Bob intended to become a physicist.
To pay the bills during college, he repaired television sets.
Most TV sets had tubes in them at that time; he learned their capabilities and limitations through practical experience…when he wasn’t studying for his physics degree.
This on-the-job introduction to electronics began his lifelong romance with vacuum tubes. Dare we say, "He warmed to them" ?
July 16th, 2019 | 56 mins 21 secs
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People who are familiar with Carver’s design work over the years will realize that Bob doesn’t just try to make the same products as everyone else…rather, he is an original thinker. Bob joins us to give us his take on the perfect speaker, the perfect amplifier, and how to build the perfect home theater.