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Parasound Zpre2 - Stereo Zone Preamp with Remote

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Parasound Zpre2 - Stereo Zone Preamp With Remote Preamplifier

Parasound Zpre2 - Stereo Zone Preamp with Remote

SkyFi 479

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479 South Broad Street
Glen Rock NJ 07452
United States


Compact yet very capable preamp from Parasound, with the same great sonic fingerprint found in all of their preamps.

(We have several Parasound items shown in the photos but this listing is for just the Zpre2.  Please click here to see our other Parasound items listed for sale)

• Two way RS-232 serial connection
• Four line-level audio and four composite video inputs
• Input 1 auto select priority function, defeatable
• External IR repeater Input jack
• Remote control includes discrete codes for Off and On
• Switchable auto or manual turn on/off
• 12 V trigger automatic turn/off, defeats Power button
• 12V output to trigger other components
• Record outputs for video and fixed level audio
• Headphone jack, automatically mutes line out
• Gold-plated RCA jacks
• Analog motor-driven volume control
• Outstanding design, parts quality and specs
• Voltage switchable between 115v and 230v
• Unique half-rack width chassis; 1 rack space high
• Rack mount kit sold separately 

Click here for a PDF copy of the Parasound Zpre2 Sales Brochure

Click here for a PDF copy of the Parasound Zpre2 Owner's Guide

UK HiFi Choice Magazine (October, 2014):
"The Parasound system delivers a full sound that is clear and easy on the ears. ...on the whole, the system gives a very convincing performance across the spectrum."
"The components of the Parasound Z Custom Series are really well made and have got the styling just right so they will fit in well in both domestic and business environments."

Frequency Response:
10 Hz - 100 kHz, +0/-3 dB
10 Hz - 50 kHz, +0/-8 dB

Frequency Bandwidth - Composite Video:
10 MHz

Total Harmonic Distortion:

S/N Ratio:
112 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted
92 dB, input shorted, unweighted

Input Impedance:
15 k Ω

Input Sensitivity:
150 mV for 1 V output
Maximum Output: 7.6 V

83 dB at 1 kHz
76 dB at 20 kHz

Tone Controls:
Bass +/- 8 dB at 100 Hz
Treble +/- 10 dB at 10 kHz

AC Power Requirement:
110 - 120 V / 220 -240 V, 50 - 60 Hz
2 watt standby; 20 watts when turned on

8.5" Wide
10" Deep with connectors
2" High with feet, 1.75" panel only
241 x 254 x 50mm, 44.1mm panel only

Net Weight:
4.6 lbs / 2.1 Kg

Rack Mount Accessory - Purchased Separately:
SBS: Bracket & bolts to attach any two Z Custom units side-by-side in a standard 19" equipment rack.
Zblank: 9.5" x 1.75" blank panel, required to mount a single Zhd unit;
Zblank kit includes one SBS

Please click here for detailed specifics regarding our specialized packing process that separates us from the rest.



Original Box







Yes - Power

Physical Condition


Working Condition


SKU: 100545