Sansui

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Ultra-Rare Sansui AU-X11 Master Integrated Amplifier

It’s not often you see one of these ultra-rare beauties, the other Sansui AU-X1. The Sansui AU-X11 is a Japan-only integrated amp. My customer bought one and it was damaged during shipping. Let’s take a look. That’s right, the Sansui AU-X11 integrated amplifier is the AU-X1 nobody knows about. That’s because it was only sold …

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Sansui AU-919 Integrated Amplifier Service & Review

The beautiful Sansui AU-919 is a technical tour de force and an absolute stunner. Find out more about this legendary integrated amplifier in another of my COVID-19 series. I work on a lot of Sansui gear and I always enjoy it. It’s well-engineered, well-made, great-sounding equipment, a pleasure to service. Sansui always injected their unique …

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2019 Recap, Merry Christmas & Happy Holiday!

I’d like to take this opportunity to wish my customers, visitors and friends a very Merry Christmas and a happy holiday break. Liquid Mike (that’s me) is taking a much-needed happy holiday break from Friday, December 20, through to Tuesday, January 14, 2020.  I’ll be mostly offline during this period but working on special projects. …

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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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A Look Inside the Sansui AU-919 Integrated Amplifier

A very quick update to give you a look inside a stunning and very rare Sansui AU-919 integrated amplifier I’ve just serviced. There’ll be a full article coming soon, but in the meantime, enjoy this look inside the amazing Sansui AU-919! Specifications (Courtesy of the HiFi Engine) Power output: 100 watts per channel into 8Ω …

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Sansui G-8000 Monster Receiver Service & Repair

Regular visitors will know how much I love monster receivers from the ’70s and ’80s. The Sansui G-8000 Pure Power DC Stereo Receiver is one of the biggest and baddest! 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 …

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