Yamaha GT-2000 Turntable Cable Replacement & Review

The Yamaha GT-2000 direct-drive turntable is one of the great super-decks from the golden era. Come along as I install a new RCA cable and review this beautiful deck. Make no mistake, if you want one of the very best turntables, it's going to be a high-end deck from Japan.…

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Yamaha CX-1 Preamplifier Service & Repair

You may have seen the article I wrote recently about repairing a gorgeous Yamaha MX-1 power amplifier. This time I'm servicing a Yamaha CX-1 preamplifier, which matches the MX-1 and is part of the same set. Yamaha made some really superb hi-fi gear back in the day, as I'm sure…

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Yamaha MX-1 Statement Power Amplifier Repair

I've just finished a repair on an amazing power amplifier - the Yamaha MX-1. Read on for more details about this stunning, heavyweight amplifier. The Yamaha MX-1 was the best and most expensive amplifier in the Yamaha line-up for 1993. I truly had to wrestle this thing around the workshop,…

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Yamaha GT-2000 Direct Drive Turntable – Tweaking the Beast

My friend recently had a little mishap with his beautiful Yamaha GT-2000 direct drive turntable. Naturally, I helped him sort it out... The mishap occurred when my friend was cleaning his beloved GT-2000. While using a cleaning cloth near the headshell, he must have brought the cloth too near to…

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DIY Yamaha NS-1000M Speaker Stands

I recently created a set of DIY NS-1000M speaker stands for my Yamaha NS-1000M studio monitors. DIY NS-1000M speaker stands might seem like a strange thing to talk about but one thing you will need to get the most out of the great Yamaha NS-1000 is a good pair of…

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