diyAudio (
-   Pass Labs (
-   -   Phase Linear (

lumanauw 14th December 2005 07:56 AM

Phase Linear
Is that Mr. Pass who makes amps with Phase Linear brand?
How do they sound? Compared to Passlabs or Threshold?

Upupa Epops 14th December 2005 07:59 AM

As I know, that amps was designed by Mr. Bongiorno...

Netlist 14th December 2005 08:08 AM

Phase Linear was property of Bob Carver:
I believe he also designed the amplifiers until Pioneer took over somewhere in the early eighties.


anatech 17th December 2005 03:38 AM

Hi Hugo,
That's Bob's personality. It infuses the entire engineering department. I'd love to meet the man some day.

The Carver amps sounded better as time went on. The Threshold amps sounded "smoother" it seemed. But the Carver designs are sometimes daring to prove a point. They are generally reliable, as are the Pass designs. Both designers produce excellent, but different products.

I should mention that Nelson's old company, Threshold, were every bit as friendly and accommodating as Bob Carver's company. Another person I'd love to meet.


All times are GMT. The time now is 09:23 PM.

Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 18.75%
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2017 diyAudio