Rotel RC-1590 MKII Stereo Preamplifier

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Technical Specifications of Rotel RC-1590 MKII Stereo Preamplifier:

Brand & Model # Rotel RC-1590 MKII Stereo Preamp
Total Harmonic Distortion  (THD) (20Hz–20kHz)
(20Hz–20kHz) <0.002%
Frequency Response
Line Level Inputs: 10Hz - 100kHz (+0dB, +0.1dB)
Digital Inputs: 20Hz - 20kHz (0±0.5dB, Max)
Phono Input: 20Hz - 20kHz (+0.3dB, -0.2dB)
S/N RATIO (IHF "A" Weighted)
Line Level Inputs (RCA): 117dB
Line Level Inputs (XLR): 115dB
Digital Inputs: 108dB
Phono Input: 80dB
Intermodulation Distortion  (60Hz:7kHz, 4:1) <0.002%
Input Sensitivity
Line Level Inputs (RCA): 150mV
Line Level Inputs (XLR): 250mV
Digital Inputs: 0dBFs
Phono Input (MM): 2.5mV
Input Impedance
Line Level Inputs (RCA): 100kΩ
Line Level Inputs (XLR): 100kΩ
Digital Inputs: 75Ω
Phono Input (MM): 47kΩ
Input Overload
Line Level Inputs (RCA): 4V
Line Level Inputs (XLR): 5.5V
Phono Input: 64mV
Output Level
Unbalanced (RCA): 1V
Balanced (XLR): 2V
Channel Separation
Line Level Inputs (RCA): >85dB
Line Level Inputs (XLR): >75dB
Phono Input: >85dB
Tone Controls
±10dB at 100Hz / 10kHz
Preout Level 1.65 V (at - 20 dB)
Coax/Optical Digital Input signals
LPCM (Up to 24-bit/192kHz)
USB Audio Class 1 (up to 24-bit/96kHz) USB Audio Class 2 (up to 32-bit/384kHz)
*Driver installation required
MQA and MQA Studio (up to 24-bit/384kHz )
Roon Tested
BTU RATING (4Ω, 1/8th power) 78 BTU/h
Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption 0.5W
Dimensions (W x H x D)
431 × 144 × 348mm 17" × 5.7" × 13.9"
Front Panel Height
3U / 132.6mm (5.25")
Weight (Net)
10.1kg (22.27bs.)

Ooberpad announces the availability of the power-packed Rotel RC-1590 MKII Stereo Preamplifier. Reference audio systems deserve reference audio equipment. Rotel’s RC-1590 MKII reference preamplifier provides audio with natural expression, an open sound stage and dynamic clarity. Analog, Digital, Bluetooth and Turntable sources are supported by a bespoke acoustic tuning process inviting you to bring your favourite music allowing the RC-1590MKII to transport you to the world of aural pleasure.


2-year manufacturer’s warranty

Key Features:

  • Texas Instruments premium 32-bit/384kHz Digital to Analogue Converter
  • Support MQA and MQA Studio
  • Moving Magnet Phono input for turntable connection
  • Wireless aptX™ and AAC Bluetooth
  • Certified Roon Tested

Benefits of Rotel RC-1590 MKII Stereo Preamplifier:

Stunning Clarity and Precise Position
Highly Sophisticated Engineering

Reference audio systems deserve reference audio equipment. The Rotel RC-1590MKII is exactly that – a reference preamplifier rendering analog and digital sources with natural expression in a wide and open sound stage in stunning clarity. The heart of the RC-1590MKII begins with the power supply featuring dual in-house manufacture toroidal transformers. The transformers are physically and electrically isolated supplying dedicated analog and digital supply voltages to all critical circuits through low ESR slit-foil capacitors eliminating unwanted distortion and an extremely low noise floor. Digital source inputs are processed leveraging an audiophile grade Texas Instruments 32-bit/384kHz Digital to Audio Converter (DAC) with custom engineered, proprietary acoustically tuned external output filter circuits rendering even the finest details with exceptional clarity and exact position.

Equipped with Superb Features Ensuring Performance, Value and Quality

Analog signal paths feature DIRECT-PATH bypass modes eliminating unnecessary circuits maintaining signal integrity and further eliminating unwanted noise and distortion drawing you even closer and immersing you in the mesmerizing musical world. The RC-1590MKII supports a full array of inputs ensuring connection to your favourite sources including a Moving Magnet Phono input for vinyl lovers, Analog, Digital, XLR Balanced, high-quality aptXTM and AAC wireless Bluetooth, and PC-USB (32-bit/384kHz) supporting MQA unfolding and rendering as well as certified Roon Tested. Dual RCA and XLR output connections provide unmatched flexibility including bi-amplification installations. A subwoofer output is also included. The RC-1590MKII proudly continues Rotel’s 60-year legacy and heritage with our ongoing promises of performance, value, and unflinching commitment to quality. Authentic, engaging, and spacious – the RC-1590MKII proudly represents this iconic brand.

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Rotel RC-1590 MKII Stereo Preamplifier