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

Just 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 looks, that make classic 70's gear so desirable. The…

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Liquid Audio Hits 200,000 Views!

Just a very quick update to say WOW and thank you. A couple of days ago my website accrued its 200,000th page view! It seems like only yesterday that I wrote about the Liquid Audio website hitting 100K views. I never really imagined that my site would generate so much…

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Denon DP-30L Turntable Service & Review

I recently serviced this lovely Denon DP-30L direct-drive turntable and want to spread the word about this great deck. The Denon DP-30L is an excellent turntable with a good feature-set, quality motor, solid chassis and excellent speed control circuitry. The DP-30L weighs in at just under 10kg, much more than…

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Dead Filter Capacitors, Marantz PM-8 Restoration

Just a short post here while I am in the middle of repairing / restoring an absolutely massive Marantz PM-8 integrated amplifier. These main filter capacitors sit in the power supply and do all the 'heavy lifting' required to make the power supply smooth and quiet. All four 15,000uF capacitors…

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New Milestone – 10 000+ Views in March!

I can hardly believe it but March has brought yet another milestone. This is the first time that my website has received 10 000 views in one month :) Big thanks to everyone for stopping by and spending time reading my restoration, service, repair and review articles. This 10 000…

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More Fantastic Positive Feedback!

I'm lucky to have great customers, it makes my job such a pleasure. But every once in a while, someone takes the time to share their thoughts in the form of written or verbal feedback about work I've completed for them. Positive feedback like this from my customers makes me incredibly…

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Luxman M-4000A Amplifier Repair & Restoration

I recently restored this gorgeous Luxman M-4000A power amplifier and matching C-5000A preamplifier. Let's start with the beautiful M-4000A. Apparently, the legendary Tim De Paravicini designed the original M-4000. The improved and even rarer Luxman M-4000A probably also came from De Paravicini's hand, but nobody seems to know for sure.…

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