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The Speaker Spotter – Speakers of Craigslist – April 4th, 2014

There’s always something interesting for sale on Craigslist, especially in Seattle. Do click the titles to see the original postings with more photos and additional information if you’re interested – otherwise, enjoy the virtual window shopping! Rain City Audio is not … Continue reading

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1977 Yamaha CR-2020 Vintage Stereo Receiver Repair

If you’re looking for a repair for this particular model of receiver, sorry – Rain City Audio no longer takes Yamaha CR series for repairs due to them requiring such an extreme amount of work. This post is a good … Continue reading

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Mailbag: Is The Bose 901 Equalizer Really Necessary?

I take questions from readers often, but they don’t always make it to a Mailbag segment. I’ve got this one a few times lately, though, so I figured I’d answer this one publicly. Jim from Ohio writes, I bought a … Continue reading

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Identifying Your Bose 901 Series 1 Equalizer [Vintage Hi-Fi] [Production Runs]

Bose 901 Series I Active Equalizers came in two varieties, which can be used interchangeably, but have fairly different circuit designs. It’s simple to tell them apart for ordering parts for a repair with a quick inspection of the inside. Both … Continue reading

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New Project Idea: Oddball Tube Hi-Fi Amplifier

I’m looking for a new summer project, and think I’m going to branch off from repairing radios to building some of my own gear. I’m interested in making a tube hi-fi stereo amplifier to go with my old speakers – … Continue reading

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