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MaiA Pre

$ 499.00

  • PJ-BD-MaiAPre-back_1(0)
  • PJ-BD-MaiAPre-silver_1
  • PJ-BD-MaiAPre-black(2)

MaiA Pre - a next-generation control amplifier / DAC for active speakers and headphones!

MaiA Pre is a small pre amplifier / DAC combination with the ultimate in input flexibility. It is designed to be used either with active speakers, headphones or any high quality power amplifier. MaiA Pre offers a special low output impedance pre amplifier output stage (< 100ohms) to drive long NF cable lengths without loosing quality. Despite its small size, nine source devices can be connected simultaneously offering plenty of analogue and digital input options. The high-class 24bit/192kHz D/A converter can also be used as a standalone DAC.  

•High-quality phono MM preamp
• Three analogue line level inputs
• XMOS asynchronous USB 24bit/192kHz input for computer audio
• Digital coax input
• Two Toslink inputs
• Wireless Bluetooth streaming (aptX capable) input with dedicated antenna

No matter which input you choose, a real musical sound quality with lifelike performance is guaranteed. This stylish amplifier offers low noise and connection flexibility for audiophile power amplifiers, active speakers and headphones. An IR remote makes usage a piece of a cake. The massive metal casing is elegant and effectively protects against interferences. MaiA Pre is available with silver or black faceplates.  



Output voltage

Output impedance

Signal-to-noise ratio
>-95dB (A weighted)

Frequency response
20Hz - 20kHz (+0dB, -0,5dB)


Analogue inputs
2 pair RCA/Cinch sockets line & 1 mini-jack
1 pair phono MM input (RCA)

Digital inputs
USB, RCA coax, 2 Toslink, Bluetooth (aptX)

Headphone output
6,3mm jack

Variable output
RCA stereo

Power supply
18V/1A DC; 100 - 240V, 50/60Hz

Standby Power consumption < 1 watt

Dimensions W x H x D
206 x 36 x 150 (155mm with sockets)

1100 g without power supply