Description

Parasound Z Phono XRM

Parasound Z Phono XRM is a Phono Preamp with dual inputs for 2 x turntables (1MM + 1 MC).

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Features

  • Dual inputs for two turntables (1 MM & 1 MC)
  • Front panel
    • Input select switch
    • Mono/stereo mode switch
    • Rumble filter switch
  • Balanced and unbalanced outputs
  • Variable MC impedance adjustment of 50-1050 ohms
  • MM Gain options of 40 dB or 50 dB unbalanced (46 dB/56 dB balanced)
  • MC Gain options of 50 dB or 60 dB unbalanced (56 dB/66 dB balanced)
  • RIAA accurate to within 0.2 dB
  • Ultra-low distortion (<0.02% THD)
  • Ultra high-speed, low-noise opamps
  • Audiophile-grade resistors and capacitors
  • Gold-plated RCA input and output jacks
  • Unique half-rack width chassis; 1 rack space high

 

Parasound Z Phono XRM Specifications

Frequency Response
20-20 kHz, +/- 0.2 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion
0.02% at 1 kHz

Signal to Noise Ratio, MM 40 dB Setting 
> 94 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted
> 90 dB, input shorted, unweighted

Signal to Noise Ratio, MM 50 dB Setting
> 94 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted
> 90 dB, input shorted, unweighted

Signal to Noise Ratio, MC 50 dB Setting
> 92 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted
> 88 dB, input shorted, unweighted

Signal to Noise Ratio, MC 60 dB Setting
> 82 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted
> 80 dB, input shorted, unweighted

Inter-channel Crosstalk 
> 80 dB at 1 kHz

Input Impedance
MM: 47k Ω
MC: 50-1050 Ω

Output Impedance 
Unbalanced: 150 Ω
Balanced: 150 Ω per leg

Input Sensitivity at 1 kHz, 4mV Input
40 dB: 5 mV for 500mV output
50 dB: 5 mV for 1.5 Volts output
60 dB: 5 mV for 3 Volts output

Input Sensitivity at 1 kHz, 1V Output
40 dB: 10 mV for 1.0 Volt output
50 dB: 3.5 mV for 1.0 Volt output
60 dB: 1.8 mV for 1.0 Volt output

Total Gain
40 dB / 50 dB / 60 dB (unbalanced output)
46 dB / 56 dB / 66 dB (balanced output)

Rumble Filter
40 Hz high pass, 18 dB /oct.

AC Power Requirement
Standby: 0 watts
Power On: 7 watts
115 VAC or 230 VAC 50 – 60 Hz
(Selected on bottom)

Dimensions
Width: 220 mm
Depth: 254 mm
Depth: 305 mm – cables connected
Height, with feet: 51 mm
Height, without feet: 45 mm, 1U

Weight
Net:  1.8kg
Shipping: 3.1 kg