plato pre

The Plato Pre is the perfect one-box solution for those wanting exceptional media control, but have their own external amplification. The Plato Pre is supported by our pioneering Convert software.

What’s inside the Plato Pre?

The Plato Pre has an integrated Spec Two Pre Dual ‘Pure’ Path pre-amplifier

Inside the Plato Pre is a phono stage, allowing direct connection to your turntable for reproducing a pure, analogue sound


Plato is the world’s only device that allows for automated vinyl recording – so you can record, store and play your record collection with ease, and without sacrificing audio quality

The Plato Pre comes with 2TB HDD storage, allowing you to store and access all your music in one place. The Pre can be made available with SDD storage


With Plato’s incremental back-up software, there is no need to worry about protecting your music and video collections

The Plato Pre is equipped with a high quality Sabre MK2 Digital to Analogue Converter, to ensure the smoothest transition between digital and analogue

The DAC is supported by a low jitter clock distribution scheme which also provides flexibility with regard to the sample rates and how what we can handle in the future

Plato can playback/record audio at 24 bits, up to 192kHz.  It supports various digital formats including; AAC LC/PLUS, ALAC, FLAC, MP3, VORBIS, PCM/WAVE and AIFF

The Plato Pre is equipped with a TI ADC part PCM4220 Analogue to Digital Converter

The ADC is supported by a low jitter clock distribution scheme to provide flexibility with regard to the sample rates we can handle now and in the future

 Stream to Any UPnP Device

Wireless Speakers
Wireless Speakers
Smart TVs
Smart TVs
Phones & Tablets
Phones & Tablets

Plato effortlessly manages multiple, simultaneous streams – meaning that you could play a different song in every room of your house, whilst also watching a movie on a smart TV or tablet

Take Complete Control

Store, access, play and stream your favourite albums and videos, all from the Plato Pre box. Using Convert’s Plato UPnP app, you can have your entire media collection, at the touch of a button.

UPnP App Control
all-in-one music system

Get unbeatable sonic performance with 24bit/192kHz high-resolution audio, and listen to your music the way the artists intended 

We understand that not all files or streams will support high-resolution, so Plato is built to handle almost any digital format. With unrivalled UPnP compatibility, Plato will work harmoniously with almost any device or system on the market, including Sonos

 One Source For All Your Media

 More than just music. Plato also supports your videos and photos

Effortlessly import all your media onto the Plato Pre’s 2TB hard drive via its designated USB ports. Plato is even equipped with an automated back-up and restore feature, for extra peace of mind

Store and backup

Streaming Services

Access millions of songs, artists, albums and music videos through Convert’s integrated streaming platforms. Enjoy high-res sound on Tidal, Spotify and Qobuz, all without leaving the Convert app

music streaming services


Choose from over 70,000 radio stations worldwide. Want to find a station that’s playing a particular song or artist at that very moment? Simply use the internet radio search function, and Plato will do the rest

Listen to over 70,000 global radio stations

Sound in Colour

Brighten up your home entertainment with a choice of colours from the Plato colour range. If you’re looking for something that extra bit personal, Plato can even be made in further bespoke custom colours and designs

 In-App Features

Mood Grid

Music for every moment with the integrated mood grid feature. Let your Plato generate a playlist to suit your mood


Sing along to your favourite tracks with Plato’s built-in lyrics feature provided through Musicmatch integration


Build playlists for every occasion or add tracks to a live queue.  Loving your latest queue? You can even save this playlist, too

upnp app playlists


Plato displays artist and album artwork, and will locate missing metadata. If you don’t like the artwork, you can even change it

upnp app features

Plato’s software is updated regularly and wirelessly, so you’ll never be without the latest developments or technology

record vinyl

Included with Plato is an LG Ultra Portable DVD-RW to connect to your the front-panel USB port, so can quickly rip and store your CDs 

Vinyl Recording & CD Ripping

Plato is equipped with a unique, patent-pending automated vinyl-recording solution, so you can enjoy your treasured collection at anytime, and in its original quality

Simply play your vinyl through the USB or analog input and press ‘record’ – Plato will automatically retrieve the album’s metadata via the integrated Gracenote look-up service, before storing it in FLAC on the built-in hard drive. You can do the same with your CDs. Just attach the DVD writer to Plato’s USB port