Parasound Z-Custom Zpre2 Half-Width Preamplifier

Parasound‘s mission is to put great sound into stunning packages, priced magnitudes lower than any competitor. The results have been clear: Parasound products have won best-in-class awards in the most popular audiophile publications year after year.

Z Custom is their line of ultra-compact components that delivers true high-end performance where space is tight. Equally comfortable on a desk or in a cabinet, the Z Custom series can fit wherever good sound is needed.

Parasound’s several design and manufacturing partners have been a great team for decades. They receive unsolicited appreciation emails from customers nearly every day. Every shipped product represents a strong commitment to outstanding performance, reliability, value, and customer support.


“The Parasound system delivers a full sound that is clear and easy on the ears. …on the whole, the system gives a very convincing performance across the spectrum.”

“The components of the Parasound Z Custom Series are really well made and have got the styling just right so they will fit in well in both domestic and business environments.”

UK HiFi Choice Magazine (October, 2014)


Parasound Z Series is THE line of ultra-compact components with unique features to solve many of your custom installation problems. They provide true high-end performance where space is tight and are a favorite for desktop systems in your home and office listening.


Model ZPre2 Half-Width Stereo Preamplifier


•  Outstanding design, parts quality and specifications

•  Four line-level audio and four composite video inputs

•  Analog motor-driven volume control

•  Record outputs for video and fixed level audio

•  Headphone jack, automatically mutes the line out

•  Gold-plated RCA jacks

•  Voltage switchable between 115V and 230V

•  Switchable auto or manual turn/off and 12V trigger on/off

•  Remote control includes discrete codes for  Off and On

•  Only 9.5” wide and 2” high w/feet but has amazing sound performance that hard to resist in it’s 4.6 lb amazingly built package. The specs are really wonderful and would be desirable in a full-size preamp at 3 times the price.

•  Shipping weight:  8 lbs., Net weight:  5 lbs.

•  Available in Black and Silver

•  Retail In-Store Sales Only  •  No Mail-Order Sales