Repair Shops

Repair shops for your vintage audio

Many people don’t have local options for getting their vintage audio gear repaired, restored or modified. This means you need to ship your pride and joy to another state, across country, or to another country. This page has repair shops known to have a good reputation and are committed to doing quality work. This includes tonearm rewires, cartridge rebuilding, and stylus retipping.

Repair Shop in Bend, Oregon USA

Live in Central Oregon and trying to find someone to fix your vintage stereo? Give us a call at (541) 799-9113.

We have customers throughout the Pacific Northwest who drop by. If we can’t fix it, we can refer you to a qualified audio repair shop that you can work with.

We are an authorized dealer and repair shop for Rega planar turntables, tonearms, and Apollo CD players out of warranty. If you have a newer P1 – P10 model that is under warranty, but you don’t have the box to ship back to Rega, contact us. We will repair your turntable with genuine Rega parts to keep your warranty.

Custom Projects from our shop in Bend, Oregon USA

As time premits, we offer custom work that includes custom woodwork and metalwork for audio-related products that include stands, racks, panels, frames and plinths.

Our current waiting list for custom projects is about 3 months.

Audio & Video Repair

Audio Specialties Ltd  |  Portland, OR  |  Over 25 years of repairing audio gear, and sells vintage equipment.

Audio Video Repair  |  Boise, ID  |  “Most Brands, Most Products” is John Roeper’s moto. With an Electrical Engineering background, John owned a stereo shop called Alltech Home Electronics for 26 years. For the last 10 years, his focus is on repairing tube and solid state audio electronics for home and commercial use. John loves his customers and is always willing to give vintage audio buying advice for free — just call or email.

Austin Stereo  |  Austin, TX  |  Since 1983, Austin Stereo has serviced a wide range of electronics.  Our focus is now on restoring vintage analog amplifiers and receivers. Both vacuum tube and solid state.  We also sell guaranteed vintage amplifiers, turntables, amplifiers and receivers. Amplifiers and receivers go through an extensive restoration process.  Turntables are fully serviced, including the installation of new phono cartridges.  We also offer speakers from vintage classics like JBL L100s and Large Advents, to recently owned modern speakers.  We also sell new turntables from Rega and New speakers from Fyne Audio of Scotland.

Beolover  |  Tampa, FL  |  Beolover provides professional Bang & Olufsen maintenance and restoration services. They offer a one year warranty on parts and labor. All parts featured on the blog are also available to other enthusiasts for their restoration projects. Beolover also has an impressive amount of information for those wanting to service their own Beogram turntables.

Champlifier Audio Servicing  |  Alameda, CA  |  We are the one stop location for all you HIFI stereo and Professional audio needs. We provide our customers with high quality services, personalized for their unique needs. We are professional, courteous and efficient. Our services include: power amplifier and vintage receiver repairs, vintage audio amplifier restoration (solid state only), amplifier modifications, receiver customization, pre-amplifier and mixer repairs, and passive and active crossover repairs.

Durham’s Electronics  |  Little Rock, AK  |  Arvel Durham has been servicing solid state home audio for 35 years. His focus now is quality vintage audio from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. He is known to go the extra mile for his customers. Vintage brands he works on include: Kenwood, Marantz, Pioneer, and Sansui.

Electronics Service Labs  |  Wethersfield, CT  |  Since 1977, we have been providing Connecticut & Massachusetts residences and dealers with the highest level of repair service. We service and calibrate all components of your home audio/theater system — Receivers, Amplifiers, Pre-amps, Tuners, Cassette Decks, CD players, Turntables, Reel to Reel, VCRs, and DVDs. We service top brands, and are known for our work on Nakamichi cassette decks and maintain a large parts inventory.

Just Audio Repair Center  |  Baltimore, MD  |  Just Audio services over 900 brands of consumer and professional audio. Drop-off and mail-in repairs welcome. Specializing in Vintage HiFi Sales and Repair.

