My friend recently had a little mishap with his beautiful Yamaha GT-2000 direct drive turntable. Naturally, I helped him sort it out…
The mishap occurred when my friend was cleaning his beloved GT-2000. While using a cleaning cloth near the headshell, he must have brought the cloth too near to the stylus and just caught it, moving the cloth and causing the whole cantilever and stylus to snap clean off his Denon DL-103R moving coil cartridge.… Read more
A customer of mine recently purchased some great new Accuphase gear, spurred on by me of course, and he kindly brought a couple of pieces over for me to look at.
First up, we have an amazing Accuphase C-280 preamplifier. This was Accuphase’s statement preamplifier in the 1980’s and it is an amazing piece of engineering.… Read more
Hi , I think you’re going to like this one! One of my regular customers recently acquired a gorgeous new old stock (NOS) Sansui SR-929 direct-drive turntable from her original owner in the USA. Tim asked me to check it out, change the voltage and set her up for him and naturally I wanted to share some images of this beautiful old beast with you.… Read more
I have just offered a beautiful vintage Pioneer hifi system for sale, in original, like new condition. The turntable has been fully serviced and has a new belt, great retro goodness, ready to go! $500 and she is yours!
UPDATE! – SOLD, in just a day or two, to a lovely couple, for a 30th birthday present.… Read more
Now these Pioneer SX-1250 Replacement Power Supply Capacitors are serious capacitors!
The Nippon Chemi-Con parts have just arrived from my supplier and I’m now ready to restore the power supply of the big Pioneer SX-1250 ‘monster receiver’. Read about this complete restoration here.
These capacitors have a greater capacitance than the original parts. They will provide the benefits of greater energy storage, tighter bass and better impulse performance.… Read more