Linnenberg Audio PH30 and W30: Anniversary edition preamp and phono stage

Linnenberg Audio PH30 and W30
Linnenberg Audio PH30 and W30

Linnenberg audio marks its 30th year with a special showcase at the High End Show 2024 in Munich starting on May 9. The limited anniversary series features the Linnenberg PH 30 phono preamplifier and Linnenberg W 30 preamplifier, which evolved from the Bach/Telemann electronics series. While maintaining the discrete, fully balanced circuitry of their predecessors, these components are now housed in more compact enclosures.

Linnenberg Audio PH30 and W30
Linnenberg Audio PH30 and W30


The Linnenberg PH30 phono stage boasts a range of impressive features. Firstly, it offers three single-ended inputs that can be easily configured for both MM and MC cartridges. This flexibility allows for seamless integration with different types of turntables.

Additionally, the phono stage features an easy-to-read display and a convenient menu system, making it a breeze to adjust various parameters of the cartridge. Furthermore, it comes with a complete remote control, providing added convenience and ease of use.

Linnenberg Audio PH30 and W30
Linnenberg Audio PH30 and W30

When it comes to setting the inputs, the PH30 offers a wide range of options. Users can choose from 13 different resistance settings, ranging from 30 Ohm to 47 kOhm, as well as 8 capacitance options, ranging from 50 pF to 420 pF. This level of customization ensures optimal performance and compatibility with different cartridges.

The PH30 also offers a choice of gain settings, with options of 50/60/70 dB. Moreover, it provides independent XLR and RCA outputs, allowing for versatile connectivity options.

In terms of power consumption, the PH30 is designed with a highly efficient power supply. This not only ensures maximum sound quality but also consumes less power compared to previous models, making it an environmentally friendly choice.

Despite its impressive features, the PH30 maintains a compact housing, measuring 260 x 170 x 310 mm (W x H x D). This compact size makes it easy to integrate into any audio setup without taking up excessive space.

The PH30 offers various RAL colors to choose from, allowing users to customize the appearance of their phono stage to suit their personal preferences or match their existing audio equipment.

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