DC Hi-Fi Group December Meeting—Christmas Party December 15, 2019

Gramophone, Gaithersburg, graciously hosted our December meeting and Christmas party. Chris Murphy, who has moved down from Overture in Wilmington, DE., has taken over the Gaithersburg Design Center and become the Regional Business developer. Chris has been a great friend and supporter of DC Hi-Fi Group and welcomed us with open arms and shared the Gaithersburg store on a Sunday afternoon for great greets and eats. Gramophone had the new Totem Metal small floor stander on demo with McIntosh electronics. These highly efficient (91db) surprisingly pumped the low bass (26Hz – 22kHz)… Read More

DCHFG November 2019 Meeting—The Leesburg Listening Room

Dennis Clark of the Leesburg Listening Room, hosted our November meeting following just a week after the very successful Capital Audiofest (my report is in process). The location is in a large home in a gated community just south of Leesburg. It’s a lovely home and the basement is dedicated to the Leesburg Listening Room store. It is geared toward home theater but with an audiophile tilt. We had the usual eat and greet with about twenty members making the trip out west. We then crammed in to the main sound room… Read More

DCHFG Second Annual Rummage Sale Wrap Up

The DC Hi-Fi Group’s second annual rummage sale is now in the history books. Last Sunday, at the historic Garrett Park Town Hall, we had over 20 sellers with a wide variety of electronics and media presented for the public’s perusal. There was a steady stream of buyers coming through from 9:30 am in the morning to around 2 pm in the afternoon looking over tables loaded down with everything from vintage Hi-Fi to some of the latest digital audiophile electronics. There was an awesome selection of new and preowned LP’s as… Read More

DCHFG September 2019 Meeting — LTA Demo

DC HiFi Group will be beginning its fourth year soon. This is actually quite a milestone. Most clubs like this do not survive past the first two years. We should all be proud of the support the community puts forth to keep the club vibrant and healthy. Please give John and company a big “Thank-You!!!” the next time we see them for all the effort that goes on behind the scenes to keep this part of our hobby going On Saturday Gary Gill opened his home again for us to have our… Read More

DCHFG August 2019 Meeting @ The Vinyl Revivers

For a meeting that had to be kludged together at the last minute because of scheduling problems, John, Chris got together with Russ of The Vinyl Revivers providing a place to meet and we ended up with a great time. Packed with demos and new info, lots of fun, great pizza and snacking stuff. Chis let us know about some good discounts for digital downloads from both Naxos and Qobuz. Our fearless leader let us know about up coming events including the next meeting with Linear Tube Audio We had three separate… Read More