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post #31 of 235
I am going to try and make it for this, depending on weather. As much as I would love to listen and bring my stuff it is not fun driving over the pass when I have to put chains on.
post #32 of 235
Sweet! I'm more than likely to come. I am new to this and would like to hear some of the equipment and headphones everybody talks about. This would be a great learning experience. Thanks for organizing this. Appreciated!
post #33 of 235
Might be able to make it... nothing incremental to bring probably. I'll look at the equipment list from other folks and then decide.
post #34 of 235
I'll plan to attend and probably bring some AMB DIY gear, a source, some Sennheisers, and....we'll see.
Rjkdivin
post #35 of 235
I just checked, and I will be able to make it to this one. I have parts heading my way for an eXStata tube hybrid build, but not sure I will be finished in time (not to mention that I have no headphones yet).
post #36 of 235
just got a job on the 27th shucks
post #37 of 235
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Originally Posted by rhythmdevils View Post
just got a job on the 27th shucks
Bummer rhythm... but cash these days is a good thing.... will listen to some killer tunes for you...
post #38 of 235
If folks are interested, I can bring a three channel B22 (if it hasn't sold yet) and my balanced B22 as well. Both can be fed with my Buffalo 32S and people can A/B the systems if they like. Hmm... I need a transport though... anyone have something relatively portable with an optical out they'd like to offer up? Or I can use my gamma1 with USB from my macbook if necessary.
post #39 of 235
Oops, I forgot to post in here. Not sure what I'll bring.
post #40 of 235
Bringing my AKG K240DF and K240S. Curious how they stack up against phones I read about here, and with pro amplification.
post #41 of 235
I am very new to all of this and just ordered some akg-701s. I am interested to go to this meet and check out for myself some of this gear I hear so much about on these boards. This will really be cool, looking forward to my first real foray into high quality audio...
post #42 of 235
Should be there.
post #43 of 235

As another guy named Al once said rather infamously, "I am in control here."

JP has stepped aside as lead organizer for this meet because he has other things going on in his life and he may not be able to attend, although I am trying to control that situation too. Anyway, we are moving forward in any case, and I wanted to post up some details. I have secured a great room at the Doubletree Hotel in Burlingame, which is the same place we had for the last Bay Area meet near the SF airport.

Date/Time: Saturday February 27th from 9:30am to 6pm

Location: DoubleTree Hotel, 835 Airport Blvd., Burlingame, California, United States 94010-9949

San Francisco Hotels - Hotels near San Francisco Airport - Doubletree San Francisco Airport

We have a different room but it is very similar in size to the larger meet room from August. It also opens onto a courtyard that we can use as a talking area so as to minimize the chatter while people are trying to listen to gear. Here is the floor plan and we have the Sequoia and Redwood rooms:





Please post whether you want some table space and what gear you are planning to bring if you have not already done so. We will post this information and a gear list in the first and second posts of the thread for easy reference. Make sure you ping your Bay Area pals who were at the last meet or other meets or have always said they wanted to go to a meet. Depending on the number of attendees, be prepared to pony up $10-20 to cover the room expense. It isn't mandatory, but I'm not planning on footing $800 for myself.

See you all next month!


Attendees

aamefford
agile_one*
amb
amphead
Asr*
atothex
Bigguy +2
blessingx
cis4smack
Craig (Eddie Current)
dasmodul
Fallenangel
Filburt
FLACvest (maybe)
Frank Cooter*
fureshi (maybe)
Glitch39
guzziguy*
Grahame
haycheng
Icarium
ironbut
Iron_Dreamer*
jp11801
jrossel
Justin (Headamp)*
linuxworks
mastertrash
matt fury*
melomaniac
mikeymad
NightWoundsTime*
oneplustwo
particleman14
pcf
penger
pixeljedi
R burke
renlute
rjkdivin
rockcod
rogercor
srserl
Stoney
tdogzthmn
Trav
Uncle Erik*
Voltron
Wakeride74 (maybe)
yuckymucky*


*Denotes Travel Team members coming from outside the area/state.


Gear List:

ironbut-
ZanaDeux
AD2000
Reel to reel (Tape Project tapes (got Brilliant Corners by Monk that's killer!)
Modded ULN-2

R_burke
Shanling CD T100
AT W1000
W5000

FrankCooter
GM70 variant amp
HE-5
K1000

Glitch39
Balanced Zapfilter II Zhaolu 2.5A
Little Dot Mk VI w/ Sylvania 6AS7GA & VT-231
Balanced Qables
HD650

jp11801
Mac Mini running Amarra
Sonic Studio 302 (Metric Halo ULN2)
Stacker ll amp
Grado HF2

FallenAngel
ESI Juli@ (I2S)
Buffalo32
Balanced Dynalo
Melos Maestro
SinglePower MPX3
Grado HP-2
RS-1SR-200
Denon D-5000

Uncle Erik
TBD

Stoney
Woo Audio 6
HD650 with Cardas

haycheng
iMod iPod
SR-71
Tomhawk
HD650

mikeymad
TBD

aamefford
Pico Slim (maybe)
Denon D5000, stock with JMoney pads
MisterX Dynalo with an Elpac
iPhone 3GS and maybe a DIYMod

mastertrash
Benchmark Dac-1
Little Dot Dac_I
Little Dot MK V
HD650 w/ Blue Dragon, K701, and DT880

rjkdivin
AMB DIY gear, a source, some Sennheisers, and....we'll see

oneplustwo
Three channel B22
Balanced B22
Buffalo 32S
gamma1 with USB from my macbook

linuxworks
Beta22+LCDuino (motor pot version)
M3 with motor/servo pot and PGA vol control
laptop/spdif source
Y2dac+spdif-master

amb
β22 + σ22 headphone amp
β24 power amp
Mini³ portable headphone amp (two)
γ1 DAC (full config)
γ2 DAC (two of them)
Benchmark DAC1
M-Audio Firewire Audiophile
RME ADI-2 ADC/DAC
laptop computers (2), external hard drive
various headphones
LCDuino-1 demo
other gizmos

Jrossel
SOHA II
EHHA
HD600

Voltron
Mac Mini w/Amarra
Sonic Model 4
Luxman P-1
HD800 / CD3000 / Grado PS-1
Stax 007t
Stax SR-Omega / 4070 / Lambda Sigs
post #44 of 235
Voltron,

Excellent, thanks for picking things up. Count me in, I need very little space - Shanling CD T-100 and two sets of cans

Also please post hotel rates (hopefully discounted) and any contact information you have (secret passwords, etc.)
post #45 of 235
I'll need table space, please. will bring: beta22+LCDuino (motor pot version), M3 with motor/servo pot and PGA vol control, laptop/spdif source, Y2dac+spdif-master and maybe some other misc toys if I get them working in time

edit: sneak preview; some of what I'll bring:

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