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Offline StephenWVU

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Bob Carver new site?
« on: March 27, 2014, 12:52:34 PM »
Am I so out of the loop I didn't know about this?  Are these the same amps just reworked to use different tubes?  The line arrays are for sale?  Where is that fancy preamp I have heard about?!  :P

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Re: Bob Carver new site?
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2014, 04:33:11 PM »
Yeah, I think most of us know about it.  I don't think they're a whole lot different than the 305's, but yeah, they're running KT150's.  The Line Arrays are NOT for sale.  The website lies.  I talk to James all the time, and they're still not done.  Same applies to the 700 amps; still not technically released.  I don't even know if the 350's are released yet.  Everything is basically in shambles haha.
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Re: Bob Carver new site?
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2014, 05:00:44 PM »
Just sent Bob some knobs for the x overs. He may be close on the speakers.
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Re: Bob Carver new site?
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2014, 06:04:26 PM »
I always liked line arrays and believed they can potentially achieve the best possible sound.  What's the anticipated retail on the speakers?
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Re: Bob Carver new site?
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2014, 06:14:26 PM »
they're going to sell somewhere between 18 and 22 grand
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Re: Bob Carver new site?
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2014, 06:19:11 PM »
Sorry I asked.  I guess the price may be affordable in ten years when used systems are available.
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Re: Bob Carver new site?
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2014, 06:25:48 PM »
James, the guy that makes them, is coming up to Pittsburgh in May.  Maybe you can kiss his ass and get a discount haha.

and OCCD, we both know those speakers aren't near done yet.  bob is still f**king with the crossover.
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Re: Bob Carver new site?
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2014, 08:43:06 PM »
OCCD, are these the same speakers that we heard at Dave's place in Ft. Myers?
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Re: Bob Carver new site?
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2014, 09:56:57 PM »
Yes.
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Re: Bob Carver new site?
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2014, 10:47:46 PM »
I thought so.  They sounded pretty damn good.  I also recall the crossover was still being worked.  I would like to hear the finished product.
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Re: Bob Carver new site?
« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2014, 12:21:20 PM »
I'm thinking about it... if I can get that much from selling my house!
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Re: Bob Carver new site?
« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2015, 08:13:46 PM »
I'm thinking about the raven 350.

only problem is in 20 years when Rob is gone, where are we supposed to get service.    probably nowhere, so its a waste of 8 grand.....possibly.

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Re: Bob Carver new site?
« Reply #14 on: May 03, 2015, 08:28:15 PM »
Most competent techs will be capable of servicing. Unless a transformer blows up - that part will likely be difficult to replace as the years pass.
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