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Rotel MICHI P5 Series 2 Preamplifier

Sale price£4,999.00
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Introducing the Rotel Michi P5 Series 2 Preamplifier, the ultimate choice for music enthusiasts and audiophiles looking for an unmatched audio experience. Custom engineered with twin 8-channel high precision ESS SABRE ES9028PRO Digital to Analog converters specially adapted to MONO mode, the P5 Series 2 provides redundant signal processing by 8 DAC circuits per channel.

This multi-DAC solution is all about performance and extracts exceptional details and nuances of the music presented on an exceptionally wide sound stage. Dual shielded, in-house manufactured toroidal transformers drive 16 independent power supplies isolating all critical circuits. The result is an ultra-quiet noise floor and extremely low distortion levels.

The breathtaking performance of the Michi P5 Series 2 immerses you in your music like never before, precisely rendering every note, and enveloping you in sound. The Michi P5 Series 2 connects to all your favourite music sources including Analog RCA and XLR Balanced, Moving Magnet and Moving Coil Phono, aptXTM HD Wireless Bluetooth, Coaxial and Optical. The PC-USB input supports PCM (32-bit 384kHz) and Quad DSD (11.2MHz) music files and full MQA hardware decoding up to 24-bit 384kHz.

The elegant, understated industrial design of the Michi P5 Series 2 is manufactured to the highest standards of quality as befits its flagship position in the Michi line. A high-resolution graphic display, front panel controls, IR remote, and headphone output ensure seamless setup and operation. RS232 and Ethernet connectivity support all popular control systems. The Michi P5 Series 2 Preamplifier continues to deliver on the Michi promise of acoustic elevation to even the most discerning of audiophiles. Michi, expectations amplified.


Total Harmonic Distortion


Intermodulation Distortion

(60 Hz : 7 kHz, 4:1)

Input Sensitivity/ Impedance

Phono Input (MM)

Phono Input (MC)

Line Level Inputs (RCA)

Line Level Inputs (XLR)

2.5 mV / 47k ohms

250 uV / 100 ohms

160 mV / 47k ohms

250 mV / 100k ohms

Input Overload

Phono Input (MM)

Phono Input (MC)

Line Level Inputs (RCA)

Line Level Inputs (XLR)

199 mV

22 mV

12 V

12 V

Output Level

Line Level (RCA)

Line Level (XLR)

1 V / 470 ohms

2 V / 100 ohms

Frequency Response

Phono Input

Line Level Inputs

20 Hz-20kHz (0 ±0.3 dB)

10 Hz-100kHz (0 ±0.3 dB)

Tone Controls



±10 dB at 100Hz

±10 dB at 10kHz

Signal to Noise Ratio                (IHF "A" weighted)


Phono Input

Line Level Inputs

80 dB

116 dB

Channel Separation

Phono Input

Line Level Inputs

> 55 dB

> 85 dB

Digital Section

Frequency Response

20Hz - 20kHz (0 ± 0.3 dB Max)

Signal to Noise Ratio

(IHF “A” weighted)

100 dB

Input Sensitivity/Impedance

0 dBFs / 75 ohms

Digital Output

0.75V, Peak to Peak

Load Impedance

75 Ohms

Coaxial/Optical Digital Signals

SPDIF LPCM (up to 192kHz 24 bit)


USB Audio Class 1.0
(up to 96kHz 24-bit)

USB Audio Class 2.0

(up to 384kHz 32-bit)*

*Driver installation required

DSD and DoP support

MQA and MQA Studio support

Roon Tested

Power Requirements



230 Volts, 50 Hz

120 Volts, 60 Hz

Power Consumption

40 watts

Standby Power Consumption


Network Wakeup

< 0.5 watts

< 2 watts

BTU (4 ohms, 1/8 power)

87 BTU/h

Dimensions (W x H x D)

485 x 150 x 452 mm

19" x 6" x 17 3/4"

Front Panel Height

132 mm / 5 1/4"

Weight (net)

22.9 kg, 50.5 lb



Rotel MICHI P5 Series 2 Preamplifier
Rotel MICHI P5 Series 2 Preamplifier Sale price£4,999.00