Pre Amplifiers

Welcome to the Music First Audio Pre Amplifier page

The range of Music First Audio Pre Amplifiers are based on the Jonathan Billington BSc.(Hons) designed attenuation transformers.  The Baby Classic, Classic V2 use the legendary TX102 device. The new Baby Reference V2 Pre Amplifier uses a new 2015 designed RX63 attenuation transformer.  Listed below are some details of the products in the 2017 Pre Amplifier range.

2017 Range

3 models of pre amplifier are available

Baby Classic. 2013 – present. £1400 GBP plus VAT, $1750 USD,  Euro 1680  plus local taxes.

Classic V2.  2007 – present £2400 GBP plus VAT, $2995 USD, Euro 2880  plus local taxes.

Baby Reference V2. 2015 – present £5100 GBP plus VAT, $6375 USD, Euro 6120 plus local taxes.


Baby Classic



“and the  sound quality winner is  Music First Audio” :  hificritic Vol 10 /No 2 April-June 2016
receiving the hificritic  Audio Excellence Award

The Baby Classic pre amplifier is based on the award winning and much loved Classic pre amplifier. The Baby Classic pre amp is a 2 input 2 output device with the usual Music First Audio options of either RCA or balanced inputs and outputs. A 24 position volume switch and 3 position ground lift switch.

From Feb 2016. Baby Classic & Classic Pre amps are not sent out until completing 24 hours of in house burn in.

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Classic V2 


Many accolades including Stereophile Class A Recommended Component

The Classic V2 pre amplifier uses a 25% bigger core than the Baby Classic pre amps. The winding structure is also improved to give better stereo imaging.

The 2017 Classic V2 Pre Amplifier has an improved core structure to increase Transformer primary inductance.

From Feb 2016 The classic V2 pre amplifier is not sent out  until completing 50 hours of in house burn in

HiFi Pig Pre Amplifier of the year 2016

Baby Reference V2


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The Baby Reference V2 pre amplifier uses a 2015 designed attenuation transformer using:-

New RX63 transformer design.

New combination of lamination materials.

New 31 position volume switch.

New shielding can.

New rubber mounting vibration isolation.

New improved left / right channel isolation. 2015 product of the year.

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