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The E-02 inherits the philosophy that guided our highly acclaimed E-03, and adds the new fully balanced transmission and amplification circuits utilizing MC cartridges to achieve a level of analog playback that was previously unimaginable. 

  • Manufacturer's Description

    Phono inputs  
    XLR 1 pair (exclusive for MC)
    Input impedance 10, 50, 100, 200, 300, 500, 1k, 10kΩ (MC, switchable)
    Input sensitivity 1mV (MC, 1kHz, at rated output)
    Maximum input level 4.8mV (MC, THD 0.1%)
    RCA 2 pairs (MC/MM)
    Input impedance  
    MC 10, 50, 100, 200, 300, 500, 1k, 10kΩ (switchable)
    MM 47kΩ
    Input sensitivity  
    MC 1mV (1kHz, at reated output)
    MM 20mV (1kHz, at rated output)
    Maximum input level  
    MC 4.8mV (THD 0.1%)
    MM 100mV (THD 0.1%)
    Analog audio outputs (switchable)   
    XLR/ES-LINK Analog 1 pair
    Output impedance 20Ω
    Rated output level 4Vrms
    RCA 1 pair
    Output impedance 23.5Ω
    Rated output level 2Vrms
    Power supply  
      AC 230V, 50Hz
      AC 120V, 60Hz
      AC 220V, 60Hz
    External dimensions (W×H×D)  445 × 131 × 377mm
    17-⅝" × 5-¼" × 14-¼" (including protrusions)
    Weight 12.5kg / 27-⅝ lb
    Included accessories Power cord × 1
    Felt pads × 3
    Owner's manual × 1
    Warranty card × 1


    Audio performance

    RIAA deviation ±0.2dB (10 to 20kHz)
    Total harmonic distortion 0.007% (1kHz, MM, rate output)
    S/N ratio  
    MC 80dB (Input short, rated output, IHF-A)
    MM 100dB (Input short, rated output, IHF-A)
    XLR 72dB (MC)
    46dB (MM)
    RCA 66dB (MC)
    40dB (MM)
    Channel separation < –96dB (MM, 10kHz)
    Sub-sonic filter 17Hz –6dB/octave

    UK Shipping: 

    APC Overnight (up to 30kg). The premium Next Day service is upgraded on request to 12 noon delivery / SECURITY / Saturday and various options. We have found APC to be a reliable, courteous and predictable service.


    Europe, EC, and abroad: 

    For every despatch we use a professional broker to organize the fastest and highest quality shippers, and we normally use DHL or UPS depending on territory. Our broker monitors the documentation and Customs Clearance carried out by these two reliable carriers.

    Above 30kg: 

    For UK and overseas we use pallet shipping which is a professional service and avoids risks of mishandling and loss. It is not expensive under our contractors and worth a quote.


    The Music Room enjoys a 40-year tradition of customer care and at time of writing, full 5-star Google reviews. In addition UK customers enjoy the legal rights of mail order and distant selling. 

    We have exported happily for many years and most probably have happy customers in your country who will confirm our reliability and refund in the event of mishaps. 

    Refunds can only be made by the same payment form and to the same account to avoid possible fraud or money laundering.

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    We are an official Esoteric dealer and offer the best UK prices. If you have seen this product cheaper elsewhere, Let us know; we will match or beat any price.

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