Parasound 2100 Preamplifier

Parasound 2100 Preamplifier

The Parasound® NewClassic Model 2100 stereo preamplifier is the pinnacle of analog audio technology and value engineering for a two channel music system. Additionally, the Model 2100 is an upgrade to any surround sound system for uncompromised stereo reproduction. We’ve endowed the Model 2100 with unique connections and control features which enable it to blend seamlessly into an existing surround sound system. We are proud to offer you this exceptionally versatile audio component, knowing that it will bring you many years of enjoyment and dependability.





  • Two channel high end audio preamplifier

  • Front panel jack for portable MP3 player with 12dB auto gain offset to match levels of other sources

  • 7 pairs of line level inputs

  • 1 input pair can be switched for MM or MC phono cartridge with correct input impedance

  • Can add to an existing surround system to upgrade analog 2 channel sound

    • Connect your 2 channel analog sources to the Model 2100 instead of to your surround receiver

    • Connects to surround receiverís L, R, Sub line out jacks & to power ampís input jacks

    • Blends seamlessly into surround system, automatic pass-through when turned off

    • Bypass input can be selected by remote

    • Creates a mono sub channel output for 2 channel analog sources

    • Analog bass management, low pass filter, adjustable 20 Hz - 140 Hz

    • Separate output jacks for full range (large speakers), 80 Hz high pass filtered (small speakers)

  • 2-way RS-232 serial port connection

  • External IR repeater input & loop out jacks

  • Remote control includes discrete codes for Off and On

  • 2 auto turn on modes: AC power, 12v trigger

  • Selecting automatic turn/off defeats the front panel Power button

  • 12V trigger input jack and output jacks, 6í (2m) trigger wire included

  • Fixed level audio record output

  • Headphone jack with auto mute for line out jacks

  • Motor-driven analog volume control

  • Balance control, bass & treble controls with defeat button

  • Remote handset includes tone on/off button

  • High current power supply

  • Accepts both 115v & 230v AC, detachable IEC AC cord

  • 2u chassis, rack mountable with RMK22 (sold separately)

  • Parasound 3 year parts, 3 years labor warranty (For USA and Canada purchases only)





  • Frequency Response 10 Hz - 100 kHz, +/- 3 dB

  • THD Distortion < 0.008% at 20 Hz

  • S/N Ratio > 105 dB, input shorted, IHF A-weighted > 95 dB, input shorted, unweighted

  • Crosstalk > 75 dB at 20 kHz

  • Input Impedance 30 k Ω

  • Output Impedance < 60 Ω

  • Input Sensitivity 250 mV for 1 V output Total Gain: 12 db Maximum Output: 6.5 V

  • AC Power Requirement 110-250 V, 50 - 60 Hz Voltage is automatically selected 5 watts standby; 10 watts when turned on

  • Dimensions Width: 17.25" (437 mm) Depth: 14.5" (369 mm) Height, with feet: 4.25" (108 mm) Height, without feet: 3.5" (89 mm) Weight: Net: 13 lbs. (5.9 kg) Shipping: 20 lbs. (9.1 kg)