Internal pictures of a Carver Silver 7 (not a 7t)

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Internal pictures of a Carver Silver 7 (not a 7t)

Post by brentslone » Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:03 pm

Does anyone have pictures of the guts of a Silver 7? I'm looking at the feasibility of building a pair of replicas from the original schematics and would like to see the original board layouts.

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Re: Internal pictures of a Carver Silver 7 (not a 7t)

Post by DaveS » Thu Apr 16, 2009 2:39 pm

Have you got the schematics?
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Re: Internal pictures of a Carver Silver 7 (not a 7t)

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Re: Internal pictures of a Carver Silver 7 (not a 7t)

Post by engtaz » Sat Apr 18, 2009 4:47 am

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Re: Internal pictures of a Carver Silver 7 (not a 7t)

Post by gdb » Sat Apr 18, 2009 7:19 am

There's a lot of top side pics of a silver amp in the thread linked below, plus a tube pre that might be of interest to you as well. :)

viewtopic.php?f=8&t=7531

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Re: Internal pictures of a Carver Silver 7 (not a 7t)

Post by brentslone » Sat Apr 18, 2009 7:37 am

The schematics I have has the parts list and an interesting observation is the output transformers. The note in the parts list indicates that the output transformer is a Dynaco A-451, in a dual, paralleled config. Good news as these or functional equivalents are readily available.

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Re: Internal pictures of a Carver Silver 7 (not a 7t)

Post by gdb » Sat Apr 18, 2009 8:19 am

You know....Bob Carver is extremely open to lending a hand to anyone trying to build gear and seems to be genuinely flattered when people want to discuss his designs, he's offered many times on his ebay auction Q&A sections, to provide drawings etc. to people so that they can build his type of amps (tube). You might want get it straight from "the horse's mouth" by contacting him. Click link for contact info:

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=7093&hilit=Rita

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Re: Internal pictures of a Carver Silver 7 (not a 7t)

Post by stereo_buff » Sat Apr 18, 2009 10:27 am

brentslone wrote:The schematics I have has the parts list and an interesting observation is the output transformers. The note in the parts list indicates that the output transformer is a Dynaco A-451, in a dual, paralleled config. Good news as these or functional equivalents are readily available.
When I had breakfast with Bob last summer, we had an interesting discussion about the transformers used in the Silver 7. Perhaps if you get hold of Bob he will no doubt relate it to you too. Neat Stuff!

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Re: Internal pictures of a Carver Silver 7 (not a 7t)

Post by weitrhino » Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:40 am

gdb wrote:You know....Bob Carver is extremely open to lending a hand to anyone trying to build gear and seems to be genuinely flattered when people want to discuss his designs, he's offered many times on his ebay auction Q&A sections, to provide drawings etc. to people so that they can build his type of amps (tube). You might want get it straight from "the horse's mouth" by contacting him. Click link for contact info:

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=7093&hilit=Rita

For a fact. Bob is working with a friend of mine on his own tube amp designs. When I talked to the guy the other day he told me Bob reviewed his plans, made a suggestion on a design change, and now has doubled the amp's output power. He just loves this stuff!
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Re: Internal pictures of a Carver Silver 7 (not a 7t)

Post by gdb » Sat Apr 18, 2009 12:06 pm

^^^^^^^^^^^SEE....I told you !!!!^^^^^^^^^^ :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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