Category Archives: Stereo

Reviewing the Gemtune APPJ PA1501A 6AD10 Stereo Tube Amplifier

I recently picked up an interesting little tube amp via a group buy on Massdrop, the Gemtune APPJ PA1501A stereo tube amplifier. Try saying that three times fast! It’s a cute little single-ended stereo tube amp using a pair of 6AD10 … Continue reading

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Bose® 901 Series VI #181070 Repair

From Rain City Audio: This Bose® 901 Active Equalizer, Series VI, came into the shop recently. These are some of the most recently produced Active Equalizers, although they’re still potentially a few decades old at this point in time. This … Continue reading

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Bose® 901 Series II #65097 Overhaul

This Bose® 901 Series II Active Equalizer, #65097, just came through the shop for an overhaul. It worked briefly, but failed quickly on its original components. Nothing that an overhaul can’t take care of! This particular unit had its three … Continue reading

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Bose® 901 Series II #71033 Overhaul

From Rain City Audio: This Bose® 901 Series II Active Equalizer, #71033, came into the shop for an overhaul recently. It was showing some signs of age, in this case, a bad left channel. Nothing Rain City Audio can’t fix! This … Continue reading

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Phase Linear 2000 Upgrade and Overhaul

From the Rain City Audio Repair Blog: I recently got to work on another Phase Linear 2000 pre-amp. These well regarded components are a fantastic part of any stereo system with their high output rating, multitude of inputs and outputs, … Continue reading

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Dynaco FM-3 High Fidelity Tuner Repair

I recently got to work on a very interesting Dynaco FM tuner, the FM-3, which was in the shop for an overhaul. The owner reported it wasn’t working that well anymore, which isn’t a surprise given it’s age. These are good … Continue reading

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Bose® 901 Series I Active Equalizer #7790 Repair

From Rain City Audio: This rare early-production Bose® 901 Series I Active Equalizer, serial #7790, came through the shop recently for an upgrade. It’s original owner bought this new in 1969 and kept it in use until it began to … Continue reading

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