Let the fun begin Building Lightstar amps from the ground up

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Post by Mr. M-500t » Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:35 pm

Magnaryder wrote:
Mr. M-500t wrote:I thought it was Hillary's dream of "It Takes A Village"
Can you feel that big Red, White & Blue Dick up your a$$ George C. ? :lol: :lol: :lol: :p :oops:
SHEET, Bush put it there when he started getting soldiers killed in Iraq.Hillary's gonna have to try to fix that mess. Are the republicans gonna name an airport after him too?

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That would beat the hell out of a Library in Arkansas with free Cigars for every one with a Blue Dress On !

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Post by Magnaryder » Mon Mar 24, 2008 9:13 pm

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-shiite !
-another 'informed' voter #-o
There was a time not so long ago when the powers-that-be sought out that kind of scum and irradicated them from the gene pool. Back then we had no 'terrorist' problems. Our nation had a more 'liberal' stance on protection than we do now.

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Its going to be used equipment when I sell it, so it may as well be used equipment when I buy it.

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Post by maddmaxxx » Mon Mar 24, 2008 9:39 pm

-quote #1] There was a time not so long ago when the powers-that-be sought out that kind of scum and irradicated them from the gene pool.


-true, my ancestry[pollocks] died like mad...let hitler go on the muslim 'rampage' today ? 'flower power'



-quote #2] Back then we had no 'terrorist' problems.


-just alot coo's and WW1


-quote #3] Our nation had a more 'liberal' stance on protection than we do now.


-incorrect, the US was broke coming outa a depression

-AND we've NEVER been more 'LIBERAL' w/our 'free press' and 'hippy thinking' than PRESENT DAY

-as before =; Dismissed private...oh thats right [-X
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Post by Magnaryder » Mon Mar 24, 2008 10:11 pm

maddmaxxx wrote:-quote #1] There was a time not so long ago when the powers-that-be sought out that kind of scum and irradicated them from the gene pool.


-true, my ancestry[pollocks] died like mad...let hitler go on the muslim 'rampage' today ? 'flower power'



-quote #2] Back then we had no 'terrorist' problems.


-just alot coo's and WW1


-quote #3] Our nation had a more 'liberal' stance on protection than we do now.


-incorrect, the US was broke coming outa a depression

-AND we've NEVER been more 'LIBERAL' w/our 'free press' and 'hippy thinking' than PRESENT DAY

-as before =; Dismissed private...oh thats right [-X
Hell, I meant the 70s when we were 'still' in the assasination business. My mother's family comes from behind the Iron Curtain also. Bilyarsk(sp). And that's 'Airman' to you. ;-)

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Its going to be used equipment when I sell it, so it may as well be used equipment when I buy it.

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Re: Let the fun begin Building Lightstar amps from the groun

Post by Toy Maker » Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:26 pm

Greetings, and welcome.

I'll buy it as is if you decide to sell it. I want it just as a collectors piece.
I almost bought one 10 years ago, and passed on it because it was "unfixable" from what I was told at the time.
If anyone can fix it, I'd say Rolland's your man.
I know Bill at Rita's is the guru on programming micro chips in the Carver / Sunfire receivers too.

The CT-30x was also called the CT-5.1x for a short time. Very nice looking unit for sure !!

is this it ??

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CT-5.1x Director AC-3/THX 5.1Preamp/Tuner

The CT-5.1x is a high performance Two zone capable control center designed with the experience and knowledge of a long line of quality Carver separates. In addition to Dolby Pro Logic surround sound with adjustable delay and five surround modes, the preamp/tuner design incorporates Carvers exclusive Infinite Decorrelation which expands the critical rear soundstage beyond the confines of the listening room. The features offered by the CT-5.1x were carefully selected to provide the flexibility required for a surround sound system, but not so complicated to make it difficult to understand and operate. This preamp/tuner will provide uncompromising audio performance from every channel.
FEATURES:
Two zone capable!
3 audio inputs, 2 composite video input,1 composite video output
Bass and treble controls
Digital synthesis AM/FM tuner section
16 tuner presets
Infinte Decorrelation for wider rear soundstage
Gold Plated RCA Jack Connections Remote Control
Dolby Pro-Logic surround with 5 modes and adjustable delay
Phono Input Stage
Two AC outlets one switched and one unswitched
Removable handles for 17" cabinet space (with trim caps)
Motor-driven Volume control can be operated from the remote control
Designed by Carver Corporation in Lynnwood, WA USA

SPECIFICATIONS (preamp section)
Frequency Repsonse 10-50kHz +/- 3dB
Signal to Noise Ratio 91db (bypass)
S/N MM Phono A-Weighted > 74dB
Input Sensitivity for 0.5V 85mV
Input Impedance 50 kohms
Sensitivity for 0.5V phono 1.4mV

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Re: Let the fun begin Building Lightstar amps from the groun

Post by TNRabbit » Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:05 am

400 grit sandpaper & a belt sander will convert ANY black Sunfire amp to SILVER in short order~ :lol:

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Post by angelod307 » Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:36 am

so, where does the lightstar builds stand now. any more progress? for that matter, were is the rebirth of the tube amps at now?
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Post by Magnaryder » Tue Aug 31, 2010 1:11 pm

Toy Maker wrote:Greetings, and welcome.
if anyone can fix it, I'd say Rolland's your man.
I know Bill at Rita's is the guru on programming micro chips in the Carver / Sunfire receivers too.
can he repair/reprogramme Lightstar Direct processors?

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Its going to be used equipment when I sell it, so it may as well be used equipment when I buy it.

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Re: Let the fun begin Building Lightstar amps from the groun

Post by engtaz » Tue Aug 31, 2010 3:11 pm

Only if you cook him dinner. :lol: :lol: =D> =D> =D> =D>
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Re: Let the fun begin Building Lightstar amps from the groun

Post by Magnaryder » Tue Aug 31, 2010 6:41 pm

engtaz wrote:Only if you cook him dinner. :lol: :lol: =D> =D> =D> =D>

I can do that

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Re: Let the fun begin Building Lightstar amps from the groun

Post by Toy Maker » Wed Sep 01, 2010 2:40 pm

Magnaryder wrote:
Toy Maker wrote:Greetings, and welcome.
if anyone can fix it, I'd say Rolland's your man.
I know Bill at Rita's is the guru on programming micro chips in the Carver / Sunfire receivers too.
can he repair/reprogramme Lightstar Direct processors?

ray
no, I asked.

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Post by Scarabeo » Sat Dec 18, 2010 4:35 am

Got any more goodies like this to show off????

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Re: Let the fun begin Building Lightstar amps from the groun

Post by OCCD » Fri Feb 18, 2011 6:26 pm

That is some BEAUTIFUL work!!! =D>
Give me a "Fist" full of coins and I'll save it for Carver gear!!!

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