Musical Surroundings Nova II Phono Stage (Black)
Musical Surroundings Nova II Phono Stage (Black)

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Musical Surroundings Nova II Phono Stage (Black)

$1,199.99
 
 
 
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This product can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.

The Nova II features an Upgraded Design & Casework, Circuitry based on the SuperNova, "Smart-Sensing" Battery PSU, Comprehensive Loading & Gain Options (40-60dB) and Fully Discrete Circuitry!

Built in California, the Nova II is a battery powered phono stage with incredible flexibility and performance. Based on the discrete, dual mono circuit developed by designer Michael Yee for the SuperNova, the Nova has rear panel accessible switches for gain and loading. It features 2 rechargeable internal NiMH dual mono battery packs with Smart Sensing auto recharge feature. All AC and charging circuits automatically disconnect when listening in battery mode. The Nova features a cool proximity detection switch on the front panel with status LEDs for changing mode.

"Whether it's the Rite of Spring or Graceland, the Nova II kicks, slams, and drives yet retains its underlying grace and composure. The options for loading and level make it a snap optimally to match any pickup out there, and its quietness (it operates in both AC and battery mode) is extraordinary. Though reliability was never an issue - PS's past units have performed flawlessly week after month after year - the earlier built-in-a-garage looks have given way to a svelte new profile, and a super value has now become a super-duper one." - The Absolute Sound, October 2013

The Musical Surroundings Nova II is a complete phonograph preamplifier with RIAA equalization that amplifies the output signal of a phono cartridge, either moving coil or moving magnet, up to a nominal "line level". The Nova II may be used with a receiver or an integrated amplifier. If you use separate components, a line level control unit (preamp) is required before the power amp, since there is no independent volume control for the Nova II. The Nova's power supply is internal and connnects to the wall with the supplied wall mount transformer.

Specifications:
Gain Switches: 40, 44, 46, 48, 50, 51.5, 52.7, 53.7, 56, 57.5, 58.4, 59.4, 60dB
Input Loading Switches: 200pF, 300pF, 30, 40, 50, 59, 80, 100, 121, 150, 243, 280, 380, 475, 660, 1k, 2k, 50k, 100k Ohms
Discrete, dual mono circuitry
Dimensions: 10"W x 10 7/8"D x 3"T
Weight: 5lbs
Warranty: 3 year non-transferable warranty (90 days without registration)

Product Reviews:
"What do you say about a product which you've already given a Golden Ear award when it is improved and it's price is dropped? ...this Nova remains, without apology or serious qualification, my new (affordable) reference - and very satisfyingly so." - Paul Seydor, The Absolute Sound, June/July 2007
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This product can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.

The Nova II features an Upgraded Design & Casework, Circuitry based on the SuperNova, "Smart-Sensing" Battery PSU, Comprehensive Loading & Gain Options (40-60dB) and Fully Discrete Circuitry!

Built in California, the Nova II is a battery powered phono stage with incredible flexibility and performance. Based on the discrete, dual mono circuit developed by designer Michael Yee for the SuperNova, the Nova has rear panel accessible switches for gain and loading. It features 2 rechargeable internal NiMH dual mono battery packs with Smart Sensing auto recharge feature. All AC and charging circuits automatically disconnect when listening in battery mode. The Nova features a cool proximity detection switch on the front panel with status LEDs for changing mode.

"Whether it's the Rite of Spring or Graceland, the Nova II kicks, slams, and drives yet retains its underlying grace and composure. The options for loading and level make it a snap optimally to match any pickup out there, and its quietness (it operates in both AC and battery mode) is extraordinary. Though reliability was never an issue - PS's past units have performed flawlessly week after month after year - the earlier built-in-a-garage looks have given way to a svelte new profile, and a super value has now become a super-duper one." - The Absolute Sound, October 2013

The Musical Surroundings Nova II is a complete phonograph preamplifier with RIAA equalization that amplifies the output signal of a phono cartridge, either moving coil or moving magnet, up to a nominal "line level". The Nova II may be used with a receiver or an integrated amplifier. If you use separate components, a line level control unit (preamp) is required before the power amp, since there is no independent volume control for the Nova II. The Nova's power supply is internal and connnects to the wall with the supplied wall mount transformer.

Specifications:
Gain Switches: 40, 44, 46, 48, 50, 51.5, 52.7, 53.7, 56, 57.5, 58.4, 59.4, 60dB
Input Loading Switches: 200pF, 300pF, 30, 40, 50, 59, 80, 100, 121, 150, 243, 280, 380, 475, 660, 1k, 2k, 50k, 100k Ohms
Discrete, dual mono circuitry
Dimensions: 10"W x 10 7/8"D x 3"T
Weight: 5lbs
Warranty: 3 year non-transferable warranty (90 days without registration)

Product Reviews:
"What do you say about a product which you've already given a Golden Ear award when it is improved and it's price is dropped? ...this Nova remains, without apology or serious qualification, my new (affordable) reference - and very satisfyingly so." - Paul Seydor, The Absolute Sound, June/July 2007
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