Hi-Fi repair and restoration

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Hi fi repair expert Carl Beckwith has forty years experience in the audio visual industry, including the running of two of London’s leading department store hi-fi departments for seven years. He has also been a freelance audio visual consultant for over twenty years. Carl has gained recognition through repeat business as well as giving interviews with lifestyle journals and the national press.

For details of hi fi repair and/or restoration service, or to request a quotation, please call on 07947 122806 or via email at: cbaudio@msn.com

For more information, please leave a brief message stating the nature of your enquiry, including a telephone number, where you will be contacted at the next earliest convenience.

Please note, replies cannot be given to messages which do not include a contact number, as initial discussion is through dialogue before embarking upon new commissions. This saves time and proves more efficient in establishing the level of service sought as well as striking-up a more personal working relationship beforehand.

As a rule, most apparatus purchased will come with a guarantee from the manufacturer. Anything beyond this period of cover will be subject for examination by an approved agent in the service sector of the given product, be it television or audio. Whilst specialist services are used, there comes a point where most modern technologies have surpassed their usable life expectancies and as such, are best replaced.

For high fidelity equipment however, there is a different approach toward the more highly engineered sphere of quality components where servicing becomes a more realistic and viable proposition altogether; amplifier components replaced, turntable servicing and drive-belt replacements, cartridge fitting and alignment, stylus replacement, tone-arm balancing and so on.

If there is an issue with a much cherished piece of early hi-fi equipment that was rather good in it’s day, it may just require a service to return it to it’s former glory; often achieving a better sound performance than the new pretenders of hi-fi found on the high-street today.

All enquiries for hi fi repair will be handled with dedication and commitment from a specialist in the field.

“I have an American VAC PHI Beta integrated amplifier that required some attention. Carl accepted my cry for help and had the amp back to me within two weeks, all as good as the designer intended, and the invoice was very reasonable. If you are seeking an excellent audio engineer, then you should know that Carl offers a very personal and professional service. A conversation with him is both a pleasure and an education about any aspect of audio that is of interest. I have recommended him to my ‘audio-friends’ and have no hesitation in endorsing his reputation for excellence.”

– Professor Philip Evans M Phil FRCGP – Norfolk

“Very happy with the service and great to have the system back and working again. Thanks for everything – especially your persistence in sourcing the lens.”

– Colin Hughes

“Just wanted to say thanks for sorting out the NAD amplifier.  It sounds fabulous!  Taylor Swift’s breakthrough hit, Shake It Off now sounds effervescent with optimism.”

– Mr. A Isaac,  north London.