Revive Your Sound with Our Musical Instrument Repair Service in San Mateo, CA

Music brings people together and changes lives for the better. However, you can’t share your sound with others if your amplifier or effects pedal is in disrepair. Handling the repairs needed to get your rig or electronics back up and running becomes even more difficult if the parts you need are outdated or are no longer in production. You might be capable of performing relatively small-scale repairs and maintenance on your instruments, but if your accompanying electronics are out of order, it’s best to seek the aid of knowledgeable professionals.

At CAE Sound, our technicians are dedicated to keeping newer and vintage gear alive and in exceptional condition. We provide musical instrument repair service in San Mateo, CA, specializing in the remanufacturing of obsolete parts. From amplifiers and cables to effects gear and keyboards, we provide comprehensive repairs for both vacuum tube and solid state equipment. Dial your sound in once again with our speaker and mixer repair. We also design and fabricate exclusive original products to enhance and improve your equipment’s performance

Jam, Riff, and Shred On with Our Musical Instruments Services

Peter Miller, our founder, developed our company to help working musicians of all ages and disciplines keep their gear kicking. Today, our team continues with this mission, servicing, repairing, and restoring a variety of new, used, and vintage musical instruments and gear. With an unending commitment to our craft, we primarily specialize in working with vacuum tube and solid-state electronics found in a variety of gear including:
• Amplifiers                          • Mixers
• Custom Accessories         • Preamps
• Effects Pedals                   • Synthesizers
• Keyboards                         • And More

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Please arrange to drop your equipment off during our normal business hours.
Monday to Friday 10am till 5pm, closed between 1-2 for lunch break.


Bench Rate...$125.00 per hour

Diagnostic check out*...$60.00

*Does not include estimate to fix


Shipping an Item to CAE Sound

Units that a Client or Dealer Ships in for Repair are all subject to Handling Fees.

Our minimum Handling Charge is $35.00

These Handling Fees apply to both in and out of Warranty Repairs.

It is recommended that Original Factory Packaging is the best packaging for shipping any unit to us for repair. If you use Original Factory Packaging in good condition, then our Handling Charge can be waived. If Non-Factory Original Packaging is used, then our Minimum Handling Fee will be charged. There are NO EXCEPTIONS.

The Minimum Handling Charge can be greater depending on the Quality of the Packaging used to ship the item to us and the Weight of the Item. This Charge is to cover the time it takes to deal with the un-packing and Packing of any unit shipped in for repair, and managing the Packaging materials.
Additional charges may apply to Large or Heavy items weighing over 40Lbs

Sending an Item from CAE Sound

Our Minimum Packaging Charge is $25.00.

Some small Items weighing Less than 3 Pounds, like Pedals and accessories, may be Exempt from the Minimum Fees

Additional Fees for Large and or Heavy Items:

Depending on the weight or size, additional charges may apply, full size organs, pianos, Leslie, ect.
Fees will be charged for the time it takes to properly manage at a rate of $35.00 Per Hour billed in ¼ Hour increments.

We will charge for Packaging Materials to Re-Pack any Unit not sent in Original Factory Packaging.

We Service

Boss Cerwin-Vega Community Crest Crown DBX Eden ENGL Amps Fender Gallien-Krueger Gibson Amplifiers Groove Tubes Hammond Suzuki JBL Kawai KRK Leslie Line 6 Marshall Mesa Boogie Peavey QSC Randall RANE Roland Soundcraft Teac/Tascam Yamaha Allen & Heath Arp Accoustic Chroma DYNA Fender Farfisa Gallien Kruger Gibson Hammond Hohner Kurzweil Leslie Marshall McIntosh Moog Mu-Tron Oberheim Orange Amps PolyTone Rhodes Sequential Circuits VOX Wurlitzer


...And just about anything else!

Organ, E-Paino




CAE Products

cb1 pre amp

CB2 Pre Amp

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arp 4035

Arp Filter

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Moog parts


Sale Items

our used inventory