Pro-Ject - Phono Box S2 Ultra MM/MC Phono Preamplifier

Equipment Phono Preamps
Price $349.00
Adding to cart… The item has been added
Availability: In Stock
This item is in stock and ready to ship. Depending on the time of day when you place your order, it will ship same day or next business day.
California customers: Please click here for
your Proposition 65 warning.
Pro-Ject - Phono Box S2 Ultra MM/MC Phono Preamplifier

Pro-Ject - Phono Box S2 Ultra MM/MC Phono Preamplifier

Price $349.00
Adding to cart… The item has been added
Customers Also Viewed

Fully Discrete Pro-Ject Phono Box S2 Ultra MM/MC Phono Preamplifier Has Modest Price But Delivers a Big Sound: Audiophile Construction (Polystyrene Capacitors) Marries with Excellent Versatility

Spin vinyl and experience the stunning dynamics, transparent clarity, and three-dimensional soundstaging a dedicated high-end MM/MC phono preamplifier delivers for less money than you might think with Pro-Ject's Phono Box S2 Ultra. In keeping with company founder Heinz Lichtenegger's decades-long mission to make cutting-edge analog playback accessible to everyone, and using trickle-down technology from the company's limited-edition Phono Box Ultra 500, the component stretches the outer boundaries of the price-performance envelope. For excellent versatility, it includes switchable input impedance/capacitance, six adjustable gain levels, and a switchable subsonic filter.

The keys to Phono Box S2 Ultra's enticing sound begin with its polystyrene capacitors, normally found only in much more expensive high-end phono preamplifiers. The decision to reject cheap operational amplifiers in favor of discrete circuitry results in a remarkably natural character as well as its ability to deliver a dynamic punch that'll keep you viscerally connected to your music. Pro-Ject continues to pull out all the stops by way of innovative split passive/active RIAA equalization – a feature unheard of in an entry-level phono preamplifier. It gives Phono Box S2 Ultra a bottom-end grip and a sweet, upper-register sweetness that'll remind you and your guests that vinyl really does rule.

On the exterior, a thick metal casing protects your music from electromagnetic and radio interference, making Phono Box S2 Ultra a remarkably quiet unit that puts the spotlight where it belongs – on the music. Plus, the compact 4.05 x 1.45 x 4.68-inch footprint makes system setup and positioning a snap. Our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee gives you all the security you need in going the Ultra route.

"This little phonostage does a wonderful job: Fantastic sound and fantastic value!"
Hi-Fi World

  • Audiophile Performance
  • No Operational Amplifiers used
  • Audiophile-grade polystyrene capacitors
  • Precise split RIAA equalization
  • Switchable Subsonic filter – 18 dB @ 20Hz
  • Switchable input impedance/capacitance
  • Six adjustable gain levels
  • Solid metal casing protects from interference
  • Outstanding sound quality
Read More
Input impedance: 10 Ohm/ 100 Ohm/1 kOhm / 47 kOhm
Input capacitance: 100 pF/ 220 pF
Gain switch: 40dB/43dB/50dB/53dB/60dB/63dB
Subsonic switch: -18 dB @ 20 Hz
Signal-to-noise ratio: 89 dB V (MM)
THD: 0.00052%
RIAA accuracy: < 0.4 dB / 20 Hz - 20k Hz
In/Out sockets: 1 pair RCA connectors
Power consumption: 18 V / 80 mA
Outboard power supply: 18 Volt DC/ 500 mA
Dimensions (WHD): 4.1" x 1.5" x 4.7"
Weight: 1.3 lbs.

User Manual (PDF, 146 KB)

Customers Also Bought