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AlexSauter

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Post Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:50 pm

Re: CarverFest Tube Amp Bottom Plates

We have been doing some brainstorming and we came up with the idea of 1/8 inch clear acrylic for bottom plates so if people would like to show off thier craftsmanship.

Also, we came up with the idea of using a special kind of acrylic called laser Edge, it comes in 4-5 colors and when lit, the outside edge glows!! I want to use the lime green for my bottom plate and transformer cover caps, then I want to run 2 of Mike's LED circuits, one for the tubes (which will be green) and one to light up the chassis and transformers.

:D :D can't wait to get back to work and cut out a few samples!!!
RIP BillD
BillD wrote:Well, some people are glass half empty people and some are glass half full. Being an engineer, I just think the glass is the wrong size.


My system (sitting in the garage):

(Stereo System)
Modified Carver AL III+'s (Pushed into the corners to make room for the ALS speakers)
Modified CarverFest 2011 20w tube amplifier
Carver Pro PT-1800
Sunfire Prototype TGA-2375
Carver TX-2 Tuner (not used)
Logitech Squeezebox (replaced Tuner & dad's CD player)
CARVERaudio Directional RCA interconnects
RCA-Headphone jack for iPod & iPhone
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angelod307

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Post Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:03 am

Re: CarverFest Tube Amp Bottom Plates

very cool idea
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engtaz

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Post Sat Oct 01, 2011 3:18 am

Re: CarverFest Tube Amp Bottom Plates

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Carver M4.0T in front channels to Caver AL VI's in SACD & 2 Channel setup
C 16, PT 2400, Slim Device, Carver TX-8, 490T and Rega TT w Grado Gold cart in the 2 channel setup
Bogen SRB20 is computer amp
Carver PM-350 donated for youth church use
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frenchguy

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Post Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:46 am

Re: CarverFest Tube Amp Bottom Plates

any news on these?? just wondering!! :D :D
Carver M-4.0t & Rollandized tfm42, ct-6 & ct-17, sda390t, jolida jd 100A & JBL L96,s Modified JBL 4401,s W/Ribbon Tweeters, Carverfest vacuum tube amp & CF Linestage, Dared SL-2000A tube preamp, Carver AL3 Amazing speakers in natural oak, Carver Cinema 5.1 subwoofer & Douglas connection cables
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Toy Maker

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Post Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:24 am

Re: CarverFest Tube Amp Bottom Plates

We will be making the prototype today. I will post some photos of the finished look when we get it done.
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