A Carver front plate on a Pioneer preamplifier (preamp). The metal preamp is black and silver in color. The front of the preamp has a plate, silver in color, which has two handles on either side. White text to the proper left of the front panel reads: [Sonic Holography Preamplifier / CARVER / Model C-1 / High Fidelity Control Console]. There are six black buttons, three black dials, and a headphone input also on the proper left side of the front. All of which have whit type to indicate its purpose. To the proper right of the front, there is a cutout in the panel. The cutout reveals a metal section, black in color, which has four dials above eight buttons. White type indicates the purpose of each dial and button. The sides of the preamp are metal, black in color, with some discoloration. The top is metal, black in color, with discoloration and scratches. The back of the preamp is metal, black in color, with inputs, outputs, outlets, and switches. The text on the back of the preamp is white and indicates what each input, output, switch and outlets, purpose is. There is also text about a warning and license agreement. There is also a power cord on the proper right side of the back of the preamp. There is a white sticker on the back with black text that reads: [C1 2454].