Now here’s a deck that got some attention whilst it was with me! For this second #TechnicsMonth article, come with as I repair and service this rare and beautiful Technics SL-M3 linear tracking direct drive turntable.
Do you like awesome turntables, Technics gear and fine furniture? Then you’ll definitely love the Technics SL-M3 linear tracking direct drive turntable!… Read more
I think the stunning Technics SU-V8 is one of the most beautiful amplifiers from the golden age. As part of my first Technics Month, let’s take a look at the classic SU-V8 integrated amplifier.
Yep, it’s #TechnicsMonth at Liquid Audio. What exactly that means, I don’t know, but I’m going to focus only on Technics for the next couple of articles.… Read more
The Harman/Kardon PM665 is one of H/K’s classic amplifiers. Like a lot of gear, this one had been messed with and needed repairs and service. Let’s take a look…
The Harman/Kardon PM655 is a beast of an integrated amplifier. With a power output of 100 Watts per channel, plus a useful amount (maybe 3 Watts) of class-A power, this amplifier is black, hot and heavy.… Read more
The Rega Planar 2 is a modern classic, a turntable that sounds fantastic when optimally set up. Come along as I repair and overhaul this lovely older Rega Planar 2.
There’s a lot to love about the older Rega Planar 2 and Planar 3 belt drive turntables, and that’s coming from a direct-drive aficionado!… Read more
Krell has produced some stunning gear over the years and this Krell PAM-7 is a beautiful example. Come with me as I repair and overhaul this lovely old girl.
The Krell PAM-7 preamplifier dates back to earliest days of Krell, but all the trademark features are present: thick boards, premium parts, class-A operation, separate power supply and the unique styling the company used back in the day.… Read more
The beautiful and iconic Kenwood KD-650 turntable is one of the very best decks of its era. Come with me as I repair an elusive fault, overhaul and review this classic deck.
It’s no secret that the Kenwood KD-600 is one of my favourite vintage turntables. I’ve owned a KD-600 for many years and this is how she’s currently set up, with Jelco arm, FR cartridge, headshell, and Kenwood TS-10 ceramic platter mat.… Read more
Yamaha’s beautiful CA-2010 must be one of the best-looking integrated amplifiers of all time. Come with me in my last article of 2018, as I explore, repair and restore this classic beast.
The Yamaha CA-2010 integrated amplifier is just beautiful and Yamaha knows it. In fact, this aesthetic works so well that Yamaha recently introduced a whole range of high-end products that mimic these classic looks, almost to a tee!… Read more