VTL TL-2.5 Performance Line Stage Preamplifier

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Product Description

VTL TL-2.5 Performance Line Stage Preamplifier Specifications

Vacuum Tube Complement 2 x 12AU72, 2 x 12AT7
Total Harmonic Distortion 20Hz – 20kHz, 0.01%
Signal to Noise Ratio 109 dB
Maximum Output Voltage 60 V
Gain 20 dB
Input Impedance 100kΩ
Channel Separation 75dB @ 1kHz
Power Consumption 150 Watts
Primary Mains Fuse Rating 100/120V = 1A Ceramic Slo Blo, 220/240V = 0.41A Ceramic Slo Blo
Dimensions W x D x H 19 x 15 x 4″ / 48.3 x 38.1 x 10.2 cm
Weight 25 lbs (11.34 kg) packed


TL2.5 Phono Stage MM MC
Vacuum Tube Complement 2 x 12AX7 2 x 12AX7, 1 x 12AX7
Gain 36.5dB 58.0dB
Signal to Noise Ratio 85dB 70dB

VTL TL2.5 Line Stage Features

  • High current output, pure tube circuit
  • Stiff power supplies for each gain stage
  • 6 line inputs (5 with phono), 2 pairs single ended RCA outputs, 1 tape loop, 1 record output, 1 external processor loop for home theater
  • Optional internally retro-fittable phono stage, with dedicated power supply
  • Front panel controls: source selector, balance, volume, tape, processor, mute/operate, on/off
  • Remote volume control and mute
  • Auto mute turn-on circuit, utilizing two color LED
  • Relay switching
  • Simplest direct circuit path for purest musical sound and high reliability
  • Audiophile quality laser trimmed volume and balance controls
  • High quality VTL gold plated RCA jacks
  • High quality glass fiber circuit board with heavy copper traces
  • Heavy 16 gauge chassis construction, with well shielded power supplies
  • Toroidal power transformers
  • Detachable IEC power cord

VTL TL2.5 Line Stage Overview

The VTL TL-2.5 all tube line stage preamplifier is designed for performance — giving you music that is direct from the source, in the most realistic, colorless and truthful way we know how. This preamp is packed with features to give you the maximum control over all the audio and video sources in your system. With 6 line inputs, an optional internally retro-fittable phono stage, two pairs of outputs, a tape loop, and external processor loop (for home theater), you can rest assured that this preamp will plug and play into your existing system in no time at all. Remote volume control and mute comes standard.

Above all, you’ll be pleasantly surprised when you find out how little the TL2.5 costs. This sturdily built unit, with quality parts, will take your breath away with its clear, upfront sound. Visit us and bring one home to audition now. We’re confident that if you’re not a member of the VTL family today, you will be one very soon after that.