Bel Canto Design e.One Pre 5 Preamplifier - PERFECT OPEN BOX

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The e.One Pre5 is a highly dynamic fully balanced analog preamplifier. The precise circuitry and compact balanced architecture deliver a pure signal to your amplifier revealing the detail and natural tone of the finest recordings.

  • Fully Balanced Internal Architecture for Lowest Noise and Distortion
  • XLR and 4 High Quality RCA Inputs
  • Independently Buffered XLR and RCA Outputs
  • Remote Control
  • Silver Faceplate

Pre5 Preamp Features
The Pre5 sophisticated circuit architecture and component choices raises the bar of traditional analog control preamp. The Ultra-low distortion and noise performance is the result of a fully balanced internal architecture and discrete high current output buffers that provide a compelling combination of dynamic resolution, impact, and musical presence.

  • 125dB Dynamic Range preserves all recorded information
  • Distortion below 0.001% for pure sound
  • High current discrete custom output buffers

Pre5 Preamplifier Specifications:

  • Analog Inputs:
  • Balanced Input Impedance: 10k Ohms
  • Single-ended Line Input Impedance: 50k Ohms
  • Maximum Input Level Balanced: 5Vrms
  • Maximum Input Level Single Ended: 2.5Vrms
  • Maximum Output Level, RCA and XLR: 5Vrms
  • Distortion at 1Vrms Output: <0.002% 1KHz
  • Dynamic Range: 125dB A-Weighted re: 5Vrms
  • Single-ended Line Out Impedance: 50 Ohms
  • Balanced Output Impedance: 100 Ohms
  • General:
  • Output Connections: XLR and RCA Outputs
  • Power Usage On: 4W
  • Power Usage Off: 0.0W
  • Power Input: 100-120VAC, 220-240VAC 50/60 Hz
  • Fuse: Littlefuse 214 Series, 3 ampere, time-lag, 250VAC, 5x20mm ceramic body fuse
  • Dimensions: 8.5" W x 12" D x 3.5" H (216 mm x 305 mm x 88 mm)
  • Weight: 13lbs. (6.5 kg)


Bel Canto has released the fully balanced e.One Pre5. This compact model is marketed as a precision analog device with the purest and most natural signal possible. According to manufacturers, the e.One Pre5 has raised the bar to a new level in its category.

The device received one independent XLR input and four RCA. One of the highlights are the high-current output buffers specially made for the e.One Pre5. The declared dynamic range was 125 dB, the distortion level was below 0.001%.

On the front panel, there is one multifunctional knob and a simple display to show the active input and the current sound level. The set includes a remote control (for an additional fee, you can order a remote control in a metal case)

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