Liquid Audio is Fully Booked!

A quick update: due to popular demand, Liquid Audio is currently fully booked for hi-fi equipment service, repair and restoration!

Don’t worry, I’ll be accepting new bookings again soon, but it’s been getting busier by the day here at Liquid Audio. Whilst this is fantastic, I’m now fully booked and putting a temporary hold on new bookings until I can clear some of the backlog.… Read more

Stunning Sony TA-FA777ES Integrated Amplifier Service

Just look at this beauty. Sony took their hi-fi product lines very seriously back in the day and this TA-FA777ES amplifier is a testament to it. Let’s take a look inside.

The Sony TA-FA777ES is part of Sony’s ES product range from the 1990s. Tragically and as Sony fans around the world lament, this was the last of the really serious stuff from Sony.… Read more

Classic Rega Planar 2 Turntable Repair & Overhaul

The Rega Planar 2 is a modern classic, a turntable that sounds fantastic when optimally set up. Come along as I repair and overhaul this lovely older Rega Planar 2.

There’s a lot to love about the older Rega Planar 2 and Planar 3 belt drive turntables, and that’s coming from a direct-drive aficionado! They have a lovely warm, analog sound and tactile feel.… Read more

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