North Mississippi Vintage Audio  |  Rienzi, MS  | Specializing in vintage Hi-Fi gear from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Receivers, power amplifiers, cassette decks, reel to reel decks, turntables, consoles, speakers re-foamed and crossovers rebuilt. With over 30 years experience, contact Ryan Maness today!

Precision Video Audio Services  | Twin Falls, ID  |  Professional technician for over 40 years. In business in Twin Falls since 1994. Worked for Pacific Stereo in Seattle and Northern California until their demise in the late 1980’s.

Salem HiFi Service  |  Salem, MA  |  Over 45 years of repairing HiFi/stereo equipment, with a focus on antique (1920) and vintage 70’s stereo equipment. Equipment serviced and repaired includes: record players, turntables, receivers, amplifiers, speakers, and CD players.

The Service Department  |  Bridgeport, CT  |  You now have another choice when looking for quality audio repair at a reasonable price. We have over 20 years of experience with high-end audio. We have unparalleled and exceptional knowledge of all vintage Krell products. Authorized service center for: AVM, Ayon Audio USA, Blue Circle Audio, Chord, Electrocompaniet, Exposure, Joule Electra, Lector Audio USA, Luxman, MBL, McIntosh, North Star Design, Parasound, GamuT, Raysonic, Sonic Frontiers, Tube Research Labs, and VTL.

Vintage HiFi Nut  |  Bend, OR  |  Custom builder of AR XA turntables with Rega tonearms. We offer repair and restoration services for select turntable brands ranging from Pioneer to Bergmann Audio. This service is only offered for standalone components, not for record changers in console systems. We rewire tonearms, and offer installation services that include mounting phono cartridges, with correct alignment, followed by using test records to verify. We are resellers for Rega, Grado, and MoFi, and offer discounted prices when you buy your phono cartridge through us and have us install. This is a local service only. If you have a Rega Planar turntable in need of repair or modications, contact us for available options and pricing. At this time, we are referring restoration of electronic components and receivers to two shops here in Oregon.

Wargo’s Electronic Services  |  Marion Heights, PA  |  Vintage Audio Repair and Restoration of solid state and tubes. We currently service all brands, however we have extensive experience and knowledge with Marantz, Mcintosh, Sansui, Fisher, Pioneer and Kenwood.

Willy Hermann Services  |  Moraga, CA  |  We specialize in repair of vintage Nakamichi cassette decks and other electronics from the “Golden Era” of Nakamichi. We do not work on the SoundSpace line or any more recent products. We do not have anything to do with the current Nakamichi.

Reel-to-Reel Tech  |  Surrey, British Columbia  |  We service all makes and models of reel to reel tape recorders, ranging from 1950 mono tube machines to the last generation 2” 24 track studio decks. We have 30 years of experience servicing reel to reels and other vintage audio equipment, and have all the necessary tools and test equipment to bring your machine back to life. We sell new blank tape as well as fully serviced reel to reel decks.

The Audiophile’s Clinic  |  Kent, England  Petronel Butuc is the ‘doctor’ at The Audiophile Clinic and offers servicing, repair and restoration of vintage reel-to-reel tape machines. Petronel is an electronic engineer who is also a qualified acoustic engineer. He offers a variety of services including: equipment maintenance, audio transfer, vinyl restoration, sound rooms and installation. He has a nice selection of professional and home R2R machines serviced and ready to enjoy. He ships worldwide insured..

Creato Audio  |  Utrecht, Netherlands  |  Our specializations are big transistor amplifiers, tiny tube amps, big tube amps, cd-players and exotic equipment. Brands we have vast experience with and good documentations, good factory connections and good parts supply include: Goldmund, Krell, Conrad Johnson, Audio Research, PrimaLuna (I designed), Threshold, Rowland, Sphinx, Jadis, Copland, Apogee Acoustics, Accuphase.

Vintage Audio Repair  |  Dordrecht, Netherlands  |  Vintage Audio Repair specializes in the repair and restoration of: Lenco turntables; Quad tube and transistor equipment; Japanese Hi-Fi equipment (Yamaha, Sansui, Pioneer, Marantz, Luxman etc.); tube guitar amplifiers (Fender, Marshall, VOX); and vintage studio equipment including analogue tape decks (Revox, Akai, Teac, Pioneer).

