Giving old audio gear new life™

Vintage HiFi means different things to people. Anything from the late-50’s to early-90’s is vintage. No matter the decade, chances are there is a tube or solid state component that speaks to you on some level. The nostalgia of analog takes us back to simpler times. Analog can sound fantastic and with the sheer volume of music that is available — used and new — exploring music can become a fun and rewarding adventure. Music can take us on a journey, and vintage audio gear is how we travel along that journey. So it’s important to properly care for our gear and get good advice for keeping your vintage hifi in good working order.

The mission of Vintage HiFi Nut is giving old audio gear new life … by offering services and products to help you realize your system’s full potential and elevate the look of your listening space. Feel free to look at testimonials to see how we are doing.

Our services include restoring turntables, speakers, stereo consoles and select electronics. Our products include custom builds for turntables and custom products like speaker stands, side panels, amplifier stands and record storage. We also do our best to provide resources to repair shops and other helpful resources, including audio advice for buying, selling and repairing.

We are an authorized dealer for Cardas Audio here in Oregon, and have been using their DIY parts for years. Our inventory is focused on DIY work for turntables, but you can buy any Cardas product from us. Find what you want in the Product Guide or Parts Catalog, and just let us know if it’s not in our Shop, and we’ll order it to ship direct to you. We’ll also beat any legitimate advertised price from any authorized Cardas dealer by 10%. We want to earn your business, and will prove it with personalized service.

Audio Advice

“Thank You So Much for spending the time with me to find a repair shop in my area that was willing to repair my vintage compact stereo and turntable.  I thought I would have to ship the equipment out of state but you helped me find someone local.  We all thank you for your passion and dedication !! Very happy customer.

David in Boston, USA

Custom Side Panels

Fantastic product and craftsmanship. It just looks amazing.
I highly recommend both the product and Matt.

Ib in Denmark

Quality craftsmanship

“Matt’s attention to detail, design style and quality craftsmanship took my AR XA turntable to a whole new level. It’s a one-of-a-kind piece of art I will enjoy for many years to come. Thanks for the Hot Rod!”

Gary in Washington, USA

Custom Side Panels

“Extremely satisfied with those side panels. The wood is very beautiful and we can see right away that Matt pays special attention to every detail. I highly recommend it.

Rejean in Canada

Cardas DIN Plugs for Phono Cables

“As one would expect the Cardas DIN plug is high quality. Purchasing through was very easy. I’m happy with the price, and the item was shipped quickly.

Stuart in Georgia, USA

Cardas Iridium Phono Cable

“I do suggest you consult with Matt prior to purchasing ANY of Cardas cables just to make sure the proper cable is selected specifically for your particular system. It did help me for sure — very knowledgeable and reliable professional. “

Sash in Illinois, USA

About me

I am a designer & craftsman passionate about music and vintage analog audio gear from the late 60's, 70's, and 80's.

My mission is to help you get the most out of your audio system with custom handcrafted products, and informative resources that help you maintain and improve the quality of your HiFi system.


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