YBA Signature Preamplifier MKII


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Our best preamplifier, delivering the ultimate performance of the Signature line. With each unit personally tested and approved by Yves-Bernard André himself. And now available as Mark II version, offering upgraded Digital section.

Signature PRE offers a XLR input, an array of 5 RCA inputs and also a dedicated MM Phono input. On the side of outputs, Mark II version implements a pair of XLR outputs and single RCA output. Making it a versatile choice for wide range of Hi-Fi setups, all easily controlled with our classic YBA remote controller.

In the centre of the embossed YBA logo on the front panel is a standby switch, which responds to the touch of a finger. The source selector rotates through 10 different inputs and phase and mute switches are on the right-hand side along with the rotary encoded volume control.

New Mark II version brings quite a few improvements in its digital section, mainly thanks to the Analog Devices AD1955 DAC, with a native support of PCM up to 24 bit / 192 kHz and DSD64. USB input was also significantly upgraded with the XMOS controller, offering the top-quality sound with a direct connection to your computer. Optical and coaxial inputs are still included for use with other digital sources.

For use with a separate DAC or CD player, the whole digital section can be quickly disabled, resulting in an improved performance of its analog circuit.

Product type     

Audio Outputs     

2 Balanced XLR & 1 RCA
Audio Inputs     

1 Balanced XLR, 5 RCA & 1 Phono
D/A Converter     

Analog Devices AD1955 – Native support up to 24/192 & DSD64
USB Input     

XMOS XU208 – PCM 32bit / 768 kHz & DSD512
Other Digital Inputs     

Optical & Coaxial


Frequency Response     

20 Hz – 40 kHz (-0.5dB)

>0.0009% (20 Hz – 20 khz)
Power Supply     

Linear power supply with high performance UI-Core transformer 190VA
Color / Finish     

Natural aluminium
Dimensions (w x d x h)     

430 x 388 x 151 mm

27.5 kg


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