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by kve777
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: CARVER Equipment Repair/Help Forum
Topic: CF 275 amp problem
Replies: 7
Views: 852

CF 275 amp problem

I'm on my third amp build, but have a problem that's got me stumped. I get this: IMG_1019.JPG at C18/R32 when I get the Variac up to 80VAC. It's not constant, but a pulse that only lasts half a second, repeats about every two seconds. There is a corresponding jump in amperage draw and needle deflect...
by kve777
Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: CARVERFEST 2018
Topic: Carverfest Tube Amp Technical Discussion
Replies: 65
Views: 3900

Re: Carverfest Tube Amp Technical Discussion

I ran the 4.7MΩ resistor from the hot side of the power switch (so it's always connected to power, even if the fuse blows) and the ground wire on the power supply board. That ground goes to the main board over by the meter connection, then to both speaker negative terminal connection points, one of ...
by kve777
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: CARVERFEST 2018
Topic: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build
Replies: 440
Views: 35182

Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Thank you everybody!

Special thanks to RobertR for our sample board. Without it Cabin 5 would not have a complete board, yet!
by kve777
Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: CARVERFEST 2018
Topic: Carverfest Tube Amp Technical Discussion
Replies: 65
Views: 3900

Re: Carverfest Tube Amp Technical Discussion

Vintage stuff, RCA, GE, Sylvania, Telefunken, Amperex, Mullard...
by kve777
Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: CARVERFEST 2018
Topic: Carverfest Tube Amp Technical Discussion
Replies: 65
Views: 3900

Re: Carverfest Tube Amp Technical Discussion

I'm bringing literally hundreds of front end tubes for rolling.
by kve777
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Misc. Discussions
Topic: CARVERfest-275 amp badge???
Replies: 41
Views: 1471

Re: CARVERfest-275 amp badge???

I'd be most grateful for a pair!
by kve777
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: CARVERFEST 2018
Topic: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build
Replies: 440
Views: 35182

Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Everybody bring string and paper cups for communication between cabins!
by kve777
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: CARVERFEST 2018
Topic: Amp build tools/supplies
Replies: 7
Views: 676

Re: Amp build tools/supplies

I've got some high silver content solder. Bringing about two pounds or so.

I'll have a big collection of vintage 12AT7/12AX7 tubes, many for sale and/or rolling.

I will be bringing a tube tester and a TEK 'scope as well.
by kve777
Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: CARVERFEST 2018
Topic: Estimated Arrivals / Arrivals
Replies: 32
Views: 1775

Re: Estimated Arrivals / Arrivals

Val, Ruby and I will be leaving on 9/7 to get there 9/8 early in the morning.
by kve777
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: CARVERFEST 2018
Topic: What are you bringing to the Fest?
Replies: 58
Views: 4165

Re: What are you bringing to the Fest?

UncleMeat wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:25 pm
kve777 wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:38 pm
My "several" vintage 12AT7/12AX7 pile has grown to between 100 and 200!
Wow Kev, how many old O-scopes and Organs did you have to rob the tubes from to amass that stockpile? :lol:
A couple 8-[
by kve777
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: CARVERFEST 2018
Topic: What are you bringing to the Fest?
Replies: 58
Views: 4165

Re: What are you bringing to the Fest?

My "several" vintage 12AT7/12AX7 pile has grown to between 100 and 200!
by kve777
Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: CARVERFEST 2018
Topic: Carverfest 2018 Food events
Replies: 68
Views: 4020

Re: Carverfest 2018 Food events

We're going to offer Elote (street corn) this year along with tacos.
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by kve777
Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: CARVERFEST 2018
Topic: What are you bringing to the Fest?
Replies: 58
Views: 4165

Re: What are you bringing to the Fest?

Val and Ruby, again. As for gear- Preamps: Hegeman HAPI 2, APT Holman, BottleHead Foreplay(W/Seduction Phono), Dynaco PAT-5, Carver C-16 or CT-7 or both... Turntable: VPI Scout 1.1 w/ 2M Black cart. Amp: DennisMiller built TFM-42. Speakers: Snell D's and Pioneer SP-BS22-LR's. PSB SubSonic sub, if I ...
by kve777
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: CARVERFEST 2018
Topic: CDP Shootout
Replies: 3
Views: 459

Re: CDP Shootout

I may not have room for the Denon or the Onkyo. We'll still have some fun, though.
by kve777
Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade for Newbies
Topic: WANTED: Remote for CT-Seven (CT-7)
Replies: 9
Views: 1733

Re: WANTED: Remote for CT-Seven (CT-7)

I ended up buying the one on eBay...

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