Selling off some gear to start my own business!

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  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,043
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    verb wrote: »
    trav0810 wrote: »
    The Carver C-1 has been sold!

    Thank goodness! I was coveting that thing. Wanted to check out the sonic holography! :smile:

    It's not all it's cracked up to be. I have it on my Carver C16. SDA is much better. IMHO all it does is move the vocals further to the rear behind the band.

    I find that SDA is very room and placement dependent. SH actually overcomes room deficiency.
    The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein

    Sony Playstation 3 for CD and Streaming
    Thorens TD320
    Modified Carver C-1
    Carver TFM 42 and 45 Amplifiers
    Polk RTA15TL Speakers w/Decato mods
    White Lightning Moonshine DIY Speaker Cables and Interconnects
  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,043
    verb wrote: »
    trav0810 wrote: »
    The Carver C-1 has been sold!

    Thank goodness! I was coveting that thing. Wanted to check out the sonic holography! :smile:

    if you are considering trying Sonic hologram, you can actually buy a standalone C9 unit. you can either put it in a processor Loop, or place it between your current preamp and amplifier. It's certainly a much more affordable way to sample Sonic hologram, and you can use it with any of your existing system. Of one sitting here that is also available. $100 pplis shipping. It's not very big and heavy, so shipping should be 15 bucks.
    The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein

    Sony Playstation 3 for CD and Streaming
    Thorens TD320
    Modified Carver C-1
    Carver TFM 42 and 45 Amplifiers
    Polk RTA15TL Speakers w/Decato mods
    White Lightning Moonshine DIY Speaker Cables and Interconnects
  • verbverb Posts: 5,668
    Thanks for the info! I will give it a thought! :smile:
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Cary SLP-05 Pre, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs Intenso DAC, Silnote Morpheus Ref2 Digital Cable, Marantz SA-14 SACD, McIntosh MC300 Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Pangea Power Cables, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Shotgun S3 IC's, MIT Terminator2 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, Marantz CD-1, Marantz AMP-1, Denon UDR-F10 Cassette, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus Subwoofer, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
    Spare Room: , Antique Sound Labs Wave AV-8 Monoblocks, Tisbury Mini Passive Pre, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), AudioEngine B1 Streamer, Klipsch RB-61 v2, SVS PB1000 sub
    Living Room: Pioneer SX-N30 Network Receiver, Pioneer PD10AE CD Player, Furman M8-LX Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi Subwoofer
    Spares VTL 2.5 Pre, EAR 834L Pre, Rotel RC1580 Pre, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Carver TFM35x Amp, (2) Dayens Ampino Integrated, (2) SDA 1C's, Monitor 10's, Monitor 5Jr's, Polk TSi200's, Rega RP1 TT, Project BoxE Bluetooth Streamer, Bottlehead SEX 2.1 Integrated Amp
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 12,881
    edited October 2018
    I find this amazing to be honest i never would of guessed. This was from the MQA link from Bob Carver in Jesse's MQA thread.


    " Sonic Holography, became the
    largest selling product at Carver Corporation,
    both in unit volume and revenue volume."

    Wow.
  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,043
    edited October 2018
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    I find this amazing to be honest i never would of guessed. This was from the MQA link from Bob Carver in Jesse's MQA thread.


    " Sonic Holography, became the
    largest selling product at Carver Corporation,
    both in unit volume and revenue volume."

    Wow.

    that is surprising. I can see where it would have sold a lot in volume, because it could be introduced into just about any existing system, but the units were fairly inexpensive new, so I am surprised that it amounted for that much in Revenue.
    The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein

    Sony Playstation 3 for CD and Streaming
    Thorens TD320
    Modified Carver C-1
    Carver TFM 42 and 45 Amplifiers
    Polk RTA15TL Speakers w/Decato mods
    White Lightning Moonshine DIY Speaker Cables and Interconnects
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 41,425
    edited October 2018
    Bob is known to twist things a bit.
    Political Correctness'.........defined

    "A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a t-u-r-d by the clean end."


  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,241
    Bob Carver couldn't design a desk lamp if his life depended on it....
  • CH46ECH46E Posts: 951
    trav0810 wrote: »
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    verb wrote: »
    trav0810 wrote: »
    The Carver C-1 has been sold!

    Thank goodness! I was coveting that thing. Wanted to check out the sonic holography! :smile:

    It's not all it's cracked up to be. I have it on my Carver C16. SDA is much better. IMHO all it does is move the vocals further to the rear behind the band.

    I find that SDA is very room and placement dependent. SH actually overcomes room deficiency.

    Agree 100%. I had to let a set of SRS 2 go because they just would not work in this room. No matter what vocals seemed to come from the right surround channel. It's a shame to have let them go.
  • audioluvraudioluvr Posts: 1,047
    edited October 2018
    SH requires a speaker with all the outputs (tweeter, mid, bass driver) to be in perfect alignment both vertically and depth. Once upon a time I had a set of Boston Acoustic A400's with the Carver stuff and it (in my opinion) was superior to the SDA's. BUT I did smoke a lot of weed back then so...
    Home System:
    SDA 1C's - Full mod with the help by Dave...
    800 Va Dreadnought- Speaker Interconnect
    WireWorld Mini-Eclipse 7 speaker cables
    Cambridge Audio Azur 851N - DAC/Streamer
    B&K Reference 50 Pre/Pro
    B&K M200 Sonata Monoblocks
    BLE-Design 16mm Power Cables
    Denon DVD 2900
    Sangean HD FM Tuner

    Barn system:
    SDA SRS 2.3's Full mod done by myself
    Carver C-1 pre
    Carver M1.5t
    BluDenso - Bluetooth receiver/DAC
  • jayu969jayu969 Posts: 105
    Best of luck starting your business.
  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,043
    Thanks!

