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Jazzman53

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Post Mon Oct 05, 2009 4:40 pm

Jazzman's System

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Carver TFM-25 power amps (3)
Carver C1 preamp
Audio Control C101 RTA/Graphic EQ
Carver TX-11 tuner
Carver TX-11a tuner
Carver SD/A 450 cd
Carver DTL-100 cd
DBX 223 active crossover
Homebuilt hybrid electrostatic speakers
Homebuilt Dayton 12' powered subwoofer
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kingman

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Post Mon Oct 05, 2009 6:20 pm

Re: Jazzman's System

Looks real nice Jazzman53 . Congratulations!
In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!
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BillD

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Post Mon Oct 05, 2009 6:55 pm

Re: Jazzman's System

Jazzman, you could use some AV Risers between those amps (rather that sticks of wood).
Look HERE. Mr. M-500t can fix you up.
It should sound like it isn't there!
There is a difference between hearing and listening...
Making life enjoyable through expensive electronics.
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Sunfire:Theater Grand III processor, Ultimate Receiver, Cinema Grand Signature 400 ~ seven, True Subwoofer Mk. II, D-10 Subwoofer
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Jazzman53

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Post Mon Oct 05, 2009 8:23 pm

Re: Jazzman's System

Dang Bill, why didn't I think of that? Great idea... thanks for the tip!
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Jag_97470

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Post Mon Oct 05, 2009 8:27 pm

Re: Jazzman's System

Very nice Jazzman53! And welcome to the forum!! It looks like you have almost outgrew your cabinet? That's what happens > because you "will" need more room for "more" stuff! :lol: Great looking speakers too! They say home-build? Did you build those? oh, and is that you in the picture? You need to iron your pants! :lol: :lol: :lol: Just messing with ya! That's what we do around here, or at least, that's what I do. \:D/ Great looking system! Welcome again!
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BillD

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Post Mon Oct 05, 2009 8:29 pm

Re: Jazzman's System

I was going to ask him who shook up the orange soda and opened it in front of him, but I let it pass. :lol:
BTW, the top is open for a Sunfire 400 x 7.
It should sound like it isn't there!
There is a difference between hearing and listening...
Making life enjoyable through expensive electronics.
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Sunfire:Theater Grand III processor, Ultimate Receiver, Cinema Grand Signature 400 ~ seven, True Subwoofer Mk. II, D-10 Subwoofer
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Jag_97470

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Post Mon Oct 05, 2009 8:33 pm

Re: Jazzman's System

BillD wrote:I was going to ask him who shook up the orange soda and opened it in front of him, but I let it pass. :lol:
BTW, the top is open for a Sunfire 400 x 7.


Geeez BillD, you didn't let it pass, you just said it! :lol: :lol: It's called Tie-Die! You should know what that is from your old Hippy days? \:D/
And Yes, good point, more room on the Top for that Sunfire!!
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Mr. M-500t

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Post Mon Oct 05, 2009 9:42 pm

Re: Jazzman's System

BillD wrote:Jazzman, you could use some AV Risers between those amps (rather that sticks of wood).
Look HERE. Mr. M-500t can fix you up.

Thanks Bill. I agree......................... ](*,) :lol: :D

I want those speakers. They look great and I'll bet they'd sound really smooth hooked to the 500's.
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BillD

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Post Mon Oct 05, 2009 11:21 pm

Re: Jazzman's System

I had a girlfriend in the sixties that tie-dyed everything. She was a nutcase. We slept on tie-dyed sheets!
It should sound like it isn't there!
There is a difference between hearing and listening...
Making life enjoyable through expensive electronics.
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Carver: C-4000 & C-1 preamps, PSC-60 preamp/tuner, TX-11a tuner, M-400 (2), C-500, M-500, M-500t, M-500t Mk.II, A-500x, AL-III loudspeakers (2 pr.)
Sunfire:Theater Grand III processor, Ultimate Receiver, Cinema Grand Signature 400 ~ seven, True Subwoofer Mk. II, D-10 Subwoofer
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Jazzman53

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Post Tue Oct 06, 2009 3:33 am

Re: Jazzman's System

Jag,

Yes, I built those electrostats about a year and a half ago. Actually the stat panels are pretty simple and lend themselves to DIY pretty well. If there were a DIY section here I would post pics of the build process... maybe I can post a link for that at least.

thanks,
Charlie
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Post Tue Oct 06, 2009 5:31 am

Re: Jazzman's System

Jazzman, you have impeccable skillz~ great job!
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From FrankieD's lips to your ears: Sunfire - a quiet box of endless power.

Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
Carver SD/A-360 CDP
Benchmark DAC-1
Sony SACD/DVD-A
Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

OconeeOrange wrote:"Gary likes to play it 'loud' as do I. His system begs you turn it up until you die"

RIP WIlliam B. Dibble, 1948-2012. I'll miss you my friend.
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Post Tue Oct 06, 2009 9:44 am

Re: Jazzman's System

Your speakers look great and I bet sound as good if not better than they look.
Some cool Carver stuff!
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Jazzman53

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Post Tue Oct 06, 2009 8:17 pm

Re: Jazzman's System

Thanks all for the kind comments about my speakers. It was fun building them. I went a bit overboard with the cabinets on my stats (all you really need are some wooden frames) but the stats themselves are relatively easy and inexpensive to build-- really a good value, considering their fidelity.

It still amazes me that you/me/anyone can take a couple of perforated steel plates (even screen wire) and a sheet of plastic and some double-sided foam adhesive tape and build a driver on the kitchen table that can rival any high end commercial product out there.

There's a lot of good info, good folks and experienced ESL builders over at the DIY Audio website if anyone is interested.
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Jazzman53

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Post Wed Oct 07, 2009 7:33 pm

Spank me, I've been bad (again)

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I couldn't help myself... it looked so lonely there on Ebay
It's true that I don't have a place for it in my system but it can be a backup in case one of my other amps craps out.

All of you enablers here aren't helping my situation...
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Jag_97470

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Post Wed Oct 07, 2009 8:28 pm

Re: Jazzman's System

Quote; It's true that I don't have a place for it in my system but it can be a backup in case one of my other amps craps out.

Man! You got it bad when you don't even have a place for it?? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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