Made in Italy
Stereo preamplifier Pure Class A
Tubes: 2 x Tung-Sol ECC803S
3.3 watts @ 16Ω, / 2 watts @ 32Ω
$15 Flat rate shipping*
We offer a $15 flat rate Australia-wide shipping service, no matter how many items, however large or heavy items may incur a higher freight charge. If your item/s is subject to additional freight charges due to being large or heavy, this will be calculated at checkout. If any damage occurs during shipping, it is the responsibility of the customer to notify us within 24 hours of the order arriving. This is a requirement of our freight insurance and we are unable to lodge any claims after 24 hours from delivery.
Pathos In Control MK2 Class A Stereo Pre-Amplifier
Pathos Acoustics InControl MK2 Class A Stereo pre amplifier - Made in Italy
Available in padouk wood or matte metallic black finish. Due to being a special order product, we will contact you to confirm your choice of order (colour) and estimated arrival time from manufacturer.
New InControl Mk2 is the natural partner of InPower Mk2, the stunning and powerful final stage produced by Pathos: more versatile, more compact, with a dedicated headphone amplifier and a new design inspired by InPower Mk2.
We decided to keep the name “InControl” for coherence with the previous pre-amplifier, but new InControl Mk2 is so different from the old one to deserve a new name.
Fully balanced differential circuitry
InControl Mk2 hides a fully balanced differential circuitry. We chase prestigious Tung-Sol ECC803S tubes to guarantee a pure and defined sound, with an high gain.
Mk2 version is more compact and light than previous InControl: all Pathos technology used for this pre-stage is held in the chassis, which perfectly matches with InPower Mk2.
Versatile and adaptive control
VFD display is the same of InPol Heritage: bigger, clearer, with an adjustable brightness according to your preferences. The large full aluminum knob set the volume with maximum precision. 100 steps have an high dynamic range, in addition to the natural logarithmic progression of decibels: volume control is therefore versatile and adaptable.
This pre-amplifier operates with a remote control, too: we chase the new universal remote control, which allows to drive all our units, including new Converto Mk2 RR. InControl Mk2 has 4 RCA inputs and 2 XLR inputs; optional HiDac Mk2 board adds 4 digital inputs.
We implemented the same headphone amplifier we used for Kratos; its dedicated circuitry supplies 2W32Ohm and let drive most of headphones in the market.
Pre-amplifier, pure class A, fully balanced
2x ECC803S Tung-Sol
Max. input voltage
9 Vrms (unbalanced); 18 (9+9) Vrms (balanced)
Adjustable 6 dB / 12 dB
2 Hz – 200 KHz ± 0,5 dB
Max output voltage
Balanced 10+10 Vrms Unbalanced 10 Vrms
Selectable by remote control
2 balanced XRL line, 4 unbalanced RCA line
Digital inputs (optional)
2 USB type “B” ports for PC, 1 coaxial SPDIF, 1 optical SPDIF (Installation of HiDac Mk2 board is required)
We offer a $15 flat rate Australia-wide shipping service, no matter how many items, however large or heavy items may incur a higher freight charge. If your item is subject to additional freight charges, this will be communicated to you when your order is processed. You are able to cancel your order and receive a full refund if you do not accept the additional freight charges.
If any damage occurs during shipping, it is the responsibility of the customer to notify us within 24 hours of the order arriving. This is a requirement of our freight insurance and we are unable to lodge any claims after 24 hours from delivery.
For express shipping, we offer a $30 flat rate Australia-wide shipping, however, larger/heavier items and remote areas may incur additional/higher fee which will be communicated with you at the time of processing your order.
Any order can be picked up in-store, located at 9 Strathaird road Bundall 4217, during our regular business hours for no freight or handling fees. We request 2-4 business to process the order but often will have it ready in less time. For security reasons, when picking up in-store you must present photo ID if you have paid online via credit card. The card holder must be the person picking up the order.
P.O. Boxes and Parcel Lockers
Unfortunately, GCCS are unable to ship to PO Boxes or Parcel Lockers for insurance reasons at this time, an alternate shipping option may be offered. Additional fees may be applicable.
GCCS do not ship internationally at this time.
Warranties, Returns and Refunds
All products sold by GCCS come with a minimum 12 month warranty as stipulated by Australian consumer law. If your product is defective please contact us to organise the return of the item. All products are sent back to the manufacturer for assessment and either repair or replacement. Manufacturers can take up to four weeks for goods to be repaired. All goods are subject to the manufacturers terms and conditions for repair or replacement. Please contact us for further information.
Any unopened item can be returned within 30 days of delivery for a refund less 20% re-stocking fee and freight costs. If the item has been opened, unpacked or used please advise us to discuss options. GCCS will pay freight charges on any orders returned if the order is the result of our error.
Refunds are paid back to you by the same method of payment for that order. Refunds can take 48-72 hours after the item has been received by our store.
To organise the return of an item, please contact us before sending the item to ensure prompt service.