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Phono Module (for Diablo 120/300, Zena, Essence)


Description ▴

Gryphon Audio Designs has consistently offered unwavering support to the LP format with high performance MC/MM phonostages as optional modules for installation in preamplifiers and integrated amplifiers at all price points across our product range. Based on the legendary Legato phonostage, the Gryphon PS2-S MM/MC Phono Module is a true dual-mono design for enhanced channel separation, capable of extracting every musical detail for ultimate realism.

Product Specifications ▾

Gain (MC) 64dB
Gain (MM) 42dB
Impedance (MC) 20, 100, 200, 499 and 806 ohm – or custom load
Impedance (MM) 47 kOhm/200pf
S/N ratio (MC) Input 250mV 1kHz >72dB
S/N ratio (MM) Input 2.5mV 1kHz >84dB

Input impedance in MC mode

With the (red) jumper placed to the right side of the jumper sockets (JP101) and (JP301) the input impedance will be 100 Ohm in MC mode.
With the jumper placed to the left side of the jumper socket the input impedance will be 20 Ohm in MC mode.
Input impedance in MM mode

Input impedance in MM mode:


Switching between MM and MC:

The selection of MC or MM is made with jumpers JP100, JP102, JP104, JP300, JP302, and JP304

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