The C1800 is specially designed for pure high-end audiophiles who want nothing but the best. The newly design line stage unit features the use two 12AX7 and two 12AU7 vacuum tubes delivering exceptional sound with a very quiet background.
The custom wounded power transformer in the power supply unit guarantees an no noise and hum free operation.
With the use of highest quality parts and components, the C1800 is simply
The Best preamplifier that we have ever built.
C1800 Preamplifier Features:
New ultra low noise line stage featuring (2) 12AU7 and (2) 12AX7 vacuum tubes.
Matching external power supply featuring (1)GZ34, (2) 6V6 and (1) 6SL7 vacuum tubes.
Advanced integrated power curcuit with illuminated pushbutton power ON/OFF switches.
Rectifier with double choke filtering (two chokes are employed).
Custom EI power transformer which guarantees an no noise and hum free operation..
Swiss made ELMA selector switches with gold-plated contacts.
Amtrans AMRG premium carbon film resistors with gold-plated leads.
Four pairs of single-ended inputs and two pairs of outputs are installed for ease of connectivity.
Optional motorized attenuator with remote control function.
Available with black or champagne gold anodized faceplates.
Input Impedance: 45,000 Ohms min,110,000 Ohms max
Output Impedance: 1,200 Ohms
Maximum Gain: 10.4 dB
Frequency Response: +/- 1 dB from 5 Hz to 125,000 Hz
Hum and Noise: -73 dB
Maximum Output Voltage before Clipping: 45 Volts
Total Harmonic Distortion: < 0.01%
Power Consumption: 70 Watts (true RMS)
Tube Complement for C1600-L: 2 x 12AX7 2 x 12AU7
Tube Complement for C1600-P: 2 x 6V6 1 x 6SL7 1 x GZ34
Dimensions: C1800- L: 18.75" W x 14" D x 5.25" H
C1800-P: 18.75" W x 12.5" D x 5.25"H
C1800-L: 25 lbs
C1800-P: 33 lbs
Warranty: 3 Years Parts and Labor