Pro-Ject MaiA Pre  

Stereo preamplifier with 9 input options  


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RCA & headphone outputs  

Dual mono design principle  

Inputs: 3x stereo line, 1x phono (RCA), 1x Bluetooth (aptX), 2x dig opt, 1x dig coax, 1x USB  

XMOS asynchronous USB up to 24bit/192kHz  

24bit/192kHz D/A converter  

4th generation Bluetooth with aptX capability & antenna  

Phono input with MM capability  

Volume control with motor driven potentiometer  

IR remote included  

Full metal casing, silver or black faceplate  


MaiA Pre: A new generation control amplifier/DAC for active speakers & headphones!  


MaiA Pre is a small pre amplifier/DAC combination with ultimate input flexibility, that is designed to be used either with active speakers, headphones or any high quality power amplifier. MaiA Pre is offering a special low output impedance pre amplifier output stage (< 100ohms) to drive long NF cable lengths without loosing quality. Despite its small size, 9 source devices can be connected simultaneously offering analogue and digital input options. The high-class 24bit/192kHz D/A converter can be used as a DAC only, too.  


High-quality phono MM preamp  

3 analogue line level inputs  

XMOS asynchronous USB 24bit/192kHz input for computer audio  

Digital coax input  

2 Toslink inputs  

Wireless Bluetooth streaming (aptX capable) input with dedicated antenna  


But 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.  


SRP: 499,00  


Recommended accessories:  



Control it DS/RS


BluetoothaptX-LOSSLESSUSB - Universal Serial BusXMOS  




FAQ - Hints for using MaiA Pre  


Q: Does the device support Windows 10?  

A: The device is fully compatible with Windows 10. It may be necessary to reinstall latest drivers after updating from Windows 7/8/8.1 to Windows 10.  


Q: Does a driver exist for Mac OSX- or Linux-Systems?  

A: You do not need a driver. The driver is already integrated in the operating system.  


Q: MaiA Pre will not be recognized by Mac OSX and is not available under Audio. What can I do?  

A: Turn off your Computer and press at start alt+cmd+p+r until another starting sound appears. With this command the USB bus will be reset and MaiA Pre will be recognized new.  


Last update 18.07.2018

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