Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by Toy Maker » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:02 am

F1nut wrote:
TFM any amp on the cheap
It still won't sound like a tube amp.
85% there though for $1.50 :lol:

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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by F1nut » Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:30 am

Toy Maker wrote:
F1nut wrote:
TFM any amp on the cheap
It still won't sound like a tube amp.
85% there though for $1.50 :lol:
That's like only running 85% of a race because it didn't take as long as going the distance. You still didn't finish.
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by TNRabbit » Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:52 am

F1nut wrote:
Toy Maker wrote:
85% there though for $1.50 :lol:
That's like only running 85% of a race because it didn't take as long as going the distance. You still didn't finish.
Yeah, but you saved gas~
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by Magnaryder » Tue Sep 07, 2010 12:06 pm

TNRabbit wrote:
F1nut wrote:
Toy Maker wrote:
85% there though for $1.50 :lol:
That's like only running 85% of a race because it didn't take as long as going the distance. You still didn't finish.
Yeah, but you saved gas~

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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by treitz3 » Tue Sep 07, 2010 3:05 pm

He sho' 'nuff do. It sounds phenomenal too. =D>
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by F1nut » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:14 pm

TNRabbit wrote:
Yeah, but you saved gas~
I just ate 3 burritos, I don't need to save any gas.
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by F1nut » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:19 pm

Magnaryder wrote:Jesse, you run SS amps with a tubed front end, right?
In one rig, which also includes a tube output SACD/CD player. The other rig is 100% tubes.




Thanks Tom, I appreciate the kind words. I've actually done a few things since you heard it last and believe it or not, the sound quality took a major step up.
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by Don » Wed Sep 08, 2010 6:08 pm

F1nut wrote:
TNRabbit wrote:
Yeah, but you saved gas~
I just ate 3 burritos, I don't need to save any gas.

No burritos for Jesse at Carverfest!

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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by mbskeam » Wed Sep 08, 2010 8:29 pm

1:what is your take/view on whether SS electronic components need to age (hours) to sound better? Ie: caps in speakers, preamps...etc

2:how do the opp amps of yesteryear compare to today's? what would you do different if you had to redo some products?
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by Don » Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:08 am

Was it Bob's intent and/or did Bob modify all of the TFM (transfer function modified) series of amplifiers to sound the same within their design criteria? :-k

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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by treitz3 » Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:06 pm

Bob, if you can.......please tell us a little bit about the new sub design [theory] that you are currently working on. I have heard about it and all I can say is that, once again, you are definitely thinking outside of the box.
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by BillD » Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:43 pm

+1 :!:
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by angelod307 » Fri Sep 17, 2010 2:34 am

boy, i can't wait for this. i ready already....
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by Ed Marimba » Sat Sep 18, 2010 7:55 am

After listening to the phono board that Brian has,,,,can a stand alone "box" be built for those of us who might want one?

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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by Jag_97470 » Sat Sep 18, 2010 9:28 pm

Ed Marimba wrote:After listening to the phono board that Brian has,,,,can a stand alone "box" be built for those of us who might want one?
Good question, that would be an awesome option for sure. :-k

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