Emotiva PT1 Overview
The PT1 enables you to experience the flexibility and superb sound quality you can achieve with separate audiophile components at a surprisingly affordable price. The PT1 is a high-performance stereo preamplifier, which includes a stereo FM tuner, inputs for line-level analog sources, a built-in DAC with plenty of digital inputs for all of your digital audio sources, including a high-resolution asynchronous USB input, and a built-in AptX HD capable Bluetooth receiver, and a high-performance phono preamp that supports both moving magnet and moving coil cartridges. The PT1 can be operated via the simple front panel controls, or by the included infrared remote control. The intuitive menu system makes the PT1 simple to configure and operate, and the large bright blue VFD display on the front panel is easy to read and shows you exactly what’s going on at all times. Match the PT1 with a power amplifier and a pair of speakers for a great-sounding stereo system, or use the built-in active crossover to add a separate powered subwoofer to create an audiophile quality 2.1 channel system.
The new PT1 builds on the legacy of our groundbreaking PT-100 preamp/tuner/DAC to bring you the next step in the evolution of affordable audiophile components. The PT1 features upgraded electronics, a streamlined menu system that allows you to tune and program FM stations directly from the remote control, and a sleeker more modern design aesthetic. If you’ve been waiting to experience the flexibility and performance of separate components then now is the time.
Emotiva PT1 Features
The PT1 is an all-in-one stereo preamplifier/DAC/Tuner with a full range of inputs, including two pairs of line-level analog inputs (CD, Aux), plus a switchable phono input that accepts both MM and MC cartridges. There's also a DAC section with plenty of digital inputs, including a high-resolution asynchronous USB and aptX HD capable Bluetooth receiver for streaming or playing stored music from your smartphone, tablet, or laptop.
The Emotiva PT1 uses premium components to deliver excellent sound while delivering the performance you expect from a high-quality stereo preamp. The renowned Analog Devices AD1955 24/192k DAC takes care of seamlessly changing your digital formats into the analog language your setup can understand, whilst the full complement of digital inputs includes a coaxial S/PDIF, optical S/PDIF, and USB input that all support sample rates and bit depths up to 24/192.
Bass and Treble controls on the PT1 allow you to fine-tune the overall tone of your system, ensuring that your listening experience is as immersive as possible. You can set the PT1 to a fixed 90Hz crossover point and activate active 12dB/octave Linkwitz-Riley high and low-pass filters to optimize the signal for headphones or full-range speakers.
The headphone output on the PT1 is high current and direct coupled so you can enjoy your favorite headphones without the need for an external headphone amplifier. You can then connect your PT1 to a separate high-quality power amplifier and a pair of speakers for a full-sounding stereo system or to the inputs on a powered subwoofer to create an audiophile quality 2.1 channel system that is sure to please.
Emotiva PT1 Specifications
Analog Performance (line level)
|Maximum output level:||
|Frequency response:||5 Hz to 50 kHz +/- 0.04 dB.|
|THD+noise:||< 0.001% (A-weighted).|
|IMD:||< 0.004% (SMPTE).|
|S/N ratio:||> 120 dB.|
|Crosstalk:||< 90 dB.|
Analog Performance (phono):
|Frequency response (MM and MC):||
|THD+noise:||< 0.015% (MM; A-weighted); < 0.06% (MC; A-weighted).|
|Gain (ref unity gain on main outputs at 1 kHz):||
Analog Performance (headphone)
|Power Output:|| 8 Ohms: 23 mW / channel.
33 Ohms: 90 mW / channel.
47 Ohms: 127 mW / channel.
150 Ohms: 145 mW / channel.
300 Ohms: 114 mW / channel.
600 Ohms: 75 mW / channel.
|Frequency response:|| 5 Hz to 20 kHz +/- 0.15 dB (44k sample rate).
5 Hz to 80 kHz +/- 0.25 dB (192k sample rate).
|THD+noise:||< 0.003% (A-weighted; all sample rates).|
|IMD:||< 0.007% (SMPTE).|
|S/N ratio:||> 110 dB ref-rated output.|
|Dimension:|| 17” wide x 2-5/8” high x 12-1/2” deep (unboxed; without connectors).
21” long x 7” high x 17-1/2” deep (boxed).
9 lbs (unboxed).
14 lbs (boxed).
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