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Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by frenchguy » Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:34 am

Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer on ebay, only 7 hours left, $299.00, no bids, cant believe no one is jumping on this at this price!! I already own one otherwise I would be all over it!!
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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by kingman » Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:41 am

In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!

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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by frenchguy » Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:47 am

somebody please BUY this so I dont!! LOL dont need another one but damn!! could make a few $$ on this!! :-) gonna go to bed soon, as I worked all night, will be bummed if it dont get snapped up at that price!!!!!
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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by Scarabeo » Mon Aug 08, 2011 11:19 am

I got one already - no funds either but someone is holding out till the last 5 seconds = Then the bids will roll in!
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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by Scarabeo » Mon Aug 08, 2011 1:10 pm

This was the single biggest up-grade to sound I did to my system! This or a Jolida CD Player is the best start to spending less and getting better sound.
BillD, You will be forever with us! RIP until we meet again on the other side...

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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by kingman » Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:13 pm

Ended...ZERO BIDS!!!!! :?
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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by mbskeam » Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:34 pm

I kinda think the economy is starting to really freak people out....

my line of work has not taken to big of a hit, as food suppliers try an automate to get rid of workers.....
this is where the company I work for comes in
people still need to eat.
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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by WhackJob » Mon Aug 08, 2011 4:55 pm

It's starting to hurt everywhere, not just you subjects of Obamacide...
I'm in the "quick serve food industry" as well - we can't keep up.
The high end eateries are losing business, but the low buck fast food outfits are rocking.
For the first time in ages I'm happy to have picked automated food service machinery as a career!
Gotta feel bad for the bulk of our countrymen though...

On the egocentric side - Used Carver gear is getting less expensive: I just picked up a TFM-55 for $75 off the local classifieds! :D

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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by kingman » Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:09 pm

I just picked up a TFM-55 for $75 off the local classifieds!
...WOW!!!!!! and congrats!!! =D> =D> =D>
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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by mbskeam » Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:40 pm

I'm in the "quick serve food industry" as well - we can't keep up.
The high end eateries are losing business, but the low buck fast food outfits are rocking.
For the first time in ages I'm happy to have picked automated food service machinery as a career!
Gotta feel bad for the bulk of our countrymen though...
who do ya work for???


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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by treitz3 » Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:17 pm

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The negative feedback rating is probably why he didn't have any hits. 12 negatives within a one year period speaks volumes.
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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by mbskeam » Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:41 pm

who are you looking at????

http://feedback.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.d ... ckAsSeller

just pulled from the sellers page....
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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by Snoop65 » Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:32 pm

I think Tom was looking at this one http://cgi.ebay.com/Carver-Vacuum-Tube- ... 19c7b63fe3
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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by mjcmt » Sun Sep 18, 2011 2:52 pm

Scarabeo wrote:
This was the single biggest up-grade to sound I did to my system! This or a Jolida CD Player is the best start to spending less and getting better sound.
I've not heard the 390t and don't mean to be disrespectful to Carver fans, but it would seem that the Jolida may be a better performer as it has a 24 bit dac direct to a tube output, while the 390t has an older 1 bit dac. I had the Jolida in my system for a week many years ago. It was quite good, nice bass, big soundstage, very captivating, but lacking a bit in resolution and refinement. I ended up adding the Cary cd308 (non-t) and it was a big step up to the Jolida. Just my 2¢.

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Re: Carver SD/A-390T Vacuum Tube CD Changer

Post by Mr. M-500t » Sun Sep 18, 2011 3:06 pm

Your not being disrespectful mjcmt, that's what it's all about here ! I use an old Onkyo DX-7500 which I think sounds much better than any Carver I've ever heard. Never heard a 390t or 490t though. O:)

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