Pre Amplifiers Comparison
Model System Inputs Quadro Inp. Sensitivity High Level
(mV)
Inp. Impedance High Level
(kΩ)
Frequency Response High Level
(HZ)
Signal/Noise High Level
(db)
Inp. Sensitivity Phono MM
(mV)
Inp. Impedance Phono MM
(kΩ)
Inp. Sensitivity Phono 2
(mV)
Inp. Impedance Phono 2
(kΩ)
Frequency Response Phono MM Signal/Noise Phono MM
(db)
Inp. Sensitivity Phono MC
(mV)
Inp. Impedance Phono MC
(kΩ)
Signal/Noise Phono MC
(db)
Outputs Frequency Response
(HZ)
Harmonic Distortion
(% at rated output)
Output Voltage Rec Out
(mV)
Impedance Pre Out
(kΩ)
Output Voltage Pre Out
(mV)
Impedance Rec Out
(kΩ)
Tone Controls Frequencies Filters Loudness Dimensions in Inches
((w) x (h) x (d))
Dimensions in mm
((w) x (h) x (d))
Weight in lbs
(lbs)
Weight in Kg
(Kg)

Sony TA-E 900
Transistor Pre Amplifier Phono MM I+II; Phono MC; Tuner; 2 Monitor/Tape; AUX no 150 50 N/A N/A 2.5 47 (100 pF) 2.5 (100/ 200/ 400 pF) N/A 84 0.2 0.04 72 2 PRE OUT (RCA); 2 REC OUT (RCA); Phones DC-300 kHz (0.1 dB) N/A 150 N/A N/A 0.1 no N/A no no 18.9 x 4.1 x 17.9 480 x 105 x 455 28.7 13

Sony TA-E 20 FB
Transistor Pre Amplifier Phono MM; Phono MC; Tuner; Tape; AUX -- 150 50 N/A N/A 2.5 50 N/A N/A N/A N/A 0.25 100 N/A PRE OUT; REC OUT (6.3mm) N/A 0.01 150 1 1,000 10 Bass; Treble Bass 10 dB/ 100 Hz; Treble 10 dB/ 10 kHz LOW (12dB/oct./20Hz) -- 16.93 x 2.75 x 6.29 430 x 70 x 160 5.9 2.7

Sony TA-E 7 B
V-FET Transistor Phono MM I+II; Phono MC; Tuner; Tape I+II; AUX I+II; Moving Coil N/A 150 50 N/A N/A 2.5 100 / 50 / 25 2.5 100 / 50 / 25 N/A N/A 0.125 0.1 / 0.025 N/A 2 PRE OUT (RCA); 3 REC OUT (RCA; 6.3 mm) 1-150,000 (+0/-1 dB) >0.003 150 1.5 1,500 1 Bass; Treble Bass: 10 dB/ 20 Hz; Treble: 10 dB/ 40 kHz LOW <30 Hz (12 dB/oct.); HIGH >9 kHz (12 dB/oct.) -- 16.93 x 6.69 x 12.59 430x 170 x 320 24.7 11.2
Sony TA-E 1000 ESD
Sony TA-E 1000 ESD
digital, pro logic dolby surround 6 Video; 2 S-VHS; N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 11 (!) Outputs : 2 PRE OUT; 5 REC OUT; REAR OUT; SUBWOOFER OUT; CENTER OUT; DIGITAL OUT. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Sony TA-E 80 ES
Sony TA-E 80 ES
N/A Phono MM+MC; Tuner; Tape I-III; CD; AUX; Monitor N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Direct OUT; 3 REC OUT (Selector) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 24.25 11

Sony TA-E 901
Transistor Stereo Pre Amplifier Phono MM+MC; TUNER; TAPE I+II; AUX I+II no N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A REC OUT I+II; OUTPUT I+II; PHONES N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 19" x 4 1/4" x 18 3/8" 480 x 105 x 465 27.9 12.5