Marantz 1152DC Integrated Amplifier Repair & Restoration

How's this for a beautiful amplifier. I recently repaired and restored this absolutely stunning Marantz 1152DC integrated amplifier, let's take a look. The Marantz 1152DC is an integrated amplifier from the upper middle of Marantz's range in the late 1970's. The 1152DC and others from this series are very collectible…

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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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Marantz 2330 Monster Receiver Restoration & Repair

Monster receivers, you know I love them. Nothing screams statement hi-fi gear louder than the monster receivers of the '70s and '80s and this Marantz 2330 is up there with the best. The Marantz 2330 is a heavy receiver, actually very heavy for its moderate size - it's dense. It's…

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Marantz 2330 Monster Receiver Overhaul Video Teaser

Check out this video I made showing before and after overhauling this incredible, super-rare Marantz 2330 receiver. The Marantz 2330 is a true monster receiver, like the Pioneer SX-1250 and Sansui G-9000. If you are a monster receiver fan,  and you'll definitely want to check out this video, and my…

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Marantz PM-8 Integrated Amplifier Repair & Restoration

I've been very busy repairing and restoring this stunning Marantz PM-8 integrated amplifier. The Marantz PM-8 integrated amplifier is one of very the amplifiers from the golden era of serious hi-fi equipment. These amplifiers are monsters, massively powerful and massively heavy. They are also massively complex to work on and…

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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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Stunning Marantz 1152DC Integrated Amplifier for Sale

I am very excited to present this absolutely stunning, completely overhauled and restored Marantz 1152DC integrated amplifier for sale. I'm asking just $1295! UPDATE - SOLD! This 1152DC would suit a collector or vintage audio lover, it's easily the nicest example I've seen. The Marantz 1152DC is a legendary Marantz…

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