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Vincent SA-32 Stereo Preamplifier Black SA32b

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With plenty of connection options and two pairs of vacuum tubes, this is a high-end stereo preamp from Vincent.

A combination of warm valve and transparent solid-state processing will add musicality and naturalness to your source material.

Following public demand for a relaunch of the popular SA-31, Vincent has responded with the brand new hybrid preamp, the SA-32.

Bigger, more powerful and sporting more features than it's predecessor, the SA-31 has been completely overhauled to create a quality hybrid stereo preamplifier worthy of including in your 2-channel Hi-Fi setup.

Key Features:
- Discrete Tube Processing
- High-Fidelity natural sound
- Tone & Gain Control
- Total of 6 inputs (5x RCA, 1x XLR)
- Total of 2 x RCA Pre-Outs, 2x Outputs
- Included remote control for easy input selection & volume control

User Manual (PDF, 3MB)

Discrete Tubes

In comparison to its predecessor, four type-6N16 tubes are used in the SA-32 instead of two. The first two tubes are in the input section. Two more tubes sit in front of the output after the tone control. This results in the entire sound characteristic being more natural and precise. The relaunched switch provides better dynamics and more musicality to your source material.

Valve amplification is used in addition to transistor solid-state amplification to result in a pre-amp that sounds stupendously clear and is efficient in terms of power consumption.


The SA-32 has gain and tone-control options that allow you to make fine adjustments to the sound of your source material before it even hits the main amplifier. Control the amount of treble and bass with the dials on the front of the unit. Deactivating the Tone switch on the front of the unit bypasses the Bass & Treble EQ control, so you can choose to hear your source material with or without adjustments.

The loudness function on the SA-31 has been replaced by a gain attenuator. By pressing the switch, the preamp gain is decreased by 8dB. This makes the SA-32 compatible with power amps with a higher amplification factor without any issues.

Connection Options

The SA-32 features a huge amount of options when connecting Hi-Fi devices. With a total of 6 inputs and 4 outputs, this preamp enables almost endless connectivity options. 

For your source devices, the SA-32 features 5 Stereo RCA inputs and a stereo set of balanced XLR inputs. That's up to 5 different source material devices you can connect, and with the XLR in, you can bring in audio from the Pre-Out of a separate unit if you wish.
With a stereo RCA and XLR out, you can connect the preamp straight into a power amplifier. Alternatively, by using either of the 2 stereo pre-outs on the device, you can connect to a separate unit and bypass the processing of this preamp completely.

What's in the Box?
- 1x SA-32 Preamplifier Unit
- 1x VRC-1 Remote Control
- 1x Power Cable
- 1x Stereo RCA Cable
- User Manual

About Vincent
Vincent is a German brand and manufacturer of Class-A Hi-Fi equipment. SInce 1995, Vincent has stood for continual development to 2-channel stereo in the high-end class.

More Information
Model Number SA-32
RRP 1,399.00

Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz ±0.5 dB
Nominal Output Voltage: 2 V
Total Harmonic Distortion: < 0.1% (1 kHz, 1 W)
Input Sensitivity: 500 mV
Signal to Noise Ratio: > 90 dB
Input Impedance: 47 k Ω
AC power connection type: 230 V/50 Hz
Tubes: 4x 6N16

5 x RCA stereo (LINE IN), 1 x XLR-IN
2 x RCA stereo (PRE OUT), 1x XLR-OUT 1 x RCA stereo (REC OUT), 1 x Power Control

Dimensions: 430 x 77 x 360 mm
Weight: 6,2 kg
Colour: Black

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2 Years
All of our Vincent products include a 2 year Australian warranty.

3 Months
The vacuum tube in this product is covered under a 3 month warranty.

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