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Podcast: Hi-Fi Repair Hell – How to Avoid Costly Mistakes?

How to keep your hi-fi audio gear and electronics lasting longer, plus get repair tips and advice when things break.

Hi-Fi components won’t last forever and when they break, there is nothing more frustrating than not knowing how to fix them. Who do you send it to? Can you do it yourself? Join us this week on the podcast as the eCoustics team discusses everything you need to know when things go awry. We get into basic maintenance, finding the proper tech, doing your own repairs, and how to perform upgrades or modifications.

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  1. jimf

    March 31, 2023 at 6:43 pm

    An excellent podcast, as usual. I would like to point out that some manufacturers will support their old equipment. Bryston has a “Back to the Future” program, with different tiers. I have a couple of late 80s Bryston 3B amplifiers which I submitted to the program. Under the tier I chose, they completely overhaul the internals and bring it back to like new spec. There is a pricier tier where they also restore it cosmetically. It took about 3 months and the price includes shipping both ways (these are heavy). A few years earlier I had them rebuild my 10B crossover.

    • Ian White

      April 1, 2023 at 12:28 am


      We’ve actually covered the Bryston program. It makes a lot of sense and it was a smart move by the new ownership.


      Ian White

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