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Sansui BA-5000 Amplifier Repair & Review

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to 2024! Let’s continue with my promised article on the beautiful, incredible, aspirational & unobtainable Sansui BA-5000 power amplifier. You may recall that I teased this spectacular amplifier and new addition to my customer Rob’s collection at the end of 2023 and, true to my word, I didn’t want

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2023 Recap, Merry Christmas & Happy Holiday!

Merry Christmas and many thanks to my customers, subscribers, friends and family! Friends, it’s that time of the year again! Welcome to my 2023 recap where we look at a few numbers and enjoy a gallery of wonderful vintage hi-fi equipment. A massive thank you to all who’ve helped make 2023 another fantastic year and

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Accuphase E-302 Amplifier Repair & Overhaul

Happy pre-Christmas folks and what better way to start celebrations than with this gorgeous and rarely-seen black Accuphase E-302 integrated amplifier?! In my efforts to write more frequently, it feels easier to start with something not too big and that I’ve recently finished. I’ve literally just finished working on this lovely old girl, so let’s

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Sansui BA-5000 Power Amplifier Sneak ‘Peak’!

You all know how excited I get about hi-fi equipment, especially the rarer stuff… Well, my multiple Sansui-owning customer and legend Rob finally got his hands on this peak-of-the-golden-age, uber-rare – strike that – almost unobtainable Sansui BA-5000 power amplifier and matching Sansui CA-3000 preamplifier, in almost perfect original condition. That’s right, tinkerers and recappers

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Stay Tuned!

Despite a healthy dose of writer’s block, I have lots of great service, repair and restoration articles coming. Stay tuned for the stories below and many, MANY more! It’s worth mentioning how much I appreciate my customers, regular visitors and readers. What you see below is a tiny fraction of this year’s work alone, and

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Sansui AU-317 Amplifier Repair, Review & Rant!

Come with me this time as I repair a Sansui AU-317 integrated amplifier and discuss problems associated with the wrong approach to caring for old beauties like this. As a friend pointed out to me the other day, this isn’t really a rant and I don’t actually rant here at Liquid Audio, but I do

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Latest Hi-Fi Equipment for Sale #30

Welcome back everyone and my apologies for the break in writing! I’ve been so under the pump that it’s difficult to find the time to write much at the moment. This will change, I promise. BUT… I’ve also been acquiring new hi-fi equipment, quite exciting, and that means selling existing equipment, less exciting, but necessary!

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Musical Fidelity AMS35i Class-A Amplifier Repair

Come with me this time as I repair and review a beautiful Musical Fidelity AMS35i class-A integrated amplifier. Welcome back, everyone. I know this will make quite a few people happy – another article about many people’s favourite brand, Musical Fidelity. I’ll go one better, with the baby amplifier from arguably Musical Fidelity’s greatest product

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