Carver Silver Seven-t monoblock power amplifier Specifications

Sidebar 4: Specifications

Description: Solid-state monoblock power amplifier. Power output: 575W RMS into 8 ohms (27.6dBW), 900W RMS into 4 ohms (26.5dBW), 1000W into 2 ohms (24dBW), specified from 20–20kHz, both channels driven, with less than 0.5% THD (FTC). Frequency response: 3Hz–60kHz, –3dB. S/N ratio: >100dB, A-weighted into 8 ohms. IM distortion: 0.5%. TIM (transient intermodulation distortion): unmeasurable. Input sensitivity: 2.3V RMS. Power consumption: 1400W at full power.
Dimensions: 11.5" (29.2mm) W by 7" (17.8mm) H by 14.5" (36.8mm) D. Weight: 17 lb.
Price: $2000/pair. Approximate number of dealers: 220.
Manufacturer: Carver Corporation, Lynnwood, WA 98046 (1990). Company no longer in existence (2019), though Bob Carver is involved in a different company that bears his name.

Carver Corporation
Company no longer in existence (2019)

ok's picture

such explicit audio reviews nowadays..

Graham Luke's picture

As appealing and utilitarian-looking as a Soviet-era tractor.

grigorianvlad's picture

I disagree, the Soviet-era tractors had much better imaging and sound stage than these

Graham Luke's picture

Ah, the joys of collective agriculture!

Bogolu Haranath's picture

May be Stereophile could review the new version of Carver Silver Seven tube mono amps ($32,000/pair) ....... They are rated 700/900 WPC ......... or, Stereophile could review the other less expensive Carver tube amps :-) .......

shstrang98's picture

I thought Stereophile wasn’t allowed to mention the brand name Carver let alone review their products.

Or has that passed?