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Exposure XM7 Preamplifier

Sale price£1,750.00

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Made in Britain

Exposure has been perfecting the art of creating real Hi-Fi for real music lovers since 1974. Designed, engineered and proudly manufactured in Britain by a talented team of audio engineers who are passionate about the reproduction of music. 

Exposure's Hi-Fi components are crafted to exacting standards, offering exceptional value. Their design philosophy prioritizes accurate music reproduction across all genres while maintaining a discreet aesthetic. Known for their user-friendliness and ease of maintenance, Exposure's products deliver precise sound quality. These components provide listeners with an outstanding audio experience, characterized by delicate upper ranges, open mid-range, and deep, agile bass, making them an excellent investment for music enthusiasts.

Half Size, Full Power

Housed in a sleek, half-width design, the Exposure XM7 preamplifier features an integrated moving magnet phonostage for your turntable and DAC with five digital inputs. It also offers a fixed gain home theatre input and dual headphone outputs. Additionally, the XM7 includes two preamp outputs for bi-amping capabilities. This half width preamplifier is the perfect match for the Exposure XM9 Mono power amplifiers.


  • Large 200W custom-made toroidal power transformer
  • High quality all aluminium casework and extruded front panel
  • High quality resistors & capacitors used in the signal path
  • Cascode circuitry utilised for improved power supply immunity
  • Audio output stages use discrete transistor
  • High quality relays used for input selection
  • 3.5mm & 1/4” headphone outputs selectable by a switch at the back
  • Moving magnet phono input, fixed level AV input and one line level input
  • Two coax ( bnc) and two optical inputs and one class 2 USB input with DSD
  • 2 pairs of pre-amp outputs for bi-amping or sub woofer
  • Remote control
  • Three year guarantee
  • Available in black or titanium 


Headphone Output:
Output Impedance: 

 0 Ohms
Maximum Level into 33 Ohms: 

@ 1kHz & 0.1% THD :   5V RMS

Total Harmonic Distortion:
@ 2V output, 1kHz :   <0.03%
Maximum Level into 330 Ohms: 
@ 1kHz & 0.1% THD :   8V RMS
Total Harmonic Distortion: 

@ 2V output, 1kHz :   <0.01% 


Analogue Inputs:

Pre-Amplifier Output (Input Sensitivity / Impedance / S/N):
 AV Input Fixed Level: 
450mV @ 1kHz > 12K Ohms S/N > 95dB
AUX/PH Input MM:
2.5mV @ 1kHz, 47K Ohms S/N > 73dB
     Frequency Response:
+/-0.5dB 50Hz-20kHz. High pass roll off -1.5dB @ 20Hz
 AUX 2 Input Line: 
350mV @ 1kHz > 14K Ohms S/N output gain 
x3.75, +11.5dB
Total Harmonic Distortion:
<0.005% at 1kHz :   @ 1.3V RMS output
     Frequency Response:
20Hz - 20kHz +/- 0.5dB

     Signal to Noise Ratio:
ref 1.3V RMS Output :   1kHz >92dB
     Channel Separation @ 20kHz:


 Digital Inputs:
SPDIF Inputs BNC Coax & Optical:  32 - 192kHz @ 16-24 bits 
Total Harmonic Distortion: <0.005% at 1kHz @ 1.3V RMS output
Signal to Noise Ratio: ref 1.3V RSM Output :   1kHz : >98dB
USB Input:  Linear PCM 44K1 - 192kHz @ 16-24 bits DSD 
x64 (DoP) Asynchronous transfer from host


Mains Supply: 
 110/120V or 220/240V, 50/60Hz (factory set)

T5AL for 110/120V units

T2.5AL for 220/240V units

Power Consumption: 
Dimensions (HxWxD):
 89mm x 218mm x 363mm
Net Weight: 
Gross Weight:  6kg
Exposure XM7 Preamplifier
Exposure XM7 Preamplifier Sale price£1,750.00