Restored and Improved: Sony SS967 Speakers

Restored and Improved: Sony SS967 Speakers

We have completed another great project – total overhaul and restoration of the vintage Sony speakers. We never been huge fans of Sony speakers, but when we saw the ribbon twitter installed in this pair we decided to give it a chance. RELATED VIDEO: SS967 LINE HISTORY Sony actually have made several attempts  to make […]

AKAI GXC-709D

AKAI GXC-709D

Sometimes we have gear that got sold in no time. We have acquired the AKAI cassette deck in a quite poor condition, but after a week of research, cleaning and soldering we have made this beauty work. A few words about the deck. It was manufactured in 1977-79 and considered as “AKAI hi-end deck” at […]

Technics RS-M205 Cassette Deck (SOLD)

Technics RS-M205 Cassette Deck (SOLD)

Today we have a very nice deck for a review. We’ve acquired a simply but amazingly sounding Japanese  built deck Technics RS-M205. See the Technics RS-M205 demo demonstrating recording session: See the Technics RS-M205 detailed review:   Main Features: this is just a deck therefore requires amplifier 2 heads, single cassette, single motor system design […]

TECHNICS SA-700 Stereo Receiver

TECHNICS SA-700 Stereo Receiver

Full Name: TECHNICS SA-700 FM/AM Stereo Receiver Manufactured: 1978-1979, Japan We have a very nice Technics receiver prepared for sale. This is a jumbo receiver, one of the highest models in the very successful Technics SA series. Why we like it: Pure Power of 100watts per channel! LED power level indicators with 12 LEDs per […]

Realistic APM-200 VU Power Meter

Realistic APM-200 VU Power Meter

Today I’d like to show you a great conversation piece that I’ve got from the fellow audio enthusiast. Although it  looks quite cool and authentic – in today’s reality this device is practically obsolete. This is an RMS Power Meter, model APM 200 by Realistic. In other words – this is a VU power meter […]

Cables. Is there a limit?

Cables. Is there a limit?

We do believe in quality. Here, at Revintages we use quality cables for all our needs – whether it is a power cable for upgraded amp or acoustic cable for our favorite speakers. We also use good plugs everywhere we can. Nowadays there are so many possibilities. For example – you can buy good Nakamichi […]

Kenwood KA-5700 Integrated Amplifier

Kenwood KA-5700 Integrated Amplifier

Great news! Another highly collectable Kenwood item. This is a small story about my Kenwood KA-5700 integrated amplifier manufactured in 1978. This is a matching unit for the previously reviewed tuner KT-5500. Actually, both units are from the same model line and both have gorgeous wooden cases. As to the original price – I could […]

Kenwood KT-5500 Tuner

Kenwood KT-5500 Tuner

Today I have on our display a highly collectable Kenwood piece. This is a Kenwood KT-5500 tuner manufactured in 1978. The price for the new unit was around 175 dollars, so it was quite an investment back there almost forty years ago. The KT-5500 tuner has 3 gangs and 2 ceramic filters. The KT-5500 has […]

Toshiba PC-2460 Cassette Deck

Toshiba PC-2460 Cassette Deck

I’ve got quite interesting cassette deck from my friend for repair. It seems not hard from the glance, but… Rotten and broken belts, noise and hum in the right channel, rusty jacks. But the biggest problem – damaged faceplate. After several attempts to fix the noise and hum in the right channel output we decided […]

Lossless vs. Compressed

Lossless vs. Compressed

We are music lovers. And we love quality music recordings. How far the enthusiast can go to get the best sound possible? Well, this is the question of personal preferences, level of demand, and budget. The majority of REVINTAGES team prefers FLACs. We also may use MP3s, but only as a “mobile format”. We also […]