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Equipment Repairs

Budget Technics 1210 cable upgrade

Budget 1210 upgrade cables – still quality handmade We stock a wide array of cables and connectors to make you custom lengths, and custom ends.   Often asked to change the plastic ends on vinyl decks we have created a cable that is really durable, all metal connectors and strain […]

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Manufacture Relationships & Original Spares Support

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Piano Manufacture Relationships Rubbers and felts loose their shape, keys break and hinges and weights can damage.  You need somebody who can get original parts and access to service manuals and drawings to ensure your repair is carried out professionally. Yamaha, Korg and Roland Repairs & Service centre local Most […]

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My valves glow orange, that means they’re ok right?

valve glass envelope damage from over bias

Orange Glow From Valve But No Sound? The Valve Is OK – Right? Unfortunately the orange glow is just the heater element. It’s often impossible to tell if a valve is working by simply looking at it.  There are some exceptions however and I will explain below. The humble electron […]

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Technics 1210 cable replacement upgrade – Van Damme Handmade

Technics 1210 upgrade phono cables- Custom made to order We stock a wide array of cables and connectors to make you custom lengths, with custom ends. Often asked to change the plastic ends on Technics 1210 decks we have created a cable that is really durable, all metal connectors and […]

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Valve Replacement & Biasing

Valve Replacement & Biasing The best make? the best model? the best treatment? The best tone? This is subject to personal taste really as long as they’ve not shorted or failed otherwise physically the choice is yours. Sickamps Normal Wear & Tear When valves age they tend to give a […]

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Broken Jacks and crackling pots

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Daily Fixes Broken Jacks and Crackling Pots “Jack hums or doesn’t work unless I hold it in this position, usually I just put a bit of tape in place or wedge the cable around the handle and it works”  “I think it needs a new jack” pointing to the lack […]

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Insurance inspection report costs

For all reports we charge a flat rate of £85 to cover a hour inspection plus compiling the report including pictures.  We issue a full invoice for the work and this can often be claimed from the insurance company too, we require however that all reports are paid for before […]

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What can we inspect?

We’ll inspect any piece of professional musical equipment including pianos, DJ equipment, professional PA amps, mixers, instrument amplifiers.

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Reports

For insurance companies to accept costs we compile an official workshop report, this contains amongst other things the item(s) with serial numbers and part numbers, we provide a visual observation, workshop observation as well as customer reported fault.  This is all backed up with images of the damage.

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