EC 4.8 MKII Reference Preamplifier
EC 4.8 MKII Reference Preamplifier
EC 4.8 MKII Reference Preamplifier
EC 4.8 MKII Reference Preamplifier
EC 4.8 MKII Reference Preamplifier

EC 4.8 MKII Reference Preamplifier

With its outstanding performance, excellent resolution, superb control and precise musical reproduction, we have made a preamplifier that is true to our slogan, “Closing the gap to the master”. Our new two-channel EC 4.8 MKII preamplifier enhances the predecessor, and is sure to make all good power amplifiers sound even better!
All measurements are made at 120V / 240V  //50Hz / 60Hz
Input impedance balanced (fixed) 47 Kohm
Output impedance 100 ohm
Input level    (Single ended) >15 Vp-p
Input level    (balanced) >30 Vp-p
Max output level    (Single ended) >15 Vp-p
Max output level    (Balanced) 30 Vp-p
Gain - 111dB to +6dB
Noice Floor <-130dB (@ 0dB gain)
Frequency responce 0.5 - 200.000 Hz
Channel Seperation > 120dB
THD + N <0.002%
Power consumption (no load or signal) 30 W
Dimensions and Waight  
Width 483 mm / 19 inch
Depth 386 mm / 16.1 inch
Height 76 mm / 4.5 inch
Weight 9 kg
Balanced 2 x2 channel
Single ended 3 x 2 channel
Control Ports  
Nettwork 3 x SPAC
Programming 1 x USB
Balanced 1 x 2 channel
Single ended Record Out

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Balanced audio

Fully balanced discrete analog audio circuitry.

Sonic performance

The MKII further enhances the EC 4.8 with new mechanics and sonic enhancements, and an updated design to be in line with the new MKII versions of our products.


It is designed as two separate mono preamplifiers, each with its own independent power supply.