The March 19th meeting of The DC H-iFi Group found forty like-minded persons of the audiophile ilk traipsing from all over to the Alexandria, Va. location. This was the “CD is not Dead” meeting featuring the new Gold Note CD-1000 Mk II. I did not know that the CD dying was a thing. We have been giving away hundreds of CDs at every meeting from the Classical collection of about 12,000 CDs donated to the club. John Gatski still gives away a few special CDs at every meeting that he collects on… Read More
It was a bitter cold early Saturday when I headed down to Rockville from Baltimore. A snowstorm gave just a glancing blow with barely an inch of snow. Roads were clear and dry, making travel easy. This month’s meeting, hosted by Ken Wolff of SOTA Tutntables and Command Performance’s Jon Archer, highlighted the new Nova VI and the Comet VI turntables. Ken has a beautiful home filled with an audiophile’s paradise of components. Ken is a professional musician (trombone) and worked with top tier orchestras and jazz groups. As an audiophile he… Read More
We had a beautiful day for the drive out to Alexandria for the DC Hi-Fi Group’s annual holiday party at Greg Viggiano’s condominium party room. Over thirty-five attended for a few hours on a sunny Sunday afternoon, to share tasty food, drink, lively conversation, and a listen to a fine system provided by John Gatski. The system included the new Mytek Brooklyn AMP+ Class D amplifier, Amphion Argon speakers, and the Mytek Brooklyn Dac+. We started off with schmoozing, drinking, and eating. Not a bad beginning I was surprised at how well… Read More
DC Hi-Fi Group Rummage Sale+Vinyl EventWhen: Saturday, Oct. 16, 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 Third Annual Member/Dealer Audio Rummage Sales+Vinyl event in Garrett Park, MD on Oct. 16th. 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
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!