LATEST UPDATE: TOMORROW (SATURDAY) IS THE DAY!! We're currently locked in for October 5th at our usual spot (see address in bold). Post your thoughts, and what gear you'd be bringing! Same stuff applies regarding used gear sales/trades, etc; please read the slightly-modified copy pasta below. IMPORTANT FOR ALL ATTENDEES: 1. We ask that you stop at the table at the room entrance to sign in. We'll issue you a name tag to list your name and Head-Fi name. 2. At the sign-in table, you'll be issued a single raffle ticket at no cost so you may have an opportunity to win a plethora of gear we'll be giving away to a few of our lucky members or guests. We do ask that members are in attendance at the time of the raffle to win. If you step out for lunch or whatever you may be doing, please just make sure you're back in time. We'll hold the raffle at 3PM sharp! 3. THERE WILL BE FREE FOOD. Chicken tenders, teriyaki skewers, cheese, fruit, chips and salsa, coffee, iced tea, and of course water. List of contributing insiders: Schiit Audio: Sponsorship, SchiitKit (+rag2!), raffle item (Lyr 3 multibit). Acoustic Designs: Acoustic Designs is a local audio and home automation showroom based in Scottsdale. As they have recently added headphones to their repertoire, @vinyl head will be attending with a large selection of various items (CLICK ME). Also up for the raffle is an Audioquest Dragonfly Cobalt USB DACamp! There will be a Cobalt available both in the main raffle, and another one in Acoustic Design's own contest (see their table). ampsandsound: ampsandsound will provide their Encore headphone amplifier for demo at the meet. Audeze: Audeze will be at the meet once more! In addition, they are offering up a pair of Sine DX headphones as a possible raffle prize! iBasso Audio: John from iBasso will be bringing two tables worth of equipment! Full lineup from iBasso including amps, DACs, and DAPs. There will also be both dynamic and electrostatic amps from Linear Tube Audio, and the HiFiMan Jade II electrostatic headphones! Big Ear Stereo: A new dealer from Tempe and our second local insider, they will be showcasing the KingKo Ka101 integrated amplifier, Manley Absolute headphone amplifier, Elekit amps, and many more high-end goodies! Meze Audio: Meze Rai Penta IEMs! Date & Time: Saturday October 5th, 2019* 10:00AM-6:00PM Location: Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix/Avondale 11460 W Hilton Way Avondale, AZ 85323 *Wifi Password is HGI321* **Please note the starting and ending times. For whom it may concern, setup start time will be the same as the previous meets** Vendors, industry insiders, and all sorts of gear welcome of course! Our friends at Schiit will be sponsoring the event once again We will be meeting in the same space as last time. Finally- BYOPS: Bring Your Own Power Strip!!! Raffle: There will be a raffle! This time, tickets will not be for sale; each attendee will receive one (1) FREE entry into the drawing, they need only put their name on a signup sheet at the event. As stated above, entrants must be present at the time of the drawing (3PM) to win. Names will be drawn and awarded one at a time; each winner will have the opportunity to choose one (1) item from the remaining prizes. Possible prizes include a Schiit Lyr 3 Multibit tube hybrid headphone amplifier/USB DAC, a pair of Audeze Sine DX open-back on-ear headphones, a pair of Monolith M1060 (courtesy of a Head-Fi member) planar magnetic over-ear headphones, and an Audioquest Dragonfly Cobalt USB DAC/headphone amplifier! Possibly more TBA. Food and other stuff: At lunch time during the meet, attendees should note that there is a Culver's and a Ruby Tuesday's in the same parking lot, as well as a plethora of places near the i10/101 intersection. I should also reiterate: Please let us know what gear you'll be bringing, and it'll be placed below. Also, make note of any audio items you might like to sell at the meet. Member attendees, also feel free to list any used gear you might have for sale at the time of the meet (listed at the bottom of this post). Attendee inquiries only, please. List of present gears (continually updated, italics might be present): -Schiit Kit: Ragnarok 2 (fully loaded w/ multibit)! Asgard 3+Multibit DAC! Bifrost 2! Lyr 3+Multibit DAC (also one on raffle!) Valhalla 2 Modi 3 Loki Magni 3 Grado GS3000 MrSpeakers Ether 1.1 Sennheiser HD800S ZMF Auteur Member gear (does not include sponsor/insider/loaner gear, probably partial list): Headphones: Audeze LCD2-C Audeze LCD-3 Audio Technica ATH-W5000 Denon AH-2000 (HEAVILY modded, wood cups!) Focal Clear Fostex TH-X00 (mahogany) 'PlasticPantz' T50RP mod Hifiman HE-6 Klipsch HP3 Meze 99 Classic ModHouseAudio Argon (T60RP edition) Mr. Speakers Aeon Flow Closed Nectar Sound (electrostats, Stax compatible) Sennheiser HD8000SDR ZMF Aeolus ZMF Auteur ZMF Ori Headphone Amplifiers: Bryston BHA1 Decware CSP headphone amp prototype (very very tweaked) Decware SE84UFO+headphone adapter Grommes PHI-26 HeadAmp Gilmore Lite mk2 Schiit Mjolnir 2 Woo Audio WA6-SE (gen2) DACs: Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus Crane Song Solaris Schiit Bifrost Multibit Schiit Gungnir Multibit Schiit Yggdrasil (analog gen2) ...and that's only a small part of it! Make sure you look around, and check out all the things 'n' stuff. The hour is nigh. Let's do this! Post any gear you may be bringing!