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For Sale DCB1 - fully modded

Castle Knight 2 Speakers

magma

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For sale is my hand built DCB1 preamplifier
the product has been discussed about in depth on this forum

The preamp is a unity gain buffer with 2 switchable inputs and has been tweaked to get the best out of this design
The PSU has been designed by OM and the rcore is a robust trafo mounted on a heavy chasis

Grounding and Pot wiring has been done as per instructions of Mr Sangram Rakshit ( First note Labs) that helped tremendously in eliminating all hiss hence providing a deeper and blacker background

Pot used is an ALPS blue

Pot to DCB board cabling is ( if im not mistaken ) a ref labs

Soldering testing modding all has been done by Joshua Singson ( an FM )
Chassis is a mixture of powder coated metal ( top and bottom )
teak wood ( side panels ) and anodised Aluminium ( front and rear panels )

Hardware used is the best we could lay our hands on with neutrik RCAs, imported cabinet feet and volume knobs


Suffice to say that it has been my main reference preamplifier that served me well for close to 2 years with my pass labs F5 design and the reason for sale is a possible upgrade to a DAC cum preamp that will mate with a new power amp

Price expected : 10000 INR shipped















 

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magma

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it's a DIY
So unfortunately no remote

It was meant strictly for stereo
So it has 2 inputs
Which I found sufficient since I had only two sources

Plus multiple inputs reqd a switching ckt which some belive would be detrimental to what Nelson initially planned to achieve

The dcb design basically was a design by Nelson that aimed to keep things at a minimum and reducing ckts to a bare minimum
There ye keeping the signal as pure as possible

And that is Infact the reason why there is no gain stage as well
 

magma

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magma

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Thank you all for the responses
My apologies for replying late
and sincere apologies also to the PMs i may not have replied to

The preamp was has been sold on first cum first sold basis to a fellow member
 
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