Good quality or interesting gear for repair or refurbishment.
Equipment for sale
Here is a selection of vintage audio equipment which has my seal of approval. They have been lovingly refurbished and tested by myself and are all interesting and good quality pieces - I wouldn't bother otherwise! Shipping for most items from Auckland is $20 - $40 to NZ only. 1 month guarantee.
All turntables serviced and tested for perfect operation of all features. Lubricated, bearings adjusted, usually new stylus and belt. They all sound very good with perfect tracking, speed accuracy/stability and quiet motors.
If you are thinking of buying a new turntable, a refurbished vintage unit will provide more style and substance with often better performance. Satisfaction guaranteed!
Any general questions or to arrange viewing email me at email@example.com
Dual 505 Belt Drive TurntableGerman semi auto deck from 1983. Has all the ingredients needed for good quality sound. Accurate speed, quiet drive system, good low friction arm, heavy platter and good isolation. Refurbished with new belt, cover, cables, cartridge and stylus.
Thorens TD-115 Audiophile TurntableKnown for a very advanced suspension mechanism. 4 flat springs, the motor belt and a second belt all work in harmony to float the platter and arm.
Manual start, auto stop and lift. Optional full manual.
Fully restored with new belt, cartridge, stylus and cover. Sadly the custom cover does not work with the hinges and has to be lifted off. Apart from that it's near mint and looks like new.
Made in Germany
Clarion Direct Drive TurntableMassive wood body fully manual system made in Japan. Drive motor very similar to early Technics and Denon. Heavy platter with strobe markings for the bright orange neon strobe lamp. Arm is a very nice audiophile type with ball bearings, separate lifter etc. Refurbished and set up nicely with new Ortofon 2M Red cartridge/stylus and upgraded with new gold RCA connectors.
Goldring GR1 Audiophile TurntableFully manual minimalist deck in the style of Rega/Project. Mains synchronous motor, belt drive and Rega arm. Upgraded with new cartridge/stylus and heavy rubber mat. Working perfectly in near mint condition.
Made in England.
NAD 5120 Audiophile TurntableNice example of this simple and compact belt drive model from England.
Very easy to use, has one twist knob to start rotation and lower the arm. Auto lifts and shuts off at the end of play.
Fully refurbished with new belt, cartridge, stylus. All moving parts cleaned and lubed. Working nicely in very good condition.
3 Month Warranty