Service articles are focussed on servicing hi-fi equipment to restore functionality. Articles may also contain repair elements, as they often go together.

Luxman M-4000 Power Amplifier Repair & Service

Check out this beautiful Luxman M-4000 power amplifier I've just serviced. This classic vintage beast needed a little work, let's take a look. The Luxman M-4000 power amplifier is a compact, dense, 180 Watt per channel amplifier. It's the predecessor of the M-4000A, which looks very similar, but is substantially…

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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.…

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Accuphase C-202 Line-Level Preamplifier Service & Review

The Accuphase C-202 line-level class-A preamplifier is an extraordinary piece of hi-fi gear. Come along as I service and review this great preamp.The Accuphase C-202 is a line-level, class-A, fully balanced preamplifier. It also features a dedicated CD buffer circuit, with very little in the signal path. By any measure,…

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Denon SL-7D Direct Drive Turntable Service & Review

This lovely Denon SL-7D direct drive turntable needed a thorough service in order to play records nicely again. I figured it was a great opportunity to review this classic deck. I've written about the Denon SL-7D previously, they are good, honest turntables and I enjoy working on them. The SL-7D…

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Sometimes Budget Hi-Fi Gear is the Most Fun!

If readers wonder whether I only work on more expensive hi-fi equipment, not at all. Liquid Audio cares for all hi-fi stereo gear including budget hi-fi, from 1970 onwards. If it's hi-fi, I'll look at it.It's true that many of my posts focus on rare and desirable hi-fi equipment. People…

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Accuphase P-600 Monster Stereo Power Amplifier Voltage Conversion

Holy balls, the Accuphase P-600 Stereo Power Amplifier is one B-I-G mother of an amplifier. It actually gets physically tiring moving these beasts around the workshop! Anyway, I'm not complaining, I LOVE working on equipment like this, even if it is heavy and the work slow. The Accuphase P-600 was,…

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