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analogue a3 phono amplifier

A solid yet musical phono preamp designed and Built around 2 visible 12AU7 medium-gain dual triode tubes—valves known for their combination of warmth, speed, and detail.

form and function

Your phono amp no longer needs to be relegated to a tiny box aside your component stack; at 10” wide, 7” deep, and weighing 6 pounds, the a3 is a substantial component, equipped with electronics that are on par with the best rack-size phono amplifiers.

an emphasis on sonics

As with anything music hall does, the analogue a3 was designed in the service of sound. From the substantial aluminum alloy chassis to the careful selection of internal components, nothing was spared—nor added—for any reason but to maintain signal purity.

feature list

  • ultra quiet MM/MC phono amp
  • gold-plated RCA inputs and outputs
  • silky smooth high-grade Alps “blue velvet” volume control
  • solid alloy construction
  • excellent RIAA linearity
  • elegant design
  • vibration damping feet
  • packed in a sturdy flight case

technical specifications

THD:<0.01 % (MM)/ <0.05% (MC)
frequency response: 20Hz to 20KHz/±0.3dB
input impedance:MC -100 Ohms/470pF, MM -47k Ohms/l00pF
phono gain:MC-60dB, MM-40dB, @lKHz
vacuum tube preamplifier gain:6dB
s/n ratio:MC -78dB, MM -80dB
phono input:1 x MC, 1 x MM
audio output:1 x RCA
power input:AC 115V/60Hz
rated power consumption:20W
dimensions:10 x 7 x 3.6 in
256 x 180 x 92 mm
vacuum tube model:12AU7
component weight:6lbs / 2.7kg
package weight:11lbs / 5kg

Stereophile Review

by Herb Reichert | Sep 20, 2022

“…sound(s) world-class tube-beautiful. Fine tube sonics and a quality Alps volume control make Musical Hall’s Analogue A3 easy to recommend.”

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Tone Review

Issue 112, 2022

We’ve got a killer phono stage from Music Hall Audio,

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