Tag: JVC

S. Branch’s Den Revamp

S. Branch’s Den Revamp

Decided to re-vamp the old den with some vintage equipment and new. Looks good, but the sounds is lackluster (although adequate). Let me explain. Yes, the Sansui SP-2500 speakers are not my favorite but after softening the woofer vinyl surrounds with carefully selected hydrocarbons I was able to elicit a decent sound. The JVC CD…

S. Branch’s 1960s System

S. Branch’s 1960s System

This is a small dining room that I converted to a den a few years ago. I always wanted a recreated 60s system (with two exceptions) and I finally achieved it. First on the list is the Pioneer PL-41 from the late 60s that I have brought back to life three times and, as Kevin…

S. Branch’s Evolving Setup

S. Branch’s Evolving Setup

After obtaining an old Sansui receiver and loving the sound, I had to try a tube amplifier and after scouting out a Scott’s tube FM tuner at a store in Minneapolis, I came upon its companion amplifier: an HH Scott 222B from 1963 – 12.5 beautiful watts per channel in 8 ohms and I was…

S. Branch’s Current Setup

S. Branch’s Current Setup

Growing up, we really never had any good hi-fi equipment (did have a Zenith console that served more like furniture); however, I often read about hi-fi in the 1960s magazines we tended to have around. In the 1970s, some of my better friends had cobbled together Pioneer systems that were ear-awakening to me. By the…

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