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mrjazz1959

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Post Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:49 pm

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Wish I could find a A-760x in near mint condition. What could I expect to pay for it without upgrade? After it has had a upgrade ?
My current set up.

TFM-35X /728A Tube preamp/ Definitive Technology Speakers
Duke Ellington: “I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues. ”
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mrjazz1959

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Post Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:50 pm

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Thanks for allowing me to join Mods \:D/
Duke Ellington: “I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues. ”
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(pair of) SILVER-7 TUBE AMPs

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Post Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:57 pm

Re: New Guy

They're pretty steep. I think in the $650 range, give or take.

I've not heard of any mods for them....

....and WELCOME!
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From FrankieD's lips to your ears: Sunfire - a quiet box of endless power.

Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
Carver SD/A-360 CDP
Benchmark DAC-1
Sony SACD/DVD-A
Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

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mrjazz1959

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Post Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:16 pm

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Not so much a mod, but a over haul with new components ...Such as what Rita does or fully restored and upgraded by Rolland Barr (Hi-Tech Audio - from CarverAudioRepair.com)

My Carver New Guy amp , my first carver. Sounds great =D>

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Snoop65

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Post Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:22 pm

Re: New Guy

WELCOME!!!!
CARVER LIGHTSTAR REFERENCE+SUNFIRE CLASSIC TUBE PREAMPLIFIER+JBL XPL200+MUSIC HALL MMF-9.1+GRADO REFERENCE MASTER 1+CARVER SD/A 390t=WOW!!!!!!
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Post Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:25 pm

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Nice preamp! Who is it made buy and what tubes are in it? Also nice HIGH AIR FLOW pc case! Liquid cooling and all! Are you a gamer?
CARVER LIGHTSTAR REFERENCE+SUNFIRE CLASSIC TUBE PREAMPLIFIER+JBL XPL200+MUSIC HALL MMF-9.1+GRADO REFERENCE MASTER 1+CARVER SD/A 390t=WOW!!!!!!
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mrjazz1959

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Post Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:36 pm

Re: New Guy

Thanks
Love to game , right now Bullet Storm
Preamp is inexpensive but sounds great (XiangSheng NEW 728A Vacuum Tube Hi-end Tube Pre-Amplifier) tight budget and holding back some funds for the A-760x

Tubes 12AT7×2、12AU7×2、6Z4×2 ...Have upgrades on order

The pre-amplifier is improved and based on famous Wada Shigeho's Style Electric circuit,

which was Introduced by Wada Shigeho in the early 1960s and gave an excellent performance.

Regarding the Wada Shigeho's Style Electric circuit,

it not only still keeps the good features of Marantz7,

it has superrior features in Dynamic,

High/lLow Frequency Response, Resolution and Signal to Noise Ratio as compared to Marantz7.

But apart from above features, it’s also not inferior to Marantz7 in Sound stage and airy feeling.

Adopt 4pcs paper in oil capacitors and German WIMA capacitors for coupling effect,

make the sound warm and delicate.
Duke Ellington: “I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues. ”
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Post Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:25 am

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Hello and welcome to the Carver forum, Mr. Jazz. Glad to see you here.
In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to a good analogue reproduction.

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Post Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:34 am

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Welcome to the forum!
"Carver Audio, why settle for less, just ask my neighbors"
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Post Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:35 am

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Welcome
engtaz


Carver M4.0T in front channels to Caver AL VI's in SACD & 2 Channel setup
C 16, PT 2400, Slim Device, Carver TX-8, 490T and Rega TT w Grado Gold cart in the 2 channel setup
Bogen SRB20 is computer amp
Carver PM-350 donated for youth church use
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Post Wed Jun 13, 2012 6:56 am

Re: New Guy

Welcome!!! =D> =D> =D>
In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!
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mrjazz1959

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Post Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:24 am

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Thanks
Duke Ellington: “I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues. ”
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Post Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:10 am

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Welcome to the forum!
Some cool Carver stuff!
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mrjazz1959

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Post Wed Jun 13, 2012 3:31 pm

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Duke Ellington: “I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues. ”
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rush

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Post Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:23 am

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howdy, and the WADA? that is a test that wsa performed on me !! woops what can I say, wada is a pre surgery test .... \:D/ I am going to have to look those up to see their info.

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