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McCormack Micro Phono Drive

Phono Pre-Amplifier

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McCormack Micro Phono Drive


The Micro Phono Drive is one of a series of compact McCormack components designed to deliver the exceptional levels of natural musicality usually found in much larger, more expensive products.

The unit can accommodate cartridges with outputs of about 0.25mV and higher. The higher the output of the cartridge, the better the signal to noise ratio.

The Micro Phono Drive uses high performance circuitry, and quality RCA phono jacks for input and output connections.


Input: 1 x phono level

Outputs: 1 x line level

Gain: user adjustable, set to low (+40dB) or high (+55dB)

Input impedance: user adjustable, set to 47K ohms at factory

Output impedance: 100 ohms

Input sensitivity: 5mV (low gain), 0.9mV (high gain)

Signal to noise ratio: 80dB (low gain), 75dB (high gain)

Phono overload: 200mV

Absolute polarity: non inverting

Dimensions: 9.5 x 9 x 3 inches

Weight: 8lbs


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