Tenor Audio Phono 1 Ultimate, review pt 1, introduction and overview

Tenor Audio Phono 1 Ultimate, review pt 2, listening sessions

Tenor Audio Phono 1 Ultimate, review pt. 3, system and sonic evaluation

Tenor Audio, Phono 1, 350M, pt. 4, Jim Fairhead CEO, Michel Vanden Broeck engineer



Tenor Audio

Phono 1 Ultimate

Tenor Inc. Factory
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Tenor Inc. Corporate
Midhurst, Ontario, Canada

David Johann, Global Sales Manager



Phono stage Type: Single Chassis/Dual Mono

EQ Curves: Passive RIAA & IEC

RIAA Precision: 20 Hz - 20KHz +/- 0.1dB

Voltage Gain: 55dB - 70dB (selectable in 5dB increments)

Rated Input: 12V rms Single Ended or Balanced

Maximum Output: 25V rms Single Ended or Balanced

Nominal Output @2V rms Single Ended or Balanced

S/N Ratio Reference: <-87 dBA @ 70 dB Gain

Channel Separation: <-90dBA

Frequency Response: 2-100KHz*

Bandwidth Response: 1-1MHz*

THD + Noise: <  0.02%

Load Impedance: 100Ω, 200Ω, 300Ω, 400Ω, 500Ω, HIGH, CUSTOM

Output Impedance: 10Ω Single Ended / 100Ω Balanced

Global Negative Feedback: Zero

Balanced Input Pin Configuration: 1: Ground, 2: Positive, 3: Negative

Input Tubes (per Channel): 2 x NOS 8416 & 2 x 6n6p

Soft Start: 1 Minute 40 Seconds

Sequential Remote  Turn On: 12 V Mini-Phone Plug

Cooling: Natural Convection

Microphonic Isolation: Suspended Audio Board/Tube Vibration Control

Fuses Phono 1: 1

Maximum Power Consumption during Operation: .75 Watts