater bypass input for surround sound integration

    • Front panel subwoofer level control

    • Dedicated high current headphone amplifier (TI TPA6120)

    • Phono input for MM, MC and MI with 100 Ω or 47k Ω load

    • Front panel Aux input with automatic +12 dB gain stage

    • 5 pairs RCA line level Analog inputs

    • 1 pair XLR balanced Analog input

    • Balanced XLR and RCA left and right preamp outputs

    • 1 balanced XLR and 2 RCA subwoofer outputs

    • Bass & treble controls with relay bypass from remote or front panel

    • Rear panel IR input and IR loop output jacks

    • 12 Volt trigger output

    • Back-lit remote control with discrete buttons

    • 0.5w standby power consumption meets Energy Star & EU specs