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Parasound "New Classics" Model 2100 pre-amp

Parasound NewClassic delivers maximum bang for the buck performance and ease of integration for custom installations. Ideal for high performance home theaters, stereo music systems and throughout your house. 

  • Two channel high end audio preamplifier
  • Front panel jack for portable MP3 player with 12dB auto gain offset to match levels of other sources
  • 7 pairs of line level inputs
  • 1 input pair can be switched for MM or MC phono cartridge with correct input impedance
  • Can add to an existing surround system to upgrade analog 2 channel sound
  • Connect your 2 channel analog sources to the Model 2100 instead of to your surround receiver
  • Connects to surround receiver's L, R, Sub line out jacks & to power amp's input jacks
  • Blends seamlessly into surround system, automatic pass-through when turned off
  • Bypass input can be selected by remote
  • Creates a mono sub channel output for 2 channel analog sources
  • Analog bass management, low pass filter, adjustable 20 Hz - 140 Hz
  • Separate output jacks for full range (large speakers), 80 Hz high pass filtered (small speakers)         - 2-way RS-232 serial port connection
  • External IR repeater input & loop out jacks
  • Remote control includes discrete codes for Off and On
  • 2 auto turn on modes: AC power, 12v trigger
  • Selecting automatic turn/off defeats the front panel Power button
  • 12V trigger input jack and output jacks, 6' (2m) trigger wire included
  • Fixed level audio record output
  • Headphone jack with auto mute for line out jacks
  • Motor-driven analog volume control
  • Balance control, bass & treble controls with defeat button 
  • Remote handset includes tone on/off button
  • High current power supply
  • Accepts both 115v & 230v AC, detachable IEC AC cord
  • 2u chassis, rack mountable with RMK22 (sold separately)
  • Parasound 3 year parts, 3 years labor warranty
               (For USA and Canada purchases only)

Audio Specifications

Frequency Response
10 Hz - 100 kHz, +/- 3 dB

THD Distortion
< 0.008% at 20 Hz

S/N Ratio
> 105 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted
> 95 dB, input shorted, unweighted

> 75 dB at 20 kHz

Input Impedance
30 k O

Output Impedance
< 60 O

Input Sensitivity
250 mV for 1 V output
Total Gain: 12 db
Maximum Output: 6.5 V

AC Power Requirement
110-250 V, 50 - 60 Hz
Voltage is automatically selected
5 watts standby; 10 watts when turned on

General Information

Width: 17.25" (437 mm)
Depth: 14.5" (369 mm)
Height, with feet: 4.25" (108 mm)
Height, without feet: 3.5" (89 mm)
Weight: Net: 13 lbs. (5.9 kg)
Shipping: 20 lbs. (9.1 kg)

Rack Mount Accessory
RMK22 (May be purchased separately)