The Audio Syndrome, a fun audiophile club with members in the New York City and Long Island area are having their next meeting on Friday, November 29th, 8 PM at Jim M's home in Seaford, Long Island. At this meeting, wer'e going to compare a unmodded ART DI/O (reasonably priced tubed DAC) to a well modded DI/O (aka SmartDI/O),
then add an upsampler on top of that as a final phase. Anyone interested in attending, please contact me via E-mail.
Past club meetings in 2002 included;
October 2002 (Nov 1st) - Comparison of reasonably priced Sim Moon Audio integrated amps as well as a listening comparison of several small English-made loudspeaker models (Spendor, etc.) at Andy D's Home in East Meadow, LI.
Sept 2002 - The new, tubed Shanling CD player was demonstrated, comparing it to both Theta & Phillips gear, courtesy of Roy Hall in Whitestone, NY.
June 2002 - The newly discounted Phillips SACD player was demonstrated, courtesy of Phillips Audio in Whitestone, NY.
May 2002 - One of a kind, custom Omega-Mikro system at Joe M's home in Rosedale, NY. Featuring vinyl & Redbook CD playback.
April 2002 - Vinyl Fest & tubes at Charlie G's home in Lindenhurst, NY. Featuring his VPI Aries with wood Grado Sonata cartridge & Cary phone pre-amp, VTL & CJ amps, as well as other tube gear.
March 2002 - Bedford Studios in Brooklyn, NY with hosts Andy Tommasi (Recording Engineer / Owner) and Ted Goodwin (Mastering Engineer & guitarist). We compared live acoustic guitar with both the analog recording (2", 30ips tape) and digital recording (ProTools software) playback as well as numerous discussions about the recording industry.
February 2002 - Tubes versus Transistors in Andy D's home in East Meadow, NY. Compared a variety of tube and transistor components (amps & pre-amps) hooked to Alon IV speakers.
January 2002 - Manufacturer (Quantum Products Bill Sterihout) and Magazine (The Absolute Sound's Scot Markwell) demonstration of Quantum's products (Symphony, etc.) as well as demonstaration of some recently reviewed TAS equipment (Alon ribbon speakers & a ASL push-pull 300B amp).
Recording Secretary for the Audio Syndrome
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Topic - The Audio Syndrome Club Meeting November 29th - Triode Pete 06:41:53 11/19/02 (0)