Event Write-ups

Galen Gareis, Engineer and Designer of Iconoclast Cables – January 23, 2021

Jan 23, 2021

SFAS enjoyed an interesting afternoon with Galen Gareis as Galen talked about his perspectives on the design of Iconoclast cables. Focusing mainly on speaker cables,

Peter Ledermann, President and Chief Engineer of Soundsmith – January 9, 2021

Jan 09, 2021

Audio and Computer Industry veteran Peter Ledermann, along with John Toney, Soundsmith’s Director of International Sales and Marketing, fielded questions from members of the San Francisco Audiophile Society.

John E. Johnson, Jr. – Editor-In-Chief of “Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity” – December 19, 2020

Dec 19, 2020

In this meeting John E. Johnson, Jr. answered questions from San Francisco Audiophile Society members and conducted a tour of his elaborate music and video system.

EveAnna Manley of Manley Laboratories – December 5, 2020

Dec 05, 2020

In a first for the San Francisco Audiophile Society, EveAnna Manley led a video tour of the Manley Labs factory in Chino, CA (“Chino, not China”

Fremer, Serinus and Reichert – Stereophile Writer Trifecta! – November 22, 2020

Nov 22, 2020

The San Francisco Audiophile Society was excited to host Michael Fremer, Jason Victor Serinus, and Herb Reichert together, three of the biggest voices in the Audiophile Kingdom,

Steve Guttenberg of the Audiophiliac Daily Show on YouTube – November 7, 2020

Nov 07, 2020

Steve Guttenberg of the Audiophiliac Daily Show on YouTube visited the SFAS and brought his uniquely New York viewpoints to discuss all things Audiophiliac with our mainly West Coast membership.

Merrill Wettasinghe of Merrill Audio – October 24, 2020

Oct 24, 2020

The San Francisco Audiophile Society enjoyed hosting Merrill Wettasinghe, Principal and Founder of Merrill Audio.  Merrill Audio is known for their award winning amps, preamps and phonostages. 

David Solomon of Qobuz – October 10, 2020

Oct 10, 2020

The San Francisco Audiophile Society enjoyed hosting David Solomon, “Chief Hi-Res Musical Evangelist” for Qobuz.  He spoke about bringing Qobuz to the US market and making streaming an option for audiophiles.

Caelin Gabriel, President of Shunyata Industries, September 26, 2020

Sep 26, 2020

Virtual meeting with Caelin Gabriel, President of Shunyata Research.  Caelin and Shunyata are recognized as a leading cable and power product manufacturer in the audiophile industry.

Mat Weisfeld, President of VPI, September 12, 2020

Sep 12, 2020

View the afternoon with Mat Weisfeld, President of VPI.  VPI has been making high value and highly rated turntables, tonearms and record cleaners in the US for over 40 years.