Repair

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

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Classic Rega Planar 2 Turntable Repair & Overhaul

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! They have …

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Krell PAM-7 Preamplifier Repair & Overhaul

Krell has produced some stunning gear over the years and this Krell PAM-7 is a great 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 …

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Iconic Kenwood KD-650 Turntable Repair & Review

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 turntables. I’ve owned a KD-600 for many years and this is how …

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Beautiful Yamaha CA-2010 Integrated Amplifier Repair & Restoration

Yamaha’s beautiful CA-2010 must be one of the best-looking integrated amplifiers of all time. Come with me as I repair and restore this classic amplifier in my last article for 2018. The Yamaha CA-2010 integrated amplifier is just beautiful and Yamaha knows it. Most people know it too and in fact, this aesthetic design works …

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Stunning Sony PS-8750 Turntable Repair, Service, Upgrade & Review

Wow, this Sony PS-8750 is easily one of the most beautiful turntables I’ve had the pleasure of working on. Come with me as I repair, service, upgrade and review this stunning deck. There really isn’t much more I can say about the timeless beauty of the Sony PS-8750. Sony must have had some amazing design …

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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 the local Tandy store and …

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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. It’s well worth a visit …

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