SANSUI: Capacitor replacement in vintage units

Q: I know vintage gear isn’t your business of course but, hey, I trust your expertise and so I wonder if you can help with a component issue please? I’m doing a Sansui restoration and the main caps are Nichicon & Elna. There are many differing capacitor ranges, do you have any specific recommendations? A: […]

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Battle of the big Japanese integrated amps

  EDITOR’S NOTE: The opinions expressed below here do not necessarily reflect those of our editorial team – just in case you wondered. Neil. I see the price of big 1990s Japanese integrated amps are steadily rising on the bay….are they really worth it  Apart from the Sony ES line which I know are good, […]

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RECEIVERS: What is it about the monster 1970’s ones?

When I got into this game over ten years ago the 70s monster receivers are what I was aiming for.Now the last one has left the building.Gone are a Marantz 2330b w/wood,Kenwood KR9400,Yamaha 2020 and a Sansui 9090db.I enjoyed each for a bit but my musical preferences have changed.Experiencing a tube pre gave me a […]

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