The DC Hi-Fi Group 2022 Holiday Party

Once again, we met in Alexandria. Va for holiday fun, listening and enjoying tasty food and drink. We had a nice size crowd with a lot of fresh faces. We were treated to a great mix of Greek style food, which I will remember as some of the best we have ever had. The mood was jolly with everyone deep in conversations and catching up with old friends. John set up a system to show off the Denafrips Pontus II DAC that one of our members just purchased and wanted the club… Read More

The DC Hi-Fi Group October 2022 Meeting

It was a picture-perfect Fall Day that brought the group together for the October 2022 Meeting at DCHFG member Gerry’s beautiful home by the Potomac. It almost would be an understatement to say Gerry is an Audiophile. Based on the audio system Gerry has assembled, I would declare him to be an Apex Audiophile. As the pictures will attest, it is obvious Gerry has built his listening system with the greatest of care. This is the most comprehensive and impressive home stereo system I have ever encountered. Component details include: Gerry very… Read More

Fourth Annual DCHFG Rummage Sale – November 19, 2022

DC Hi-Fi Group Rummage Sale+Vinyl EventWhen: Saturday, Novemeber 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Where: Historic Garrett Park Town Hall, 10814 Kenilworth Ave., Garrett Park, MD 20896 The DC Hi-Fi Group is holding the Fourth Annual Member/Dealer Audio Rummage Sales+Vinyl event in Garrett Park, MD on November 19th. Individual and DCHFG dealer members are selling off their used gear, b-stock, scratch and dent, and classic audio pieces, as well as new/used vinyl and turntable gear, home theater and pro audio. Over twenty tables of gear will be at the event. It is open… Read More

Afternoon Delight with ELO

For our September meeting, we had a Vinyl Night in the afternoon courtesy of Dr. Vinyl’s listening room in Maryland. Dr. Vinyl is one of our industry members carrying a wide range of audio products. Many of his offerings tilt toward the extreme High-End but he has systems that would satisfy all music lovers. Of course, the emphasis is on vinyl LP reproduction. John Gatski gave an update on DCHFG affairs. Mike McGary presented his basic amp design and new products that will be shown at the Capital Audiofest 2022 in Rockville,… Read More

DCHFG August 2022 Meeting – LTA, SOTA

On Saturday, August 20, 2022, we had our late summer meeting at Ken Wolff’s beautiful home. Mark Schneider of Linear Tube Audio (LTA) was on hand to provide the latest news on the locally produced tube Hi-Fi components. We listened to the Z40+ Integrated. LTA’s Hi-Fi products are based on DCHFG member David Berning’s innovative tube designs. David was also in attendance to discuss his designs. The demos also included the new SOTA Pyxis and Acrux phono preamplifiers and a SOTA turntable. I have had my SOTA turntable since 1985 and upgraded… Read More