sending my tfm 42 to rolland tomorrow

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Post by treitz3 » Sun Oct 23, 2011 3:32 pm

frenchguy wrote:....Didnt see anyone using their tube cd direct to their amp at the fest but will give it a try to see how it sounds!
Well, this was the first year we didn't do just that. That tube amp build kinda took CF off into left field. Whenever we did hook it up in that configuration, the sound improved. Less is more.

Sorry to hear about the pre, Al. Tell the other half I said hello.
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Re: sending my tfm 42 to rolland tomorrow

Post by frenchguy » Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:27 pm

put in a $399 offer on a new dared preamp & the guy accepted it so going to take my ct-17 & put it with my tfm42 in the mancave & use the dared with my carverfest amp & getting some new tubes for it after talking to george! all should be well again!!! \:D/
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Re: sending my tfm 42 to rolland tomorrow

Post by engtaz » Tue Oct 25, 2011 2:13 am

Congrats
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Re: sending my tfm 42 to rolland tomorrow

Post by frenchguy » Tue Oct 25, 2011 2:30 am

THANKS ROY!! looking forward to hearing my new pre with my carverfest amp!!! thanks for your help!!
Carver Silver 7t mono blocks, Carver M-4.0t & 2 tfm 42,s. ct-6 & ct-17, sda390t,TX11 tuner, jolida jd 100A. JBL L96 & JBL 4401,s W/Ribbon Tweeters, Dared SL-2000A tube preamp, Dared MP-5BT Integrated vacuum tube amp, 2 sets of Carver Amazing Silver speakers, oak & black. Carver Cinema 5.1 subwoofer & Tesla audio Carverfest satellite ribbon speakers & stands & Douglas connection cables

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Re: sending my tfm 42 to rolland tomorrow

Post by frenchguy » Tue Oct 25, 2011 4:00 am

gave my rollandized tfm 42 a real test with my ct-17 & my 390t tonight!! I'll I can say is damn!!! this thing rocks!!! worth every penny!! didnt expect it would be this good!! 10 times better then running cd straight to amp!! would not think so but it is!!! the neighbors are not gonna be happy!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: very happy camper!! \:D/ \:D/
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Post by treitz3 » Tue Oct 25, 2011 4:58 am

Really? That's a first. :-s
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Re: sending my tfm 42 to rolland tomorrow

Post by kingman » Tue Oct 25, 2011 5:51 am

getting some new tubes for it after talking to george
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Re: sending my tfm 42 to rolland tomorrow

Post by shenglu » Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:02 am

I assume that these will replace the capacitors installed in the amplifier, or in some way to join? Polypropylene bypass capacitors will do it for you?

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Re: sending my tfm 42 to rolland tomorrow

Post by frenchguy » Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:04 am

yes, sounds like a million bucks now!! give rolland a try!!
Carver Silver 7t mono blocks, Carver M-4.0t & 2 tfm 42,s. ct-6 & ct-17, sda390t,TX11 tuner, jolida jd 100A. JBL L96 & JBL 4401,s W/Ribbon Tweeters, Dared SL-2000A tube preamp, Dared MP-5BT Integrated vacuum tube amp, 2 sets of Carver Amazing Silver speakers, oak & black. Carver Cinema 5.1 subwoofer & Tesla audio Carverfest satellite ribbon speakers & stands & Douglas connection cables

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