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Simaudio MOON Neo 350P Pre-Amplifier

Like all Nēo models, the Nēo 350P borrows aesthetically and technologically from the flagship Evolution Series. When married to one of our Nēo power amplifiers, the combination is a true step up from the integrated amplifiers, providing you with even more of everything: stunning musical realism, dynamics, harmonic richness and accuracy.

$3700.00

OPTIONS
HI-RES USB DAC +$600
PHONO +$300

If you are a headphone fanatic, you will appreciate the extremely-well executed, high-end discrete headphone amplifier section.

The Nēo 350P is available with two options, which can be included at the time of purchase or added later on. A high-performance and very versatile DAC is offered for connectivity to your latest devices: a computer, DVD/Blu-Ray player or an iPod docking station. If you have a love for spinning your cherished collection of vinyl, a fully-configurable MC/MM phono stage is also available.

Of course, key features you'd expect in a MOON Nēo Series product are present such as SimLink™, 12V trigger, RS-232 and IR ports for custom-install environments. Finally, the Nēo 350P is available in three different finishes: the standard "all black", as well as special order "all silver" or "2-tone" (black & silver)

Nēo 350P Technical Features

· An oversized power supply using 2 toroidal transformers in conjunction with 3 stages of DC
voltage regulation
· 7 line-level inputs (4 Single-ended & 2 balanced) including one front-mounted 1/8" mini-jack
for personal media players
· Discrete headphone amplifier circuit with the output on 1/4" TRS jack located on the front panel
· One audio input which functions as a "pass-through", bypassing the gain stage to accommodate
a component such as a home-theater processor, whose own volume control is used instead.
· A full-function monitor loop
· Fixed (single-ended) and Variable (balanced & single-ended) line level outputs
· 12 Volt trigger output for remote operations
· RS-232 port for (i) full unsolicited bidirectional feedback and (ii) firmware updates
· IR input for external control
· SimLink™ controller port for 2-way communications with other compatible MOON components
· A symmetrical circuit design
· Rigid chassis construction to minimize the effects of external vibrations
· Optimized selection of very high quality electronic components
· Designed to be powered up at all times for optimal performance
· Includes CRM-2 remote control.

Nēo 350P Detailed Specifications
Type Solid State
Configuration 2-channel
Power Supply Transformer 2 x 10VA
Power Supply Capacitance 26,400µF
Design Balanced Differential
Single Ended Inputs (RCA) 4 pairs
Balanced Inputs (XLR) 2 pair
Mini-jack Input (1/8") 1
Input Sensitivity 200mV - 5.0V RMS
Input Impedance 22,000Ω
Single Ended Outputs (RCA) 2 pairs (fixed & variable)
Balanced Outputs (XLR)) 1 pair
Output Impedance 100Ω
Gain 6dB
Signal-to-noise Ratio > 120dB @ full output
Maximum Output Voltage (XLR / RCA) 16 Volts / 8 Volts
Audible Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz (±0.1dB)
Full-range Frequency Response 5Hz - 100kHz (+0/-3dB)
Crosstalk @ 1kHz < -96dB
IMD unmeasurable
THD (20Hz - 20kHz) < 0.0005%

12 Volt Trigger Output Operation Direct Logic (0V = off, 12V=on) using a 3.5mm
mono jack with an output impedance of 1000Ω
and current requirement of 12mA
SimLink™ Port 1 input + 1 output each on 1/8" mini-jack
RS-232 Port 9-pin female DB connector
IR input 1/8" mini-jack

Remote Control CRM-2 Full-Function
Power Consumption @ idle 12.5 Watts
AC Power Requirements 120V / 60Hz 220-240V / 50Hz
Fuse Replacement 120V / 220-240V 200mA long fast blow / 100mA long fast blow
Shipping weight 16.5 lbs / 7.5 kgs
Dimensions (W x H x D) 16.9 x 3.5 x 13.81 in. (43.0 x 8.9 x 33.3 cm.)

Optional Digital-to-Analog Converter:
Digital Input Types S/PDIF (RCA) x 2 USB x 1 TosLink x 1
Digital Input Impedance S/PDIF 75Ω @ 0.5 Volts
DAC / Digital Filter BurrBrown PCM1793
Bit-depth range 16 - 24 bits
Sampling Frequency Rate range 44.1 - 192kHz (up to 96kHz for TosLink)
Frequency Response (audible) 20Hz - 20kHz +0/-0.2dB
Frequency Response (full range) 2Hz - 72kHz +0/-3dB
THD @ 1kHz, 0dBFS (A-weighted) < 0.001%
IMD < 0.004%
Dynamic Range > 116dB
Signal-to-noise ratio > 115dB @ full output
Slew Rate 50V/µs
Channel Separation > 115dB
Low Level Linearity ±1.0dB to below 120dBFS
Intrinsic Jitter < 25 picoseconds RMS

Optional Phono Section:
Input Impedance - Adjustable 100Ω and 47KΩ
Input Capacitance - Adjustable 0pF and 100pF
Gain - Adjustable 40dB and 60dB
Input overload @ 40dB gain 58mV RMS
Input overload @ 60dB gain 3mV RMS
Signal-to-noise Ratio (full scale @ 40dB gain) 107dBr
Signal-to-noise Ratio (full scale @ 60dB gain) 85dBr
Frequency Response 20Hz - 20kHz (±0.5dB)
Crosstalk @ 1kHz -97dB
IMD < 0.009%
THD (20Hz - 20kHz) < 0.001%
Specifications are subject to change without notice.