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Carver Original Amazings

Post by lyricalsounds » Sun Jan 23, 2011 6:31 pm

First time posting....and greetings to everyone.
I have a pair of Carver's 2 (30). My question is how would I separate the internal passive crossover so I can bi-amp the ribbon and woofers. These are in there original state not modified. I would appreciate any help on how to achieve this.
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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by F1nut » Sun Jan 23, 2011 6:39 pm

Unless you go with external active crossovers, bi-amping is a wasted effort.
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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by lyricalsounds » Sun Jan 23, 2011 6:49 pm

Thank you for the response F1nut.
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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by engtaz » Sun Jan 23, 2011 6:51 pm

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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by lyricalsounds » Sun Jan 23, 2011 6:57 pm

Engtaz thanks for your acknowledgement.
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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by DaveS » Mon Jan 24, 2011 2:28 am

I grew up in Poughkeepsie. Cedar Ave. where Fox Hill is now.
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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by F1nut » Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:20 am

DaveS wrote:I grew up in Poughkeepsie.
That explains a lot. :lol:
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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by kingman » Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:06 am

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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by TNRabbit » Mon Jan 24, 2011 8:06 am

There's a thread here where someone biamped a pair of Originals (Plat conversion)...
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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by jjptkd » Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:27 am

Welcome!!! The link below should clear up any questions about bi-amping you might have. As far as your specific question, I'll leave that to the experts here, Good Luck!

http://sound.westhost.com/bi-amp.htm
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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by jjptkd » Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:31 am

Quote from the page above.


The most common question I get is ...

"Do I need to disconnect the passive crossover in my speakers?"
The answer is ... Yes, otherwise you are not really biamping at all.
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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by lyricalsounds » Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:21 pm

Jjptkd thanks for the reception and the link.I find it most informative.In the Originals (1st gen.)there is a jumper that is link to both section of the crossover but Im wondering if there is some dependency between the two. When i attempted to power both sections my 45 passed current to a
smaller reciever and fried it.On my Silvers there is two seperate crossvers and I achived seperation power wise.
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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by lyricalsounds » Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:28 pm

Dave,hello again and its been awhile.I will be calling you.
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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by mbskeam » Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:40 pm

On my Silvers there is two seperate crossvers and I achived seperation power wise.
are those custom?
post a pic, if you can.....
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Re: Carver Original Amazings

Post by Scarabeo » Sat Jan 29, 2011 10:30 pm

mbskeam wrote:
On my Silvers there is two seperate crossvers and I achived seperation power wise.
are those custom?
post a pic, if you can.....
Bump! I would like to see too - Pictures please.
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