Music First Audio became well known in 2003 for launching their transformer passive preamplifier, now in this exclusive news to Hifi Pig, Jonathan Billington is launching his Reference V2 Pre Amplifier.

All Music First Audio products are handmade in Hastings, East Sussex, on the South English coast.

The MFA Ref V2 Pre Amp

MFA Reference V2 Pre Amp

Music First Audios new preamplifier has full 60 position transformer attenuation, remote control on source and volume. There’s 60 x 1dB steps of attenuation plus a mute setting via a series of, low noise, low contact resistance, small-signal instrument grade relays. The 60 position RX63/60 attenuation transformers are mounted in separate shielding cases mounted at right angles, on a double layer of rubber isolation.

There are six pairs of inputs via any combination of RCA or XLR and four pairs of outputs via any combination of RCA or XLR.

The MFA Ref V2 Pre Amp Back View

Tape Out Option

The optional full volume tape out can be configured to use RCA or XLR connections.


The printing colours on the front panel can be specified to the customer’s choice.

The Pre Amplifier measures 415 mm wide, 405 mm deep and 100 mm height. It weighs in at 8Kg.

The MFA Ref V2 Pre Amp Front Detail

Price And Availability

The Pre Amplifier is shipped in custom made double box packaging.

Priced at £6200 plus UK VAT if applicable.

Shipping September 2020.

Front Panel Available In Customer’s Choice Of Colour

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