Restoration

Articles about the restoration of hi-fi stereo equipment, complex, technical work that often involves many hours per unit.

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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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Gorgeous Naim Nait Amplifier Restoration & Review

One thing I love about what I do is the incredible variety of equipment I get to work on. Let’s take a look at my restoration of a sweet little original Naim Nait integrated amplifier. For all those wondering, I’m very slowly recovering. I think! Anyway, with that in mind, here’s a short but to …

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Krell KAV-300cd CD Player Repair & Restoration

In my second #Krellmonth article, I look at the repair and restoration of this lovely Krell KAV-300cd compact disc player. Thanks for joining me for my second #Krellmonth article. The Krell KAV-300cd CD player is a beautiful machine from the late ’90s, a period when Redbook CD was reaching maturity and producing some really lovely …

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The Technics SE-A100 Amplifier Rises From the Dead!

Finally, after days of painstaking work, this beautiful Technics SE-A100 lives again. This stunning, incredibly rare and dead Technics SE-A100 power amplifier visited various repairers before finally coming to Liquid Audio to get fixed. I’m glad I was last on this occasion. I reckon I’m just about happier than the owner at this point. If …

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Krell KAV-280p Preamplifier Repair

Here’s a nice little repair and overhaul I recently did on a lovely Krell KAV-280p preamplifier. Let’s call this the first article in #Krellmonth! The modest Krell KAV-280p may not be a high-end preamplifier in Krell terms like the Krell KRC-HR or Krell PAM-7, but what it lacks in tech and high-end parts, it makes …

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Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista SACD Player Restoration & Improvement

Back in 2012, I restored and modified this stunning Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista SACD Player. I’ve improved and updated my original article, for your COVID-19 reading pleasure. Musical Fidelity’s Tri-Vista range (in 2003) consisted of the Tri-Vista SACD player, Tri-Vista 300 integrated amplifier, the kW pre- and power amp, a vinyl player and a separate digital-to-analog …

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