FAQ  •  Register   •  Gallery •  Login

It is currently Mon Oct 20, 2014 5:55 pm

Newbie to Carver

<<

TORO3

User avatar

M-400t CUBE

Posts: 195

Joined: Mon Aug 23, 2010 7:31 pm

Location: SW

Post Fri Oct 01, 2010 11:05 pm

Newbie to Carver

Sunfire Newbie here. Originally from Seattle, but living in the SW dessert.

I've always loved audio equipment. When I was in junior high, I remember splitting speaker wire together and then wrapping it up with electrical tape to make the wire long enough for my makeshift surround speakers. I used to have an old Sony receiver (this was in the 90s by the way) that was connected to two floor standing Cerwin Vegas with 12" woofers, two Bose bookshelf speakers, an Onkyo receiver, and two more floor standing speakers. Not knowing the dangers, I had certain channels running two speakers at the same time. I eventually blew not only my receiver, but also my step-brother's receiver.

Here's my modest system:

Harmon Kardon 240 (as a pre)
Sony RCD-W5000 (CD Player/Recorder)
Sunfire Cinema Seven
Sunfire CRM2s
Sub - Recently sold an old Polk - so no sub right now

In the past year I've reignited my interest in audio. I'll be the first to say I still don't know too much, but I sure have learned a lot (in a small amount of time) from reading forums like this. Great to meet everybody!!!
Sunfire CRM2s, Sunfire CRS3C, Sunfire Cinema Seven, Harmon Kardon AVR240, Sony RCD-W5000

UDUB Football!
<<

Scarabeo

User avatar

SILVER-7 TUBE AMP

Posts: 2648

Joined: Tue Nov 18, 2008 6:05 pm

Post Sat Oct 02, 2010 12:17 am

Re: Newbie to Carver

WELCOME!!!
Nice goodies you have and from here it just gets better and better! LOVE the CRM-2's & Sunfire amp but do not see a "SUB" in there :-k Do you got one or are you thinking of one? Well Stick around and enjoy and don't let OCCD scare you!
BillD, You will be forever with us! RIP until we meet again on the other side...
<<

angelod307

SILVER-7 TUBE AMP

Posts: 2724

Joined: Sat Jun 06, 2009 10:56 pm

Location: manning, sc

Post Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:39 am

Re: Newbie to Carver

hi. welcome aboard.
CarverFest: I just go for the arts and crafts
<<

kingman

User avatar

(pair of) SILVER-7 TUBE AMPs

Posts: 5712

Joined: Sun Nov 30, 2008 2:10 pm

Location: Upstate South Carolina

Post Sat Oct 02, 2010 5:56 am

Re: Newbie to Carver

=D> =D> =D> Welcome to the forum!!!
In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!
<<

helicopterpilotdoug

User avatar

SILVER-7t

Posts: 1947

Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:04 pm

Location: Austin TX

Post Sat Oct 02, 2010 6:04 am

Re: Newbie to Carver

Welcome to the forum \:D/
Sunfire: Theater Grand IV, Cinema Grand Signature.
Carver: TFM-45, PST-24 Cassette, Extra Carver Gear: CT-6, C-11 (S/N 00001).
Polk Audio: Mains SRS 2.1TL, Center CSiA6, Surrounds FXiA6 and FXiA4, Sub DSW MicroPro 1000, Extra Speakers SDA 2A, SDA 2Btl, Monitor 10A.
Turntable: Dual CS 714Q
Bluray/SACD: Oppo BDP 83SE
CD: Sony 330 300 Disk changer

http://www.douglasconnection.com
<<

engtaz

User avatar

"TAZ"

Posts: 5222

Joined: Sat Jun 30, 2007 1:43 pm

Location: Tampa, FL

Post Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:23 am

Re: Newbie to Carver

Welcome
engtaz


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
<<

Don

User avatar

(pair of) SILVER-7t's

Posts: 2140

Joined: Tue Oct 28, 2008 10:46 am

Post Sat Oct 02, 2010 9:28 am

Re: Newbie to Carver

Welcome! There is a wealth of info to be learned and shared on this forum. Great group. Let the OCCD begin!

Don
<<

thuffman03

User avatar

!! CarverFest Evictee !!

Posts: 2706

Joined: Fri Sep 19, 2008 10:07 am

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Post Sat Oct 02, 2010 9:32 am

Re: Newbie to Carver

Welcome to the forum!
Some cool Carver stuff!
<<

TORO3

User avatar

M-400t CUBE

Posts: 195

Joined: Mon Aug 23, 2010 7:31 pm

Location: SW

Post Sat Oct 02, 2010 11:48 am

Re: Newbie to Carver

Scarabeo wrote:WELCOME!!!
Nice goodies you have and from here it just gets better and better! LOVE the CRM-2's & Sunfire amp but do not see a "SUB" in there :-k Do you got one or are you thinking of one? Well Stick around and enjoy and don't let OCCD scare you!


