Pre Amplifiers

50 products

Save $539.80
Peachtree Audio nova150 Amplifier with DAC Gloss MochaPeachtree Audio nova150 Amplifier with DAC Gloss Mocha
Luxman CL-1000 Vacuum Tube PreamplifierLuxman CL-1000 Vacuum Tube Preamplifier
Luxman CL-38uC Vacuum Tube PreamplifierLuxman CL-38uC Vacuum Tube Preamplifier
Save $44.90
Topping Ext90 Input Extender BlackTopping Ext90 Input Extender Black
Choose options
Save $641.25
Violectric DHA V380 Balanced Headphone Amplifier & DAC BlackViolectric DHA V380 Balanced Headphone Amplifier & DAC Black
Save $106.90
Topping Pre90 Preamplifier BlackTopping Pre90 Preamplifier Black
Choose options
Save $100
Simaudio MOON 110LP V2 MM/MC Phono PreamplifierSimaudio MOON 110LP V2 MM/MC Phono Preamplifier
Save $3,899.70
Octave HP300SE Vacuum Tube PreamplifierOctave HP300SE Vacuum Tube Preamplifier Black
Choose options
Save $1,055.70
Octave Phono EQ.2 RIAA Phono Preamplifier BlackOctave Phono EQ.2 RIAA Phono Preamplifier Black
Choose options
Save $1,470
Bryston BP26 Pre-Amplifier BlackBryston BP26 Pre-Amplifier Silver
Choose options

Recently viewed

What can one of our pre amplifiers do for you?

The front end of the traditional integrated amplifier is its pre amplifier, while the part that powers the speakers is the power amplifier. In higher-end systems these are often two separate devices. You use the pre amplifier to select from different inputs, and in some models control different aspects of how the sound is presented, for example with tone controls. All pre amplifiers have analogue audio inputs, mostly in the form of RCA connections, but some models also offer higher quality balanced XLR connections. XLR connections can allow lower noise transmission of the signal to the power amplifier. Some also include digital audio inputs, network connections and Bluetooth support.

One advantage of an pre amplifier is that you can upgrade your system by upgrading the power amplifier, while keeping your pre amplifier.

One pre amplifier variant is the “passive” pre amp. These don’t amplifier the signal at all. They just let you select between sources and attenuate the level using the volume control. Accordingly, they don’t need power.

The best brands

At Addicted To Audio we carry an exciting range of superb pre-amplifiers from some of the finest specialist brands in the world, such as Bryston, Burson Audio, MOON by Simaudio, Naim Audio, Peachtree Audio, Mytek, Topping, Violectric, Schiit Audio and Octave. You may not be familiar with some of those brands, but they’ve got a quality experience in store for your ears.

The best place to buy a pre amplifier

There are two great ways to buy a pre amplifier. The best way for most people is at a quality retail outlet in your city. That way you can have a listen, try some out, see which of them feel like a good “fit” for you. Retailers are particularly good at helping you ensure that your purchase is fully compatible with the rest of your equipment. But if you’re confident that you already know what you want, consider purchasing your pre amplifier direct from us at Addicted To Audio. We are an authorised New Zealand reseller for all our products. We provide full service and after sales support. And we ship fast.