Tag Archives: aluminium

Quad 405-2 Service and Upgrade

At the moment I am working on a friend’s Quad 405-2. ¬†It has never been serviced and is well over 30 years old. ¬†Electrolytic capacitors have a limited lifetime, mostly 2000 hours, special ones more (the ones I am using … Continue reading

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Amp Cabinet Re-design (again)

I have only just made the cabinet mock-up from a couple of blogs ago and the design has already changed again! Looking at vintage hi-fi on eBay (and occasionally buying one or two items) it occurred to me that an … Continue reading

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Lorlin Plastic Switches

I really do not like using metal switches for HiFi. Electric currents (including small signals) produce magnetic fields in surrounding metalwork. Even aluminium produces some bizzare effects when a magnetic field is introduced to it – look into this on … Continue reading

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