PROJECT Record Box E USB Phono Pre Amplifier
PROJECT Record Box E USB Phono Pre Amplifier

Regular Price: $149.00

Special Price $135.00

Warranty Period:2 yearsSold as:Single Unit

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Regular Price: $149.00

Special Price $135.00



Record Box E is an high-quality phono preamplifier, that offers the possibility to convert your valuable vinyls into computer music data. Re-cord Box E accepts both MM & MC cartridges and gives audiophile music experience at an entry-level price. The integrated A/D converter operates with Windows and MAC operating systems and connects via USB to your computer. Therefore your valuable vinyl collection can be digitised, especially for use in portable music players. Advanced circuitry and SMD construction keep noise and distortion at a surprisin-gly low level. A built-in internal shielding and an outboard DC power supply leave no risk for external interference. Because of its small casing, Record Box E can be placed near the turntable. Input and output sockets are gold-plated for preservation of quality. Record Box E can be connected easily to a line-input (AUX etc) of your amplifier.


FAQ - Hints for using A/D Phono Box S  


Q: Does a driver exist for the A/D Phono Box S?  

A: You do not need a driver for Windows-, Mac OSX or Linux-Systems.  

The driver is already integrated in the operating system.  


Q: A/D Phono Box S will not be recognized by Mac OSX and is not available under Audio. What can I do?  

A: Turn off your Computer and press at start alt+cmd+p+r until another starting sound appears. With this command the USB bus will be reset and the USB Box will be recognized new.  


Q: Why is there no sound coming from my Apple computer when I am using the Record Box E as a record source while the internal soundcard or the S/PDIF connection of the Apple computer is configured as playback source.  

A: For playback while recording at the Apple computer, the additional tool "LineIn" is necessary since OS X 10.  

"LineIn" is for free download available here:  



• Amplification and RIAA equalisation for MM & MC  

• Design principle inspired by Dr. Sykora  

• Digitalisation of vinyl for recording direct to USB with suitable recording programs  

• Automatic recognition, no additional drivers needed  

• Runs on Windows®, Mac OS® & Linux operating systems  

• SMD circuitry with special low noise components  

• Internal metal shielding  

• Small size allows installation close to record player  

• Gold plated RCA connection sockets  

• Outboard power supply included  

• Black or White casing 



Input capacitance/input impedanceMC: 100ohms/120pF (low output MC)
 MM: 47kohms/120pF (MM or high output MC)
Gain, MM / MC40dB / 60dB
Output voltage typically300mV/1kHz at 3mV/1kHz (MM) or 0,3mV/1kHz (MC)
Max. output9,5V (1kHz)
Noise floor MM / MC94dB (A weighted) / 75dB (A weighted)
THD MM / MC<0,01% / <0,05%
RIAA-equalisation curve accuracy20Hz - 20kHz / max. 0,5dB
A/D converterBurr Brown PCM2904 16-Bit Delta Sigma
Sampling rates32, 44,1 and 48kHz
USB output5 pin mini b connector (USB cable supplied)
USB signaldigital serial data protocol USB 1.1
Operating systemsWindows XP®, Windows Vista®, Windows 7®, Windows 8®, Mac OS, Linux
Input / Line output1 pair RCA/Cinch sockets each
Outboard power supply18V/500mA DC, suitable for your country's mains supply
Power consumption100mA DC
Dimensions W x H x D (D with sockets)120 x 32 x 100 (115) mm
Weight250g without power supply