Service

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

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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 definitely isn’t a super-deck, but …

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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 like reading about that …

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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, as far as I recall, …

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Yamaha CX-1 Preamplifier Service & Repair

You may have seen the article I wrote recently about repairing a gorgeous Yamaha MX-1 power amplifier. This time I’m servicing a Yamaha CX-1 preamplifier, which matches the MX-1 and is part of the same set. Yamaha made some really superb hi-fi gear back in the day, as I’m sure many of you know. There …

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Marantz Model 6300

Marantz Model 6300 Turntable Service & Review

Every so often, I work on a piece of hi-fi gear that really makes me smile. The Marantz Model 6300 direct-drive turntable is one of them. One look at a Marantz Model 6300 and you’ll reach an inevitable conclusion: you want and need to find one to add to your collection! That’s exactly what happened …

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