Phono Preamplifier

310LPPhono Preamplifier

Breathtaking analog reproduction combined with well-rounded flexibility.

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The MOON 310LP represents a significant step forward in phono preamplifier design. Like its predecessor, the highly acclaimed MOON LP5.3, particular attention has again been given to noise levels and dynamic range. The result is one of the quietest phono preamplifiers ever, on par and even superior to many models at significantly higher price points. Sonically, it portrays all the MOON hallmarks: clean, powerful, fast and extended bass combined with an open midrange and airy extended high frequencies.

A major strength of the 310LP is its highly configurable nature. There are numerous end-user adjustments for resisitance loading, capacitance loading and gain level. Going one step further, you can even chose from two different equalization curves - either the RIAA curve or the IEC curve.

Balanced outputs are a standard feature, allowing you to take full advantage of connectivity to a balanced preamplifier or integrated for a significant improvement in noise floor, dynamics and midrange transparency. In terms of aesthetics, the MOON 310LP is housed in a custom-made, rigid chassis with a 3/8" brushed and anodized front panel. 

Add the MOON 320S external power supply to bring the 310LP's performance to the next level.

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Technical aspects

Large isolated power supply on a separate circuit with 2 stages of voltage regulation
Optional MOON 320S external power supply upgrade
Single-ended RCA and Balanced XLR outputs
4-Layer printed circuit boards with pure copper tracings for a much shorter signal path; This results in greater sonic accuracy and a dramatically improved signal-to-noise ratio
Power supply voltage regulation includes i²DCf (Independent Inductive DC Filtering); There is one inductor dedicated to each integrated circuit type component (DAC, Op-Amp, etc.) in the audio circuit's signal path; 2 stages in all
Rigid chassis construction to minimize the effects of external vibrations
Optimized selection of very high quality electronic components
Low operating temperature for an ultra-long life expectancy

Magazine reviews

 Hi-Files  (Serbia)  Milan S. Milosevic  March 2016  #70
 Audiophile FR  (France)  Lionel Schmitt  May 2015
 StereoSound  (Japan)  Staff  January 2015
 Hifi & Musik  (Sweden)  Staff  October 2013 
 yam - hifihivi  (www)  (Taiwan)  Pui Ching  March 2013
 AudioArt  (Taiwan)   Staff  March 2013  #294 
 GM2000  (Thailand)  Staff  November 2012  #188
 Hi-Fi News (United Kingdom)  Ken Kessler  November 2012
 The Absolute Sound  (USA)  Wayne Garcia  September 2012  #225
 TONE Audio  (www)    Steve Guttenberg   November 2011  # 41
 Hi-Files   (Serbia)  Zoran Karapandzic  September 2011  #43
 Audio & Video  (Brazil)  Christian Pruks   June 2011  #168
 Hi-Fi & Hi-Vi Monthly  (Taiwan)  Staff  April 2011  #367
 VinyLPhile  (www)  Rich Teer  March 2011  #5
 Stereophile  (USA)   Michael Fremer   January 2011


 Audio Oasis AXPONA  Positive Feedback  (USA)  May 2016
 Hi-Five “Great Value”  Hi-Files  (Serbia)  March 2016  #70
 2016 Editor's Choice  The Absolute Sound  (USA)  March 2016  #261
 2015 Editor's Choice  The Absolute Sound  (USA)  March 2015  #251
 2014 Editor's Choice  The Absolute Sound  (USA)  March 2014  #241
 2013 Editor's Choice  The Absolute Sound  (USA)  March 2013  #231
 2012 Product of the Year  The Absolute Sound  (USA)  January 2013  #229
 Outstanding Product  Hi-Fi News  (Great Britain)  November 2012
 2012 Editor's Choice  The Absolute Sound  (USA)  March 2012  #221
 Exceptional Value  TONEAudio  (USA)  November 2011 #41
 Hi-Light "Under Spotlight"  Hi-Files  (Serbia)  September 2011 #43
 Ouro / Gold Recommended Reference  AVMAG  (Brazil)  June 2011  #168
 Recommended Components  Stereophile  (USA)  April 2011