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CARVER PM-350 Stereo Power Amplifier - As-Is - $75

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Carver PM-350 power amp.
These were made in the mid-late 80's. This is the later version of the amp, sn's higher than 5000.
350 watts per side at 8 ohms, 450 at 4 ohms (or bridge mode available). Complete features and specs are available online, as these have a pretty big loyal fan base.

THIS ONE NEEDS SERVICE - Long story short, I've had it for years (second owner). Originally used on small PA stuff, then for a while in a home theater. It definitely has some surface wear, face isn't bad, though. BUT it hasn't been used in over 10 years (just sitting in a box with other gear I was holding onto). I decided to sell it and wanted to check it out, and it has some issues as noted below:
Powers on fine, but Protection light stays on, and signal light shows signal even when nothing is plugged in.
I very briefly connected a speaker to each side and there's a pretty gnarly buzz/hum on each (so quickly disconnected to avoid speaker damage) - sounds like DC current that the protection circuits are trying to knock down.

If you know Carver amps, you know they're quirky, but worth it if you have them working. Owner's and service manuals are available online.

That's being said, I'm selling it as-is for 75.00 (a small fraction of what these typically sell for). Grab it to fix/refurb, or to use for parts on another amp.

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