Service

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

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Harman/Kardon PM665 Amplifier Repair & Service

The Harman/Kardon PM665 is one of H/K’s classic amplifiers. Like a lot of gear, this one had been messed with and needed repairs and service. The Harman/Kardon PM665 is a beast of an integrated amplifier. With a power output of 100 Watts per channel, plus a useful amount (maybe 3 Watts) of class-A power, this …

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Stunning Sony TA-FA777ES Amplifier Service & Review

Sony took their hi-fi product lines very seriously back in the day and the Sony TA-FA777ES is a testament to it. Let’s take a closer look at one of the last ‘proper’ integrated amplifiers from Sony. The Sony TA-FA777ES is part of Sony’s ES product range from the 1990s. Tragically and as Sony fans around …

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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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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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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 different design-wise and even rarer. …

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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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