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REVIEW OF P-1000 BY SRAJAN EBAEN

“Watch maker Seiko call theirs a kinetic not automatic movement. And what they and rival Casio have dubbed solar—photovoltaic battery power recharged by ambient light—Citizen call EcoDrive. How to translate the ultra-balanced gain stages of team Gold Note [right] in their new P-1000 preamp?
Owner/designer Maurizio Aterini explains that “it’s always difficult to find good communicative single words to describe something technical when the market has not previously seen such solutions. It happened when we released the first audio streamer 12 years ago but also when we came out with the new PH10 phono stage and the IS1000 super integrated which Joël Chevassus on your team will shortly receive. So our ultra-balanced preamplifier is based on six discrete gain stages as can be easily seen on the PCB below.””

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