Service

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

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Sony TA-4650 VFET Amplifier Service & Reliability Enhancement

I’m reluctant to use the word ‘sexy’ when it comes to hi-fi gear because it’s weird. If I were to use it though, it would definitely apply to this baby Sony TA-4650 VFET amplifier! What can one say after working one of these stunning Sony TA-4650 VFET integrated amplifiers? I really fell for this little …

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Luxman SQ-202 Integrated Amplifier Repair & Service

I get to work on some beautiful gear at Liquid Audio. A great example is this stunning Luxman SQ-202 integrated amplifier that I’ve just repaired and serviced. The Luxman SQ-202 integrated amplifier is a model dating right back to the early ’70s. In fact, it was released 1970 and produced until 1973. Lots more great …

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Gorgeous Philips RH 750 Receiver & Why We Love Hi-Fi!

A very quick update to welcome in 2018, and to share this stunning piece of vintage hi-fi gear. I think we can all agree, it’s pieces like this beautiful Philips RH 750 receiver, with its warm tones and smile-inducing vintage aura, that make classic 70’s gear so desirable. The Philips RH 750 Seriously, this is …

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Denon DP-30L Direct-Drive Turntable Service & Repair

Here’s a closer look at a Denon DP-30L direct-drive turntable and a reminder of why turntables need expert attention. This particular Denon DP-30L direct-drive turntable came in having just been fitted with an Ortofon 2M Red moving magnet cartridge and new audio cable. You’d think she be good to go, right..? For more Denon DP-30L …

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Quad 405 Amplifier Service & Refresh

Readers will know how much I like the Quad 405 amplifier. In this article, I look at the Quad 405 amplifier service process and what’s involved when a 405 visits Liquid Audio. Talk about great-sounding amps, this particular Quad 405 is completely original, with its original capacitors and connectors. The new owner wanted me to …

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