Speaker Repair

B & K Sound (Crites Speakers)  |  Russellville, AR  |  Well-known shop for providing replacement and upgrade parts for Klipsch speakers. This is the place to go if you want the most out of your vintage Klipsch speakers.

Rick Cobb Speaker Parts |  Tampa Bay, FL  |  Rick has been providing high quality surrounds and parts for years. I love the fact he provides a 30Hz Test Tone Alignment CD that works fantastic!

Midwest Speaker Repair  |  Roseville, MN  |  Over 25 years of experience repairing speakers and selling repair kits and supplies. They are factory authorized to repair many brands of speakers, and offer their own custom audio brands and guitar speakers.

Millersound  |  Lansdale, PA  |  Bill LeGall has built a legacy from the business his grandfather started in the 1930’s. Services include refoam, recone, and polydome repair for Infinity Kappa speakers. Brands they service.

Simply Speakers  |  St. Petersburg, FL  |  They are well known for their foam repair kits and other parts including recone kits, diaphragms, grill cloth, and parts for JL Audio, Cerwin Vega and JBL. They also carry pro grade adhesives. They also offer a speaker repair service.

Speaker Repair Pros  |  Garden Grove, CA  |  This family-owned business started repairing speakers for Orange County Speaker in 1993. With many years of experience repairing all types of woofers, high frequency drivers, vintage speakers, and diaphragms, you can expect the absolute best to have your speakers repaired. Brand they repair include: Advent, Altec, Bose, Celestion, Cerwin Vega, Dynaudio, EAW, Eminence, Electro Voice, Fender, Infinity, JBL, Jensen, Klipsch, Mackie, Oxford, Tannoy, Utah, Velodyne and Yamaha.

The Speaker Exchange  |  Tampa, FL  |  They repair (almost) all speakers! Check out the list of brands they repair. They also sell a wide range of products and parts to repair or update your speakers. This includes speaker refoam kits, recone kits, diaphragms, electronic parts, glues & adhesives, hardware, and even rebuilt and used speakers.

The Speaker Shop  |  North Lima, OH  |  Nick Dorazio has been offering speaker repair service and restorations since 1973.

Speaker Works  |  Eugene, OR  | Speaker Works has been providing exceptional products and services to customers worldwide since 1997. They specialize in speakers, speaker parts, and speaker repairs. They manufacturer loudspeakers, offer audio consultation and speakers system installations. They offer wholesale and retail sales of speakers & speaker parts on their website.

Tonearms, Cartridges & Stylus Repair

Andy Kim  |  El Dorado Hills, CA  |  Specialized in Phono Stylus Retipping

Joseph Long  |  West Hartford, CT  |  Quick, efficient, effective no-nonsense, audiophile quality cartridge and user-replaceable stylus worn diamond replacement, cantilever replacement and upgrading using elliptical, line contact, Shibata and extended line contact diamonds from Gyger, Ogura, and Namiki and aluminum and boron cantilevers.  Extremely reasonable prices, no attitude, plenty of helpful assistance.  Happy to repair or upgrade any cartridge or stylus from Crosley to Koetsu. No evaluation or inspection fee!

Soundsmith  |  Peekskill, NY  |  Long known as one of the top shops for rebuilding and retipping cartridges. Peter Ledermann has been designing his own cartridges and rebuilding cartridges of all brands for more than 45 years.

Vintage HiFi Nut | Bend, OR | We offer tonearm rewiring services, with a focus on Rega tonearms. We only use Cardas Audio tonearm wire (33×4 braided and 34×4 Clear braided, and cartridge clips (gold or rhodium). If you need DIN parts, we stock Cardas Audio parts. If you are local to Central Oregon, we also provide tonearm installation, adjustment and alignment. Call us at (541) 799-9113 for more information. If your Rega Planar turntable needs repair or modification with new Rega parts, we can help you out. We have the factory torque wrench for accurately tightening bolts for Rega phono cartridges with 3-point mounting to Rega tonearms with the 3-point mounting system.

