ASR Basis Phono Stage, Pre-owned

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This item qualifies for our new in-store fulfillment incentive program. Orders over $250 placed online and picked up in-store are now eligible for your choice of a complementary vinyl LP or Burmester Audio CD (up to a $40 retail value) upon pickup. We're excited to welcome you to our showroom!

From German designer Friedrich Schäfer, the unique and exceptionally fine-sounding ASR Basis Exclusive, built in Germany and imported by Fanfare International. This two-piece, battery-operated design is connected to the power supply via a large-diameter umbilical cord hardwired to the main section and terminated in a massive multi-pin connector.

Great condition pre-owned ASR Basis Phono Stage and PSU.

Unit does not come with original box but will be professionally packed for shipping.

Rated 8/10 for minor cosmetic wear consistent with age and use. See photos for details.



  • Solid-state phono preamplifier with external battery power supply
  • balanced (XLR) and unbalanced (RCA) inputs
  • unbalanced, (RCA) and balanced (XLR) outputs.
  • Frequency response: 3Hz–200kHz, –3dB.
  • RIAA accuracy: <0.5dB, 20Hz–20kHz.
  • Weighted S/N ratio: >68dB, depending on gain (MC).
  • Distortion: <0.01% 5mV–5V into 100 ohms at 1kHz; <0,05%, 20Hz–20kHz.
  • Input impedance: 5–1000 ohms (MC).
  • Input capacitance: adjustable between 100pF and 320pF.
  • Gain: universally adjustable with DIP switches from 32dB to 64dB.
  • Dimensions: 17" (430mm) W by 14.6" (370mm) D by 4.7" (120mm) H, main unit; 18.1" (460mm) W by 13" D (330mm) by 6.3" (160mm) H, battery power unit.
  • Weight: 22 lbs (10kg) main unit, 57 lbs (26kg) battery power unit.



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