BMC audio electronics

Bob Carver LLC - Bob Carver Cherry 180's

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Number of Line Inputs: 1 per mono block
Input impedance: 100 k ohms
Input Stage: 12AX7 current sourced long tailed balanced pair
Pre-driver Stage: 12AT7 current sourced long tailed balanced pair

Automatic DC Restoration: 6AL5
Nominal Voltage Gain: 30 dB (into 8 ohms)
Output Stage Configuration: 3 complimentary sets of KT88s in a push-pull configuration (6 total)
Regulated Screen Supply Voltage: 360V
Output tube plate voltage: 725V
Output tube Idle Power: Less than 10W each
Bias Adjustment: Rear panel pot, front panel meter, set and forget
Rated Power: 200 watts into 8 ohms, 230 watts into four ohms, 215 watts into two ohms

Noise: Better than 110 dB A Weighted referenced into 180 watts
Frequency Response: 2 Hz to 85 kHz. Without filters
Full Power Bandwidth: 24 Hz to 28 kHz. Without filters
Feedback Control Switch: 20dB for Vintage Amplifier Sound, 11 dB for Contemporary Amplifier Sound
Distortion: Less than 0.5%

Output Transformer: Interleaved windings, super wideband low leakage inductance design
Output Impedance: 1.3 ohms
Speaker outputs: 2, 4, and 8 ohm terminals
Built in Output Tube tester: Yes

Construction Method: Point-to-Point hand wired axial and radial leaded components with star grounds and no circuit board traces or de-plugable connectors.
Components: High reliability wire wound and metal film resistors, Metal polyester capacitors in the audio signal paths

Weight: 84 pounds for a stereo pair, 42 pounds each
Dimensions (WHD): 12.5" x 7.75" x 17"
Color: Cherry Red with Champagne Trim
Country of Origin: United States of America
Warranty: Chassis - 7 Years, Tubes - 1 Year