Exposure 5010 Preamplifier


Based on learning from Exposure’s cost-no-object MCX system, the 5010 preamplifier is Exposure’s top-of-the-range preamplifier.

The Exposure 5010 preamplifier offers the option of installing an internal DAC with USB and coaxial BNC inputs, or a choice of moving magnet or moving coil phono stages.

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Based on learning from Exposure’s cost-no-object MCX system, the 5010 preamplifier is Exposure’s top-of-the-range preamplifier.

It offers balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA outputs and six RCA inputs. It is available with an optional high quality DAC module with asynchronous USB and S/PDIF BNC inputs, and support for DSD. Alternatively, a moving magnet (MM) or moving coil (MC) phono stage can be fitted.

  • Large custom made toroidal power transformer and smoothing capacitors for power supply
  • Option to fit a MC or MM phono module or plug in DAC option
  • 6 line inputs or 5 plus optional phono card
  • 2 RCA outputs, 1 XLR output and 1 RCA tape output
  • High quality relays used for input source selection
  • Full remote control of input selector, volume and mute
  • Audio output stages utilising discrete transistor class A output buffer
  • High quality all aluminium case work
  • Remote control
  • Three year guarantee
  • Available in black or titanium

Additional information



Black, Titanium

Audio Inputs

6 x unbalanced RCA

Audio Outputs

1 x balanced XLR (variable), 1 x unbalanced RCA (fixed), 2 x unbalanced RCA (variable)


15 dB (balanced), 9 dB (unbalanced)

Frequency Response

1 Hz – 57 kHz -3 dB, 20 Hz – 20 kHz ±0.5 dB


<0.005% for 1.6 V @ 1 kHz

Signal-to-Noise Ratio

>98 dB for 1.6 V @ 1 kHz

Channel Separation

>60 dB @ 20 Hz – 20 kHz, >85 dB @ 1 kHz

Input Impedance

18 kΩ

Power Consumption

<25 W

Dimensions (WxDxH)

440 x 300 x 90 mm


6 kg


3 years


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Documents and downloads

5010 preamplifier information sheet

3510 / 5010 DAC board information sheet

3510 / 5010 MM phono board information sheet

3510 / 5010 MC phono board information sheet

Frequently Asked Questions

The warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 3 years.

Your Exposure 5010 Preamplifier will normally be delivered in 1 week.

Delivery is free on orders over £100. We deliver anywhere in the UK using premium tracked delivery services from DPD Local, UPS, TNT and Royal Mail.

When you by a product from us, you will have 30 days to decide whether or not you want to keep it. If you decide to return it for any reason, even if you just changed your mind, it will not cost you a penny. Just let us know that you want to return it and we will take care of the rest.

We will agree a collection date with you and send you a pre-paid shipping label for the return trip. You can have full refund or you can try something else instead. It is up to you. All we ask is that you take good care of the product, along with any accessories and packaging, while you are deciding whether or not to keep it.

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