Systems

Jazzman's Carvers & DIY Electrostats , a Two-channel Audio System by Jazzman53

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Room Size
19' x 20'
System Overview
Vintage Carver two-channel driving homebuilt hybrid electrostats and Ripole subs. My DIY Electrostatic Loudspeaker Project Page: http://jazzman-esl-page.blogspot.com/
Music Preferences
Straight-ahead jazz, hard-bop, vocal, Brazilian, acoustic
Listening Impressions
For the money, everything else is two Dixie cups and a string :-) The Carver TFM amps are solid state with tube-like sound and lots of headroom. The hybrid electrostats give spooky imaging with stunning clarity and speed.
Media Storage
Homebuilt CD cabinet in red oak. Photos in Gallery & CAD drawing available on request.
Components
Digital Source
Logitech Transporter SE
Analog Source
Carver DTL-100 cd, Carver SDA-450 cd, Carver TX-11a Tuner
Signal Processors
Behringer DEQ2496 EQ, Behringer DCX2496 Crossover
Preamp
Carver C1, Logitech Transporter
Power Amp
(4) Carver TFM25's on the mains, (1) TFM42 on the Ripoles
Speakers
Homebuilt hybrid-electrostats (beam-splitter dipoles w/transmission line bass)
Subwoofer
(2) Homebuilt Ripoles w/dual Peerless SLS 12's, (1) Homebuilt Dayton 12 sealed box
Speaker Cable
(2) pairs DIY Cross connected-coax
Interconnects
Dayton Gold RCA analogs, Hosa XLR/EAS digitals, Toslink from Transporter
Racking
Red oak mission cabinet designed & built by the Jazzman
Power Cond
Furman PL-Plus
Tuning and Tweaks
X-overs @ 50hz & 218Hz with L-R 48db slopes