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Trichord Research Dino

Moving-Magnet/Coil Phono Amplifier

Trichord Research Dino


The Trichord Dino is a stereo phono amplifier for moving coil or moving magnet cartridges.

The unit uses fully passive RIAA equalisation between two active gain stages.

The Dino can be powered by either an AC or DC power supply.


Loading resistance: 33, 100, 1k or 47k ohms

Loading capacitance: 1.1nF (MC), 100pF (MC)

Gain: 48, 52, 63, 70 or 74dB

RIAA characteristics: 20Hz to 20kHz

AC supply: 0-17V, 0-17V 50/60Hz

DC supply: 0-22V, 0-22V

Dimensions: 130 x 58 x 112mm


An even tonal balance with fine timing and excellent sound staging means that this little marvel will please in most systems.


instruction/owners manual  English

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