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carvin power amps?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by steve-o, Apr 29, 2002.

  1. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    are they any good?
    i want to get somethign cheap but good quiality.
    i have bought casrvin stuff before and totally like it.
  2. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    I have a DCM-1000, and like it...
  3. Same here. So far so good.
  4. FalsehoodBass


    Jul 22, 2001
    Denver, CO
    i had a R1000 head, which has the same poweramp as the DCM1000, and never had any poweramp problems.. it got pretty hot to the touch, but never shut down or damaged anything.
  5. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    DCM1000...Sturdy, quiet, enough power to kick a whole stack of cabs into high gear, colorless, and keeps pretty cool. I'm satisfied.
  6. jerry

    jerry Too old for a hiptrip Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    I have a DCM1500 that is a very nice amp for the buck! I think for the cash, it's hard to beat Carvin power amps.
  7. ThunderStik

    ThunderStik Guest

    Jun 25, 2001
    Claremore OK.
    DCM-1500 and love it.
  8. RS


    Aug 27, 2000
    Cleveland, OH
    I have a dcm1000 and it is very nice.
  9. ldiezman


    Jul 11, 2001
    i'm getting ready to grab a DCM1500 or DCM2000.. Leaning more towards the DCM2000.. its only a bit more.. I've heard nothing but great things about the power amps
  10. Steven Green

    Steven Green

    Jul 25, 2001
    Pacific NW
    Do a search. Many satisfied Carvin users out there...Can't really beat 'em for the price!
  11. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    Two years with my DCM2000 driving my Eden Navigator preamp, and never a problem. Tremendously powerful, and sounds great.

    It is a bit heavy, though . . .
  12. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    would the 1000 be louder than my 200 watt hartke or the 350 watt hartke in stero mode. i have one 8 and another 8 ohm or should i bridge and get a full 1000 watts?
  13. I want a Carvin DCM4000, 4000 watts in 3 rack spaces! That should keep part of my GAS under control for a while.
  14. I sat here for a disturbing amount of time trying to figure out what kind of relationship you were attempting to put together between make up and basses. I only wear mascara and eyeliner on stage so I'm not that familiar with the intricacies of rouge. I probably just spelled intricacies incorrectly to boot.

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