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Parasound Zphono

Missing a phono input in your audio system? Well, take those LPs out of storage, the Zphono is here!  This elegantly simple and affordable component allows your turntable to be used with any preamplifier or receiver, with sound quality that does full justice to your record collection. The zPhono is truly a great introductory phono stage.  Very good performance for the price.


• Works with all line drive preamplifiers
• RIAA curve accurate to 0.25 dB
• Ultra-low distortion
• Switchable gain for moving magnet or moving coil cartridges
• Exclusive AC polarity switch to eliminate hum
• Ultra high-speed, low-noise opamps
• Audiophile grade resistors and capacitors
• Gold-plated RCA input and output jacks
• Unique half-rack width chassis; 1 rack space high
• Fastening hardware available for rack mounting
• Parasound 2 year parts, 2 years labor warranty

Choice Audio is proud to be an authorized Parasound Dealer in Minnesota.


Gain at 1 kHz :
MM, 46dB; MC, 61 dB

Input Sensitivity at 1 kHz :
MM, 5 mV in for 1.1 V output
MC, .9 mV in for 1.1 V output

Input Impedance :
MM, 47 k Ω
MC, 100 Ω

Input overload:
MM, 200 mV; MC, 36 mV

RIAA accuracy:
0.25 dB, 20 Hz – 20 kHz

S/N ratio:
MM, 84 dB
MC, 58 dB

Power requirement:
115 V – 230 V, 60/50 Hz, 5 W

9-1/2″ w x 1-3/4″ h x 10 ” d, 2 ” h with feet