Phase Linear (Magazine Reviews, Articles, Etc.)

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I just completed loading (27) missing magazines. Starting with post #206 in this thread.


NOTE: The items noted below in bold and underlined are yet to be obtained and loaded. If any of you out there have a copy, please let me know.

All others have been loaded.



Audio magazine June 1971, starts on page 57 (Phase Linear 700)

Audio magazine February 1972, starts on page 24 (A 700-Watt Amplifier Design written by Bob Carver)

Audio magazine May 1972 see pages 16&18 "Dear Editor"(Dan Meyer's comments & Bob Carver's response)

Audio magazine February 1973, starts on page 56 (Phase Linear 400 Amplifier)

Audio magazine February 1975 Phase Linear (700B) PL14 pc board appears on the cover

Audio magazine April 1975 see pages 14,16, 20 "Behind The Scenes" (Phase Linear 4000 Preamplifier)

Audio magazine November 1975 starts on page 58 (Phase Linear 4000 Preamplifier) AS SEEN IN AUDIO reprint is also included in separate post.

Audio magazine September 1976, starts on page 56 (Phase Linear 2000)

Audio magazine January 1979, starts on page 76 (Phase Linear Model 3000, Series II Preamplifier)

Audio magazine November 1980, starts on page 40 (Phase Linear 8000 II)

Audio magazine August 1981 pg 36, October 1981 Addenda Pioneer F-9 Tuner (a.k.a. Phase Linear T5200)

Audio magazine December 1981, starts on page 52 (Phase Linear 1100 II)

Audio magazine December 1981, starts on page 56 ("Phase Linear Model 1200 Series Two RTA")

Audio magazine June 1983, starts on page 76 (Phase Linear 9500 CD player)

Audio magazine September 1983, starts on page 64 ("Phase Linear DRS 900 Power Amplifier")

Audio magazine February 1999 starts on page 40 "Amplifier Ace Bob Carver Tells All" "Bob Carver the Boy Wonder...all grown up"



The Audio Adventure Vol 3 Issue 6 July 1996 "Bobby's World Robert Carver and the Sunfire Amplifier

(Tomart Publishing Inc, Tom Miller Editor 1-800-566-6617 P.O. Box 15256 Chevy Chase, MD 15256 (301)588-6870)


AudioXpress October 2011 starts on page 26 (Upgrading the Phase Linear 200)

AudioXpress November 2011 starts on page 36 (Phase Linear 400 Amp Upgrade)


Australian Hi-Fi Volume 10 No. 8 August 1979 (Phase Linear 3000 Series II)

Australian Hi-Fi Stereo Buyers Guide No 8 1979 (Phase Linear 3000 Series II & 700 Series II )


Boston Audio Society Vol. 2 No. 4 January 1974 Bob Carver visits BAS and demonstrates the Phase Linear 4000 Preamplifier pgs 2-4

Boston Audio Society Vol. 2 No. 10 July 1974 Editorial comments on the Phase Linear 4000, BAS Test Report: The Phase Linear 4000 Preamplifier

Boston Audio Society Vol. 3 Number 2 November 1974 A Comparison of the Dynaco 400, Marantz 500, and Phase Linear 700 pgs 3, 4

Boston Audio Society Vol. 3 Number 7 April 1975 TIM Revisited: letter from Bob Carver pg 8

Boston Audio Society Vol. 4 Number 1 October 1975 “What’s Up At Phase Linear” pg 8, 9

Boston Audio Society Vol. 4 Number 2 November 1975 “Part I: How Preamps Compare Using The Holman Tests” (includes Phase Linear 4000)

Boston Audio Society Vol. 4 Number 3 December 1975 “Amplifier Pricing: Dollars per Watt or Dollars per dB?” (includes Phase Linear 400 & 700B)

Boston Audio Society Vol. 4 Number 6 March 1976 “Dollars and dB Revisited”

Boston Audio Society Vol. 6 Number 8 May 1978 see page 10 (Carver Bought Out)

Boston Audio Society Vol. 6 Number 11 August 1978 Carver and Phase Linear Revisited pg 7

Boston Audio Society Vol. 8 Numbers 1 & 2 Oct-Nov 1979 see pages 13-8 ("An Amplifier Design Controversy" see Leon Kuby's comments and Terry Pennington's response)

