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sunfire pre on ebay

Post by frenchguy » Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:12 pm

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Re: sunfire pre on ebay

Post by TNRabbit » Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:36 pm

Bad link.
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Re: sunfire pre on ebay

Post by frenchguy » Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:47 pm

It works when I click on it??
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Re: sunfire pre on ebay

Post by TNRabbit » Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:55 pm

It take me to a picture of a symphonic reference preamplifier on the Carver forum.is that what you intended?

the symphonic reference is a decent pre but not their best.


nevermind the link is working now
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Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
Carver SD/A-360 CDP
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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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Re: sunfire pre on ebay

Post by frenchguy » Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:17 am

Gary, do you know what it is worth?
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Re: sunfire pre on ebay

Post by TNRabbit » Sun Jun 30, 2013 2:37 am

My guess is it won't go for much over $350. They are a nice enough pre, but there are no parts available anymore, so it's a boat anchor if it goes tits up.
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Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
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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)

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Re: sunfire pre on ebay

Post by jjptkd » Sun Jun 30, 2013 11:33 am

I had one recently, thought it sounded pretty good but not as good as the TGP's. Bill describes it as a "box of relays," and said if it breaks its garbage. He also told me the matching amplifier is lacking protection circuitry so when they fail they typically go up in a puff of smoke with nothing salvageable. Basically he told me to stay away from them. :?
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Re: sunfire pre on ebay

Post by frenchguy » Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:19 pm

thanks guys, I value your opinions, will stay clear of it! :-)
Carver Silver 7t mono blocks, Carver M-4.0t & 2 tfm 42,s. ct-6 & ct-17, sda390t,TX11 tuner, jolida jd 100A. JBL L96 & JBL 4401,s W/Ribbon Tweeters, Dared SL-2000A tube preamp, Dared MP-5BT Integrated vacuum tube amp, 2 sets of Carver Amazing Silver speakers, oak & black. Carver Cinema 5.1 subwoofer & Tesla audio Carverfest satellite ribbon speakers & stands & Douglas connection cables

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