Boozhound Labs JFET RIAA Phono Preamp Kit Review

By | July 11th, 2011|Categories: DIY AUDIOFILE|Tags: , |

After building a few diy versions of the Boozhound Labs / Le Pacific JFET RIAA phono preamps,  Mark decided to try the actual $79US Boozhound Laboratories (BHL) JFET RIAA phono preamplifier kit. In Mark’s diy versions of the phono preamp he used polypropylene capacitors.

DIY JFET Phono Preamp on Stripboard
On the other hand, the BHL phono preamp kit comes with fabulous looking vintage new old stock (NOS) Russian military paper-in-oil (PIO) capacitors. PIO capacitors made in this fashion are quite respected and sought after for their sonic qualities.  The BHL phono preamp kit comes with a PCB, the circuit parts and detailed building instructions.Read the full article