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  1. Holy-Moley, that's in terrific condition. I've...

    Holy-Moley, that's in terrific condition. I've attempted to win one on the auction site but, I always seem to be under-bid.
    I feel I'd rather have the improved effects the 'T' offers as compared to...
  2. The power switch will rarely if ever hold itself...

    The power switch will rarely if ever hold itself in the 'on' position so, I by-pass it. I'm using a power-strip.

    It's difficult to show it as I haven't unmounted it because the pre-amp has every...
  3. Ed, I sent a 'PM' to you. Please advise. I hope...

    Ed, I sent a 'PM' to you.
    Please advise.
    I hope we'll talk soon I hope.
  4. Carver power switch doesn't hold in on position

    10-8-18
    Anyone know the correct part number for a AC power switch for the Carver 4000 pre-amp?
    I see what I believe is an appropriate switch here:...
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    2-26-18 Gentlemen, that’s exactly what has...

    2-26-18
    Gentlemen, that’s exactly what has happened. I played with the switch till it held/stuck in the ‘on’ position and I’m using a small old ‘Isobar’ strip to power the power...
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    """"" @ WOPL Sniffer,...

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    @ WOPL Sniffer,


    You are describing exactly what the switch is doing. It definitely feels and appears that the switch is simply not grabbing or catching into the on...
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    Grazi a tutti.

    Grazi a tutti.
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    Thank you "grapplesaw", you've been very helpful....

    Thank you "grapplesaw", you've been very helpful. I just now purchased one.
    I'm thinking I'd have to remove the bottom cover of the C4000 to get to it. Do you think I can use the original capacitor...
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    Hi grapplesaw, I really can't see how many lugs...

    Hi grapplesaw, I really can't see how many lugs on in the foto but, I believe there's two or so on each side. I've also read that simply using the other side if one side's contacts are burnt? It's a...
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    C-4000 Pre-Amp

    Does any one know of the part number or part number equivalent for the AC On-Off push-in switch to the Carver C-4000 pre-amplifier?
    The one I have doesn't catch in the 'on' position any longer and...
  11. Thanks "oldphaser", it's quite amazing that so...

    Thanks "oldphaser", it's quite amazing that so many successful and creative minds were around in the same time period.
    Frank Marsi
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    Maybe you're the 'most real' dude in the room? FM

    Maybe you're the 'most real' dude in the room?
    FM
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    To All of You With vintage Hi-Fi Stuff

    To all you lovers and curators of the classic Phase Linear craziness.
    You are not totally out of any loop in the world of music and the equipment that reproduces it.
    Vintage equipment has a purpose...
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    9-13-16 So, was an answer put forth or did I...

    9-13-16


    So, was an answer put forth or did I miss something?
    At this point it's still not clear to me with everything concerning my apparent heat problem.


    Was I over-reacting, maybe...
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    FM's response: 9-12-16 I thank you for your...

    FM's response: 9-12-16
    I thank you for your response, I entertain all opinions and advice from just about any one in the ‘know’.
    But, with all due respects, surely you jest.
    Are you correct in...
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    9-12-16 Many thanks to all who have responded...

    9-12-16
    Many thanks to all who have responded thus far.
    I’m still curious if anyone has measured temperatures of their gear as I feel this is a valid point, especially in light of upgrading to...
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    Just to be clear. He stated that 'I' should not...

    Just to be clear.
    He stated that 'I' should not attempt to touch the bias for any reason.
    Not that I have the knowledge or equipment to start monkeying-around with anything.


    It was stated...
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    Thanks for responding to my post laatsch55. When...

    Thanks for responding to my post laatsch55. When I spoke with the tech/seller he discussed oscillation not to be evident after he put it together and tested it.
    In light of any possible mishaps the...
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    Afraid of the heat..................

    9-11-16


    I recently purchased a PL-700 Series II because I wanted to upgrade the amps driving my vintage AR-9 (4 ohm)speakers. I had a bi-amp setup using two PL-400 Series I. But, both of these...
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    7-30-16 Gees, I guest Perry and...

    7-30-16


    Gees, I guest Perry and “Northwinds” have made it clear to me what goes into a ‘rebuild’.
    My questions have been answered.


    ‘Decision-Mode’ may have to be put into affect right...
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    7-30-16 Thanks to everyone for the replies. I...

    7-30-16
    Thanks to everyone for the replies.
    I would like to apologize for seeming so ambivalent but, being a lover/owner of PL amps for most of my life has allowed me to become somewhat of an...
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    Thanks for responding gentlemen. In response...

    Thanks for responding gentlemen.


    In response to “laatsch”; honestly, I haven’t a clue regarding prices but, would sure like to know.
    I really can’t accurately state nor do I want to insult...
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    'Fear of Flying Into WOPL Territory'

    First off, here’s some history. I’ll try to keep this short but, it’s a long history.


    I first built a Dyna-Kit PAS-3X pre-amp in 1967, then a Dyna-Kit ST-120 amp in 1972. I was 17 and 22 years...
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