All known Carver repair shops list is right here....

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Post by MC Perk » Wed Jun 25, 2008 8:45 pm

Ditto.

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Post by treitz3 » Wed Jun 25, 2008 9:08 pm

Thanks MCPerk for the bump tonight. This was one of those things that I completely forgot to get back to once James made it to where I could.

The first post and all associated links to this repair shop list are now updated.

Personal note to myself, TREX if you update this thread.....jump over here and do this one as well. viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1544&p=45865#p45865
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Post by kloneman1 » Thu Jun 26, 2008 1:22 am

treitz3 wrote:Thanks MCPerk for the bump tonight. This was one of those things that I completely forgot to get back to once James made it to where I could.

The first post and all associated links to this repair shop list are now updated.

Personal note to myself, TREX if you update this thread.....jump over here and do this one as well. viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1544&p=45865#p45865
What is the story on the Austin TX shop? I do have a Sunfire True Subwoofer that needs some amp repairs as well as have the mass cemented back onto the passive radiator.
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Post by OBI56 » Thu Jun 26, 2008 2:02 am

Kloneman, the shops listed here are for carver equipment. Sunfire is a completely different story as only the factory can repair those units. Sunfire has never released service manuals, parts list or any other service litterature so any shop looking at one of their pieces will only be able to guess at best.
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Post by kloneman1 » Thu Jun 26, 2008 3:29 am

OBI56 wrote:Kloneman, the shops listed here are for carver equipment. Sunfire is a completely different story as only the factory can repair those units. Sunfire has never released service manuals, parts list or any other service litterature so any shop looking at one of their pieces will only be able to guess at best.

Thanks for the information. It is amazing that such different support options divide the two lines, considering that they share design heritage.
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Post by OBI56 » Thu Jun 26, 2008 10:38 am

Kloneman, I wish it were as simple as having the same design philosophy. Carver at least had service manuals, schematics and parts lists available. Carver has been out of business for several years and all of the original documentation was lost. Luckily the service manuals were widely distributed to service shops and were also available to the public so many of them are floating around all over the place. People here on the Forum have been collecting them over the years and we now have a respectable, but by no means complete, collection of both Users and Service Manuals.

Sunfire's corporate philosophy is to have all their service done in-house exclusively so they actually never produced service manuals and schematics, even for their own service people who work from the design specifications and schematics to fix them.
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Post by BillD » Thu Jun 26, 2008 11:31 am

Boy, we need to make a raid on Sunfire and find the right filing cabinet.
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Post by kloneman1 » Thu Jun 26, 2008 6:57 pm

OBI56 wrote:Kloneman, I wish it were as simple as having the same design philosophy. Carver at least had service manuals, schematics and parts lists available. Carver has been out of business for several years and all of the original documentation was lost. Luckily the service manuals were widely distributed to service shops and were also available to the public so many of them are floating around all over the place. People here on the Forum have been collecting them over the years and we now have a respectable, but by no means complete, collection of both Users and Service Manuals.

Sunfire's corporate philosophy is to have all their service done in-house exclusively so they actually never produced service manuals and schematics, even for their own service people who work from the design specifications and schematics to fix them.
I recently downloaded a PDF file containing the User's Manual for the PM-1201. I liked the idea of having a schematic and theory of operation handy, even if it wasn't a full blown service manual. Back in the old days when I was a tech, we had "Sams PhotoFact" folders on all the stuff we serviced. Those were cool.
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Post by kloneman1 » Thu Jun 26, 2008 7:01 pm

BillD wrote:Boy, we need to make a raid on Sunfire and find the right filing cabinet.
Count me in when you make the raid. I would like to take a stab at repairing my True Subwoofer amp while I still can see well enough to do so. I've repaired the coax cables inside monitors and done some logic board repairs on laptops, and even repaired the traces of a USB wireless G adapter, so I should be up for it, grin.
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Post by armophob » Thu Jun 26, 2008 8:51 pm

kloneman1 wrote: Count me in when you make the raid.

I am collecting torches and pitchforks for the night we all gather and storm the CastleSunfire.

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Post by MC Perk » Sat Sep 13, 2008 10:53 am

Is there a way to create this list on an actual linkable page? Perhaps outside of the forum? I'm part of other forums and it'd be great to be able to direct them to a page.

Thanks!

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Post by OBI56 » Sat Sep 13, 2008 5:12 pm

MC Perk wrote:Is there a way to create this list on an actual linkable page? Perhaps outside of the forum? I'm part of other forums and it'd be great to be able to direct them to a page.

Thanks!
You were reading my mind MC Perk. Actually I'm hard at work on making uneditable pages with pertinent information; 1 for repair shops, 1 for hard to find parts, etc ....
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Post by stevewithrow » Sat Sep 13, 2008 5:24 pm

Hmmmmm..Should I go to Sunfire...?.They are right up the street from me.. :-k

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Post by OBI56 » Sat Sep 13, 2008 5:26 pm

stevewithrow wrote:Hmmmmm..Should I go to Sunfire...?.They are right up the street from me.. :-k
I hope that someone will be covering this topic at CarverFest.
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