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
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
Don’t miss a banner year for Capital Audiofest as CAF 2019 exhibitor participation reaches a new maximum. This year’s Capital Audiofest is on track to be the largest yet, with almost 250 brands already scheduled to show in over 80 rooms, and the event is just a little over a week away!
Besides volunteers for CAF 2019, we need volunteers to host the DCHFG room at this year’s CAF 2019. As usual our fearless leader, John Gatski, is stretched pretty thin helping vendors and needs help from DCHFG members. Please contact John about volunteering for a time slot at the DCHFG CAF 2019 room.
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