Arcam FMJ C49 Pre Amplifier


Reg. price £2,749.00

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Arcam’s FMJ C49 pre-amplifier represents the pinnacle of Arcam’s audio engineering. They set out to incorporate everything they have learnt in almost 40 years to deliver a pre-amplifier that will set new standards and provide class leading sound quality for the best possible reproduction of your music.

Drawing on the many years of amplifier design experience at Arcam, the C49 uses the best quality components and engineering practice to produce a product that will give many years of musical pleasure and reliable service. The recent introduction of the "G Class" power amplifiers has really raised the game in terms of performance for Arcam so now we have a worthy pre-amplifier to partner them.

The C49 features dual mono volume controls and a balanced signal path all the way though the product together with distortion nulling input multiplexers. Rest assured you will be hearing the music just as the artist intended.

There have been great strides made in improving audio sources and loudspeakers in recent years and the time is right to match them in the field of amplifier design. This ground breaking pre-amplifier is a must audition product for music lovers.


Inputs - Phono (MM) cartridge

    Input sensitivity at 1kHz - 5mV
    Input impedance - 47kOhms +100pF
    Frequency response (ref. RIAA curve) - 20Hz-20kHz +/- 1dB
    Signal/noise ratio (Awtd) 50W, ref. 5mV input - 80dB
    Overload margin, 5mV at 1kHz - 20dB


    Nominal sensitivity - 1V (RCA), 2V (XLR)
    Input impedance - 10k Ohms
    Maximum input - 4.6V (RCA), 8.2V (XLR)
    Frequency response 20Hz-20kHz +/- 0.05dB
    Signal/noise ratio (Awtd) 50W, ref 1V input - 105dB

Preamplifier output

    Nominal output level - 1.15V (RCA), 2.3V (XLR)
    Output impedance - 47 Ohms (RCA), 200 Ohms (XLR)

Headphones output

    Maximum output level into 600 Ohms - 4Vrms
    Output impedance - 1 Ohm
    Load range - 16-2k Ohms


    Power consumption (standby) - <0.5W

Dimensions & Weights

    W x D (inc. speaker terminals) x H (inc. feet) - 433 x 410 x 171mm
    Weight (net) - 8.7kg
    Weight (packed) - 10.4kg

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Arcam FMJ C49 Pre Amplifier

Arcam FMJ C49
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