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Pro-Ject Audio Systems
Pro-Ject Audio Systems are widely recognised as one of the finest turntable manufacturers in the world. Their mission is simply to produce the best sounding stereo analogue components at the most competitive prices possible. The current series spans a wide range of price points, with a variety of products targeted to key demographics or to accommodate the modern listener’s unique requirements.
In 2016, Pro-Ject marked their 25th anniversary year with the release of a turntable that combined traditional styling with modern technology; showing their innate ability to keep turntables fresh and interesting at a time when popularity of the vinyl format was at a previously unprecedented level. The Classic proudly sits in the middle of a multi-award winning range of turntables that manage to combine sound performance with the latest technologies and unrivalled style at every level.
Pro-Ject are also obsessed with the importance of stereo playback systems. With modern audio systems often bringing speakers either very close together or into a single enclosure, the real impact and importance of true hi-fi stereo is being lost. That’s why everything Pro-Ject create is made with pure stereo applications in mind; bringing back the true emotional importance of music to audio enthusiasts around the world.
Based in Vienna, Austria, all Pro-Ject Audio Systems turntables are made by a highly skilled workforce with great skill, care and attention in their central-European factory.

Pro-Ject Phono Box S2 Ultra MM/MC Phono Stage
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The Phono Box S2 Ultra is like no other phono stage available today. Punching well above its weight for sound quality, it replaces the popular Phono Box DS and DS+ models in the Pro-Ject range, and still manages to boast an array of features for easy pairing with any modern cartridge.

The Phono Box S2 Ultra utilises a fully discrete electronic layout without the use of operational amplifiers (op-amps). Op-amps are commonly used in phono stages to increase the quiet sound from a pick-up cartridge to a level that modern amplifiers can use. However, by shifting away from that technology, Pro-Ject are able to produce a device with a warm, harmonious sound. In addition, the use of polystyrene capacitors makes the Phono Box S2 Ultra almost unique on the market, as such components are normally reserved for far more expensive products. Elsewhere, the split RIAA equalisation circuit enables pin-point accuracy of the RIAA curve and the introduction of a subsonic filter ensures your music sounds right in any environment.

The Phono Box S2 Ultra delivers a true audiophile sound performance that belies its small form and attractive price. With a sonic signature that delivers the full beauty of a vinyl record, it also remains easy to set up. With a series of dip-switches on the bottom of the solid metal casework, there are multiple settings for impedance (MC), capacitance (MM) and gain – so any modern Moving Magnet or Moving Coil cartridge is easy to accommodate.

  • Audiophile phono stage in a compact chassis
  • No Operational Amplifiers (op-amps) used
  • Audiophile-grade polystyrene capacitors used inside
  • Precise split RIAA equalisation
  • Switchable Subsonic Filter
  • Switchable input impedance, capacitance and gain
  • Solid metal casing available in black or silver
Pro-Ject Phono Box S2 Ultra, Hi-Fi Choice, May 2019

Hi-Fi Choice, May 2019

Sound Quality: 4.5 stars
Value for Money: 5 stars
Build Quality: 5 stars
Features: 4.5 stars
Overal: 5 Stars

Comments of Note:
"this is a flexible and attractive phono stage that deserves to be high on any audition shortlist at the price"


Read the full review here.

Pro-Ject Phono Box S2 Ultra, Hi-Fi World, March 2019

Hi-Fi World, March 2019

Score: 5/5 Globes 
  OUTSTANDING - Amongst the best 

Comments of Note:
"This little phono stage does a wonderful job. Excellent detail and dynamics, very musical, compact and practical design."


Read the full review here

Input Impedance: 10 / 100 / 1k or 47kΩ
Input Capacitance: 100 / 220 pF
Gain Switch: 40 / 43 / 50 / 53 / 60 / 63dB
Subsonic Switch: -18dB @ 20Hz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 89dB V (MM)
THD+N: 0.00052% 
RIAA Accuracy: <0.4dB / 20Hz - 20kHz
In/Out Connectors: 1 pair RCA Connectors
Power Consumption: 18V / 80mA 
Power Supply: 18VDC / 500mA
Dimensions: 103 x 37 x 119mm
Weight: 570g (Without PSU)

We are still delivering orders as normal. When your order ships you will still receive tracking details. For UK shipments, Our couriers have procedures in place to ensure deliveries are arriving as quickly & safely as possible. Drivers can now sign for your parcels, however will notify you that they have arrived, in order to ensure you receive your parcel. Signing for the parcel has now been stopped temporally for hygiene reasons. Drivers are also working with customer instructions, so you can ask them to leave the parcel in a safe place (doorstep etc...) if you prefer not to come into direct contact with the driver.

There has been no changes to deliveries with Brexit. All deliveries to the UK mainland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland are operating as normal. No VAT or charges are applicable. 

Express Deliveries

Express Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. Express Delivery offers delivery in 24-72 hours from time of purchase. We use premium couriers for this service, mainly DPD & Royal Mail. DPD will offer you a one hour window for delivery to make sure someone is at home, or you can reschedule the delivery if no one is around. 

Standard Deliveries

Here at Kronos AV, we have vast experience with e-commerce sales. Making sure that your parcel arrives undamaged is a huge priority for us. That’s why at Kronos AV, we only use premium couriers for all our orders. All our parcels are shipped with DPD or Royal Mail and are always sent Signed For to make sure it gets to the right person. 

If for any reason your parcel does arrived damaged, please get in touch, and we will be happy to get everything resolved for you. We are always on hand to help!

Details

Delivery is FREE on all orders over £50. In order to offer FREE delivery to UK customers, we use several premium couriers to ensure your delivery arrives safe.

Most large orders (over 2kg) ship using DPD or DHL courier and smaller orders (under 2kg) by Royal Mail signed for services.

The most appropriate courier will be chosen for the items ordered to ensure the quickest possible delivery.

We can offer very generous trade in offers across the majority of our product range. 

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