Tag Archives: preamp

Sony TA-2000F Preamp Overhaul

From Rain City Audio: This venerable Sony preamp was seen at Rain City Audio last September 2015 when it came in for an evaluation. That check-up revealed a clean bill of health at the time, but over the past several … 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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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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Accuphase C-200 Professional Pre-Amp Full Overhaul

When Kenwood’s engineers left to form Kensonic, they really brought their A-game, and this Accuphase C-200 pre-amp is no exception. It’s a mammoth device, built with exceptional attention to detail and top of the line components throughout. The owner reported … 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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Phase Linear 2000 Pre-Amp Overhaul

Cross-posted from Rain City Audio: I had a Phase Linear 2000 through my shop lately. It was running okay, but had some pops and clicks and the controls weren’t all that smooth. Time for an overhaul before anything worse cropped … Continue reading

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