Your source for the repair and restoration of classic and vintage audio!
We invite you to bring in your gear for repair, but be aware of our staffing limitations through the end of March.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT WEEKEND AVAILABILITY IN MARCH:
We will be closed the 24th and the 31st
March 21st, Fred will be going in for surgery to have a cataract
removed in his left eye. He will be out of commission during his
recovery, which means Jordan will be covering all the bases. This will
mean delays in completion of repairs, unavailability by phone under
high customer loads, and possible closure during the lunch hour to
catch up on paperwork and daily administrative activities.
ask for your patience and to refrain from phone calls asking about
status updates and similar. We will return your call as Jordan is able
to do so. Tying up the phone lines only prevents work from being done.
Email is best.
On weekdays, though we close at 5:30 PM, our cutoff time
for accepting a new repair 5:15 PM. On Saturdays, though we close
at 1:30 PM, our cutoff time for accepting a new repair is 1:15 PM.
California Law mandates that we write up a formal work order
on each set left for repair. Prudent business practices require
a brief inspection of each set before the work order is written.
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We provide only limited services on home theater receivers. No HDMI or DSP board repairs.
NOTE THAT BETWEEN 1:00 and 2:00 WE OFTEN TAKE LUNCH AND THUS MAY BE SHORT-STAFFED
Repairs are by appointment only. Please come to the store with make and
model of your set and we'll put you on the appointment list.
Due to a lack of support, we are no longer servicing Counterpoint or Audio Research Products.
disassembled sets take us longer to diagnose and repair, we assess a
$25 surcharge on each disassembled set left for service. Note that its
against the law for us to release a set, following service, that isn't
IF YOU WANT TO CALL US FOR A STATUS UPDATE, PLEASE DO SO AFTER 4:00 PM. EARLIER IN THE DAY WE FOCUS ON FIXING THE GEAR.
Coming on a Saturday? Click here to read our new policy
If it's raining or looks like rain:
Cover your equipment. The slightest amount of water is destructive to
your machine. Those that argue with us will be turned away.
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We are eager to repair your turntables, receivers, speakers, integrated amplifiers, CD players, tape recorders, and more!
OUR ESTIMATE POLICY
We charge $15 - $25 for an examination of each set at
the counter while you wait. If you leave the set for repair, this fee
is included in the estimate.This fee is due and payable regardless of whether you agree with our findings.
If you can't wait, or if the failure needs a closer look, we take your
set in on a diagnosis (usually $50 to $75). This fee will be included in your
estimate. (We don't "piggyback" the while-you-wait fee with the
diagnosis. Its one or the other.
Often, we can fix your set while you wait. Typically this runs $30 -
$75 plus parts.
On ALL sets left for repair, we collect a Minimum Service Charge in
advance (usually $50 to $75). This
fee is non-refundable. All sets are formally
do not allow "Drop and run"
Please see our revised pricing policy for more information about repair costs.
Payment methods accepted:
We accept all major forms of payment except American Express.