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Spectacular Sansui G-8000 Receiver Repair & Service

Come with me as I repair and service this absolutely incredible Sansui G-8000 receiver. Guess what folks – she’s for sale 😉 Actually, you might call this a minor overhaul and you heard me right – I can hardly believe it but this Sansui G-8000 is mine, now works perfectly and she is for sale, […]

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Epic Sansui G-9000DB Monster Receiver Overhaul Video

Come along as I run through the service, repair and overhaul of one of the biggest, meanest monster receivers ever – the Sansui G-9000DB Stereo Receiver! Yes, this thing is officially silly, 170 watts per channel of oval capacitor madness! In this video, I basically run through the service process from first unveiling the beast,

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Marantz 2330 Monster Receiver Repair & Restoration

Nothing screams hi-fi louder than the monster receivers of the ’70s and ’80s. The Marantz 2330 is up there with the best, so let’s restore perhaps the dirtiest piece of hi-fi gear I’ve ever seen! The Marantz 2330 is a heavy receiver, actually very heavy for its moderate size – it’s dense. It’s perhaps not

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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 full article. In the first

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Sansui G-8000 Monster Receiver Service & Repair

Regulars will know how much I love monster receivers. The Sansui G-8000 Pure Power DC Stereo Receiver is one of the best! The Sansui G-8000 receiver was created at a time when Japanese manufacturers were competing to produce the meanest hi-fi beasts, like this Pioneer SX-1250 I restored. The G-8000 is not quite as mean as

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Pioneer SX-1250 Monster Receiver Repair & Restoration

A lovely customer of mine rang me to tell me that his beloved Pioneer SX-1250 monster receiver had died in a cloud of acrid smoke. Naturally, he was devastated, and asked if I could restore the old beast for him. The Pioneer SX-1250 is a monster receiver in the truest sense of the term. There

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