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1974 Sony STR-6200F Receiver Overhaul and Alignment

From the Rain City Audio Repair Blog: I recently got to work on a pretty big, fairly rare Sony receiver from 1973-74: the STR-6200F. It’s a powerful receiver featuring 60W per channel of power available, with quite a few inputs … Continue reading

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Marantz 2270 Stereophonic Receiver Overhaul and Adjustment

Cross-posted from the Rain City Audio Repair Blog: I recently got to work on another iconic piece of hi-fi history, the Marantz 2270 stereo receiver. I’ve had this model through my shop before, as well as a couple of other … Continue reading

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Marantz 2245 Stereophonic Receiver Rebuild

An iconic piece of kit from the golden age of hi fi just came through my shop: the Marantz 2245 Stereophonic Receiver. This fantastic receiver is in pretty good cosmetic shape, but its owner reported that it started acting up – it’d take … 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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Thoughts on HD Radio

I’m still around – there are actually 3 projects on my bench currently that are ongoing, and I’ll hopefully have a few posts in the next couple of weeks were I fix a Philco Model 66, a Silvertone 1708A, and … Continue reading

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Windows DNLA support, and some thoughts for the future.

Microsoft recently announced that a new crop of high-end audio receivers, specifically the Onkyo TX-NR3008 and TX-NR5008 are Windows 7 Certified with DNLA. The Windows Blog talks about the exciting new possibilities this opens with the Play To technology: In … Continue reading

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