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Decware CSP2 Owner's Manual

Decware CSP2 Owner's Manual

Stereo pre amplifier


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Decware High Fidelity Engineering Co.
1202 N.E. Adams Street
Peoria , IL 61603
(309) 671 2428


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  • Page 1 STEREO PRE AMPLIFIER CSP2 OWNERS MANUAL Decware High Fidelity Engineering Co. 1202 N.E. Adams Street Peoria , IL 61603 (309) 671 2428...
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    lightning flash with arrowhead, within The exclamation point within an an equilateral triangle, is intended to equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of unin- alert the user to the presence of stalled “dangerous voltage” within the important operating and mainte- product’s enclosure that may be of risk nance (servicing) instructions in the...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Dimensions........Technical Assistance Placement........Heat Output........ You can reach technical assistance by simply contacting Decware directly. You can also e- Headphone Use......mail us directly from our web site at How to Please feel free express any questions you may have about your pur- Burn-in Process......
  • Page 4: Important Information

    FUSE OR DEFEAT ITS INTENDED The output jacks are located at the right rear of PURPOSE ! the CSP2, as is a headphone jack and a mono output jack that can be used to feed active sub- woofers or create a mono center channel.
  • Page 5: Output Level Adjustment

    The most common trait of a tired tube or tube that is going bad is background noise and or a loss of clarity or pre-mature distor- The CSP2 uses a single 6N1P (which is a dual tion. triode) to drive both the left and right channels.
  • Page 6: Input Tube Information

    INPUT TUBE INFORMATION WHERE EVERYTHING GOES The CSP2 is designed to use your choice of Below is a simplified top view of the chassis three different input (or signal) tubes. showing the tube locations, jack and switch locations. 6N1P The sound is typically warm with good balance.
  • Page 7: Introduction

    • INTRODUCTION Non-Magnetic High Mass Chassis The CSP2 is built on a T6 Aluminum plate over 2mm thick for zero flex. This offers a You now own one of the best SET headphone/ noticeable reduction in resonance when com- preamplifiers in the world! It has many unique pared to a steel chassis.
  • Page 8: Dimensions

    However, we recommend keeping a 2 inch spacing The CSP2 amplifier is 7.25 inches wide by 14.75 on all sides and at least 6 to 10 inches of inches deep with a height of 6.5 inches.
  • Page 9: Headphone Use

    Repeat this at least 5 times. Most customers find that the amp really blooms in We think you’ll find the sound of the CSP2 on a about the 3rd week of their evaluation. good set of headphones to be non-violating,...
  • Page 10: Specifications

    Rectification 5Y3GT tube rectification • Signal tubes 6N1P or 6922 or 6Dj8 • Transformers Transformer custom made for this pre amplifier by Decware • Biasing Self-Biasing circuit - never needs adjustment • Resistors All resistors are audiophile grade • Signal Cap Audiophile grade poly film/foil •...

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