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Harman-Kardon Festival D-1000 Tube Receiver Repair

All vintage gear has a story to tell, but something really rare and interesting recently came across the bench: the Harman-Kardon Festival D-1000. While it looks somewhat unassuming, a fairly straightforward 15-tube receiver with push-pull 6L6GC outputs and an AM … Continue reading

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Harman-Kardon Citation 11 Pre-Amp Overhaul

From the Rain City Audio Repair Blog: A local customer brought me his brother’s Citation 11 for a full overhaul. After a few decades of faithful stereo reproduction, then a number of years in storage, it was time for an overhaul to … Continue reading

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Harman-Kardon Citation 12 Deluxe Professional Power Amplifier Refurbishment

Cross-posted from the Rain City Audio Repair Blog: Matching the Harman-Kardon Citation 17S professional pre-amplifier shown previously, this Citation 12 Deluxe power amplifier is its 120W per channel companion. It came to the shop for a preventive rebuild after serving for … Continue reading

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Harman-Kardon Citation 17S Pre-Amplifier Refurbishing

Cross-posted from the Rain City Audio Repair Blog: I recently got to work on a Harman-Kardon Citation 17S pre-amplifier. Vintage HK gear is some of my favorite to work on: it’s robust, reliable, and built to be easy to service. … Continue reading

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