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Sparta TEP-3

Phono Equalized Pre-Amplifier

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Sparta TEP-3


The Sparta TEP-3S (stereo) and TEP-3M (mono) preamplifiers are completely self-contained and equalized for use with any modern variable reluctance or magnetic cartridges.

They offer a combination of capabilities and performance features rarely, if ever, found in other phono equalized pre-amplifier for broadcast use.

The output circuit of the TEP-3 series is a transformerless para-phase inverter which avoids the problems associated with cascaded output and input transformers.

It contributes significantly to the excellent equalization and freedom from extraneous hum pick-up of the TEP-3S.


Frequency response: 20Hz to 20kHz

Distortion: less than 0.1%

Input impedance: 47K ohms

Sensitivity: 5mV

Noise: -70dB

Hum: inaudible

Stereo separation: 70dB (typical)

Dimensions: 4.5 x 2.6 x 6.5"

Weight: 1lb 6oz


S/M technical manual  English - plattenladen

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