This page tracks Clara’s and my progress building a nostalgic home Hi-Fi system with components from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s. We both blame my dad’s generosity giving us some of his old gear, and Techmoan.
This is a work-in-progress!
- Stereo speakers: Bookshelf Mission 731 Pros
- Receiver: Yamaha RX-V395
- Turntable: Technics SL-J300R linear-tracking
- Cassette deck: Yamaha KX-380
- CD/LaserDisc player: Kenwood LVD-290
- Graphic equaliser/visualiser: Pioneer GR-777, with amber filter
- Digital: Apple iPod 3G 15 GiB
- Cassette: Sony Walkman WM-EX672
- MiniDisc: Sony Walkman MZ-R900
- MiniDisc deck, ideally a cute Onkyo or Sony
- 7-inch, four-track reel to reel, ideally with auto-reverse
- Self-hosted Spotify alternative, to publish audio behind a VPN