Boston Audio Society Vol. 9 Number 11 Aug 1981 “BAS Amplifier Clinic” (includes Phase Linear 700)

Boston Audio Society Vol. 10 No.s 9-10 June/July 1982 "The Phase Linear 8000 and Linn Sondek Compared" pgs 40-43

Boston Audio Society Volume 39 No. 3 November 2015 BAS Amplifier Test Clinic pgs 9-19 (Power Cube results with comments from Tomlinson Holman and Bob Carver)


Consumer Guide Stereo & Tape Equipment Summer 1976, Volume 120 (Phase Linear 2000)

Consumer Guide Stereo & Tape Equipment Fall 1977, Volume 163 (Phase Linear 5000)

Consumer Guide Stereo & Tape Equipment Winter 1977, Volume 177 (Phase Linear 700B)

Consumer Guide Stereo & Tape Equipment Dec 1978, Volume 211 (Phase Linear 6000)

Consumer Guide Stereo & Tape Equipment June 1980, Volume 275 (Phase Linear 7000)

Consumer Guide Stereo & Tape Equipment Aug 1980, Volume 282 (Phase Linear 8000 Series Two)

Consumer Guide Stereo & Tape Equipment Winter 1980, starts on pg 88 (Phase Linear 3000)



Electrical Engineering Times (EE Times) Sept 23, 1974 "Rating audio equipment"....Phase Linear 700B


Electronics Australia April 1984 pgs 38, 39, 41 (Phase Linear 9500 Compact Disc Player)


Electronics Today International (Australia) March 1972 Phase Linear 700 pg 56

Electronics Today International (Australia) July 1972 “Designing A 700 Watt Amplifier” pg 24

Electronics Today International (Australia) Aug 1975 Phase Linear 4000 “Auto-Correlator Preamplifier” pg 59

Electronics Today International (Australia) April 1977 “The Rockshow Watts Backstage” Rod Stewart pg 17

Electronics Today International (Australia) Feb 1980 Pioneer PL-L1000 Turntable (Phase Linear 8000) pg 144

Electronics Today International (Australia) Aug 1980 Modern Turntable Technology (includes Pioneer PL-L1000 pg 132)


Electronics Today International (UK edition) (September 1972) (Vol 1 No 6?)(Phase Linear 700) starts on page 56

Electronics Today International (UK edition) (November 1972) (Vol 1 No 8?)(Bob Carver response to September 1972 review) starts on page 60

Electronics Today International (UK Edition) "DESIGNING A 700 WATT AMPLIFIER, Seven hundred watts for domestic listening - Phase Linear explains why"

Electronics Today International (UK) November 1975 pgs 17-20 “Autocorrelation & the Phase Linear 4000 Auto-Correlator Preamplifier



FM Guide March 1975 (Phase Linear 4000 or 1000?)

NOTE: originally "Toronto FM Guide", then "The FM Guide". Published in Toronto, ON Canada. This was a monthly magazine 1971-1983. Purchased in 1979 by Andrew Marshall and became Audio Ideas Guide. OR: FM Guide (New York)


Hi_Fi News and Record Review July 1981 Pioneer PL-L1000 (a.k.a. Phase Linear 8000)


Hi-Fi Newsletter Volume 2 Number 6 1972 "Battle of the Giants Phase Linear Model 700 Versus Crown DC-300"

Hi-Fi Newsletter Volume 3 Number 4 May-June 1973 “Phase Linear 400 vs Crown DC-300”


HiFi Report (Germany) 1975 Phase Linear 700B


Hi-Fi Stereo Buyer's Guide September-October 1979 see page 69,70 (Phase Linear 4000 Series Two Preamplifier)


HiFi Stereophonie(Germany) 10/79 Phase Linear 700, Phase Linear 3000

HiFi Stereophonie Testjahrbuch 80/81 Phase Linear 700 Series II, Phase Linear 3000 Series II starts on page 70 (NOTE: Same as 10/79)

Hi-Fi Stereophonie July 1981 Pioneer F-9 Tuner (a.k.a Phase Linear T5200)


Hi-Fi World Spring 1974 (Phase Linear 400) (originally published in The Hi-Fi Newsletter)

