Last night I replaced the belt in the above Sony Walkman. At this point, I’ve changed the belt on these units so many times now, I can finish the repair in under 10 minutes. This Walkman is unusually clean, both inside and out. I celebrated the repair with a test listen of the new album, … Continue reading Idles

Marantz 2230 Rebuild

I purchased the above Marantz 2230 in October of last year from a friend having a yard sale. I paid $125 for the unit knowing it had some issues, most notably that after it warmed up, it made an awful static sound in both speakers. I assumed it was probably a bad transistor or two. … Continue reading Marantz 2230 Rebuild