Tag Archives: vintage stereo

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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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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Harman/Kardon Control Amplifier A-401 Restoration

This little Harman/Kardon Control Amplifier, model A-401, just came through the shop for a full overhaul. It was in a pretty sorry state to begin with – one channel distorted, one barely gasping for air, and a world of scratchy … 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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