Hi-Fi World Newsletter Volume 1 Number 4 Winter 1974 Phase Linear 400 vs Dynaco 400 Amplifier


High Fidelity May 1972 (Phase Linear 700 Amplifier) "730 Honest Watts from Amp" / "Phase Linear's Blockbuster 700"

High Fidelity March 1976 Noise Reduction Equipment (Phase Linear 400 & 1000) pgs 53, 54

High Fidelity April 1976 (Phase Linear 2000 Preamp) The "Phase 2000"-A Solid Preamp with Some Surprises

High Fidelity December 1976 (Phase Linear 200 Amplifier) Phase Linear's "Son Of Superamp"

High Fidelity June 1977 (Phase Linear Phase III Speakers) "Phase Linear's Master Illusionist"

High Fidelity November 1978 (Phase Linear 400 II Amplifier) "A Muscle Amp In Formal Dress"

High Fidelity January 1980 (Phase Linear 5100 Series II Tuner" "Supertuner for a Medium Price"

High Fidelity May 1980 (Phase Linear 8000 II Turntable) "A Suave Tangential"

High Fidelity May 1982 (Phase Linear DRS-250 Integrated Amplifier) Phase "Dynamic Duo" In One Package

High Fidelity October 1988 Vol. 38 No. 10 Sounding Off (Interview with Bob Carver of Carver Corporation) Brockhouse, Gordon. follows page 48


International Audio Review Nos. 1 & 2 "At the end, the editors give explicit instructions for beefing up the Phase Linear 400's power supply, which they claim markedly improves its sound"


Modern Hi-Fi And Music January 1975 ("Phase Linear 4000 Pre-Amplifier")


Modern Recording May 1977 see pages 47 and 48 (Phase Linear 1000)

Modern Recording July 1977 see pages 74 and 75 (Phase Linear Model 1000 Autocorrelator Noise Reduction System)

Modern Recording June 1978 see pages 66-68 (Phase Linear 6000 Audio Delay)

Modern Recording December 1979 see pages 66-69 (Phase Linear 7000 Series Two Cassette Recorder)

Modern Recording November 1980 starts on page 80 (Phase Linear X20 Active Crossover)

Modern Recording November 1981 see pages 64 and 65 (Phase Linear A60 Power Amplifier)

Modern Recording March 1983 see pages 48 and 49 (Phase Linear Pro 700 Power Amplifier)


Ovation "The Magazine For Classical Music Listeners" August 1981 Pioneer F-9 Tuner (a.k.a. Phase Linear T5200)

Ovation "The Magazine For Classical Music Listeners" December 1981 Phase Linear 220 CX Decoder
NOTE: Publication of this magazine ended in 1989


Playboy Guide, Electronic Entertainment - Fall 1980 starts on page 43 (Playboy Panel: The Electronic Future (Bob Carver Interview)


Popular Electronics July 1975 see page 56 (Phase Linear Model 4000 Stereo Preamplifier)

Popular Electronics October 1976 see page 76 (Phase Linear Model 200 Basic Power Amplifier)

Popular Electronics December 1977 see page 32 (Phase Linear Model 5000 FM TUner)

Popular Electronics February 1979 see page 48 (Phase Linear 6000 Series Two)

Popular Electronics January 1981 see page 56 (Phase Linear Model 400 Series II)


Popular Mechanics April 1974 ("Those Monster Power Amplifiers" Not Louder But Better by Ivan Berger pgs 133-136) (includes Phase Linear 700)


Popular Science Vol. 216 No. 6 June 1980 "Linear-Track Turntables (Phase Linear 8000) pages 74-76


Radio Electronics June 1976 starts on page 48 ("Radio Electronics Tests Phase Linear Model 2000 Preamp)


Radiorama June 1976 Phase Linear 4000 pg 28 (Italian reprint of Popular Electronics July 1975)

Radiorama March 1978 Phase Linear 200 pg 25 (Italian reprint of Popular Electronics October 1976)

Radiorama Nov 1979 Phase Linear 5000 pg 18 (Italian reprint of Popular Electronics December 1977)

Radiorama April 1981 Phase Linear 6000 (Italian reprint of Popular Electronics February 1979)


Sound Advice Volume 1 Number 1 (1975) "Amplifier Survey" (Phase Linear 400)

