The CPA 2500 is Chord's entry level pre-amplifier designed for use prior to the main high power amplification of a quality hi-fi system. It utilizes a highly accurate, high-performance balanced output amplifier section. The CPA 2500 is transparent and flexible in its ability to “disappear” within the music and its open airy sound is instantly recognizable to anyone familiar with Chord Electronics.
The fully balanced CPA 3000 is the newest of Chord’s new generation pre-amplifiers. Utilizing innovative techniques and technology from the highly successful CPA 5000 reference pre-amplifier, the CPA 3000 features Chord’s latest Ultra High Frequency power supplies, a completely re-designed short signal path and ultra low noise circuit to give the very best noise floor performance.
The CPA 5000 Reference pre-amplifier features Chord's latest Ultra High Frequency power supplies, a completely re-designed short signal path, ultra low noise circuit and solid milled aluminum shielding to prevent RF interference. The result of these enhancements is an amazingly low noise floor - below -130dB!
The CPA 8000 is the ultimate high-end reference preamp and the perfect partner to the SPM 14000 monoblocks. In the same double height format to match it has all the features of the already advanced CPA 5000 but now includes three pairs of outputs, true dual mono construction with separate power supplies for each channel, and separate left and right frequency EQ adjust.