Carver

M-1.0T (N.I.)

Amplifier, Power

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Main Details
Maker Carver Brand Bob Carver Designer
Function
Additional Model ID M-1.0t Non-Inverting Version
Channels/Tracks
  • 2 Channel
Form Factor Standard Width
Signal Path Analog Hardware
Made In Japan
Date Produced 1986-1988
Dimensions 3.75"x19"x13.5" (HxWxD)
Weight 19lbs
Power Source 120VAC/60Hz (USA and Canada), 230VAC/50H (Europe)
Frequency Response 20Hz-20kHz +0dB/-0.5dB)
Notes Revamp of the M-1.0 incorporating the altered parameters from "The Carver Challenge" to make the amplifier sound like the Conrad-Johnson Premier Four provided by Stereophile.

Starting at serial number 4500 (or 70100000) and above, both channels now in phase. Bridge switch to invert the phase of the right channel added to rear to allow for mono operation.
Additional Specifications
Power Output (Stereo, 8/4Ω) 200W/400W
Power Output (Bridged, 8Ω) 1000W
Output Power (Clipping, Stereo, 8/4Ω) 350W/500W
Dynamic Headroom (8/4Ω) 4.1dB/3.1dB
THD (20Hz-6kHz) <0.15%
IMD (SMPTE) <0.1%
SNR (Rated Output, A-Weighted) -100dB
SNR (1W, A-Weighted) -82dBW
Input Impedance 100kΩ
Sensitivity (Rated Output, 8Ω, 1kHz) 1.3V rms
Sensitivity (1W, 8Ω, 1kHz) 95mV
Damping Factor >9
Gain 30dB
Power Consumption 1200W
Frequency Bandwidth (1W) 10Hz-100kHz +0dB/-3dB)
Slew Factor >200
Connections
Input RCA (Phono, Cinch) Stereo, Unbalanced, Socket (Female)
Output Binding Post (Universal) Stereo
Controls
Power Rocker Switch
Bridged Mode Slide Switch

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