Author/Artist: Clearudio Nano Phono V2 Black
Note: Barely larger than a deck of playing cards, the Nano Phono compact phono preamplifier from Clearaudio delivers real high-end performance at a budget price, thanks to its highly effective design. "For such a little fellow, sonically the Nano has the heart of a lion and gives its all in every performance," reports Andrew Simpson in a January 2012 review for England's Hi-Fi News magazine, which honored the Nano with an Editor's Choice Award. "The Nano is a fantastic value; offering great versatility in a tiny package for a tiny price,"
- Its meticulously selected SMD components are assembled by hand in Erlangen and tested several times. The reward of these efforts is a signal to noise ratio of up to 84 decibels. The input impedance is set using plug-in links, so there is no loss of quality when using different moving magnet and moving coil cartridges.
- The nano phono headphone V2 additionally contains a powerful headphone amplifier within the solid aluminium housing for private listening at the highest fidelity.