DCHFG visits Russ Katz Audio Salon

John Gatski and Video Auteur, Paul Elliott, made the journey to Russ Katz’s Audio Salon. Russ describes how he became an Audiophile and then demonstrates his extensive Vinyl Reviver process. The video also provides an overview of all the wonderful audio gear Russ can demonstrate. A must watch video for all DCHFG members!

DCHFG on YouTube

During the Pandemic, we’ve all had to adjust how we do things. DCHFG is no different. We have been expanding our reach into the ether as we populate our YouTube channel with new content. This week we posted a video for a DIY speaker build with the HiVi 3.1A DIY Kit. Watch what it takes to build your own pair of speakers from start to finish. Stay tuned as we hope to have more interesting content soon.

Pacific Audio Fest 2021

Part-Time Audiophile is reporting about the exciting news of a brand new audiophile show for 2021. Of interest to The DC Hi-Fi Group is that our own Gary Gill is involved in the creation of the Pacific Audio Fest 2021. It would seem, Gary has an affinity for all things Washington since the new show will be held near Seattle, Washington. Of course, Gary is behind the creation of the very successful Capital Audio Fest (Washington, DC metro) that is still on the books for late October 2020. We wish Gary and… Read More

Capital Audiofest 2019 Overview—Part One

If you did not take part in this “best ever” CAF you missed a great show. Everything and I mean everything, except the Hotel’s cafe menu, was just grand. More rooms than ever. The show has grown to the point one can not spend quality time in every room in the short three days. It forces you to pick and choose equipment that you really want to experience. The other thing is for me, there were more rooms that sounded musical than ever before. Much less than the usual upfront, bright sound… Read More

Setup Discs in the Age of Streaming

I recently rearranged my audio system and replaced some cables, etc. While not terribly complicated, there is always the chance of misconnecting a cable and reversing Left and Right or even worse connecting speakers out of phase. It’s always nice at the end of an overhaul like this to be able to quickly test things for peace of mind. For many years you could grab a CD or even an LP that had a series of tracks that would walk you through basic channel tests, phase tests and even frequency sweeps. But… Read More