Thursday, 01 January 1998
Bob Carver, the man behind the success of Phase Linear and Carver
Corporation is the mastermind behind this subwoofer-that-could. The son
of an engineer and concert pianist, Bob Carver was predestined to
become one of the major pioneers of the high end audio industry. He
introduced the legendary solid-state Phase Linear 700 amplifier in the
mid-seventies, one of the first truly high powered consumer amplifiers.
Sunfire Corporation was founded in 1994, Carver's third
company, and once again he is breaking new ground. The first product
off the blocks was the Sunfire amplifier, which followed in the Carver
tradition of big power. The distinctive technical aspect of the Sunfire
amplifier is its tracking down converter, or tracking power supply,
which monitors the signal, and supplies the necessary power to the
output devices as demanded by the signal. According to Carver this
design allows the amplifier to deliver more power and current,
Incorporating the tracking ...