Two Carver 1.0ts newly upgraded with the mkII opt002 mod by Nelion Audio, LLC - a Carver authorized, Bob Carver recommended vintage refurb shop.
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Both amps are in very good physical condition and excellent working condition.
About the mkII mod:
The mkII opt002 mod gives this amp a much higher power rating, more headroom, less commutation distortion, better current sourcing and performance into low impedance loads, and tighter bass and transient control. It includes replacement of all consumable parts, reflow of questionable solder, the thump fix, all service bulletins, new 5-way binding posts, cleaning inside and out. Amp is burnt-in and thoroughly tested against factory specs, and upgraded specs.
Includes a 3-year warranty and lifetime waiver of bench fees.
Power into 8 ohms:
Stock: 200 watts
MKII OP002: 460 watts
Clipping into 8 ohms:
Stock: 350 watts
MKII OP002: 500 watts
Dynamic into 8 ohms:
Stock: 550 watts
MKII OP002: 700 watts
All new electrolytic capacitors replaced and upgraded, including new High Voltage, Long Life power supply capacitors
All pre-driver stage transistors replaced and upgraded
All rectifiers replaced and upgraded
All Main switching Diodes replaced
'Trouble' resistors replaced and upgraded where needed
Output transistor parallel doubled for high current handling
High current output commutators installed
Bias Pivot upgrade
On/Off Thump Fix circuits installed
Solder joints reflowed and inspected.
Premium Quality 7% silver solder used on output stage
Unit cleaned inside and out
All service bulletins have been done.
$750 each or $1,400 for both, plus shipping if applicable.