With the renewed international enthusiasm for the vinyl format, a world-class phono preamplifier or RIAA stage is more important in a reference setup than ever before. The ECP2-MKII has become a new favorite of reviewers and enthusiasts alike.
A benchmark product in its price bracket, much like other Electrocompaniet products.
It incorporates state-of-the-art instrumentation and operational amplifiers and highest quality discrete components in the signal path. Of course it is all DC coupled.
The ECP2-MKII introduces new chassis and front plate design, in line with our other products in the Classic Line.
It will make your vinyl records sing like no other phono preamplifier we know of, and it seems the industry agrees with us.
Adjustable gain: The ECP2-MKII can accommodate any imaginable pickup, MM or MC thanks to its extremely configurable input stage, adjustable gain and the ECP 2 MKII is strictly matched to the RIAA curve.
Balanced audio: ECP 2 MKII incorporates state-of-the-art instrumentation and operational amplifiers and highest quality discrete components in the signal path. Of course it is all DC coupled.
Electrocompaniet ECP 2 MKII Phono Stage
Phono section Gain @ 1 kHz RCA Adjustable 39,8 – 71,4 dB Gain @ 1 kHz XLR Adjustable 45,8 – 76,4 dB Resistance loading (RL) Adjustable 10 Ω – 47 kΩ Capacitive loading (CL) Adjustable 0 – 350 pF Maximum output level: 17.5 V rms (+ 25 dB V) Overload margin > 31 dB @ 1 kHz Output impedance 100 Ω single-ended, 200 Ω balanced Frequency response 20 – 20 kHz +/- 0.2 dB RIAA Correction Accuracy ± 0,1 dB Subsonic filter -3dB @ 11 Hz, 24 dB/octave Channel separation > 85 dB, 20 – 20 kHz THD + Noise < 0.003 % @ 1 kHz S/N-R
96 dB, 1 kHz, A-weighted, ref. 10 dB V
91 dB, 1 kHz, A-weighted, ref. 5 mV
67.4 dB, 1 kHz, A-weighted, ref. 500 μV
Dimensions Width 470 mm / 18.5 inches Depth 373 mm / 14.6 inches Height 78 mm / 3 inches Weight 9 kg / 19.8 lbs