Restoration SME 3009 S2 (early model) and a new counterweight

These nice tonearm came in dusty and dirty condition on my bench. The balance weight was lost. I serviced these tonearm, include a new wiring with Pure Silver hair Wire and made a copy of the original balance weight. The result sounds and looks pretty nice.

Adapter for Sansui MC-transformer A-603

On customers request an made these adapters for the vintage Sansui transformers A-603. The stepup ratio can switched between high (1:20) and low (1:10). The inscriptions are engraved. I made a second one of these adapter with similar transformers with a step up ratio of 1:15 and 1:30 (switchable).

Project tomorrow (step down transformer for japanese audio gear with 100 volts)

I made these step down transformers for a friend. He can´t find a high quality step down transformer for his japanese audio gear with 100 volts main voltage. Inside are transformers made by Lundahl, Sweden.

SME 3012 S2 with special heavy counterweight

That was a very special job, these tonearm came from Asia to my workbench. The customer like to use these SME 3012 with a total headshell weight of 42 grams. I designed a additional counterweight Continue reading SME 3012 S2 with special heavy counterweight

Restauration of Garrard 401 motor with the new solder-free motor isolation board

These is another example of a full serviced Motor of a Garrard 401. The motor was completely overhauled and cleaned, the bushings were also reconditioned and the motor has a new modified bottom bearing. These motor got also the new “solder-free motor isolation board“, it replaced the old motor isolation board without resolder the cables from the motor. It´s a minimal work plug´n play design.

SME 3012 Series 1 (service and repair)

That´s a SME 3012 Series 1, these tonearm is the first generation of the legendary SME 3000´ s tonearms. These first edition was Continue reading SME 3012 Series 1 (service and repair)

Bronze Groundplate for Transcriptor Hydraulic with SME 3009

These is a custom made tonearm board for a Transcritor hydraulic with an installed bronze groundplate standard for a SME 3009 tonearm.

Bronze slider for a Blumenhofer Garrard plinth

Garrard 401 in Blumenhofer plinth with the new bronze slider for SME 3012-R

On customers request I designed and manufactured these mounting block for a SME 3012-R on a Blumenhofer plinth. The mounting block can be moved to the setting between 9.5 “and 14”. I like the result, here are the pictures.

Manticore Magican incl. custom made armboard for Platine Verdier

These nice tonearm came few month ago in my workshop. The tonearm got a full service, a new internal tonearm wiring from Pure Silver Hair Wire and a new custom designed armboard for the Platine verdier with solid RCA connectors on the back.

Refurbishing for SME 312

These nice SME 312 came in defective condition own my workbench. The internal tonearm wire was broken und the adjustment was lousy. The tonearm got a full service a new internal wiring directly from the cartridge clips to the 5 pin connector. After a new precise adjustment, the tonearm sounds again with an outstanding perfomance.

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