VP2 MM Turntable Record Player Pre-Amplifier

Quick Overview

The Dayton Audio VP2 MM Phono Preamplifier is a streamlined and efficient solution for vinyl enthusiasts. Designed for seamless integration with moving magnet cartridges, this preamplifier offers a perfect blend of simplicity and performance. With its no-fuss setup and 40dB gain coupled with an impressive 80dB SNR, it's an ideal choice for new turntable users and those seeking a budget-friendly, quick-to-install phono stage. Experience the authentic vinyl sound in its purest form with the VP2, all housed in an aesthetically pleasing black and silver brushed aluminum chassis.

Product Highlights

  • 40dB Gain with an outstanding 80dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio ensures clarity and depth in your vinyl playback
  • Simplified connectivity with 1 Stereo Pair RCA Inputs and Outputs, catering to standard turntable setups
  • Oversized grounding post to eliminate unwanted hum and ensure a clean, crisp sound
  • Ideal for beginners and budget-conscious vinyl enthusiasts looking for a reliable, easy-to-use phono preamp
  • Elegant design featuring a non-intrusive black brushed aluminum chassis with a silver brushed aluminum faceplate, blending seamlessly with any audio setup

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Dayton Audio VP2 MM Turntable Record Player Pre-Amplifier

The Dayton Audio VP2 MM Phono Preamplifier is specifically tailored for moving magnet cartridges, offering a 40dB (110x) gain that brings life to your vinyl records. Enjoy an immersive audio experience, ensuring each note is heard with clarity and richness.

Plug and Play: Simplified

Designed with simplicity in mind, the VP2 offers a straightforward setup process for those unfamiliar with the intricacies of record players, simply connect your turntable to the VP2 inputs, and connect the VP2 outputs to your amplifier or receiver. The inclusion of an oversized grounding post further enhances sound quality by eliminating potential interference, making it the perfect plug-and-play option for new turntable owners.

Rear Connections of the VP2
3/4 turn image of the front faceplate bathed in light

Sleek and Subtle Design

Reflecting a minimalist approach to design, the VP2 boasts a sleek black brushed aluminum chassis complemented by a silver brushed aluminum faceplate. Its understated design means it won't distract from your turntable setup, fitting seamlessly into any audio system, while also standing out as a premier product in your home audio system.

The Smart Choice for Vinyl Lovers

The VP2 is an excellent choice for those new to the world of vinyl or for those looking for an affordable upgrade to their turntable system. It's a cost-effective way to enhance your listening experience without the complexity of tunable settings, complicated interconnects, or electrical nuances of more expensive phono preamplifiers.

In Use photo showing VP2 in a nice shelf next to TT-1


  • Gain: 40dB
  • Signal-To-Noise: 80dB A-Weighted
  • Input Connections: RCA, Ground Post
  • Output Connections: RCA
  • Cartridge Compatibility: Moving Magnet Only
  • Power Supply: 12VDC
  • Dimensions (D x W x H): 5.03" x 3.85" x 1.29"
Model Number VP2
Color Black
Unit of Measure Each
UPC 848791009679
Warranty - Parts 5 Years
Warranty - Labor 5 Years
Product Shipping Weight (lbs.) 1.25
Product Weight --
Product Height 1.29"
Product Width 3.85"
Product Length --
Product Depth 5.03"