EAR Yoshino 868 Preamplifier
Our classic design valve pre-amplifier with five line inputs and a studio quality balanced input (XLR). Two line outputs and balanced outputs. Option of a built-in photostage with moving coil/moving magnet capability for direct vinyl playing.
Pride of Craftsmanship
Encased in solid built construction, to a quality you would expect. Each front fascia is CNC milled for a high level of precision typically associated with finely crafted watches. It’s 10mm thick fascia is hand-finished in flawless chrome and is matched by it’s clutter-free interface. Four gold or chrome finished controls dial in the experience.
We have a heritage of crafting products for more than 30 years and if that wasn’t enough, it’s good to know that its designed and made in England.
Breadth of Capability
Handling a variety of analogue sources, the EAR 868 is designed to be the most capable of analogue preamps. With 5 analogue inputs, connect your Hi-Fi to the latest devices, like the EAR Dac 4. Aided further by its studio heritage to bring you a pair of balanced inputs in the form of XLRs, you can connect to a whole host of devices you never thought imaginable.
The additional built-in phono stage in the EAR 868PL edition becomes its own when connecting your pickup. You’ll notice your turntables Moving Magnet cartridges come alive with grace and with the addition of a Moving Coil toggle switch, the 868PL can support a wide range of cartridges.
Shipping typically 6-8 weeks