Yea, I don't have a sub. I'm slowly attempting to sell all of my Polk equipment to make room for the new Sunfire stuff. For the past month or so, I've been debating on whether or not to get two Polk DSW 2000s (http://www.polkaudio.com/homeaudio/dsw/#dswmicropro2000) or one TS-EQ10 or 12. I'm pretty sure I could get the two Polks for relatively the same price as the TS-EQ10.

With all this said, I've been reading that it's recommended that the CRMs be mated with Sunfire subs so they can utilize the High Pass Output. This alone has kind of swayed my decision.

Thanks for all the kind words!
Sunfire CRM2s, Sunfire CRS3C, Sunfire Cinema Seven, Harmon Kardon AVR240, Sony RCD-W5000

UDUB Football!
<<

treitz3

User avatar

"Julian"
"Julian"

Posts: 7746

Joined: Mon Oct 16, 2006 5:39 pm

Location: The tube lair in Charlotte, NC

Post Sat Oct 02, 2010 12:32 pm

Re: Newbie to Carver

Welcome to the machine.
In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to a good analogue reproduction.

Robert R. - "Did you see my North Korea analogy? I should have named it Carversite.kim"
<<

frankieD

Frankie The Mouth

Posts: 2462

Joined: Fri Mar 16, 2007 2:38 pm

Location: So Cal

Post Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:33 pm

Re: Newbie to Carver

WELCOME !!

The world of Carver awaits you & it will blow your mind.

A great group of people here.
<<

Jag_97470

SILVER-7 TUBE AMP

Posts: 3383

Joined: Fri Sep 19, 2008 12:06 am

Location: Oregon

Post Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:06 pm

Re: Newbie to Carver

Welcome toro3, if your getting back into audio you found the right place to start. It's interesting with all the audio manufactures out there I see over and over again people coming back to Carver. How many units do you see out in the field that are 20+ years old still working perfectly? There is a great following of Mr. Carver and members each year meet and set-up rigs with Bob Carver attending as well. Search Caverfest and you see what I'm talking about. Glad you found us!
<<

Mr. M-500t

(pair of) SILVER-7 TUBE AMPs

Posts: 6211

Joined: Fri Mar 17, 2006 10:00 pm

Post Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:11 pm

Re: Newbie to Carver

Welcome toro3.
Nice little set up you got there.
<<

TORO3

User avatar

M-400t CUBE

Posts: 195

Joined: Mon Aug 23, 2010 7:31 pm

Location: SW

Post Sun Oct 03, 2010 3:16 pm

Re: Newbie to Carver

Mr. M.,

Do you run this site?

http://www.avrisers.com

If so, I'm gonna have to buy a set or two of those risers -- very well priced!
Sunfire CRM2s, Sunfire CRS3C, Sunfire Cinema Seven, Harmon Kardon AVR240, Sony RCD-W5000

UDUB Football!
<<

Scarabeo

User avatar

SILVER-7 TUBE AMP

Posts: 2648

Joined: Tue Nov 18, 2008 6:05 pm

Post Sun Oct 03, 2010 3:43 pm

Re: Newbie to Carver

TORO3 wrote:
Scarabeo wrote:WELCOME!!!
Nice goodies you have and from here it just gets better and better! LOVE the CRM-2's & Sunfire amp but do not see a "SUB" in there :-k Do you got one or are you thinking of one? Well Stick around and enjoy and don't let OCCD scare you!


Yea, I don't have a sub. I'm slowly attempting to sell all of my Polk equipment to make room for the new Sunfire stuff. For the past month or so, I've been debating on whether or not to get two Polk DSW 2000s (http://www.polkaudio.com/homeaudio/dsw/#dswmicropro2000) or one TS-EQ10 or 12. I'm pretty sure I could get the two Polks for relatively the same price as the TS-EQ10.

With all this said, I've been reading that it's recommended that the CRMs be mated with Sunfire subs so they can utilize the High Pass Output. This alone has kind of swayed my decision.

Thanks for all the kind words!

That Polk sub looks nice but I do love my Sunfire and spending time looking for a good price could really pay off! Yes that would be Mr M500t site and he is a real good guy. http://www.avrisers.com
BillD, You will be forever with us! RIP until we meet again on the other side...
Next

Return to "The Welcome Mat"

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

Powered by phpBB © 2011 phpBB Group.