Graham Slee - Gram Amp 2 SE Phono Preamp (MM Only)
Graham Slee Graham Amp 2 SE MM Phono Preamp
Near-Universal Acclaim and Accolades Galore
A Stereophile Recommended Component and The Absolute Sound Editor’s Best Buy
The little preamp that has won the admiration of music lovers worldwide. Now housed in a new silver case and designed by Graham Slee for your MM or High Output MC cartridge, the Gram Amp 2 SE is the analog provocateur that generates exceptional micro detail and weight and a soundstage of great depth and breadth.
"...they'll be amazed by its sound...the Gram delivered genuine solidity in the mid-band and mid-bass. It was quiet, and free from the thinness, edge, and grain you usually get at this price…"
– Michael Fremer, Stereophile
The Special Edition of the Gram Amp 2 phono stage preamp features 50 percent more gain to deliver a higher output favored by owners of passive preamps when using medium to high output (4.5mV or above) moving magnet phono cartridges. However, it can be used with all moving magnet, moving iron and high output moving coil cartridges.
The Gram Amp 2 Special Edition is supplied with a universal-voltage energy-efficient mains plug mounted power supply. It can also be powered by Graham Slee's PSU1 power supply which can be ordered separately.
“…the more you listen to this thing on its own, the more you'll discover that you can play it for hours without fatigue...the presentation had a rare top to bottom cohesiveness, with a tonal balance unusually rich, lush, and, well, beautiful...It's love at first sound…"
– Paul Seydor, The Absolute Sound
"The Gram Amp 2 SE offers exceptionally good value with its clean, detailed, dynamic and completely grain-free presentation"
– Six Moons
"...the music the Gram Amp 2 SE produced was very well tonally balanced. It was easy to listen to but also imparted excitement without edginess. Amazingly, when partnered with quite expensive front-ends and 'speakers, the Gram SE was not left wanting, it just played highly enjoyable music."
– TNT Audio
Input range: 2 to 9 mV rms
Output range: (for above inputs) 240 to 1080 mV rms
Maximum input level: 45mV (ref: 1kHz) 45mV (ref: 1kHz)
Input impedance: resistive 47k Ohms
Input impedance capacitive: 110pF
Output noise: (CCIR Q-Pk 22Hz-22kHz) -73dB (IEC ‘A’ Wtd.) -84dB
Reproduction characteristic: RIAA within 0.5dB
Frequency response: 10Hz - 150kHz -3dB
Total Harmonic Distortion + noise measured at -
80Hz, 1kHz, 5.6kHz and 16kHz: (+4dB output): <0.03% (typically <0.01% at 1kHz)
Channel balance: 0.25dB
Channel separation: 64dB
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