Overview. For sure, Accuphase is not a brand that will wet everyone’s appetite. That is only because we are no longer dealing with audio gears that are priced. Accuphase C Preamplifiers user reviews: 5 out of 5 – 1 reviews – Find great deals for Accuphase C Precision Stereo Preamplifier Japan Audio. Shop with confidence on eBay!.

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It should not be like that here, and the C is in some aspects more mature than c-280 C and shows its supremacy. Any weakness in your source unit will be revealed. This list shows how advanced is the C Remote control will be included and unit will be securely packed for safe shipping. Because this is my sound.

Accuphase sounds more like Marcin would like to hear it. Acuphase this is good news for us — the clients.

Cosmetically, the unit is in very good condition. But that what was happening those, interaction with other instruments, also the definition of an instrument in a given place were a bit better from the Accuphase.

In the front we have two large knobs — one for the accuphaes control and one for input selection, and an acrylic plate covering the following indicators: The device is fully balanced, dual-mono, with separate, shielded EI transformers for each channel.

Accuphase C : new preamplifier with resistor-free volume control!

To those who dislike it, you might grumble at its lack of coloration and clinical sound but if you want your music as honest as possible and you have top notch components both upstream and downstream, you definitely need to audition the C Loudspeakers — Harpia Acousticsor Von Schweikert and it will be fine. Accuphase is an outstanding brand name.

And with Tara Labs or Acrolink cables.

Before we get inside we have to go through a complicated, massive enclosure. And the mentioned bass.


Accuphase C-2810 Precision Stereo Preamplifier 2006 Japan Audio

The volume knob is attached to a conventional potentiometer with a motor. This is accuphawe an ideal device, but extremely competent. Accuphase is different — it enjoys the even, slightly softens the attack, but not in an easy way, because there is no lack of precision, but the whole transmission is a bit softer, and even more vivid.

During the direct comparison with my Leben a few things are immediately audible. Maybe I exaggerate a little bit, as there maybe are some assets of the more expensive products, but given the price difference they are absolutely negligible. Krell Evolution Preamplifier. Very good cabinet with the high gloss finish intact. Almost all controls are available from the front panel only — the remote control only allows changing the volume and selecting the input, as well as controls the basic functions accpuhase an Accuphase CD or SACD player.

In short — we deal with an element accupgase controls the volume, but not in the analog domain, like potentiometers or resistor ladder discrete and in form of ICs. The C is a precision preamp. Here the Accu showed the voices more thorough, without sharpening, as the lower part of the midrange is slightly damped and there is no sharpness there, with better reverb. And both are splendid.

Here it was audible, that c-28100 voice from the Accu, although set minimally higher, had a better drawn reverberation, that the insight into the stage is better and that there is really a lot happening there.

It cuts through music without any hesitation or deliberation. The Leben sounded like usual, with swing, but it was the C that sounded more credible.

In none of the mentioned domains it is as good as the mentioned references, but it combines the best assets. But… Placing a more expensive and a cheaper product in the price list, when the cheaper model introduced later is not worse than the flagship, is not a conventional move, one might even say that this is a non marketing move.


Actually not only with new recordings, but in contemporary masterings this was visible better. Even keeping a high level, inside a brand we find better and worse products. This preamp is in excellent condition and comes with all of its original accessories, remote control and packaging. All the PCBs in this device have gilded traces. There is also a 6. Near the front panel we can see the microcontroller that controls the device, together with its own power supply.

The differences were not big, but at such a high general level we have to define very well what we are looking for. Details For sale is a gorgeous Accuphase C preamplifier. In stock Regular Price: C-28100 much like a scalpel used in surgery.

This is a line level only preamp. The top cover is made from two sheets of metal glued together something like the Stealth Mat in Arcam and additionally damped with bitumen mats.

It is as big as the integrated amplifier E, its weight is also nearly the same, what tells much about the construction of the preamplifier. I put together a system in my head, that will be splendid: This unit has a full compliment of both balanced and unbalanced inputs. The channels are separated from each other and other structures by shields. This is the reason why after hearing the first few sounds of the Pyramid I immediately knew, that the Accu draws a bigger, deeper and better defined stage.

Feed any kind music from your source unit and it dissects the music unforgivingly.