Repair, as the name suggests, groups articles where the main focus is to repair broken or faulty hi-fi equipment. Often, articles will appear in repairs as well as service and other categories.

Gorgeous Realistic STA-2000 Receiver Repair & Service

Wow, take a look at this beautiful old girl. This Realistic STA-2000 is one of the most beautiful receivers I've had the pleasure of working on. The Realistic STA-2000 sold here in Australia in the late '70s, through the Tandy Electronics chain. As a kid, I used to hang visit…

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Stunning Rotel RA-1412 Amplifier Cleaned, Serviced & for Sale!

I've just cleaned, repaired and serviced this stunning Rotel RA-1412 integrated amplifier and she's now available for purchase. This incredible Rotel RA-1412 integrated amplifier is now available to buy, from my friend Pierre @ Revolution Turntable. Pierre runs Revolution Turntable, one of the last proper hi-fi stores in Western Australia.…

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Krell KAV-150a Power Amplifier Repair & Restoration

This beautiful Krell KAV-150a power amplifier is the partner of the KAV-300i I restored last year. Come along as I repair and restore this one. The Krell KAV-150a is another product from Krell's more affordable KAV line, from the mid 90's. Whilst certainly more affordable, this gear is most definitely…

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Transistor Matching in an Accuphase E-202 Amplifier

I'm repairing a gorgeous Accuphase E-202 integrated amplifier and there's a need for careful transistor matching in audio gear like this. Choosing and matching transistors correctly is critically important when repairing or restoring audio electronics. I've learned this over the years, through experience and from people who've been doing this…

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Sometimes Budget Hi-Fi Gear is the Most Fun!

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…

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Krell KRC-HR Ultimate Preamplifier Restoration & Repair

Welcome back audio friends. Come with me this time, as I dive deeply into the repair and complete restoration of one of the best solid state preamplifiers of all time - the magnificent Krell KRC-HR. NOTE - for a bunch of different shots and angles, check  out my detailed Krell KRC-HR video…

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Meridian 506.24 CD Player Service & Mystery Fault Repair

The Meridian 506.24 CD player is a seriously good machine, one of the very best I've had the pleasure of listening to. This 506 had a strange fault, read on for more about how I serviced and repaired this stunning CD player. If you want a smooth, relaxed, organic-sounding player,…

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Epic Sansui G-9000DB Monster Receiver Overhaul Video

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…

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Marantz 2330 Monster Receiver Restoration & Repair

Nothing screams statement hi-fi gear louder than the monster receivers of the '70s and '80s and this Marantz 2330 is up there with the best. Let's take a look at perhaps the dirtiest piece of hi-fi gear I've ever seen! The Marantz 2330 is a heavy receiver, actually very heavy…

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