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Rotel Michi Stereo Preamp (P5 Series 2)

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  • Dual ESS SABRE ES9028PRO 8-Channel DACs (32-bit 768kHz) configured for MONO mode.
  • Class-A preamplifier circuit
  • 2 custom designed and factory built toroidal transformers
  • Moving Coil and Moving Magnet phono stage input
  • Bluetooth with apt-X and AAC
  • Balanced XLR MQA supported inputs and outputs
  • Includes remote control
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$6,499.00

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The Michi P5 Series 2 has been updated and refined with over 125 component upgrades, rendering digital music through dual 8-channel ESS SABRE DACs specially adapted to MONO mode extracting an unprecedented level of musical detail.

Discover the pinnacle of performance with the Michi P5 Series 2 Preamplifier featuring dual 8-Channel ESS SABRE DACs rendering music that envelopes you with every note. Input connections support your favorite audio sources including Analog, Digital, PC-USB with MQA, aptX™ HD Bluetooth and Moving Magnet and Moving Coil Phono Stage.

Immerse yourself in performance with the Michi P5 Series 2 Preamplifier rendering digital audio with dual 8-channel high precision ESS SABRE ES9028PRO Digital to Analog converters specially configured in MONO mode. Redundant processing by 8 DAC circuits per channel extracts rich details from the music with an ultra-quiet noise floor on an exceptionally wide sound stage.

The P5 Series 2 supports your favorite music sources including Analog, Digital, PC-USB with MQA and DSD, aptX™ HD Bluetooth, and a Moving Magnet and Moving Coil Phono Stage making it the perfect choice to take your music listening experience to the next level.

Michi, expectations amplified.

STEREO PREAMPLIFIER

The Michi P5 Control Amplifier delivers the ultimate performance in audio processing with a full complement of analog and digital source inputs. Over 3 years in the making, every aspect of the P5 has been carefully crafted including the power supply, circuit design and critical component selection to ensure the highest integrity of the audio signal eliminating unwanted noise and distortion.

The Dual AKM 32-bit DACs feed the Class-A preamplifier circuit ensuring detail, accuracy and the highest musical fidelity while maintaining crucial rhythm and timing for all musical genre regardless of your listening style. These circuits are supported by an array of 17 independent voltage regulators driven from 2 custom designed and factory built toroidal transformers with low ESR smoothing capacitors to deliver ripple free current to all critical circuits.

Accuracy and detail are essential in reproducing audio and equally important is delivering music that is enjoyable and entertaining. The P5 excels in all aspects building on over 55 years of audio design experience. The bespoke in-house manufacturing facility ensures this preamplifier is built to highest of quality standards allowing it to proudly wear the Michi logo.

Automation and control system integration is easily supported with RS232 and Ethernet connections.

The Michi P5 includes MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) technology, which enables you to play back MQA audio files and streams, delivering the sound of the original master recording.

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P5 Internal View

DIMENSIONS (W × H × D)
485 × 150 × 452mm
19″ × 6″ × 17.75″
FRONT PANEL HEIGHT
132mm (5.25″)
POWER REQUIREMENTS
120V, 60Hz
POWER CONSUMPTION
40W
STANDBY POWER CONSUMPTION
Normal: <0.5W
Network Wakeup: <2W
NET WEIGHT
22.9kg (50.5lbs.)
BTU RATING (4Ω, 1/8th power)
87 BTU/h
TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION (THD)
(20Hz–20kHz) <0.002%
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
Line Level Inputs: 10Hz – 100kHz (±0.3dB)
Digital Inputs: 20Hz – 20kHz (±0.3dB)
Phono Input: 20Hz – 20kHz (±0.3dB)
S/N RATIO (IHF “A” Weighted)
Line Level Inputs: 116dB
Digital Inputs: 100dB
Phono Input: 80dB
INTERMODULATION DISTORTION (60Hz:7kHz, 4:1)
<0.002%
INPUT SENSITIVITY
Line Level Inputs (RCA): 160mV
Line Level Inputs (XLR): 250mV
Phono Input (MM): 2.5mV
Phono Input (MC): 250uV
Digital Inputs: 0dBFs
INPUT IMPEDANCE
Line Level Inputs (RCA): 47kΩ
Line Level Inputs (XLR): 100kΩ
Phono Input (MM): 47kΩ
Phono Input (MC): 100Ω
Digital Inputs: 75Ω
INPUT OVERLOAD
Line Level Inputs (RCA): 12V
Line Level Inputs (XLR): 12V
Phono Input (MM): 199mV
Phono Input (MC): 22mV
OUTPUT LEVEL
Unbalanced (RCA): 1V
Balanced (XLR): 2V
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE
Unbalanced (RCA): 470Ω
Balanced (XLR): 100Ω
CHANNEL SEPARATION
Line Level Inputs: >85dB
Phono Input: >55dB
TONE CONTROLS
±10dB at 100Hz / 10kHz
COAX/OPTICAL DIGITAL INPUT SIGNALS
LPCM (Up to 24-bit/192kHz)
PC-USB
USB Audio Class 1 (up to 24-bit/96kHz)
USB Audio Class 2 (up to 32-bit/384kHz)*
*Driver Installation Required
DSD and DoP Support
MQA Support
Roon Tested
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