Repair

Articles where the main focus is the repair of broken or faulty hi-fi stereo equipment.

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NIB Pioneer CT-A7X Cassette Deck Service & Review

This Pioneer CT-A7X three-head cassette deck service and repair is quite a story and one that I hope you’ll enjoy as much as I enjoyed the job. I love cassette decks, especially decks like this beautiful Pioneer CT-A7X. In fact, my own reference deck is a Pioneer CT-A9X, the best deck Pioneer made for many …

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Musical Fidelity A3 Integrated Amplifier Corrosion Repair

This Musical Fidelity A3 Integrated Amplifier suffered from something worse than the usual cheap parts – a leaking Varta NiMH battery. I really appreciated the feedback I received about the Sansui AU-D707 article and I know how much people enjoy these articles so here’s another one for your reading pleasure. We all know that you …

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Sansui AU-D707 / AU-819 Amplifier Repair & Review

Sansui is famous for making beautiful amplifiers and the Sansui AU-D707 (AU-819 in export markets) is no exception. Follow along as I repair this imported beauty, brought to us having arrived broken. It should come as no surprise to regular viewers that I love Sansui amplifiers and we work on a lot of them here …

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Stunning Krell KSA-100S Amplifier Repair, Restoration & Review

Good news, we’ve saved another stunning, irreplaceable amplifier, this time a Krell KSA-100S power amplifier from Krell’s golden era. Welcome back classic hi-fi lovers! If you like amplifiers you’ll enjoy this one. Almost nothing is built like this beautiful amplifier now or even back then. In fact, gear like this stunning Krell KSA-100S is so …

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2021 Recap, Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday!

Merry Christmas and a big thank you to our customers, subscribers, friends and family. A huuuge thank you to all for helping make 2021 another fantastic year. Here’s hoping this Christmas message finds readers well as we near the end of another very busy year. As usual, Liquid Audio will be closing for the festive …

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Arcam DiVA CD92 CD Player Repair & Review

Let’s take a look at a lovely sounding CD player I recently repaired, the Arcam DiVA CD92. Arcam made some great gear back in the day, including various products as A&R Cambridge as they were initially, like this C-200 preamp and later the Arcam Black Box 500 I recently repaired and restored: This time though, …

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