Millennia LOC Analog Legacy Archival Phono Preamplifier with RIAA + EQ

Millennia LOC Analog Legacy Archival Phono Preamplifier with RIAA + EQ

Millennia LOC Analog Legacy Archival Phono Preamplifier with RIAA + EQ

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Millennia LOC Analog Legacy Archival Phono Preamplifier with RIAA + EQ

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Product Highlights

  • For Archiving and Mastering Applications
  • 100% Discrete Design Topology
  • User-Definable Compensation Parameters
  • Works w/ 33-1/3, 45, and 78 RPM Formats
  • Four Surgical Filters: Peak and Shelving
  • Premium Transformer-less Components
  • Lundahl MC Transformers Included
  • Low Noise: -125 dBu Flat
  • Gold Relays, Connectors, and Switches
  • Universal Power Supply
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  • 1Description
The LOC from Millennia is an analog legacy phonograph-playback system that is custom tailored specifically for the needs of archiving and mastering professionals. Originally specified under contract for the U.S. government's Library of Congress, the LOC is handcrafted of Millennia's essential, 100% DC-coupled preamplifier and equalizer circuity for audiophiles requiring a sonically uncompromised phono signal path.

Employing a 100% discrete design topology from input to output, the LOC utilizes both discrete-bipolar and field-effective transistors to achieve Millennia's hallmark sonic invisibility. The unit accepts both line-level and phono-level inputs via gold XLR connectors, as well as unbalanced RCA connectors. The ten discrete outputs are provided on both gold XLR and RCA phono connectors.

There are 49 combinations of preset compensation curves for precise performance with all formats, including 33-1/3, 45, and a vast array of 78 RPM EQ formats. Additionally, there are 36 discrete gain steps of 1.5 dB per step to 60 dB, user-selectable capacitive and resistive loading, mono and polarity select switching for vertically grooved pressings, and stereo gain matching to 0.08 dB. There are a pair of Lundahl MC transformers included, but may be switched out of the signal path for true transformer-less operation.

Rounding out the feature set is a collection of four surgical filters, designed to isolate and correct problem areas associated with groove degradation and surface noise. The filters offer shelving and peak response with a number of user-selectable frequencies. The chassis is constructed from 16-gauge cold-rolled steel with a 3/8" / 9.53mm thick radiused-aluminum face panel. The LOC offers a universal power supply and ships with a standard IEC power cord.

Professional Phonographic Preamplifier with RIAA + Archival Compensation & Corrective EQ
  • True differentially balanced phonographic preamplifier topology
  • User-definable (universal) compensation and loading parameters
  • Sets new precedent in phonographic sonic invisibility
  • Ultra-premium transformer-less components used throughout
  • Gold relays, connectors & switches. Hand-machined aluminum cosmetics
  • Extremely low noise (-125 dBu flat). Pure Class-A discrete J-FET filters
  • Effortless, lifelike musical performance at all dynamic levels
  • Lundahl MC transformer option included for free, and can be bypassed
  • Solid build design
In the Box
Millennia LOC Analog Legacy Archival Phono Preamplifier with RIAA + EQ
  • Power Cord
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Inputs & Outputs
    Inputs Balanced Phono Input: 4 x XLR
    Unbalanced Phono Input: 2 x RCA
    Outputs Balanced Phono Pre Direct Output: 2 x XLR
    Balanced Phono Pre Trim Output: 2 x XLR
    Unbalanced EQ Out (Pre-Trim): 2 x XLR, 2 x RCA
    Balanced EQ Out (Post-Trim): 2 x XLR
    Preamp
    THD + N ITHD + Noise (20 Hz to 30 kHz): <.01% typical, RIAA in, filters out
    Frequency Response Frequency Response (-3 dB): 3 Hz to 200 kHz, typical, flat
    Frequency Response (±0.5 dB): 10 Hz to 100 kHz typical, flat
    Maximum Input Level +23 dBu
    Maximum Output Level +26 dBu
    Maximum Gain 60 dB nominal, higher on request (Preamp + EQ)
    Input Impedance User selectable (resistor/capacitor)
    Output Impedance 49.9 )hms, unbalanced
    Noise Better than -125 dB EIN, flat
    Better than -98 dB EIN, RIAA in
    XLR Configuration Three-Pin XLR Polarity: Pin 2 = positive polarity, Pin 1 = ground
    Equalizer
    Equalizer Maximum Filter Boost & Cut: ±10 dB (21-step detent)
    Notch Filter "Q" (Quality Factor): Q = 1.0
    Low-Frequency Comp Points: 200, 250, 300, 400, 500/RIAA, 700/USER
    High-Frequency Comp Points (@ 10 kHz): -5.0, -7.0, -9.5, -11.5, -13.7/RIAA, -16.0/USER
    Low-Filter Fixed Frequencies: 20, 35, 60, 100, 180, 260 Hz
    High-Filter Fixed Frequencies: 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 5.0, 8.0, 12.0 kHz
    Peak/Shelf Selection on All Filters: Yes
    Bypass Selection on All Bands: Yes
    General Specifications
    Power Consumption Power Consumption: 50 W, nominal
    Power Requirements Power Requirements: 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, selectable
    Fuse Rating 2 x 1A with 100 to 120 VAC mains (5x20 mm, slow-blow, 250 V)
    2 x 500 mA with 200 to 240 VAC mains (5x20 mm, slow-blow, 250 V)
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 19.0 x 15.0 x 3.5" / 48.3 x 38.1 x 8.9 cm
    Weight 26.0 lb / 11.8 kg

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