Service & Repair

Is your amplifier crackling, turntable humming or CD player mistracking? Don’t worry, Liquid Audio can help.

Liquid Audio is a specialist repairer, devoted to delivering precision, professional, affordable service & repair for hi-fi electronics & turntables and to keeping classic hi-fi gear alive and well.

What We Do

Liquid Audio’s mission is delivering industry best-practice care and service for Japanese, American and European hi-fi stereo equipment sold from 1970 onwards, in five areas:

  • Service
  • Repair
  • Overhaul & Restoration
  • Upgrades
  • Consultation

How We’re Different

The littlest things make all the difference with service & repair work. Many repairers take shortcuts, use cheap parts, tools and do sloppy work. At Liquid Audio, everything matters, from the types of tools, test & measurement equipment, to torquing fasteners correctly and cleaning circuit boards.

Part of the suite of premium, CALIBRATED laboratory-grade test and measurement instruments @ Liquid Audio.

Specialist Vinyl & Turntable Services

Turntables need periodic, expert attention to maximise their performance and operational life. Unfortunately, few technicians understand the technical considerations or subtleties, many doing more harm than good.

Liquid Audio has a long history with vinyl. We have the test records, equipment, parts and experience to properly set-up and service your turntable and optimise your vinyl playback system. We work with major brands and recommend, supply and install belts, styli, cartridges, parts and accessories.

Overhauled Dual 1219 idler drive turntable
Precision Kenwood wow & flutter meter helps extract every last drop of performance from a turntable.

Service

Expert service of hi-fi equipment extends its life, enhances performance and minimises downtime. Liquid Audio offers precision service for hi-fi equipment, using only premium parts and consumables, the best tools and laboratory-grade test & measurement equipment.

Mid-way through servicing a Denon direct drive deck.

Repair

Your cherished (but malfunctioning) hi-fi gear is in safe hands at Liquid Audio. We diagnose and repair faults in CD players, amplifiers, preamplifiers, tuners, DACs and turntables. With hundreds of models and thousands of units successfully repaired, get in touch to discuss your hi-fi equipment problem.

Repairing a damaged board from a Krell KAV-150a integrated amplifier. This timely repair, necessitated by leaking capacitor electrolyte, saved the unit from the scrapheap.

Restoration

Liquid Audio restorations dramatically improve hi-fi equipment performance. People around the world follow these restorations because of their attention to detail and great results. We tailor restorations to work with your budget, equipment and requirements.

A gorgeous fully restored Accuphase E-202 integrated amplifier.

Upgrades

Liquid Audio upgrades are based on science and experience testing modifications on a range of equipment. Extensive stocks of specialist new and NOS audio parts helps us extract maximum performance from your equipment.

Upgrading the power supply of a Quad 405-2 amplifier.

Consultation

Sometimes an expert, in-home visit is the best way to get to the bottom of sonic issues. My hi-fi ‘ears’ are fine-tuned from 40 years listening to hi-fi equipment, playing music and musical instruments. I offer suggestions about cables, equipment, positioning, room treatments, equipment supports and more, saving you time, money and boosting your system’s performance.

An in-business installation I was a part of. The bit you can’t see is the part I was responsible for – setting up the Luxman PD-171A turntable and Ortofon Cadenza Black moving coil cartridge.

TLC for Hi-Fi Gear

If you’re looking for quality service, repair and restoration of your hi-fi equipment, don’t be disappointed by poor quality work. To ask a question or make a booking, visit our contact page.

Other questions? Check out our comprehensive FAQs.

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