Luxman EQ-500


LUXMAN’s masterpiece phono equaliser amplifier, the EQ-500, brings a new dimension to your system, part exchange.

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Luxman EQ-500

The joy of analogue reproduction is the indulgence of the harmonic density and tonal character of vinyl playback, faithfully reproducing sound vibration and resonance inscribed on analogue records without interruption


The EQ-500 phono equaliser amplifier is a vacuum tube design for all stages to provide the ultimate experience in the expressive and colourful reproduction of music.

Fine adjustment and switching functions that are easily accessible on the elegant front panel allow you to enjoy the real pleasure of analogue reproduction.

The debut of LUXMAN’s masterpiece phono equaliser amplifier, the EQ-500, brings a new dimension that offers an extensive menu of the finest details of analogue reproduction allowing you to recreate that ideal sound from your memory.

The phone equaliser amplifier plays a unique role as part of an amplification system with respect to the characteristics and delicacy of signals.

Because of this uniqueness, phone equalisers have been designed using various kinds of circuit methods and elements and have captivated the interest of enthusiasts for whom the detail of the sound is paramount.

The EQ-500 is equipped with the circuit technology and musical essence inherent to its predecessor, the E-06 from LUXMAN.

First launched in the 1980’s, the E-06 is still a highly respected masterpiece of the CR type.

This renowned circuit technology has been newly improved in the EQ-500 and uses vacuum tubes for all of the amplifier elements to bring the spirit of analogue sound inscribed on the vinyl discs into life.


Item Value
Circuiting system SRPP, final stage cathode follower Non-feedback CR type equalizer
Vacuum tube used ECC83 x 4 pieces, ECC82 x 2 pieces, and EZ81 x 1 piece
Input sensitivity MM: 4mV(1kHz, When the gain is set to 36d8)
MC: high 0.44mV, MC: low 0.1BmV
Input impedance MM: 30k0 to 100k0 (variable)
MC: high 400, MC: low 2.50
Rated output/output impedance 250mV/ 850Ω
Gain (1kHz, When the gain is set to 36d8) MM: 36dB
MC: high 55dB, MC: low 63dB
Maximum allowable input (1kHz) MM: 300mV, MC: high 34mV,
MC: low 13mV
RIAA deviation : MM/MC high/ MC low: 20Hz to 20kHz (±0.3dB)
Channel separation (10kHz) 65dB
Input Unbalanced line x 3
Output Unbalanced line x 2, Balanced line x 1
Power supply 230V-(50Hz) / 115V-(60Hz)
Power consumption 47W
Dimensions 440(W) x 92(H) x 397(D)mm front side knob of 5mm and rear side terminal of 12mm included in depth
Net weight 12.5kg


A great partner Luxman’s PD-171a



The history of the LUXMAN audio brand began in 1925, at the birth of radio broadcasting.

LUXMAN has paid particular attention to the world of audio and has gained high reputation as a quality brand of high-end audio products both domestically and internationally.

People tend to open their mind to natural things and react negatively to the unnatural. Natural sound, without coloration, develops an intimacy between the music and the listener.

Naturally and purely reproduced music resonates with the listener’s imagination.

LUXMAN reflects this effect in our product development. Music that features a performer’s true passion and which a recording engineer has worked on precisely benefits from the fine nuances in sound which LUXMAN aims to reproduce, conveying the sprit of the artist and the enthusiasm of the performance.

They strive to bring to the listener the experience of unlimited, pure music.
Composers, performers and recording engineers have poured their true feelings into our favorite pieces of music.

LUXMAN would be satisfied if the listener could experience those same passions through our products.

LUXMAN has celebrated its 90th anniversary and hopes to discover new excitement through wonderful music and to continue to share that pleasure with everyone.


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