Boy does time fly by when you are having fun! DCHFG celebrated its third holiday party on December 8th where members gathered, along with significant others, to enjoy a festive meal and reminisce about the significant Hi-Fi events of 2018. DCHFG President, John Gatski, invited CEO Dave Kelley of the newly revived KLH Speakers to demonstrate the very reasonably priced ($1299) KLH Kendall floor standing speakers. Dave Kelley previously worked for Klipsch Speakers for many years. It would seem transducers are his passion. KLH Kendall powered by Pass Labs Integrated Amp Considering the sound… Read More
The long delayed chill of Fall arrived on the morning of the first annual DCHFG Rummage sale. DCHFG members and select outside vendors dug deep into their basements and closets to bring forth wondrous Hi-Fi gems from the past. Every category of audio playback gear was represented. Stylish Bang & Olufsen BEOVOX S 75 SPEAKERS were on display recalling a time when B&O was the arbiter of design before the modern reign of Jony Ive and Apple Computer. Vinyl sales from several vendors were brisk. Other shoppers focused on vintage tube gear. Many… Read More
With the advent of Fall, DCHFG moved to a new venue in Alexandria, Virginia. The prepared demo featured the Amphion Argon 3S speakers, Prism Sound Callia USB Audiophile DAC and Pre-amplifier, and the DIY Amp Camp Amp Class A amplifier. With no advanced planning, the little amplifier that could was able to drive the Argon 3S speakers to a pleasing level in a relatively large room. Many DCHFG members were impressed by the transparent sound of the 8 watt amp in combination with the Callia DAC. Music files were sourced via Tidal… Read More
DC Hi-Fi Group/Capital Audiofest Audio Rummage Sale+Vinyl Event When: Sunday, Oct. 14, 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 and The Capital Audiofest are holding the First Annual Member/Dealer Audio Rummage Sales+Vinyl event in Garrett Park, MD on Oct. 14th. 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 20 tables of gear… Read More
After the fun and sun at the beach, DCHFG got back to business with a demonstration by DCHFG Industry Member McGary Audio featuring their tube amplifier . Thanks to all that attended.