DIY Tape Restoration

DIY Tape Restoration

Curing sticky tape problems by baking! In the ’80s some tape manufacturers made magnetic tapes of sonic good quality but poor physical quality! I have restored a lot of Ampex 456 tapes from this period in my ‘oven’ which is a hairdryer and a...
Dirty Business

Dirty Business

If you ever heard about Jack Reacher you should meet his sister! Just like Jack, she is merciless in her pursuit of truth and justice. Both Jack and Debra are loners, but Deb needs to find her lost family. And being in the way of a determined woman proves fatal for...
Binson Echorec

Binson Echorec

This Binson Echorec is from 1960 and it still works. This model is made for Scandinavian countries. I contacted the company – which isn’t the same as the original, how long the rotating drum would last. They said they didn’t know. They never had to repair or replace a...
Building a few more GSSL 4000 Units

Building a few more GSSL 4000 Units

In 2014 we gathered a new team for mass production of the master bus compressor clone GSSL 4000. GSSL 4000 is reverse engineered by Jakob Erland. The sound is great but be careful not to over use it!   2 and a half day in deep concentration. People brought their...
Building Gyraf GSSL 4000

Building Gyraf GSSL 4000

Projekt by Jacob Erland 12 men, 2 ½ day, coffee, pizza, no sleep= 12 x GSSL. We met 12 men in a class room over a week-end to build 13 GSSL 4000 units. We drank coffee, ate pizza and breathed soldering steam. Working hard. Concentration. Silence. Engine Room....
Gyraf G9 Tube Amp

Gyraf G9 Tube Amp

Mr. Caks and I met up and built 4 Gyraf G9 Tube Preamps. Design by Jakob Erland – Gyraf Audio. Quite messy but that is how it has to be! Inside one of the finished G9 units.  Jakob Erland’s G9 tube preamp is a high-quality, dual-channel preamp that is...