Krell KAV-300cd CD Player Repair & Restoration

In my second #Krellmonth article, I look at the repair and restoration of this lovely Krell KAV-300cd compact disc player. Thanks for joining me for my second #Krellmonth article. The Krell KAV-300cd CD player is a beautiful machine from the late '90s, a period when Redbook CD was reaching maturity…

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The Technics SE-A100 Amplifier Rises From the Dead!

Finally, after days of painstaking work, this beautiful amplifier lives again. This stunning, incredibly rare and dead Technics SE-A100 power amplifier visited several repairers before coming to Liquid Audio, but I'm glad I was last on this occasion. I reckon I'm just about happier than the owner at this point.…

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Krell KAV-280p Preamplifier Repair

Here's a nice little repair and power supply overhaul I recently made on a lovely Krell KAV-280p preamplifier. Let's call this the first article in #Krellmonth! The modest Krell KAV-280p may not be a high-end preamplifier in Krell terms like the Krell KRC-HR or Krell PAM-7, but what it lacks…

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Ultra-Rare Sansui AU-X11 Master Integrated Amplifier

It's not often you see one of these ultra-rare beauties, the other Sansui AU-X1. The Sansui AU-X11 is a Japan-only integrated amp. My customer bought one and it was damaged during shipping. Let's take a look. That's right, the Sansui AU-X11 integrated amplifier is the AU-X1 nobody knows about. That's…

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Happy 2021 & Why I Love Classic Hi-Fi!

Wishing everyone all the best for 2021. Here's a little taste of why I absolutely love classic hi-fi. What better way to begin and say happy 2021 than with this stunning Pioneer CT-F1250 cassette deck. The CT-F1250 is one of the greats and I was almost as happy as the…

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2020 Recap, Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday!

Merry Christmas and a huge thank you to my customers, friends and viewers. A huge thank you to my customers and viewers for helping to make 2020 another great year. It's been an unusual one though and I really need a couple of weeks off, maybe it's the same for…

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TEAC VRDS-10 CD Player Repair & Service

Many won't be familiar with their high-end products, but this TEAC VRDS-10 CD player is an absolute gem. Let's take a look. The TEAC VRDS-10 is a very serious CD player from around 30 years ago now. Utilising the venerable Sony KSS-151A laser mech and a custom, heavy-duty direct-drive CD…

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