Wow, take a look at this beautiful old girl. This Realistic STA-2000 is definitely one of the prettiest receivers I’ve had the pleasure of working on. Check it out.
The Realistic STA-2000 sold here in Australia through the Tandy Electronics chain, in the late ’70s. As a kid, I used to visit the Tandy store near my home and marvel at all the wonderful electronics for sale.… Read more
If readers wonder whether I only work on more expensive hi-fi equipment, not at all. Liquid Audio cares for all hi-fi stereo gear including budget hi-fi, from 1970 onwards. If it’s hi-fi, I’ll look at it.
It’s true that many of my posts focus on rare and desirable hi-fi equipment. People like reading about that gear and I certainly enjoy working on it.… Read more
Come along as I run through the service, repair and overhaul of one of the biggest, meanest monster receivers ever – the Sansui G-9000DB Stereo Receiver!
Yes, this thing is officially silly, 170 watts per channel of oval capacitor madness! In this video, I basically run through the service process from first unveiling the beast, to final testing.… Read more
Monster receivers – if you follow my site you’ll know I love them, kind of. Nothing screams statement hi-fi gear louder than the classic monster receivers of the 70’s and 80’s and this Marantz 2330 is up there with the best of them.
The Marantz 2330 is a heavy receiver, actually very heavy for its moderate size – it’s dense.… Read more
Check out this video I made showing before and after overhauling this incredible, super-rare Marantz 2330 receiver.
The Marantz 2330 is a true monster receiver, like the Pioneer SX-1250 and Sansui G-9000. If you are a monster receiver fan, and you’ll definitely want to check out this video, and my full article.
In the first part of the video, I open up the Marantz for the first time and discover the terrible state she is in.… Read more
Just a very quick update, to welcome in 2018, and to share this stunning piece of vintage hi-fi gear.
I think we can all agree, it’s pieces like this beautiful Philips RH 750 receiver, with its warm tones and smile-inducing vintage looks, that make classic 70’s gear so desirable. Seriously, this is one of the best looking pieces of hi-fi gear I’ve ever worked on!… Read more
Visitors to my website will know how much I enjoy working on classic and vintage electronics. One category of gear I love is monster receivers from the 70’s and 80’s. The Sansui G-8000 Pure Power DC Stereo Receiver is one of the biggest and baddest monster receivers, read on to take a look!
The Sansui G-8000 receiver was created at a time when Japanese manufacturers were competing to produce the meanest hifi beasts, like this Pioneer SX-1250 I restored. The G-8000 is not quite as mean as the SX-1250, but make no mistake, the big Sansui is a real monster.… Read more