I have just completed the set-up and service of a gorgeous Luxman PD-555 belt-drive turntable, one of the best high-end turntables money can buy – a true statement piece.
Mike – should I spend a little on my old deck or just get rid of it and buy a new one? I get asked this all the time. Is there a simple answer? Well yes, usually there is.
There is nothing new in turntable design and much of the best turntable engineering and design was done back in the 70’s and 80’s.… Read more
The Technics SL-1200 direct drive turntable, in its various iterations, will be well known to most vinyl lovers these days. They have become almost legendary for different reasons – DJs love them for their fast startup and solid build; home users love them for their engineering and audio bang for the buck.… Read more
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 beautiful piece of equipment.… Read more