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The 700 went up in flames three times. They (Phase Linear) certainly spent more money fixing it under warranty that they could have made selling it to me.
I had a Carver pre-amp in the 80's but don't recall which one.
I own a mid-sized sound company in the NYC area. My amp of choice is QSC. My big subs are powered by Powerlight 9.0 amps, considered a dinosaur by today's standards.
Does anybody have any info on the PCS 50 & 60 pre-amps? I've scoured the internet and came up with nothing whatsoever.
(pair of) SILVER-7 TUBE AMPs
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Carver SD/A-360 CDP
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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Speakers : Polk Audio : SDA-SRS, SDA-SRS 1.2TL, SDA-CRS+, RTA-15TL, 3- Velodyne F-1500's
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
(pair of) SILVER-7 TUBE AMPs
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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
I suppose I'll need a remote for a CT-6 for my PCS60? I'm starting to think my PCS60 & PCS50 are kinda rare. I don't even recall how I came about owning them. I might have the owners manual for the 60 somewhere. The phono input on the PCS50 went, one channel at a time. These preamps are what I use when testing turntables. I re-furbish about eight Technics SL1200MKxx turntables a month.
kingman, to fully answer your question, I have no clue what happened to the PL700 from decades ago. I would imagine it's been recycled into a Toyota fender or something.
In the pro audio world, there's a few PM1.5's still out there earning pay. Various mods and component substitutions have been made to keep them going, some mods that make them better. Here's a tease for you Carver Heads:
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