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Dual CS-455-1


The "big brother" of the CS 435. Compared to it, it has a higher class tonearm und a more heavy platter. This brings a better speed accuracy and the turntable or rather the scanning of the record is more insensitive against vibrations and impact noise.
The drive through a precision rubber belt eliminates further vibrations, which could be caused by the motor and could be transmitted through the platter to the cartridge. That's why the belt drive is the best kind of drive for a hifi turntable.
Additional the CS 455-1 gives you the possibility to play grammophone records with 78 r/min. Thereofre you only have to change the needle.
For the best ease of use the proven full-automatic system of the Black Forrest is built-in.

Tonearm technology:

Cardan bearing with zero-mass tracking force setting, thanks to precision torsion spring. Detachable headshell with 13mm (1/2-inch) fixing-holes. Adjustable tracking force and anti-skating. Extremely rigid headshell made of carbon fiber.

Chassis technology:

Solid wooden chassis. Floating sub chassis. Vibration damping aluminium platter with antistatic felt mat.

Drive technology:

Belt drive with polished flat belt. DC motor with electronic speed control. Viscosity-damped arm lift. Automatic tone arm cue. Auto Stop with tone arm return. Playback option for archive disks with 78 rpm speed. Delivered with OM 10 cartridge.

Technical Specifications

Speed r/min.: 33/45/78
Speed accuracy: -/+ 0,07 %
Rumple unweighted signal-to-noise ratio: 48 dB
Rumple weighted signal-to-noise ratio: 72 dB
Cartridge system: Ortofon OM 10
Frequency Response: 20 Hz - 22 kHz
Depth sensing capability (300 Hz): 70 µm at 315 Hz
Connections: 1 x RCA Stereo Cable, 1 x Ground Cable
Dimensions (WxHxD): 420 x 133 x 360 mm
Weight: 5,43 kg
Colour: Black (Silver finish or Gold finish) / Silver
Power supply: 12V DC, 150 mA

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