I recently completed a comprehensive overhaul of a lovely old Pioneer PL-530 direct-drive turntable. This model is not especially common, but it has a great vintage look and some great features that I think make it one to keep an eye out for.… Read more
I’ve just finished repairing and servicing a lovely old deck that one doesn’t often see – a Denon SL-7D direct-drive turntable.
My customer received the run-around from several technicians and wanted me to have a look to see if I could get her going again.… Read more
A friend of mine recently asked me to take a look at her Ericsson Ericofon, commonly known as the Ericsson ‘Cobra’ phone, just the other day.… Read more
In this second of two articles on the Marantz SC-80 preamplifier and SM-80 power amplifier, we look at the SM-80 power amplifier. Specifically I detail the work required to restore this amplifier back to full working condition.… Read more
A customer recently asked me to look at his immaculate Marantz SC-80 preamplifier / SM-80 power amplifier combo. Both pieces were playing up and required work.… Read more