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Old 31st May 2012, 05:52 PM   #5901
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Where is Carver's double blind test NOW?
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Old 31st May 2012, 05:55 PM   #5902
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Where is Carver's double blind test NOW?
Still at the same link.

Interestingly, TdP has said on many occasions that there's no magic to electronics, he can make a solid state and tube amp sound identical. He was also quite explicit when he criticized my phono stage that the design considerations must be led by fashion, and that's where my design came up short.
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Good point John.

Perhaps it's time for a new challenge, a solid-state (or whatever) amp that sounds exactly like the new Carvervicini.

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Old 31st May 2012, 05:58 PM   #5905
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Good point John.

Perhaps it's time for a new challenge, a solid-state (or whatever) amp that sounds exactly like the new Carvervicini.

Carvercini ....
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Old 31st May 2012, 05:58 PM   #5906
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Still at the same link.

Interestingly, TdP has said on many occasions that there's no magic to electronics, he can make a solid state and tube amp sound identical. He was also quite explicit when he criticized my phono stage that the design considerations must be led by fashion, and that's where my design came up short.
An honest man. As Basil Fawlty says in the one episode, "...we should have him stuffed."
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Old 31st May 2012, 06:07 PM   #5907
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My last project is exactly toothpick amp. For earbuds.
How low can you go?

Man up, Wave, do a masculine amp this time 'round. No sissy stuff!
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Old 31st May 2012, 06:08 PM   #5908
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If there is no magic to electronics, how come when there is the puff of smoke the functionality disappears?
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Old 31st May 2012, 06:08 PM   #5909
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Whaddaya mean where is it?

It got lost, man, after all, it IS blind, you know.
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Man up, Wave, do a masculine amp this time 'round. No sissy stuff!
Do you mean 5W for earbuds is sissy stuff?
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