Parks Audio

Budgie Tube Phono Preamp

Amplifier, Pre

Main Details
Maker Parks Audio Company Shannon Parks Designer
Form Factor Freestanding
Signal Path Analog Hardware
Made In USA
Dimensions 7” x 5” x 4.5” (180 x 130 x 115 mm)
Weight 20 oz (570g)
Power Source Powered with an external 12V mini-desktop supply
Notes - Single-ended, Class A, all-vacuum-tube audio path
- Passive RIAA equalization with hand-matched components
- Uses external 6DJ8/6922 tubes for ease of tube rolling
- 38 dB gain suitable for MM carts
- Exacta™ monotonic loading system allows 16 different loading choices
- Quiet DC filaments
- Muting circuit at start up to eliminate pops and thermal noise
- Powered with an external 12V mini-desktop supply
- Comes with two-year warranty from Parks Audio
- Made in the USA


- Tubes: Two matched 6922 Electro-Harmonix tubes (included)
- Gain: 38dB (suitable for carts with at least 5mV output)
- Input Impedance: 47K, adjustable
- Output Impedance: 6K ohm
- RIAA Accuracy: +/-0.5dB from 20Hz to 20kHz
- Distortion: less than 0.1% at 1kHz with 30mVrms input
- SNR: typically 78dBA with 5mV input
- Overload: Minimum headroom of 200mVrms at 1kHz
- Warranty: Two years
- Power: 7W
- Input Voltage: 100 to 240VAC 50/60Hz external 12VDC supply
(EU-UK-OZ adapters free upon request)
- Weight: 20 oz (570g)
- Size: 7” x 5” x 4.5” (180 x 130 x 115 mm)


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