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Question about a C-11 Pre I have

Post by helicopterpilotdoug » Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:01 pm

I have a C-11 that is S/N 00001. I've taken the top and bottom off looking for any information about it. Is there any other place where the serial number might be? I removed the top and bottom, but see no other sticker. Here are photos of the inside. There is a WO number and a Rev. number. I'd like to know for sure if this is serial number 1. Click on the images to enlarge.
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Re: Question about a C-11 Pre I have

Post by BillD » Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:21 pm

Pretty cool. I sold Serial # 00003 to zumbini over on the other forum, after I modified/refurbished it and added balanced outputs on TRS connectors to it. The only place I saw an actual serial number was on the chassis.

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Re: Question about a C-11 Pre I have

Post by kingman » Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:25 pm

Doug I have 2 or 3 of these and I declare this to be a bonafide WINNER!!!! Congrats man!!! =D> =D> =D>
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Re: Question about a C-11 Pre I have

Post by helicopterpilotdoug » Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:47 pm

kingman wrote:Doug I have 2 or 3 of these and I declare this to be a bonafide WINNER!!!! Congrats man!!! =D> =D> =D>
Hey Wayne, Thanks! Hopefully it will add to the value, being S/N 00001. :D :D :D :D
Sunfire: Theater Grand IV, Cinema Grand Signature.
Carver: TFM-45, PST-24 Cassette, Extra Carver Gear: CT-6, C-11 (S/N 00001).
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Re: Question about a C-11 Pre I have

Post by helicopterpilotdoug » Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:48 pm

BillD wrote:Pretty cool. I sold Serial # 00003 to zumbini over on the other forum, after I modified/refurbished it and added balanced outputs on TRS connectors to it. The only place I saw an actual serial number was on the chassis.

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Thanks Bill. Seeing the one you had with the serial number like that matches the way mine is. :D
Thanks for posting that photo.
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

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Re: Question about a C-11 Pre I have

Post by OconeeOrange » Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:30 pm

helicopterpilotdoug wrote: Hey Wayne, Thanks! Hopefully it will add to the value, being S/N 00001. :D :D :D :D
Only to guys like Don, Wayne, Dave and Mike. It was a CarverFest 2011 thing.

Or to Frankie, who went through funny hoops I put up for #40. All of it is good fun and separates the real collectors from us guys with no $$$, and just want the equipment.

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Re: Question about a C-11 Pre I have

Post by BillD » Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:49 pm

Number 1s are special. I had the chance to buy M-400 Serial # 1, but it got too spendy.
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Re: Question about a C-11 Pre I have

Post by beemers417 » Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:10 pm

Nice C-11! I am in the ball park. \:D/
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