Cassettes - better than you dont remember     February 2016   Filed Under: Tape Recording

Nice video from technomoans Mat about cassette recording. Explains about the different types of tape and noise reduction technology. All his videos are excellent.


Clock made from B&O Turntable     May 2011   Filed Under: Turntables

I got an unusual request from a customer wanting a turntable to turn into a clock. Scott chose a Bang and Olufsen Beogram 1200 I had been storing for parts. He sent me a picture of the finished result - awesome!


Technics SA-T670 Power Test     March 2013   Filed Under: Cool Stuff

These amps were a NZ only model and specs are elusive. There has been some controversy about the real power output so here's the real oil.

What retro system can you get for $750?     June 2011   Filed Under: Systems

Fred hooks up some cheap but good gear from the 90's and has a bit of fun.

Retro Audio Links     May 2011   Filed Under: Cool Stuff

Fred's recommended time wasters

Retro Wooden Television Set     May 2011   Filed Under: Cool Stuff

This TV is on display at the Museum für Kommunikation Frankfurt along with lots of other cool stuff.

Vintage Portable Tape Recorders     April 2011   Filed Under: Tape Recording

I hope to work on these and restore them to perfect operation soon.

Sony TC-730 reel to reel restoration     April 2011   Filed Under: Tape Recording

Currently getting one of these working. Can't wait to use it! Here is a video demonstration made by another proud owner.

How To Balance a Turntable Arm     April 2011   Filed Under: Turntables

Or more correctly, how to make the force calibrations on the counterweight read correctly. Video instructions.