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TNRabbit

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Post Sun Oct 07, 2007 9:24 pm

More Stuff about Bob...

Just thought I'd share...I hadn't seen this one before; some very interesting observations & revelations by the man himself:

http://www.audio-ideas.com/backiss/summer-1998/carver.html

and here's the meat of the article in case that link goes kaput one day:


[color=darkblue]Gordon Brockhouse talks to Sunfire’s Bob Carver-

Few figures have engendered more controversy among audiophiles than Bob Carver. Virtually every product he developed at Carver Corporation, which he founded in 1978, contained an unusual feature with an impressive-sounding name. Supporters hailed these features as important innovations. Detractors dismissed them as gimmicks.

Carver preamplifiers had Sonic Holography, a fancy handle for interaural crosstalk cancellation. His amplifiers had Magnetic Field power supplies. His tuners and receivers had the Asymmetrical Charge-Coupled FM detector. And there were the infamous “t-mods,â€
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Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
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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 Mon Oct 08, 2007 1:30 pm

I's nice to see these are still around. I remember reading them back before I joined this forum.

Nice find.
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Bill

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Post Mon Nov 12, 2007 11:06 pm

That's a nice read Rabbit, I half expected most of these posts to resemble a Chuck Norris list of some sort.... \:D/
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TNRabbit

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Post Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:32 am

Bill wrote:That's a nice read Rabbit, I half expected most of these posts to resemble a Chuck Norris list of some sort.... \:D/


HAHA! I only put those in the "joke of the day" thread in "Way the Hell! Off Topic" O:) :D
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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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