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  1. Carver enthusiast from East Virginia

    New Member Introductions
    Hi folks! I've always been a big fan of Carver gear. I've got a few pieces in my home setup. I'm here to learn more about optimizing my system for home theater. Thanks for having me!
  2. Carver Subwoofer

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I am wondering how much better the newer subs are? Is it worth upgrading from a Sunfire True Sub Woofer. I upgraded from a older Klipsch 250watt 12" and this blows that away. I just think the thud lingers too long and needs to be there and gone sharper and more real. That is one thing the...
  3. Chance to buy Vintage Carver M-500 for $75?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    This is out my wheel house. Just know that it is 2 Channel 200 watts per channel amp. Could it be used for HT? Need a little feed back if this is worth it. Don't know much about this amp. Thanks.
  4. Carver pm1400 dual mono mode HELP

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    So i am building a subwoofer for my HT and am going to use my pm1400 to power it. The subwoofer will have a 4ohm load on the amp. For below 8ohm use on the pm1400 you have to use dual mono mode. not bridged mono (the lowest you can go for this is 8ohm). the manual says its 1400watts in dual mono...
  5. Emotiva Acquires Bob Carver's tube amp company

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    The official announcement isn't out yet, but Emotiva has acquired Bob Carver's tube amp company. He will be on board for new designs. So, it looks like Emotiva will have tubes in their future.
  6. Jade Design Acquires Bob Carver's Vacuum Tube Amplfiier Company

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Dan Laufman announced on todays Emotiva Lounge PodCast that he has acquired The Bob Carver Vacuum Tube Amplifier Company. Very exciting news for the JadeDesign companies, Emotiva, Emotiva Pro & Sherbourn. Link to todays PodCast is below. Dan talks about this about half way through the...
  7. Carver pm 1.5 how to crossover?

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Please excuse me but im new to this. I find the threads on this forum very interesting. Theyve inspired me to build an enclosure for my SI HT18d2. But now for powering it.. Ive got an old Carver pm-1.5. Its an older professional amp that puts out around 650-700wpc @4 ohms and 1000+ watts...
  8. Carver Knight Shadow Subwoofer

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I can buy one off of Craig's for $150. What do you guys think & how good is this Sub? Anyone own one now? Thanks!
  9. Old school carver or new Crown

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hey guys, Have my cerwin vegas at-15's up and running. Had the faulty tweeter protection bypassed and all is good. Looking to upgrade my amp. Have my nad c370 currently hooked up and for 90% of the people out there that would be enough, especially in a 19 by 12 room. But i am part of the...
  10. Carver AL III Plus

    Home Audio Speakers
    I took a chance and bought a pair of Carver AL III yesterday. One of the ribbons wasn't working, but the woofers sounded ok. I was tentative as I know the ribbons cost ~$425 to repair, and ~$600 to buy. But I bought them anyway for ~$200. Another enthusiast with more skill at electronics came...
  11. Pro-audio amplifier vs. Carver amp rebuild

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Several years back I purchased two SVS CS 25-31 subs, and used a Carver M400a to power them. I bought that amp new, back when I was in college, it's close to 30 years old. I've been using it since about 2005 as the sub amp, prior to that it was always used as my primary stereo amp. A couple...
  12. Carver M 10t MKII any thoughts please

    Two Channel Audio
    I have been looking at a Carver M 10t with the MKII upgrade. Has anyone had any experience with this amp? Will be driving a pair of B&W 705s 2 channel only for music with a Denon 2808 for the pre. Thanks as always
  13. carver 48" ribbon based center channel

    DIY Speakers
    hello all, i am looking to build a center channel to compliment the al-III ribbon dipole speakers that i have in the rest of the system. just for kicks, i took one of the six that i have and laid it sideways for a center channel trail. well, it failed horribly. it sounded like nothing more than...
  14. Carver AL-III vs Klipish WF-35

    Home Audio Speakers
    i own a set of klipish wf 35 and a friend of mine wahts to sell me his alIII now the people around here think the carvers will be better speakers... any help? and the alIII are mint how much do u think there worth Carver AL-III WF-35
  15. Carver CM-1090

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    thoughts on this Carver CM-1090 found an add.....it says make offer 100w per channel. Benefits of powering my mains with this over my reciever??
  16. WTB: Carver Amp

    Classifieds - Audio Equipment
    I'm looking to buy a Carver amp either TFM or A series prefer 250 watts per channel or more. Thanks
  17. I May sell my Carver Receiver 6250

    Classifieds - Audio Equipment
    SOLD: Carver Receiver 6250 Im thinking of upgrading my HTR but I would need to sell my very rare Carver Receiver 6250 to do it. Its the one on the top of this picture http://www.members.shaw.ca/tonyvdb/album1045001.jpg Anybody interested in it? Its Carvers last top of the line receiver of the...
  18. Carver av-705THX

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi Guys, I have the above mentioned power amp and i am wondering if it is 4 OHM stable? The specs quote as 8 OHM 100 odd watts 5 channels driven, and 200 as a stereo power amp. It Is THX certified so I assume its pretty robust. Does anybody have information if this unit will drive a 4 ohm...
  19. FS: Carver A-500x

    Classifieds - Audio Equipment
    ***SOLD**** Selling my Carver a500x amplifier. This is a seriously heavy duty amp, capable of 800w mono. I just had it checked out by my local tech while I had them service a couple other of amps. A-500x SPECIFICATIONS Frequency Response: 20-20kHz +0,-0.2dB Power Output: FTC 20hz-20khz 8ohm...
  20. Carver

    Manufacturers & Vendors Reference Info Forum
    Carver home audio no longer exists. The site below has lots of good info including a forum and links to one of the few places to get old Carver equipment serviced effectively. www.carveraudio.com Carver Professional does exist but does not support anything related to the homw audio line.
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