    I have another couple additions to the list.

    Adcom 5500 good working and cosmetic condition $375 obo

    ADS L810 Walnut with stands. Great condition. $400

    The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein

    Sony Playstation 3 for CD and Streaming
    Thorens TD320
    Modified Carver C-1
    Carver TFM 42 and 45 Amplifiers
    Polk RTA15TL Speakers w/Decato mods
    White Lightning Moonshine DIY Speaker Cables and Interconnects
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 7,602
    Where do you live?
    Anywhere near Wilm. NC.?
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,043
    Tony M wrote: »
    Where do you live?
    Anywhere near Wilm. NC.?

    Unfortunately not, Indianapolis, IN area
    The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein

    Sony Playstation 3 for CD and Streaming
    Thorens TD320
    Modified Carver C-1
    Carver TFM 42 and 45 Amplifiers
    Polk RTA15TL Speakers w/Decato mods
    White Lightning Moonshine DIY Speaker Cables and Interconnects
  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,043
    edited October 2018
    Also have a Klipsch SW311 subwoofer. It doesn't have 50 hours on it. Mint condition with box, manual, microphone. $400
    The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein

    Sony Playstation 3 for CD and Streaming
    Thorens TD320
    Modified Carver C-1
    Carver TFM 42 and 45 Amplifiers
    Polk RTA15TL Speakers w/Decato mods
    White Lightning Moonshine DIY Speaker Cables and Interconnects
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 7,602
    edited November 2018
    Darn. Too far for a road trip for sure. :(

    That Adcom 5500 amp seems to be an awesome beast of an amp. I probably would've tried real hard to aquire it.

    GLWTS's.
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,043
    edited November 2018
    Sunfire 200 Five Cinema Amplifier price reduced to $650 Shipped CONUS

    And that $375 price on the 5500 is shipped as well.
    The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein

    Sony Playstation 3 for CD and Streaming
    Thorens TD320
    Modified Carver C-1
    Carver TFM 42 and 45 Amplifiers
    Polk RTA15TL Speakers w/Decato mods
    White Lightning Moonshine DIY Speaker Cables and Interconnects
  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,043
    I need to get rid of this stuff, and buy my new service vehicle. Now accepting offers!
    The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein

    Sony Playstation 3 for CD and Streaming
    Thorens TD320
    Modified Carver C-1
    Carver TFM 42 and 45 Amplifiers
    Polk RTA15TL Speakers w/Decato mods
    White Lightning Moonshine DIY Speaker Cables and Interconnects
  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,043
    The Sunfire amp has been sold
    The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein

    Sony Playstation 3 for CD and Streaming
    Thorens TD320
    Modified Carver C-1
    Carver TFM 42 and 45 Amplifiers
    Polk RTA15TL Speakers w/Decato mods
    White Lightning Moonshine DIY Speaker Cables and Interconnects
  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,043
    Adcom 5500 had been sold!
    The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein

    Sony Playstation 3 for CD and Streaming
    Thorens TD320
    Modified Carver C-1
    Carver TFM 42 and 45 Amplifiers
    Polk RTA15TL Speakers w/Decato mods
    White Lightning Moonshine DIY Speaker Cables and Interconnects
  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,043
    I'm down to the Adcom 5002, the ADS 810's, the Klipsch SW311 and the Carver C9.
    The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein

    Sony Playstation 3 for CD and Streaming
    Thorens TD320
    Modified Carver C-1
    Carver TFM 42 and 45 Amplifiers
    Polk RTA15TL Speakers w/Decato mods
    White Lightning Moonshine DIY Speaker Cables and Interconnects
  • CH46ECH46E Posts: 951
    edited November 2018
    How are the Adcom's cosmetics? Smoke free home? Any issues at all? Bent posts, Scratches etc? Sounds as it should? Bridged mode works?

    Thanks
    Post edited by CH46E on
  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,043
    Adcom 5002 is sold.
    The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein

    Sony Playstation 3 for CD and Streaming
    Thorens TD320
    Modified Carver C-1
    Carver TFM 42 and 45 Amplifiers
    Polk RTA15TL Speakers w/Decato mods
    White Lightning Moonshine DIY Speaker Cables and Interconnects
  • CH46ECH46E Posts: 951
    trav0810 wrote: »
    Adcom 5002 is sold.

    Looking forward to trying a new amp. I used to have the 545 mkII. I plan to bridge this amp for a center channel but not before checking it out in stereo.

    Thanks for the great deal Travis.
  • CH46ECH46E Posts: 951
    Amp came in today. Its it great shape. Much heavier than I thought it would be!

    Will hook it up in a bit.

    Thanks again.
  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,043
    CH46E wrote: »
    Amp came in today. Its it great shape. Much heavier than I thought it would be!

    Will hook it up in a bit.

    Thanks again.

    Yeah, for a small amplifier, it certainly has some heft to it. Enjoy!
    The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” -Albert Einstein

    Sony Playstation 3 for CD and Streaming
    Thorens TD320
    Modified Carver C-1
    Carver TFM 42 and 45 Amplifiers
    Polk RTA15TL Speakers w/Decato mods
    White Lightning Moonshine DIY Speaker Cables and Interconnects
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