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ART USB Phono Plus Project Series Phono Preamp with USB Interface

Brand:|Model: USB PhonoPlusPS|Part # 245-8686
The USB Phono Plus PS is the ideal low cost interface solution for transferring any analog or digital audio source, including a turntable into a computer via standard USB connection.
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ART USB Phono Plus Project Series Phono Preamp with USB Interface

The USB Phono Plus is the ideal solution for transferring any highly prized vinyl collection to a modern digital format. It is also the ideal high performance audio interface between analog and digital sources. The built in low-noise RIAA phono preamp circuit with low cut filters (to remove rumble and noise) guarantees pristine audio capture.

Front mounted gain control and Signal/Clip LED allows easy optimization of a wide range of analog input sources. The USB Monitor/headphone provides zero latency monitoring of the input source for easy cueing. The USB PhonoPlusPS can also act as audio playback source for any USB equipped computer or laptop. Optical TOSLINK Input and Output as well as an S/PDIF Input make the USB PhonoPlusPS an ideal analog / digital audio to USB interface as well.

The built-in low noise Phono Preamp circuit is highly accurate and precisely conforms to the RIAA standard. The Line Out jacks are always connected to the input preamp signal for source monitoring or to allow use as a stand-alone phono preamp.

Housed in an all aluminum black anodized case, the USB PhonoPlusPS can be powered by either external power supply or directly via USB port. To ensure maximum versatility, the USB PhonoPlusPS is fully compliant with the USB 2.0 specification and uses USB adaptive mode for playback and USB asynchronous mode for record. It will work with Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7 USB audio device drivers as well as Apple OS9.1/OS-X computers with native USB support.

USB PhonoPlusPS ships with SoundSaver Express software.

Specifications: • Frequency response: 10 - 50,000 Hz, ±0.5% • Dimensions: 1.85" x 4.6" x 4.5" (47 x 117 x 114 mm) • Weight: 1.35 lbs. (0.61kg) 

ART USB Phono Plus Project Series Phono Preamp with USB Interface
  • BrandART
  • ModelUSB PhonoPlusPS
  • Part Number245-8686
  • UPC840402019527
  • Product CategoryPhono Preamps
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Weight1.85 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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ART USB Phono Plus Project Series Phono Preamp with USB Interface

So what size power supply tip does this unit require? So I can order the right one!

Asked by: Budgielvr
The tip required for this is 2.1mm x 5.5mm.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-08-05

Does ART sell the external power supply? If not ,does PE sell one?

Asked by: JasonA
The unit can use either 9-12vdc at 150mA or 9-12vac at 150mA power supply. The tip polarity doesn't matter. You can use the 120-040 and purchase the appropriate tip separately.
Answered by: TomI
Date published: 2015-06-16

This unit doesn't require a power supply if you use the usb output?

Asked by: emess18
From manual:The USB bus from your computer normally powers theUSB Phono Plus. A power connector on therear allows you to use an optional external power source to reduce the power drawn from your computer. The USB Phono Plus operates from any external power source that provides 150mA or more @ 7 Volts to 12 Volts DC (either polarity at the tip will work with our unit) or 9 Volts to 12 Volts AC;
Answered by: emess18
Date published: 2015-06-15

I recieved this about 3 week ago, just opened it, and no power AC power supply. Is this correct?

Asked by: Richard rro362040
Yes, these do not include the power supply.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-06-15

Is it compatible with Win 7?

Asked by: Spike
Yes, the ART USB Phono Plus V2 phono pre-amp is compatible with Windows Vista (all versions) and Windows 7.There are two types of phono cartridges. The low quality, low cost ceramic typical of many older turntables more often called record changers in that they have a tall spindle and drop multiple albums. Higher grade turntables use magnetic cartridges and are of much higher sound quality. The other difference in these cartridges is that ceramic has a low fidelity high signal output. Many are high enough in output to drive a pair of headphones without an ampifier.Magnetic cartridges are significantly higher in fidelity but much lower in output and require a pre-amplifier to bring the signal output to an optimum level. Many older turntables also have a eparate grounding wire that must be connected to the receiver ground to eliminate a 60 Hz. hum. If you have an older style turntabe with a separate ground wire, you can ground the wire to one of the chassis screws.The ART USB Phono V2 also serves as an interface for computer digital recording of other analog sources. Because of the other useful features present on the unit it is a useful tool for anyone who wishes to explore PC audio.Have fun & Enjoy
Answered by: Nitnub
Date published: 2015-06-15
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