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Rotel MICHI P5 Flagship Stereo Preamplifier

Rotel MICHI P5 Flagship Stereo PreamplifierPurchase OnlinePrice per item: $6,499.00 Christchurch 330 St Asaph Street, Christchurch Central Christchurch New Zealand 172.6476606 -43.5364992 Wellington 3 Margaret Street, Hutt Central Lower Hutt New Zealand 174.9037902 -41.2093658
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Rotel MICHI P5 Flagship Stereo Preamplifier


MICHI might ring a bell to veteran audiophiles. It was the name of Rotel's legendary series back in 1991 that brought exceptional high end HiFi at a commercial price. The MICHI RHC-10 and RHB-10 were the main pieces of the series in 1991 and since have become novelty collector items. Now Rotel have brought back the MICHI line with the same goal in mind. To offer crazy exotic HiFi performance for a price attainable by common folk.


The Michi P5 Control Amplifier delivers the ultimate culmination of audio performance with a full complement of source inputs. The meticulous circuit design, critical component selection and over 3 years in the making ensures the P5 meets the highest of standards allowing this preamplifier to proudly wear the Michi logo.




  • AKM premium 32-bit/768kHz Digital to Analog Converter
  • Moving Coil and Moving Magnet phono stage input
  • Bluetooth with aptX and AAC
  • Balanced XLR inputs and outputs
  • Supports MQA


The Dual AKM 32-bit DACs feed the Class-A preamplifier circuit ensuring detail, accuracy and the highest musical fidelity while maintaining crucial rhythm and timing for all musical genre regardless of your listening style. These circuits are supported by an array of 17 independent voltage regulators driven from 2 custom designed and factory built toroidal transformers with low ESR smoothing capacitors to deliver ripple free current to all critical circuits.


Accuracy and detail are essential in reproducing audio and equality important is delivering music that is enjoyable and entertaining. The P5 excels in all aspects building on over 55 years of audio design experience. The bespoke in-house manufacturing facility ensures this preamplifier is built to highest of quality standards allowing it to proudly wear the Michi logo.



  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 485 x 150 x 452 mm
  • Weight: 22.9 kg
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (20Hz -20kHz): <0.002%
  • Frequency Response: 
  • Line Level Inputs: 10Hz - 100kHz (±0.3dB)
  • Digital Inputs: 20Hz - 20kHz (±0.3dB)
  • Phono Input: 20Hz - 20kHz (±0.3dB)


Check out the brochure for more information here -Rotel MICHI P5 Brochure



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