Carver Amazing Loudspeakers..

Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,867
I think the Polk 1.2’s want them out of their way.. LOL!!

https://denver.craigslist.org/ele/d/carver-amazing-loudspeakers/6691032466.html

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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 40,373
    Should be 4 woofers......foam is likely rotted anyway.
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,200
    Wish they were closer...
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 10,820
    Wish they were closer...

    Hop skip and a jump pal you're there..
  • erniejadeerniejade Posts: 4,211
    edited September 10
    Only one person that I know of that works on the ribbins. Needs a solid amp that can dip to 1 ohm as well. When i had mine, it shut down a few amps until i got ones that could handle that kind of load.
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  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 12,511
    I traveled from NC to the panhandle of Florida for a pair of these....

    They lasted a week, TBT.

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  • halohalo Posts: 4,363
    erniejade wrote: »
    Only one person that I know of that works on the ribbins. Needs a solid amp that can dip to 1 ohm as well. When i had mine, it shut down a few amps until i got ones that could handle that kind of load.

    One of these should suffice: Sanders Sound Systems ESL Mark II amplifier.
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,200
    Looking at a pair of the Amazing Line Source as well, but as you said Jesse, I keep coming back to SDA. Hard to part with that kind of coin for speakers and not hear them in my own space first.
    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with PS Audio NuWave Phono converter, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Stradivari v2 cartridge and Origin Conquerer Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X1 two channel preamplifier Signed by Poppa himself, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Krell Evolution 525a CD Player, Pioneer Elite SC-65, Oppo UDP-205 Blu-ray , Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds

  • tonybtonyb Posts: 29,744
    Also heard some out in Rockford at a meet, not impressed honestly.
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  • audioluvraudioluvr Posts: 431
    halo wrote: »
    One of these should suffice: Sanders Sound Systems ESL Mark II amplifier.
    sliverampfrontangle.jpg

    Wow! That's just sick! Lifetime warranty to boot! I know what my upgrade will be...
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  • JstasJstas Posts: 13,680
    I have a pair, non-platinums, two blown woofers in the right channel. The motor structure attachment to the back of the flat speaker diaphragm gave up the ghost.

    Replacements are expensive and hard to come by but I powered mine with Carver Silver 7t's and while they didn't reach ear bleeding levels, they had no problems powering them to decent SPL. One of the most true to life speakers I've ever heard.
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  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 13,867
    halo wrote: »
    erniejade wrote: »
    Only one person that I know of that works on the ribbins. Needs a solid amp that can dip to 1 ohm as well. When i had mine, it shut down a few amps until i got ones that could handle that kind of load.

    One of these should suffice: Sanders Sound Systems ESL Mark II amplifier.
    sliverampfrontangle.jpg

    I found myself going back to their room a number of times a RMAF, love their offerings...

  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 15,921
    erniejade wrote: »
    Only one person that I know of that works on the ribbins. Needs a solid amp that can dip to 1 ohm as well. When i had mine, it shut down a few amps until i got ones that could handle that kind of load.

    I know of one or two, there's a guy in NC that started working on them recently, and secured a new ribbon material that was signed off on by Bob himself (and he heard a pair using it at Carverfest). I know of a guy in MI that also works on them, I think using the original materials.

    But one reason I'd love to hear a pair, but prob never own.
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  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,118
    https://orlando.craigslist.org/ele/d/carver-platinum-amazing/6658219683.html
    a few hours down the road from me. Deal? Not that I have $1200, of course.
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