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Our office & production shop will be closed starting September 27th through October 8th at which time production and shipping will resume. We will be attending the RMAF show in Denver during this period and taking some much needed time off. Apologies for any shipping delays.
Rocky Mountain Audio Fest
Come see us again this year at RMAF where we'll be in room 1022 with our partners Volti Audio, Border Patrol and Triode Wire Labs. We received wide attention from numerous industry press members last year and had countless people tell us they kept coming back because we had the best room at the show. This year Tortuga Audio will highlighting our latest LDR3.V2 Passive Preamp together with our soon to be released battery power supply. We'll also have our LDRxB Balanced Passive Preamp available on display. See you there!
High Sensitivity Horn Speaker
Big, bold and beautiful handcrafted horn speaker that don't sound like horn speakers. You'll want to take these home!
300B SET Amplifier
Award winning single ended triode tube amplifier with an awesome power supply that delivers a unique blend of fluidity and grunt.
High End Audio Cables
...at budget friendly prices. Come check out these beautiful power, speaker and interconnect cables.
A few notables
Light Dependent Resistors
99+% of all other preamps use conventional volume control technology. Not here. Tortuga Audio uses light dependent resistors. Not just different audio. Better audio.
Many Tortuga Audio customers decided to sell their existing $10k+ world class high end tube premaps after auditioning our LDR passive preamps. Yes, they're that good.
Affordable High End Performance
For a little over $1k your system can achieve a level of performance that rivals high end systems that cost thousands of dollars more. One of the best values in audio today.
No Gain - No Pain
With rare exception you don't need gain (volume boost) in your preamp. Tortuga Audio's LDR preamps provide excellent attenuation without any harmful manipulation of the audio signal.
Full Range Dynamics
No shortage of dynamics and punch here! Tortuga Audio LDR passive preamps deliver truly impressive bass plus clear, clean & balanced mid/highs with no grain or harshness. Adjustable impedance renders matching a moot issue.
Please Remain Seated
Yes, Tortuga Audio preamps have a volume control knob. No, you don't need to get up and use it if you don't want to. All Tortuga Audio preamps are controlled via a nice simple remote. So sit back & enjoy!
Rather Do It Yourself?
Tortuga Audio also sell components and kits for those who enjoy the satisfaction of building their own gear while saving quite a lot of money in the process. We support the makers movement.
Reviews Are In
Owners and independent reviewers agree that Tortuga Audio's passive preamps offer exceptional performance and value.
Our Most Popular Model
- Superior audio quality | light dependent resistors
- Single ended stereo | unity gain passive preamp
- Cardas RCA jacks | 3 inputs | 2 output
- Dual channel display (blue)
- Fully IR remote controlled | Apple remote
- Firmware/feature updates via USB port
- 12 V trigger out
- Front panel
- Silver or black brushed anodized aluminum
- Lacquered carbonized bamboo
- Custom wood
- Upgraded signal hookup wire (point to point)
- Neotech ultra-pure continuous caste
- 26 AWG solid silver or copper
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