NAD PP4 Digital Phono / USB PreampliferModel: PP4
Show your vinyl collection the love it deserves. With the addition of the PP 4 to your home system, the LPs you cherish the most come alive in the form of expansive and rich sound. Offering superb and measured sonic performance, NAD combines two simple solutions – the PP 4 Digital Phono and the USB Preamplifier – into one small device, making it easy to add phono to stereo amplifiers and AV receivers without a phono input. The PP 4 uses a shielded USB cable and recording level control, which combine to reduce noise and improve the analogue-to-digital conversion process. As part of NAD’s commitment to the environment, the PP 4 features a more efficient “green” power supply that reduces power consumption. It also has an Auto Power Down feature that saves energy by shutting off when not in use. Designed to enhance one’s listening experience, the PP 4 is the ultimate tool to elevate any turntable system.
DIGITIZE YOUR VINYL COLLECTION
Show your vinyl collection some serious love. Offering superb measured and sonic performance, NAD’s two simple solutions, the PP 4 Digital Phono/USB Preamplifier makes it easy to add phono to many of today’s stereo amplifiers and AV receivers that have either eliminated the phono input or included a low quality circuit for attaching your turntable. As part of NAD’s commitment to the environment, the PP 4 features a more efficient “green” power supply that reduces power consumption. The PP 4 goes one step further with a USB interface, shielded USB cable and recording level control which combine to reduce noise and improve the analogue-to-digital conversion process. The PP 4’s Auto Power Down feature saves energy by automatically powering the PP 4 to OFF when not in use.
Our PP 4 Digital Phono/USB Preamplifier enables you to digitise your treasured vinyl collections to a PC or Mac. It features inputs for both MM (moving magnet) and low noise MC (moving coil) types for a wide variety of phono cartridges, and there is a line input to allow for the transfer of cassette tapes. The PP 4 also includes VinylStudio Lite Software for ripping LPs and burning audio CDs. The PP 4 Phono-to-USB Preamp offers a complete hardware and software solution with exceptional flexibility to record from LP or tape.
PP 4 VinylStudio Lite
The PP 4 (or the older PP 3) comes a Mac and PC compatible version of AlpineSoft’s VinylStudio Lite ripping software is included with your new PP-4. With VinylStudio Lite you can:
Rip LPs into WAV files
Input Impedance (R and C)
100Ω + 180pF Gain at 1kHz 58dB Input sensitivity (ref. 200mV ouput) 0.38mV Signal to noise (A weighted, with cartridge connected) 78dB Input overload (20Hz/1kHz/20kHz) 0.65/6.5/60mV Rated Distortion (THD 20Hz – 20kHz) <0.03% RIAA response accuracy ±0.3dB Infrasonic filter 5Hz -14dB 10Hz -3dB Digital output (USB) 16 bit linear PCM Sampling frequency 48kHz Dynamic range 86dB MM Input Impedance (R and C) 47kΩ + 200pF Gain at 1kHz 35dB Input sensitivity (ref. 200mV output) 2.5mV Signal to noise (A weighted, with cartridge connected) 80dB Input overload (20Hz/1kHz/20kHz) 10/102/950mV Rated Distortion (THD 20Hz – 20kHz) <0.03% RIAA response accuracy ±0.3dB Infrasonic filter 5Hz 10Hz Digital output (USB) Sampling frequency Dynamic range Record Level Dimensions excl. Power supply (W x H x D) 135 x 49 x 72mm LINE IN Input Impedance 47k + 180pF Rated Distortion (THD 20Hz – 20kHz) <0.008% Signal to noise, A weighted -115dB Maximum Input Level 5.3V LINE OUT Output Impedance 100Ω Maximum Output Level 5.3V