The Grail is van den Hul's entry level phonograph preamplifier, specifically designed to deliver you outstanding sound quality with nearly every available modern phonograph cartridge available today.
Distributed throughout the USA through AudioShield Distribution. Available here through these retailers.
Special printed circuit board material with gold conducting paths
Seating to evade micro phonics
Feet made of selected materials which avoids mechanical energy storage
Low noise moving coil input stage, no annoying noise even with low-output cartridges
Automatic adapting input stage for moving coil cartridges, no matching resistors
Level adjustment to compensate for phonograph cartridge sensitivity
Cut out of coupling capacitors in the signal path as far as possible
Strictly separated amplifier sections and circuit layout deliver a very natural soundstage
Two phonograph inputs
A shielded transformer is placed in an external housing to avoid hum and EMI noise
Power supply with Gyrators for each amplifier stage deliver very high noise cancellation
External transformer is available for different mains voltages
Designed to provide high-end audio, “The Grail” will deliver you outstanding sound quality with nearly every available modern phonograph cartridge.
van den Hul Grail Phonostage
Steve Guttenberg's review of the van den Hul Grail Phonostage