The M8 is an unrestricted pre-amplifier. From its performance to its connectivity, along with its exceptional fit and finish, the M8 stands as an exceptional centerpiece for nearly any system.
The M8 boasts an extensive range of inputs, including a low-noise MM/MC phono stage, 2 balanced inputs (1 with a home theatre bypass option), 3 line inputs (one with a home theatre bypass option), and a fully configured tape in/out loop.
The M8 Pre-amp features impressively high input overload margins, ensuring a completely stress-free sound. Its outputs exhibit very low impedance and high current capabilities, allowing it to effortlessly drive virtually any power amplifier, regardless of cable length (balanced or single-ended).
Technical measurements underscore the M8’s exceptional engineering, with features such as ultra-low distortion, nearly perfect frequency response, and exceptionally low noise levels.
The M8 can drive any power amplifier, regardless of cable length. Although, of course, it is an ideal match for a pair of M8-700m monobloc amplifiers.
Listening to the M8 Pre with the M8-700m monobloc is a remarkable experience. The music is faithfully reproduced without stress or coloration, offering a sense of relaxation and transparency that is a true delight for the ears and soothing for the soul.
- THD(+ noise) – single ended: <0.005%
- THD(+ noise) – XLR Balanced: <0.004%
- Signal to Noise Ratio: >118dB ‘A’-weighted
- Frequency Response: +0, –1dB, 5Hz to 100 kHz
- Inputs 2 x XLR balanced line level (1 with home theatre bypass)
- 5 x RCA / phono line level (1 with home theatre bypass)
- Trigger in
- 1 x RCA pre out
- 1 x XLR balanced pre out
- 1 x RCA fixed out
- Trigger out
- Dimensions – WxHxD (mm): 440 x 162 x 400
- Weight (unpacked / packed): 17 kg / 23 kg