Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista SACD Player Restoration & Improvement

Back in 2012, I restored and modified this stunning Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista SACD Player. I've improved and updated my original article, for your COVID-19 reading pleasure. Musical Fidelity's Tri-Vista range (in 2003) consisted of the Tri-Vista SACD player, Tri-Vista 300 integrated amplifier, the kW pre- and power amp, a vinyl…

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Musical Fidelity NuVista M3 Amplifier Repair

I recently repaired and serviced this monster Musical Fidelity NuVista M3 integrated amplifier. Come and take a look inside. The Musical Fidelity NuVista M3 Integrated Amplifier is a true two-box monster amplifier. The NuVista M3 was one of Musical Fidelity's statement products back in 2001. Back then it cost $4500…

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Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista 21 Tube DAC Repair, Upgrades & Testing Video

Join me as I delve into a broken Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista 21 Tube DAC, repair and upgrade it with my own range of improvements. Follow along as I describe finding and repairing the faults, upgrading and then testing this wonderful Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista 21 Tube DAC. In the end, I…

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Rare Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista 21 192K Tube DAC for Sale!

Here is your chance to own a rare and extensively upgraded Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista 21 192K Tube DAC, in almost pristine, unmarked condition. Priced @ just $1595. UPDATE: This Tri-Vista 21 DAC sounds so good that I've decided to keep her for now and do even more upgrades. I listened…

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Musical Fidelity X-CAN V3 Class-A Headphone Amplifier for Sale

Another great piece of audio gear for sale from Liquid Audio, this is a highly regarded, Musical Fidelity X-CAN V3 class-A tube headphone amplifier, in pristine condition, with original packaging. UPDATE - SOLD! This X-CAN V3 class-A tube headphone amplifier is a perfect example of the fine pieces Liquid Audio…

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Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista 21 Tube DAC Modifications, Part 3

I recently finished another round of modifications to my Musical Fidelity Tri-Vista 21 Class A Tube DAC. In this post, I go into details about the changes and the MIL-spec vintage parts I've used! Actually, I will do some more power supply modifications in 2018, more on that when it…

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Musical Fidelity X-Can V3 Headphone Amplifier Modifications

I recently modified a Musical Fidelity X-CAN V3 headphone amplifier. My goal was to see what sort of improvements I could make without spending too much cash. The Musical Fidelity X-CAN V3 uses bipolar output devices, with a tube driver stage. The tube driver stage is a JAN (Joint Army/Navy)…

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Kenwood L-07D Direct Drive Turntable Repair & Restoration

Finally, the Kenwood L-07D I have been restoring is repaired and working perfectly. I completed a very thorough overhaul and restoration on the deck after it arrived not functioning correctly. The platter was over-speeding and there were other operational malfunctions. I decided that it would be a great project to restore this…

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