Member CK will demonstrate his April Music equipment of which he owns several pieces. He also will talk about April Music equipment in general and will demo his new Verity Audio Lenore speakers. Other members have had positive experiences with Verity Audio's Parsifal speakers and found that they married well with April Audio electronics. Meeting location: Fairfield, CT.
Our meeting topic is Do-It-Yourself speakers. Anything that was made or modified by a member qualifies. Members will talk about the design, construction, and/or modifications that they made. Whether built from scratch, rebuilt to be like new or a commercial speaker with "improvements," we will see and hear them all. Each speaker owner will be given a few minutes to speak about their goals for the project and the design choices they’ve made. Then, we will play them! Meeting to be held in Stamford, CT.
Vinyl pressing comparisons - We will be sampling a variety of vinyl pressings to detect changes in sonic presentation. In addition, we will elect the Board members for 2017. Meeting to be held in Killingworth, CT.
We will review three popular audio test applications: AudioTools for Apple iOS, Fuzzmeasure for the Mac, and the Dayton Audio OmniMic for the Windows. Each offering has its strengths and weaknesses and we will get a chance to compare them. Meeting to be held in Avon, CT.
Our annual Summer BBQ featuring authentic slow-cooked Texas BBQ and mini-monitor shoot-out. Meeting location is Westport, CT.
Our guest presenter will be Scott Reynolds of Tavish Design, who will discuss and demonstrate his own tube products -- including phono preamps, integrated amp, and more. You can find out more about his products at https://tavishdesign.com. Meeting to be held in Bethany, CT.
The April meeting topic will be announced shortly.
We are pleased to announce that our guest presenter will be Thomas Fine, son of the original producer and engineer of many legendary Mercury Records recordings. Mr. Fine will speak about the technical history of Mercury Records. Meeting will held in Stamford, CT.
Our annual Holiday meeting where we will review vintage gear and hold an auction to raise money for charities. We will also elect our Board members for 2016. Meeting to be held in Killingworth, CT.
As a follow-up to the Summer BBQ speaker shoot-out, we will be listening to several additional modern speaker designs that were not included in the shootout. Meeting Location Fairfield, CT.