Welcome to Consolidated Audio

The Consolidated Audio 'Monster Can' MC step-up transformer is our first product. Available in a variety of configurations it provides wideband passive voltage amplification for your elaborate phono frontend.

Some technical background information on asymmetrical or symmetrical connection of the MC step-up transformer.

An online calculator for the transformed secondary load resistance as 'seen' by the MC cartridge on the primary of the step-up.

Consolidated Audio provides components and services for the audiophile reproduction of analog recordings. This being a rather technical endeavor, we are convinced it's the music with its ability to directly influence our emotions which still should play the central role ...

Michael Ulbrich is an electrical engineer. Having grown up as son of a self-employed radio & tv technician he often spent his spare time in his father's workshop. Since these were the 60ies most electronic gear was still built with vacuum tubes.