NAD's PP-3 combines the award winning PP-2 MM/MC Phono Preamp with a high quality Analogue-to-Digital converter with USB interface. Utilizing VinylStudio Lite PC Software can convert records and tapes to CD. The PP-3 also includes the same analogue outputs as the PP-2 for connection to an analogue stereo system.The PP-3 phono preamp consists of a low noise discrete MC preamp followed by a low noise opamp-based RIAA MM stage incorporating a 12dB/octave infrasonic filter to attenuate turntable 'rumble' noise. The output feeds the Line Output as well as the soft clipped input of an A/D converter with USB Output. This can be connected to any PC for recording from vinyl disc to a hard drive. PP-3 VinylStudio Lite VinylStudio Lite is software provided free with the PP-3 to digitize records and tapes.