The CS-55A is the most recent advancement in tube amplifier technology created by Cayin. This state-of-the-art machine boasts forty watts per channel by using 4 KT88 tubes in Class AB ultra-linear push pull amplification. The CS-55A consists of four pairs of input: one Phono, a USB port, and two line inputs giving a wide range of options for any listener.
The CS-55A comprises of a fully anodized aluminum front, a vented chassis with a gorgeous finish, the finest hand-made point-to-point wiring, and a soft-start circuit to enhance the life of the toroidal power transformer and output transformers.
CS-55A includes a built in MM phono section to accommodate turntables and a built-in high resolution DAC for use with computers. Via the 2.0 USB input, the DAC is capable of covering digital audio signals up to 32bit | 384kHz. This combination of a high end DAC and tubes makes for a rich and detailed soundstage.
- Black or Silver
- 38W per channel Ultralinear; 20W Triode
- EL34 tubes can be replaced with KT88 tubes
- x4 EL34 output tubes (with soft start circuitry)
- x2 12AU7/ECC82 tubes
- x2 12AX7/ECC83 tubes
- x2 RCA line inputs; x1 MM Phone; x1 USB
- Bias level meter
- Aluminum remote
- Dimensions (W x D x H): 14.2 x 13.2 x 7.1 in (360 x 334 x 180 mm)
- Weight: 38 lbs (17kg)