Vinyl Audio Science (VAS)  |  Cliffwood, NJ  |  VAS has been making and repairing phono cartridges for over 10 years and has experience in almost every type of problem that can occur with a cartridge. From stylus retipping to complete rebuilding of the cartridge. Whether it’s a moving coil, a moving magnet, or a moving iron cartridge, VAS will be able to restore your phono cartridge to mint condition. We specialize in repairing Sumiko, Benz Micro, Lyra, Koetsu, and Dynavector cartridges but can fix cartridges from many other brands. We also specialize in upgrading and modifying Denon DL 103 cartridges. Additionally, we can perform custom modifications including switching styli, upgrading to mono use, cartridge cleaning, and coil demagnetizing. Cartridge inspection is FREE. All we ask is $10 to cover for any shipping charges if you do not want a repair. We will carefully inspect each cartridge that comes in and recommend the best option to you. Once the inspection is complete, he will call or email you about the details of repair and cost.

Audio Origami  |  Glasgow, Scotland  |  Specializing in tonearm rewires for Rega, SME, Linn, Syrinx, Alphason, and EMT. Services and products include tonearm modification, upgrade components, and stylus health checks. Maker of the award-winning PU7 tonearm.

FJS Tonabnehmer Service  |  Büren, Germany  |  Specializing in the restoration and sale of B&O cartridges. Whether your cartridge needs a new diamond needle, a new rubber damping, or is awakened by a new soldering of the connecting cable back to life, or you want an increase in the sound quality of your cartridge, we are the right contact for you. We also have some restored by us MM, MI and MC for beginners, DJs and many years experienced analog lovers who are looking for the right individual and cartridges that have been restored according to your wishes are in our offer.

Willy Hermann Services

Visit website  |  Email  |  925.376.2146

We specialize in repair of vintage Nakamichi cassette decks and other electronics from the “Golden Era” of Nakamichi. We do not work on the SoundSpace line or any more recent products. We do not have anything to do with the current Nakamichi.

Champlifier Audio Servicing

Visit website  |  Email  |  510.434.4444

We are the one stop location for all you HIFI stereo and Professional audio needs. We provide our customers with high quality services, personalized for their unique needs. We are professional, courteous and efficient. Our services include: power amplifier and vintage receiver repairs, vintage audio amplifier restoration (solid state only), amplifier modifications, receiver customization, pre-amplifier and mixer repairs, and passive and active crossover repairs.

Electronics Service Labs

Visit website  |  Email  |  860.529.3700

Since 1977, we have been providing Connecticut & Massachusetts residences and dealers with the highest level of repair service. We service and calibrate all components of your home audio/theater system — Receivers, Amplifiers, Pre-amps, Tuners, Cassette Decks, CD players, Turntables, Reel to Reel, VCRs, and DVDs. We service top brands, and are known for our work on Nakamichi cassette decks and maintain a large parts inventory.

Austin Stereo

Visit website  |  Service & Repairs 512.451.0408  |  Buying & Selling 512.402.7888

Since 1983, Austin Stereo has serviced a wide range of electronics.  Our focus is now on restoring vintage analog amplifiers and receivers. Both vacuum tube and solid state. We also sell guaranteed vintage amplifiers, turntables, amplifiers and receivers. Amplifiers and receivers go through an extensive restoration process.  Turntables are fully serviced, including the installation of new phono cartridges.

The Service Department

Visit website  |  Email  |  203.331.0671

You now have another choice when looking for quality audio repair at a reasonable price. We have over 20 years of experience with high-end audio. We have unparalleled and exceptional knowledge of all vintage Krell products. Authorized service center for: AVM, Ayon Audio USA, Blue Circle Audio, Chord, Electrocompaniet, Exposure, Joule Electra, Lector Audio USA, Luxman, MBL, McIntosh, North Star Design, Parasound, GamuT, Raysonic, Sonic Frontiers, Tube Research Labs, and VTL.

