Pro-Ject drops a new phono linear power supply, the Power Box RS 2

So look, I don’t know if you’re as into vinyl as I am but when I’m looking for great sound I like to slap a licorice pizza on the old turntable and rock out. The Pro-Ject Power Box RS2 Phono will give you more great sound by filtering and maintaining a steady and solid power steam to your turntable and pre-amp.

That’s right: this $1199 device is a power supply for Pro-Ject turntables and pre-amps that makes your vinyl sound better. While it might be a stretch to spend a grand on a power supply, given the lengths folks will go to wring a little more sound out of their rigs I could see the value.

The RS2 features a high filtration capacity (10.000μF) with low ESR capacitors and low-noise components with surge protection. This means you’ll reduce noticeable hiss from your speakers when running these with a 15V powered turntable and pre-amp. It can power any 15V turntable and any 18-20V Pro-Ject phono pre-amp.

The whole package is shipping to dealers and it might be a must-have if you want to amp your turntable up to eleven.

John Biggs

John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. His work has appeared in Men’s Health, Wired, and the New York Times.

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