Repair

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

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Stunning Accuphase P-300 Power Amp Repair

In this article, I look at a locally sold, bodged Accuphase P-300 power amplifier and how I got her running properly again. The Accuphase P-300 power amplifier is one of the most beautiful solid-state power amplifiers from the 1970s and one of the nicest sounding. This one came to me with some serious issues and …

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Fatman iTube 252 Amplifier Repair & Service

Check out this classic Fatman iTube 252 integrated tube (valve) amplifier I repaired and serviced in another article to help with COVID-19 boredom. Silly name aside, the Fatman iTube 252 is a decent, compact 25 Watt per channel tube-based integrated amplifier. The iTube 252 uses 4 x EL34 pentode output tubes and four dual-triode tubes. …

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Stunning Accuphase E-303 Amplifier Repair & Overhaul

For those who haven’t heard an Accuphase E-303, they really are one of the sweetest sounding integrated amplifiers ever made. Come with me as I repair and overhaul one. Given everyone’s sitting at home dealing with the Coronavirus, I decided to finish this Accuphase E-303  article, for your reading pleasure. I started writing this one …

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Musical Fidelity NuVista M3 Amplifier Repair

I recently repaired and serviced this monster Musical Fidelity NuVista M3 integrated amplifier. Come and take a look inside. The Musical Fidelity NuVista M3 Integrated Amplifier is a true two-box monster amplifier. The NuVista M3 was one of Musical Fidelity’s statement products back in 2001. Back then it cost $4500 USD and that was a …

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Technics SL-M3 Turntable Repair & Service

Now here’s a deck that got some attention whilst it was with me. Come with for this second #TechnicsMonth article as I repair and service a rare and beautiful Technics SL-M3 linear-tracking turntable. Do you like awesome turntables, Technics gear and fine furniture? If so, you’ll definitely love the Technics SL-M3 linear tracking direct drive …

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Technics SU-V8 Amplifier Repair & Service

The lovely Technics SU-V8 has to be one of the most beautiful amplifiers from the golden age. As part of my first #TechnicsMonth, let’s take a closer look at the classic SU-V8 integrated amplifier. Yep, it’s #TechnicsMonth at Liquid Audio and what better way to start than with the Technics SU-V8. What #TechnicsMonth is exactly, …

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Harman/Kardon PM665 Amplifier Repair & Service

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. The Harman/Kardon PM665 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 …

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