Audio Video Repair

Email  |  208.336.9351

“Most Brands, Most Products” is John Roeper’s moto. With an Electrical Engineering background, John owned a stereo shop called Alltech Home Electronics for 26 years. For the last 10 years, his focus is on repairing tube and solid state audio electronics for home and commercial use. John loves his customers and is always willing to give vintage audio buying advice for free — just call or email.

Precision Video Audio Services

Email  |  208.736.0881

Professional technician for over 40 years. In business in Twin Falls since 1994. Worked for Pacific Stereo in Seattle and Northern California until their demise in the late 1980’s.

Durham's Electronics

Facebook  |  Email  |  501.224.2349

Arvel Durham has been servicing solid state home audio for 35 years. His focus now is quality vintage audio from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. He is known to go the extra mile for his customers. Vintage brands he works on include: Kenwood, Marantz, Pioneer, and Sansui.

Creato Audio

Visit website  |  Email  |  +31 629 15 12 85

Our specializations are big transistor amplifiers, tiny tube amps, big tube amps, cd-players and exotic equipment. Brands we have vast experience with and good documentations, good factory connections and good parts supply include: Goldmund, Krell, Conrad Johnson, Audio Research, PrimaLuna (I designed), Threshold, Rowland, Sphinx, Jadis, Copland, Apogee Acoustics, Accuphase.

I also work on Fender & Marshall Tube Guitar amps, Tape Echo machines from various brands, including Rhodes and Wurlitzer pianos.

North Mississippi Vintage Audio

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Specializing in vintage Hi-Fi gear from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Receivers, power amplifiers, cassette decks, reel to reel decks, turntables, consoles, speakers re-foamed and crossovers rebuilt. With over 30 years experience, contact Ryan Maness today!

Just Audio Repair Center

Visit website  |  410.882.4360

Just Audio services over 900 brands of consumer and professional audio. Drop-in and mail-in repairs welcome. Specializing in Vintage HiFi Sales & Repair.

Joseph Long

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Quick, efficient, effective no-nonsense, audiophile quality cartridge and user-replaceable stylus worn diamond replacement, cantilever replacement and upgrading using elliptical, line contact, Shibata and extended line contact diamonds from Gyger, Ogura, and Namiki and aluminum and boron cantilevers.  Extremely reasonable prices, no attitude, plenty of helpful assistance.  Happy to repair or upgrade any cartridge or stylus from Crosley to Koetsu. No evaluation or inspection fee!

Vintage Audio Repair

Visit website  |  Email  |  06-50810107

Vintage Audio Repair specializes in the repair and restoration of: Lenco turntables; Quad tube and transistor equipment; Japanese Hi-Fi equipment (Yamaha, Sansui, Pioneer, Marantz, Luxman etc.); tube guitar amplifiers (Fender, Marshall, VOX); and vintage studio equipment including analogue tape decks (Revox, Akai, Teac, Pioneer).

Audio Origami

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Specializing in tonearm rewires for Rega, SME, Linn, Syrinx, Alphason, and EMT. Services and products include tonearm modification, upgrade components, and stylus health checks. Maker of the award-winning PU7 tonearm.

Vinyl Audio Science (VAS)

Visit website  |  Email  |  732.888.3288

VAS has been making and repairing phono cartridges for over 10 years and has experience in almost every type of problem that can occur with a cartridge. From stylus retipping to complete rebuilding of the cartridge. Whether it’s a moving coil, a moving magnet, or a moving iron cartridge, VAS will be able to restore your phono cartridge to mint condition. We specialize in repairing Sumiko, Benz Micro, Lyra, Koetsu, and Dynavector cartridges but can fix cartridges from many other brands. We also specialize in upgrading and modifying Denon DL 103 cartridges. Additionally, we can perform custom modifications including switching styli, upgrading to mono use, cartridge cleaning, and coil demagnetizing. Cartridge inspection is FREE. All we ask is $10 to cover for any shipping charges if you do not want a repair. We will carefully inspect each cartridge that comes in and recommend the best option to you. Once the inspection is complete, he will call or email you about the details of repair and cost.

