Phase Linear



Phase_Linear_brand_page_4000_amp_close-up.png

Before audio legend Bob Carver founded Carver Corporation, he founded Phase Linear, in 1970.

Phase Linear debuted with two enormously powerful amplifiers, the 700 and 400, along with the Model 4000 preamplifier. Shortly thereafter, however, Carver left the company to form Carver.

Phase Linear continued to produce some well-regarded products, including a line of source components, and eventually was sold to Pioneer. Today, the company is owned by Audiovox and like most brands assimilated into that collective, it it has essentially no ties to the company it once was. If you can find the Phase Linear name today, it is on car audio equipment or co-branded with Jensen. As an example of how far the brand has fallen, it doesn't even have its own web page.

For an in-depth history, check out the Wikipedia article.

If you're feeling really nostalgic you can check out PhaseLinearHistory for a look back at all the products.


Newest

Jan 08
Definitive Technology Adds Demand Series Tower Speakers and Center Channel At this week's CES in Las Vegas, Definitive Technology added three new speakers to its Demand Series speaker lineup: the...
Definitive Technology Adds Demand Series Tower Speakers and Center Channel

Jan 08
Music Hall Classic Semi-Automatic Belt-Driven MM Turntable Reviewed It's no secret that I am a fan of the famed Technics SL-1200 turntable. I believe it is the stuff...
Music Hall Classic Semi-Automatic Belt-Driven MM Turntable Reviewed

Jan 07
Classé Audio Introduces New Delta Series Preamp and Amps Don't call it a comeback! Actually, wait, yeah, you can totally call it a comeback if you want to. Classé...
Classé Audio Introduces New Delta Series Preamp and Amps

Jan 06
JRW Publishing Company Purchases HomeTheaterReview.com and AudiophileReview.com from Luxury Publishing Group Minneapolis, MN - January 6, 2020 - JRW Publishing Company has acquired two industry leading specialty consumer electronics publications from...
JRW Publishing Company Purchases HomeTheaterReview.com and AudiophileReview.com from Luxury Publishing Group

Jan 06
Roku Announces "Roku TV Ready" Program and New Licensees Denon and TCL North America are the first companies to come onboard with Roku TV Ready certification.
Roku Announces