Krell PAM-7 Class-A Preamplifier Repair & Overhaul

Krell has produced some stunning gear over the years and this Krell PAM-7 is a beautiful example. Come with me as I repair and overhaul this lovely old girl.

The Krell PAM-7 preamplifier dates back to earliest days of Krell, but all the trademark features are present: thick boards, premium parts, class-A operation, separate power supply and the unique styling the company used back in the day.… Read more

Iconic Kenwood KD-650 Turntable Repair & Review

The beautiful and iconic Kenwood KD-650 turntable is one of the very best decks of its era. Come with me as I repair an elusive fault, overhaul and review this classic deck.

It’s no secret that the Kenwood KD-600 is one of my favourite vintage turntables. I’ve owned a KD-600 for many years and this is how she’s currently set up, with Jelco arm, FR cartridge, headshell, and Kenwood TS-10 ceramic platter mat.… Read more

Half a Million View Milestone!

Liquid Audio just reached another milestone. A huge thank you for helping my website garner half a million views!

Seriously, I never imagined I’d be writing about my little website garnering half a million views. It’s an achievement and probably worth a moment’s reflection.

I started the site in mid-2012, to share my passion for hi-fi and my then part-time business, Liquid Audio.… Read more

PS Audio NuWave DSD DAC Upgrade & Review

I’ve been playing with a gorgeous PS Audio NuWave DSD DAC and found a spare hour or two to implement some tweaks. What a difference a few parts make…

My apologies for the lack of articles recently, I’ve been inundated with work and this really slows down my writing. Much more soon! I recently acquired a PS Audio NuWave DSD DAC here @ Liquid Audio.… Read more

Beautiful Vintage Sony Hi-Fi System Service

Is it any wonder folks new to hi-fi go nuts over old gear like this? Those of us who’ve been around a while probably just love it anyway. This Classic 45 year old vintage Sony hi-fi system just came in for it’s first service – in 45 years…!

And guess what – this beautiful Sony hi-fi system now works perfectly again, after service.… Read more

Latest Hi-Fi Gear for Sale

Check out the latest hi-fi gear for sale @ Liquid Audio, including a Technics SE-9060 amplifier and Musical Fidelity M1 DAC.

NOS Technics SE-9060 Power Amplifier – $995! Brand New!

Look at this gorgeous, new old stock – yes that’s right NOS, Technics SE-9060 power amplifier. These are incredibly well-made amplifiers, from Technics professional series in the late 1970’s.… Read more

Beautiful Yamaha CA-2010 Integrated Amplifier Repair & Restoration

Yamaha’s beautiful CA-2010 must be one of the best-looking integrated amplifiers of all time. Come with me in my last article of 2018, as I explore, repair and restore this classic beast.

The Yamaha CA-2010 integrated amplifier is just beautiful and Yamaha knows it. In fact, this aesthetic works so well that Yamaha recently introduced a whole range of high-end products that mimic these classic looks, almost to a tee!… Read more

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Wishing my customers, readers, friends and supporters a very Merry Christmas, happy New Year and an amazing 2019!

I’m taking a much-needed break over the holiday period. Liquid Audio is closed for business from December 22, until January 15, 2019. If you are a customer or subscriber, check your inbox for my Christmas email. In the meantime, wishing you all a merry Christmas and a very happy New Year.… Read more

Stunning Sony PS-8750 Turntable Repair, Service, Upgrade & Review

Wow, this Sony PS-8750 is easily one of the most beautiful turntables I’ve had the pleasure of working on. Come with me as I repair, service, upgrade and review this stunning deck.

There really isn’t much more I can say about the timeless beauty of the Sony PS-8750. Sony must have had some amazing design engineers working with them to be able to turn out a piece like this.… Read more