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I've started this thread to chart progress on making a small blizzard of documents available.  They are from Rolando (roguico).  He has kindly made them available.  They are primarily Lightstar and Carver pro material.  So far we haven't found any Lightstar schematics - but we (thanks to Zumbini) are looking.  There is some fascinating promotional material and several original Lightstar service bulletins.
 
Please give Rolando a big round of applause.  He went to considerable effort to make these available.
 
Teaser -- he may even have more! 
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Not yet Wayne and that's my fault. I'd planned to finish cataloging the digital files in a few days but life got in the way. Hoping to get back to the task soon.

 I call that my day job........Big Grin
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I am about 2/3 of the way through reviewing Rolando's files and documenting them in a spreadsheet.
I know y'all are chomping at the bit to see the list so here's what I have so far:
 
Carver Consumer 
 

DOCUMENT NAME (TITLE)

FORMAT

SIZE

DESCRIPTION

PAGES

QUALITY

COMMENTS

C-1000 Receiver

.pdf

866 KB

C-1000 sales brochure

2

EXC

hyperlinks to carveraudio.com

Knight Shadow Review

.pdf

344 KB

Secrets of Home Theater & Hi Fi, 1998

3

VG

 

Lightstar 2.0 Brochure

.pdf

1.17 MB

sales brochure and spec sheet

2

EXC

 

LightStar 2.0 Home Theater Hi-Fi Product Review

.pdf

64 KB

Secrets of Home Theater & Hi Fi, 1998

6

EXC

 

LightStar Brochure

.pdf

1.68 MB

sales brochure and spec sheet

4

EXC

 

Lightstar Reference 2.0 AFFORDABLE PERFECTION

.pdf

190 KB

review, The Absolute Sound, Issue 111, 1997

8

VG

 

LightStar Reference White Paper

.pdf

2.59 MB

Carver Research white paper

4

VG

 

LightStar Retail Price Schedule

.pdf

485 KB

LS Reference 2.0 and LS Direct

1

VG

 

LightStar Stereo Review

.pdf

2.55 MB

Stereo Review, special test report, 11/1994

5

EXC

 

MarilynMonroePaper

.pdf

3.28 MB

Bob Carver white paper, high-pressure subwoofer

15

GOOD

grey text, rescreened photo

Carver AL-III service manual

.pdf

1.18 MB

BOM, RFAs, schematics, assembly drawings

13

FAIR

 

Lightstar Direct Preamp Microprocessor resetting

.pdf

5.96 KB

instructions to reset microprocessor

1

GOOD

 

Service Bulletin # AL-III Fuse

.pdf

322 KB

letter from Mike Brown re: increasing to 6A fuse

1

GOOD

letter, NOT the service bulletin

Service Bulletin # LS 2.0-1

.pdf

0.92 MB

RC-5 remote turn on fix

2

GOOD

includes fax cover page

 
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I'm working on the Sunfire documents now. Mostly brochures, reviews and spec sheets so far.
However, I peeked in the Sunfire Service folders and found some goodies:
schematics for Cinema Grand 17" 2 and 7 channel amps
schematics for a receiver
schematics for the amp and receiver downconverter circuits
schematics for the Super Junior sub 
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Great news, and thank you for all your work Dom.
 
There are manuals out there, but no willingness to offer them to the sites/public...so exceptions like these are appreciated.
 
Truly very generous and genuine of all involved.
 
Thank you! 
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Wow. That's an awesome amount of info. being added to the site by the Great Zumbini! Thanks for being so selfless and giving your time to the site, so others may benefit. Your pics and illustrations are truly worth 1000 words and play a huge part in making CS "the place to be". Thank you Dom.. I have learned a lot from your post, and its an honor to call you friend.. Thanks again to Rolando.

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