Carverfest amp best suited to what speakers

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Carverfest amp best suited to what speakers

Post by hewlew1 » Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:48 pm

So far I have tried my Carverfest Monoblocks with 4 different sets of speaks. Polk SDA-1C's polk RTA11's and Dahlquist DQ-8's and all of them sounded really good. Today I got the notion to start to thin out my inventory so I listed a pair of speaks on Craigslist but before I did that I hooked them up to my amps. All I can say is HOLY FUCK with the tone controls set at less than flat on my CT-6 the bass is room shaking solid and the highs are very detailed and transparent. Switch on Sonic Halography and the whole experience just goes to a whole new level WOW!. Kind of makes me think I should keep my Pioneer HPM-40's fucking outstanding.
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Re: Carverfest amp best suited to what speakers

Post by Zoot Horn » Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:13 pm

The old Pioneer's,AR's Advents and KLH's could certainly hold their own,,east coast sound baby,,east coast.

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Re: Carverfest amp best suited to what speakers

Post by kingman » Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:28 pm

I'm running my CRM2's with a single Carverfest amp and a sub and they ROCK!!! :lol:
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Re: Carverfest amp best suited to what speakers

Post by Don » Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:16 am

Sounded awful good when tried on my Legacy's. Also, used extensively on my Dynaco's, where they are currently playing. Key is to use on an efficient speaker, IMHO.
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Re: Carverfest amp best suited to what speakers

Post by angelod307 » Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:45 pm

uh, my bob approved carverfest speakers, naturally.
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Re: Carverfest amp best suited to what speakers

Post by hewlew1 » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:44 am

Well I picked a pair of Polk Monitor 10's yesterday with the stands. They needed two drivers changed and I just happened to have the correct ones in my stash. I need to remove some of the other speakers from the bedroom so I can space them out a little but the first impression of these is very nice with the tube monoblocks and my new tube pre in the system.
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Re: Carverfest amp best suited to what speakers

Post by engtaz » Mon Feb 13, 2012 4:04 pm

Monitor 10's are very good speakers.
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