CS PORT New Products

CSPort have completed  their line of products with a new pre amplifier the C3PR as well as a unique static eliminator/ demagnetiser to reduce electrostatic interference and dust adhesion to the record and stylus but most importantly improve the detail of sound from the record.

No other company goes to such lengths to bring the vinyl experience to it’s ultimate conclusion.

The revolutionary static electricity eliminator that enhances your stereo listening experience with exquisite sound quality.

Static eliminator / demagnetizer IME1

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Features

Suppressing static electricity even during listening

Preventing dust adhesion on vinyl and stylus

Preventing device damage due to electrostatic discharge in dry room during winter

Scratch noise is reduced to the utmost

The music becomes more quiet and accurately and you can hear more details of each sound

Erase the magnetic field on vinyl

Function of static eliminator

Static electricity problem of record and stylus

Static electricity and record

The voltage on vinyl is over 500 volts when taken out from the jacket. This is called peeling static electricity, and the voltage changes with speed and pressure to take out. Static electricity voltage changes when vinyl moving, even by clothes. Voltage of several hundred volts remains even if it platter is placed to be ground. When cleaning vinyl, static electricity drops to dozens of volts.

Generation of static electricity by stylus

Even if static electricity on vinyl is eliminated before playing. Static electricity is generated by friction between stylus and vinyl. The voltage often generated over Hundreds of volts.

The effect of static electricity on record

Coulomb law

Static electricity + and – attract, and + and + repulsive force works. It is determined in inverse proportion to the square of the distance between the stylus and vinyl, it becomes a large force and works out, and the stylus does not follow accurately vinyl groove.

Micro gap discharge

As friction continues, the voltage increases steadily but when it exceeds the withstand voltage of the gap between + and -, it discharges. When this is repeated, it becomes a certain level, and the noise of the discharge goes to the cartridge and becomes noise.

Rotating electric field

When a random static electricity on vinyl turns, a rotating electric field is generated.Current flows to the cartridge due to the rotating electric field, and it comes out as noise.

Noise mixing due to rotating electric field
Noise mixing due to rotating electric field
After 20 seconds of operation
Voltage change of static electricity
Attenuation transition of rotating electric field due to operation of IME 1 (vinyl rotatation state)

Principle of static elimination of IME 1

+ And – ions come out from the bottom exit of the IME 1. – When vinyl is charged, – ions flicker. On the other hand, + ions combine with – ions on the vinyl, and the voltage disappears. When the vinyl is charged to +, this movement is reversed.

Principle of static elimination by ion disappears
Principle of static elimination by ion disappears
30 seconds after operation
Temporary evacuation of static electricity by operation of IME 1 (stationary state of record board)
Temporary evacuation of static electricity by operation of IME 1 (stationary state of record board)

Charging voltage for 300 seconds from the start of record performance

The following is a graph showing electrostatic charging of the record board during playing.

During playing, due to the friction between the record and the needle, the charging voltage will increase with the lapse of time, but when you run the IME 1, you can suppress the charging by the static elimination function.

Static electricity voltage change
Static electricity voltage change
Static electricity voltage change
Static electricity voltage change

Function of degaussing section

Magnetism of the record board

The vinyl is nonmagnetic material, however a very small amount of magnetism remains in vinyl. Random magnetization generates the rotating magnetic field and goes to the cartridge as noise.

Operation of demagnetizer

When the button is pressed, the attenuation magnetic field is radiated from the bottom of the IME 1 for about 12 seconds to erase the magnetism of the vinyl.

Installation method

Installation distance at static elimination
[Neutralization] Installation distance 80-100 mm

Installation distance 80-100 mm

Installation distance when degaussing
[Demagnetization] installation distance 5-10 mm

Installation distance 5-10 mm

Designated holder HLD 1

Special holder HLD 1

HLD 1 (sold separately)

Installation method screw hole (UNC 1/4) on the left side of the IME 1.
Other various camera stands are available to be attached. screw hole (UNC 1/4)
The matters stated in the catalog are based on CS Port’s research and experiment.

Product Summary

Static eliminator / demagnetizer IME1

Product Specifications

Model IME1
Method Ion blow type static eliminator & damping type degausser configuration / main body & AC adapter
Constitution Body and AC adapter
Static eliminator limination method: ion blowing type
Elimination time: 30 sec or less
Until the voltage becomes 50 V or less
Distance to the record board 100 mm
Demagnetizer Degaussing method: Damping magnetic field equation
Demagnetization time: 12 sec
Distance to the record board 5 mm
Power supply DC12V 0.5A 100/240V AC adapter included / Supplied from our LFT 1, TAT 1
Mounting method UNF 1/4 screw hole (camera mounting screw)
Size 155 W × 62 H × 43 D Convex part not included
Weight 320g

Holder HLD 1 specification

Model HLD1
Fixed target IME1 only
Vertical movement amount 220mm
Left / right movement amount 80mm
Weight 1.4kg

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