With the renewed international enthusiasm for the vinyl format, a world-class phono preamplifier or RIAA stage is more important in a reference setup than ever before.The ECP2-MKII has become a new favorite of reviewers and enthusiasts alike. A benchmark product in its price bracket, much like other Electrocompaniet products. It incorporates state-of-the-art instrumentation and operational amplifiers and highest quality discrete components in the signal path. Of course it is all DC coupled. The ECP2-MKII introduces new chassis and front plate design, in line with our other products in the Classic Line. It will make your vinyl records sing like no other phono preamplifier we know of, and it seems the industry agrees with us.