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Old 22nd March 2011, 09:56 PM   #1
el_fela is offline el_fela  Argentina
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Default Carver PM-120 question.. original transformer?

Hi all, I recently bought this power amp, and i really dont like the sound of it, so I was wondering if this was the original transformer... the rest of it seems to be fine.

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Old 6th April 2011, 01:12 AM   #2
Tajzmaj is offline Tajzmaj  Slovenia
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It is original. I have PM300 and it's the same.....Hard sounding amp, must admit.....
I use Carvers for touring. They rocks. I have some 30 of them. They are reliable and cool. But aren't good for hi-fi.
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Old 6th April 2011, 02:24 PM   #3
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well thanks for clearing that out... im starting to like the thing, but not as a reference amp, thats for sure... there is something awful going on around 3khz that drives me nuts when mixing...
Thanks again for your reply Taj!!

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Old 8th April 2011, 03:23 PM   #4
Tajzmaj is offline Tajzmaj  Slovenia
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This amp is reliable and powerful for its weight and size and of course age. Dont dump it. Bad sound is mainly caused by those TL071,TL081....But replacing them can cause bad oscillations. My advice. Don't touch and it will work and serve to you for ages.
If you need any information about carver amps.....I have a lot of them and a lot of service documentation....If anything just ask....
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