Reel-to-Reel Tech

Visit website  |  Email  |  604.514.1751

We service all makes and models of reel to reel tape recorders, ranging from 1950 mono tube machines to the last generation 2” 24 track studio decks. We have 30 years of experience servicing reel to reels and other vintage audio equipment, and have all the necessary tools and test equipment to bring your machine back to life. We sell new blank tape as well as fully serviced reel to reel decks.

The Audiophile's Clinic

Visit website  |  Email  |  07795845403

Petronel Butuc is the ‘doctor’ at The Audiophile Clinic and offers servicing, repair and restoration of vintage reel-to-reel tape machines. Petronel is an electronic engineer who is also a qualified acoustic engineer. He offers a variety of services including: equipment maintenance, audio transfer, vinyl restoration, sound rooms and installation. He has a nice selection of professional and home R2R machines serviced and ready to enjoy. He ships worldwide insured.

FJS Tonabnehmer Service

Visit website  |  Email  |  0049 (0) 2951 60 250 84

Welcome to the FJS Cartridge Service online shop. We are an international company in the purchase, sale and restoration of MM, MI and MC cartridge systems. In particular, we have specialized in the restoration and sale of B&O cartridges. Whether your cartridge needs a new diamond needle, a new rubber damping, or is awakened by a new soldering of the connecting cable back to life, or you want an increase in the sound quality of your cartridge, we are the right contact for you. We also have some restored by us MM, MI and MC for beginners, DJs and many years experienced analog lovers who are looking for the right individual and cartridges that have been restored according to your wishes are in our offer.

Beolover

Visit website  |  Email

Beolover provides professional Bang & Olufsen maintenance and restoration services. They offer a one year warranty on parts and labor. All parts featured on the blog are also available to other enthusiasts for their restoration projects. Beolover also has an impressive amount of information for those wanting to service their own Beogram turntables.

Audio Specialties Ltd

Phone: (503) 257-3206

Audio Specialties Ltd has been repairing audio equipment for over 25 years, and sells vintage equipment.

Wargo Electronics

Phone: (570) 900-1181

John started working on high end audio in 1974 whil in college studying electronics. So basically, he knows his stuff. He works on both solid state and tube products. He uses the best quality components available and all work is guaranteed. Units are bench tested and double checked before shipping to you. He can fix anything you have, but specializes in all the vintage big brands like Marantz, Pioneer, Kenwood, and Sansui.

Salem HiFi

Website  |  Email  |  (978) 744-3700

After 45 years repairing HiFi/stereo equipment, I will be closing my shop over a period of time, perhaps a year or more. Over time, I have repaired all parts of electronics components, marine electronics, television, VCR’s, scanners, satellite communication equipment, almost anything electronic. Moving forward, I will be repairing only antique(1920) to vintage(1970) stereo equipment which includes record players, turntables, receivers, amplifiers, speakers, and CD players. Please call me first to see if I am open and that I do repair your particular piece. Sooner than later would be better. I’ve been lucky to have the best customers around. Thank you, Joe

Speaker Works

Website  |  Email  |  (800) 244-8058

Speaker Works has been providing exceptional products and services to customers worldwide since 1997. They specialize in speakers, speaker parts, and speaker repairs. They manufacturer loudspeakers, offer audio consultation and speakers system installations. They offer wholesale and retail sales of speakers & speaker parts on their website.

Vintage HiFi Nut

Website  |  Email  |  (541) 799-9113

Custom builder of AR XA turntables, offering tonearm rewire mods, repair, restoration and repair services for other turntable brands including Bergmann Audio, Linn Sondek, Lenco, Technics, Beogram, Yamaha, Dual, Pioneer, and more. Repair services for vintage and modern electronics and speakers. We are resellers for Cardas Audio, Rega Research, Grado Labs, and MoFi Electronics & Accessories. If your Rega Planar turntable needs repair or modification with new Rega parts, we can help you out. We have the factory torque wrench for accurately tightening bolts for Rega phono cartridges with 3-point mounting to Rega tonearms with the 3-point mounting system.

Headquarters

516 SE Gleneden Place
Bend, Oregon 97702
(541) 799-9113

Hours

By appointment only

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