Service

Service articles focussed on the maintenance of hi-fi equipment to restore functionality.

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High-End Cartridge/Stylus Inspection & Deep Cleaning

People say USB microscopes are no good for cartridge and stylus inspection, but I’ve used a good USB scope (and a binocular optical scope) for inspection and cleaning for years and I think you’ll agree, the results are pretty good. I should point out that I have some experience in microscopy. I was lucky enough …

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Denon DP-62L Turntable Service & Review

The Denon DP-62L direct-drive turntable is an absolute gem, often overlooked and less well-known than some contemporaries. In my endeavours to bring you interesting equipment you may not be aware of, let’s take a closer look. I often work on turntables where I find myself thinking “If I didn’t have other decks, this would do …

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Yamaha GT-2000 Turntable Major Service & Cartridge Install

The Yamaha GT-2000 is one of my favourite turntables so naturally, I jumped at the opportunity to work on another one, shipped from Japan. Let’s take one of the first ever close-up looks inside this great deck from the golden era. It’s true, I do love the Yamaha GT-2000 direct-drive turntable and have written about …

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