Category Archives: Equipment

Legendary NHT 3.3 Loudspeakers for Sale


Many of you will know of the legendary NHT 3.3 loudspeaker, they have acquired somewhat of a cult status due to their wide bandwidth and neutral presentation.

I am selling, on consignment, one pair of these classic NHT 3.3s, in almost perfect condition. No dings or scratches that I have found, all drivers in perfect condition, the only thing to mention is that the foam diffraction sheet on the front panel has dried with age.… Read more

Servicing the Legendary Technics SL-1200

This weekend has been intense. I’ve just finished servicing three Technics SL-1200 direct drive turntables, along with several other jobs. I service a lot of these Technics turntables and it seemed like the perfect opportunity to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of this legendary design and look at some basic servicing. I’ve written a review of the Technics SL-1200 series which you should also take a look at.

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Mackie HRS120 THX Subwoofer Review

I want to tell you about an amazing subwoofer that few people know about – the awesome Mackie HRS120 THX studio subwoofer.

The HRS120 is a monster, weighing in at nearly 50kg and able to deliver 400 watts continuously, via a proper high-power linear amplifier and power supply. All this power is fed into a downward-firing 12-inch RCF bass driver, made in Italy.… Read more

Headphone Bargain: Logitech Ultimate Ears 4000 Review

I want to tell you about a headphone bargain, in the interesting world of speakers you wear on your head – the Logitech Ultimate Ears 4000. Every once in awhile you find a bargain and doesn’t it feel good?!


I have just purchased a pair of Logitech Ultimate Ears 4000, on-ear, sealed-back headphones, for use out-and-about, and when practicing on my electronic drum kit.… Read more

The Legendary Kenwood KD-600 Playing Vintage Vinyl

Here a few images of my Kenwood KD-600 direct-drive turntable, spinning records from my collection. The KD-600 turntable is an absolute classic and has become highly sought after these days.

Lots has been written about the Kenwood KD-600, like this for example. I received mine from her original owner, with gorgeous SME Series Three tonearm, which I still have.… Read more

Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista 21 Tube DAC Modifications, Part 3

I recently finished another, perhaps final, round of modifications to my Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista 21 Class A Tube DAC.

Actually, I may do some more power supply modifications, but more on that when it happens. This is part three in an ongoing process to develop and evaluate the best performance modifications for the wonderful Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista 21 DAC.… Read more

Accuphase C-202 Class A Preamplifier Service

As a bit of a teaser for the new year, I hope you like this piece on servicing my Accuphase C-202 preamplifier. The C-202 is a line-level, Class-A preamplifier, with dedicated CD buffer and is fully hardware balanced. It is a superb piece of gear.

I pulled the main circuit board to address some dry joints and clean tobacco residue, left from the previous owner.… Read more