Phono Box USB V: Top specialist for recording vinyl & line level sources and listening pleasure!
Phono Box USB V is an ideal phono preamplifier for both your hifi system and vinyl or line-level recording to PC or Mac. MM and MC cartridges will be welcome. Input volume can be set to avoid override. The analogue output of Phono Box USB V can easily be connected to a line-input (AUX,…) of your hifi and digitally via USB to your computer. Both outputs can be used simultaneously. Any professional recording software will give best results on Windows and Mac computer systems.
• Preamplifier for MM or MC with switch on rear panel
• Precise RIAA equalisation
• Phono/line selector on front
• Record level adjustment
• High quality A/D conversion with USB out to PC/Mac
• Compatible with Windows®, MacOS® & Linux
• SMD technology for shortest signal paths
• Output stage with ultra-low impedance
• DC power supply (< 1 watt standby power)
• Available in black and silver
FAQ – Hints for using Phono Box USB V
Q: Does the device support Windows 10?
A: The device is fully compatible with Windows 10. It may be necessary to reinstall latest drivers after updating from Windows 7/8/8.1 to Windows 10.
Q: Does a driver exist for the Phono Box USB V?
A: You do not need a driver for Windows-, Mac OSX or Linux-Systems.
The driver is already integrated in the operating system.
Q: Phono Box USB V will not be recognized by Mac OSX and is not available under Audio. What can I do?
A: Turn off your Computer and press at start alt+cmd+p+r until another starting sound appears. With this command the USB bus will be reset and the USB Box will be recognized new.
Q: Why is there no sound coming from my Apple computer when I am using the Phono Box USB V as a record source while the internal soundcard or the S/PDIF connection of the Apple computer is configured as playback source.
A: For playback while recording at the Apple computer, the additional tool “LineIn” is necessary since OS X 10.
“LineIn” is for free download available here: www.rogueamoeba.com/freebies/
Q: Is it recommended to use the analogue output (Out) for listening, when a Line input source is connected to Phono Box USB V?
A: No. When using the Line input (3,5mm jack) on the Phono Box USB V we do not recommend using the analogue RCA output to listen to the source. The RCA output is only for use with a turntable source that has been connected to the RCA phono input. The Line input is only fully supported when transferring the audio signal over USB to a computer for recording.
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|Input impedance||10/100/1000 Ohms(MC)/ 47kOhms (MM)|
|Subsonic switch||-12dB @ 20Hz|
|Signal-to-noise ratio||MM: 86dB (94dB – IEC -A)|
|MC: 68dB (75dB – IEC -A)|
|THD||0,01% MM/ 0,05% MC|
|RIAA deviance||max. 0,4dB / 20Hz – 20kHz|
|In/Out sockets||1 pair RCA connectors|
|oversized power supply||18Volt DC/500mA|
|Dimensions (WxHxD)||103 x 36 x 104 mm|
|103 x 36 x 115 mm (with sockets)|
|face plate colour||silver or black|
|weight||570 g net|