I work on quite a few of these lovely Denon decks. Here’s a closer look at a Denon DP-30L I serviced recently, and a reminder of why it’s important to take your deck to the right person for work.
For more Denon DP-30L goodness, check out this service and review article. This particular unit came to me having just had an Ortofon 2M Red moving magnet cartridge fitted, plus a new lead-out cable.… Read more
I’ve just serviced a Quad 44 preamplifier. In this article, I’ll show you what the 44 looks like inside and explain some of its features.
Along with a Quad 405 power amplifier, I recently serviced this Quad 44 preamplifier, both owned by the same customer. I’m told he purchased them after a chat we had about resurrecting his KEF speakers, and purchasing some Quad gear to power them!… Read more
Visitors to my site will already know how much I like the Quad 405. A recent conversation with a customer inspired him to acquire some Quad gear, including this lovely, original 405. In this article, I cover a Quad 405 service.
Talk about great sounding amps. This particular 405 was completely original, with its original capacitors and connectors.… Read more
Record clamps are an important part of a good vinyl system. For most people, these take the form of center clamps or spindle clamps. I was keen to find a good, affordable peripheral or ring clamp that I could recommend. I have – read on.
A while back I was searching online for a peripheral or ring-type record clamp to review, and I stumbled across Sound Foundations, operating out of Mumbai, India.… Read more
I’ve just finished a fascinating on-site system installation with a colleague of mine. My job was to commission and set-up a Luxman PD-171A turntable, plus Ortofon Cadenza Black cartridge, as part of a Luxman super-system!
My colleague and good friend, Kent, owns Douglas Hi-Fi, a famous Perth hi-fi store and one of the few places still selling stereo hi-fi gear.… Read more
I recently repaired and completely restored two stunning Accuphase M-60 monophonic power amplifiers. Read on to learn how these wonderful amplifiers were ruined by a local Perth electronics repairer, before they came to me.
The Accuphase M-60 is a monophonic power amplifier. It was Accuphase’s top of the range when introduced in 1975 and it was and is capable of driving almost anything.… Read more
Here is a rare opportunity to purchase an absolutely stunning, one owner Ortofon MC Jubilee moving coil cartridge for $1495. Update – Sold!
This MC Jubilee comes from my personal collection. I’ve owner her since new and she has enjoyed a very easy life, on a superb turntable, playing pristine vinyl.
The beautiful Shibata diamond and boron cantilever are in perfect condition, as you’ll see from the images below.… Read more