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by Dr K
Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:35 pm
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Magnaryder wrote:
Dr K wrote:Bob wants to hear your feedback! \:D/
The chassis look nice maybe we'll get to put an ear on them someday :-"

ray
Hi Ray, please go the link provided above to participate. I usually don't check this thread. Thanks.
by Dr K
Fri Jun 17, 2016 7:45 pm
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Please go to this thread I started for active discussion on this amp:

http://thecarversite.com/yetanotherforu ... lastunread
by Dr K
Thu Jun 16, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Bob wants to hear your feedback! \:D/
by Dr K
Thu Jun 16, 2016 11:36 pm
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Want more?
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Power supply film caps, not electrolytic!
by Dr K
Thu Jun 16, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Sooo..... anything new here? Hello bitches! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8o4Zj98FeX4 Sorry to have been away so long. The amplifier project came to a complete halt when Gary Dodd, who I hired to build the amplifier unexpectedly passed away after recovering from a major heart surgery. RIP Gary. I...
by Dr K
Sat Oct 05, 2013 1:15 am
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Does size really matter? (that's what she said...lol). Seriously, "how it sounds" is all that matters. What if this monster has an audible hum, e.g.? Or sets up such a magnetic feild that it disrupts other areas of the circut. But again, if great sound IS there, than that's all that matters... Good...
by Dr K
Sat Oct 05, 2013 1:00 am
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Ahh....I don't think I have three phase power. Actually I know I don't because when I had whole house surge protection installed the electrician told me I had single phase connection.
by Dr K
Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:42 pm
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Not sure what you mean by 3 phase power. You don't need 20A circuit although I have that.
by Dr K
Thu Oct 03, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Here are the final specs of the OPT from Bob. The OPTs will be used in my statement amp producing ~500 watts using 10 KT88s per channel. Power handling: 1012 watts Freq Response: 2 Hz - 240 kHz Full Power Bandwidth (506 watts): 18 Hz - 32 kHz 12 segmented windings Distributed air gaps (43 air gaps) ...
by Dr K
Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Thank you. This is a real labor of love for Bob and me.
by Dr K
Tue Oct 01, 2013 12:16 am
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Here you go....Featuring Bob's custom OPT for my one-of-a-kind amp build: 1) NOS silver alloy secondary winding and copper primary winding 2) Hybrid steel and Nickel EI core 3) Ultra thin laminations 4) 1000 watt power handling 5) Custom glossy piano black automotive paint job 6) According to Bob, t...
by Dr K
Wed May 22, 2013 1:39 am
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Here is the custom power transformer from Bob. It's naked...will be painted later.
by Dr K
Thu May 16, 2013 1:03 am
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

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My custom remote autoformer volume control for the one-of-a-kind Carver amp.
by Dr K
Wed May 15, 2013 7:24 pm
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Guys, if you ever need someone to build an amp for you and want it to look like a million dollar job, go with Gary Dodd. He's a good ole Texas boy with no BS attitude.
by Dr K
Wed May 15, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: Carver Home (Audio)
Topic: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build
Replies: 110
Views: 34852

Re: One-of-a-kind Carver Silver Signature build

Apologies for the long delay in posting. A lot has happened in the interim. Some of the custom made parts for the amp build is taking way too long. So after discussing the matter with Bob, I have decided to build the four chassis amp with off the shelf obtainable "audiophile" parts. I have acquired ...

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