New ULTIMA PRE 2 Reference Preamplifier

Eight-input reference-level preamplifier

Continuing their rather full release schedule for new products, Chord Electronics have now launched the ULTIMA PRE 2, an eight-input reference quality preamp with an SRP of £12,500.

The new unit forms part of their Full Size range, which also includes the recent Ultima 5 and Ultima 6 stereo power amplifiers plus the previous mono amplifiers bearing the Ultima name.

Designed to preserve any original input sound with zero colouration, Ultima Pre 2 features Chord’s latest advances in switch-mode power supply design, developed from aerospace technologies, plus their ultra-low-noise proprietary solid-state circuitry. The result is an unprecedented noise floor performance of -130dB, meaning your source will always sound exactly like your source.

Chord Electronics Ultima Pre 2 | Unilet Sound & Vision

Unrivalled connectivity

Featuring eight inputs – four stereo pairs of XLRs for balanced connections and another four RCA for unbalanced connections, Ultima Pre 2 is undoubtedly well-connected. Each of these inputs can also be gain-matched and individually selected.

On the output stage, a single stereo pair is available via XLR or RCA, to accommodate a single stereo amplifier or a pair of mono block amplifiers. Headphone users will not feel left out, as Ultima Pre 2 is equipped with a high-resolution 6.35mm output on the front fascia, perfect for personal and late-night listening sessions.

Chord Electronics Ultima Pre 2 | Unilet Sound & Vision

Where to buy

The Chord Electronics range of components are available from Unilet Sound & Vision.

If you would be interested in a demonstration of the Ultima Pre 2 or any other Chord product, don’t hesitate to give Unilet a call.

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