Pi'ksii - Tube Only Single Ended Stereo Preamp
Built to order. 1-2 weeks typical build time.
Note: If you wish to customize your amplifier in any way or if you would like something completely custom, please e-mail me so we can discuss it!
Class A Single Ended Tube Preamp
All our amplifiers are hand-made with care and point-to-point wired.
This amplifier is very minimalist and is made using only the best parts and great design, such as film coupling caps and a stepped attenuator (built in-house) that comes standard with every Pi'ksii preamp.
It's because of this that this preamp is so fast, natural and honest sounding.
Did I mention it also ships with a full set of NOS tubes to get you started?
Some more info on the design
This amp comes standard with a series-type stepped attenuator (made by us), which is leagues ahead of any potentiometer in terms of noise and accuracy.
You can use any of the popular and great sounding 6SN7 tube types here.
Providing a high input impedance and low output impedance, this preamp can power long interconnects with great authority.
This amp's power supply is also very impressive using two choke filters, large film capacitors as well as being tube rectified.
All this add up to an amazing value preamp that will not need you wanting more.
In Blackfoot, this is a small bird with song nice songs to sing, and this is nice preamp with the same intentions, so the name was fitting.
Made in Canada
All our products are designed and built in Canada, and the bulk of the components are sourced within North America.
This product comes with a 5 year warranty to the original owner for both parts and labor.
Tubes have a 90 day warranty.
If for some reason you are not satisfied with your product, you can return the item within 30 days for a full refund, minus shipping and a 10% restocking fee.
Distortion: Less than 0.05% at full output
Feedback: None used
Inputs: Three (3) Stereo Inputs (RCA)
Input Impedance: 50K Ohms
Outputs: Two (2) Stereo Inputs (RCA)
Output Impedance: less than 500 ohms
Volume Control: Series-type stepped attenuator
Gain: 0 (0dB)
Coupling Capacitors: Only High Quality Film and Foil types
Output Tube: A Matched Pair of NOS 6N8S (NOS Russian 6SN7 equivalent) included with every amplifier
Rectifier Tube: NOS 5Y3 included with every every amplifier. 5R4, 5AR4 and 5Y3 types can be used here.
Power Usage: Less than 40 watts
Size: 320mm(W) x 220mm(L) x 80mm(H)
Weight: 7.8kg (18lbs)
Chassis Wood: Walnut
[+$275] 24-Step Ladder-Type Attenuator hand-made in house with Vishay RN military grade resistors. This also upgrades all resistors in this amplifier to the Vishay RN military type.
Ladder types are the best and most desirable type of stepped attenuator, with only a single resistor in series with the signal path at any time. Picture Below