Sound Advice Volume 1 Issue 2 Fall 1975 (Phase Linear 4000 review & Phase Linear 400 letter to the editor: Donald Prewett and "Further Thoughts")


Stereo & Hi-Fi Times pub date unknown (Phase Linear 400)


StereOpus Volume 1 Number 1 Spring 1975 Phase Linear 400

StereOpus Volume 1 Number 3 (1975) Phase Linear 4000


Stereophile Winter (4) 1973/4 (sic) short review of Phase Linear 400, 4000

Stereophile Feb 1990 "Bob Carver: Carving a Name for Himself"


Stereoplay (Italy or Germany?) Aprile 1977 Phase Linear?


Stereo Review April 1972 "Laboratory Tests Of The Super Power Amplifiers" (*Phase Linear 700)

Stereo Review September 1972 Volume 29 Issue #3 ("Phase Linear 400 Power Amplifier") AS SEEN IN - REPRINT

Stereo Review May 1973 (Robert Carver - The Great Distortion Delusion)

Stereo Review November 1974 ("Phase Linear 4000 Stereo Preamplifier")

Stereo Review April 1976 Volume 36 Number 4 (Phase Linear 1000 Noise Reduction)

Stereo Review March 1978 Volume 40 Number 3 (Phase Linear Phase III Speakers)

Stereo Review April 1979 Volume 42 Number 4 ("Phase Linear Model 700 Series Two Power Amplifier")

Stereo Review March 1980 ("Phase Linear 7000 Series Two Cassette Deck")

Stereo Review March 1982 Volume 47 Number 3 ("Phase Linear DRS 900 Power Amplifier")

Stereo Review July 1983 (Phase Linear 9500 CD player) STEREO REVIEW TESTS ELEVEN DIGITAL COMPACT DISC PLAYERS

Stereo Review September 1985 ("The high end: Bob Carver and high end heresy" by Ralph Hodges) see page 200


The Absolute Sound volume 1 number 1 spring 1973 Phase Linear 700 starts on page 22

The Absolute Sound volume 1 number 2 (1973) Phase Linear 700 starts on page 84

The Absolute Sound volume 1 number 4 spring 1974 "Phase Linear 4000 progress report" pg 215

The Absolute Sound volume 2 number 5 fall 1974 "Capsules" "Phase Linear 700B" pg 55

The Absolute Sound volume 2 number 6 “A New Kind of Pre-amp: The Phase Linear 4000” starts on page 134

The Absolute Sound volume 4 number 13 1978 "The Phase Linear 500 Amplifier" pages 52-54

The Absolute Sound volume 5 number 18 june 1980 “Considerations” starts on pg 157 “The Phase Linear Turntable and Straight Line Tracking"

The Absolute Sound volume 5 number 19 September 1980 “Further Thoughts” page 301 ….The Yamaha/Phase Linear turntables

The Absolute Sound second edition issue 30 June of 1983 “Capsules” starts on pg 77 The Phase Linear DRS-900

The Absolute Sound Issue 183 Aug 2008 Bob Carver interview pg 28

The Absolute Sound Issue 213 May/June 2011 "The 10 Most Significant Amplifiers of All Time!" (Phase Linear 400/700) starts on page 24

The Absolute Sound Issue 223 May/June 2012 "Amplifier Design Roundtable" "Bob Carver" see pages 54 and 55

The Absolute Sound Issue 290 Jan 2019 TAS LEGACY: Phase Linear 700 Power Amplifier pg 18


The Audio Critic Issue 19 Spring 1993 "Interview with Bob Carver, Manufacturer and Audio Designer" by David Ranada


The Sensible Sound Volume 1 Number 2 (1977) Phase Linear 400 see pages 9 and 10

The Sensible Sound Number 21 Spring 1984 (Phase Linear DRS-250 starts on page 38 & Phase Linear DRS-900 starts on page 44)


Video May 1982 "Phase Linear Noise Reducer" (Phase Linear 1300 Noise Reduction System) see pages 80 and 82


Washington magazine starts on page 114 (pub date ? sometime after 1985) "THE WIZARD OF THE WOOFERS" "Local super soundman Bob Carver discovers "how tweet it is" By Robert Spector


I will update this list as more reviews are found.
 
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