Equipment Repair and Service

Feb 10, 2020

  • Berkeley Stereo has a good repair tech named Kent Leech.  He is especially adept at restoring older tube gear.
  • True Sound in Campbell.  

Sys-hop – My Visit to Larry’s, by Dan Rubin

Dec 27, 2018

If you want to understand a key benefit to SFAS membership, read on. Larry Deniston recently posted his Technics SL-1200G turntable for sale in the Buy and Sell Locally forum at the SFAS website forums.

Good-Bye and Good Buy

Mar 28, 2014

Most of you know by now that one of our favorite Audio dealers, Bob Kehn, is shutting down after 20 years ion the East Bay.

It had to happen: First 3D-printed Record Albums

Dec 20, 2012

See this Wired article for a demo and an explanation by the engineer.

OK, so sound quality is about that achieved by Edison.

McIntosh Headlines Successful Event at Century Stereo

Sep 24, 2012

BAAS members were treated to a great program at last Saturday’s listen & learn session at Century Stereo in San Jose. – Hires video reviews, factory tours, and show reports

May 28, 2012

For those of you looking for additional Memorial Day entertainment, check out the AVshowrooms web site.

Lots of high definition audiophile video.

Coolest Stereo Ever (If Apple Existed in 1961…)

Feb 25, 2012

Just lovely. Designed by the inimitable Dieter Rams, it featured a 6-tube amp and cord drive.

Affectionately called the “Snow White Coffin”

Alón’s Audio Array

Feb 05, 2012

Updated March 12, 2014

Analogue Source: Townshend Rock 7 Turntable, Merlin 3 Power Supply, Excalibur 3 Tone Arm, Ortofon Cadenza Bronze.
Digital Source: Macbook Pro, Audirvana,

Audiophile Light Bulb?

Sep 10, 2011

The listed freq response is about the same as I hear in some “high end” systems.

So it might be the way to go…