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November 2019

Richie Unterberger Covers Early Pink Floyd

  November 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We’re very pleased to announce the return of Richie Unterberger, Rock and Roll historian, author and reviewer.  We had such a positive response from Richie’s David Bowie presentation, we knew we needed to bring him back for an encore.  This time Richie will be covering early Pink Floyd (one of my favorite bands!). Richie will tell the story of Barrett and Pink Floyd’s early psychedelic era with video clips, uncommon early Floyd recordings, and pictures.  He’ll talk about Syd Barrett,

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The Shops at Hilltop, 2200 Hilltop Mall Road
Richmond, CA 94806 United States
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January 2020

Andrew Jones of ELAC Returns

  January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

SFAS is proud to announce ELAC’s VP of engineering, Andrew Jones, speaker designer extraordinaire, will be presenting on January 18, 2020 from 1:00 to 4:00 at The Shops at Hilltop in Richmond.  Andrew’s career in hi-fi has included  speaker designs at KEF, Infinity, Pioneer, and Technical Audio Devices. Many consider his $80,000 TAD Reference One to be one of the greatest speakers ever made.

It’s hard to believe it’s been three years since Andrew last visited with us and for those of you who follow audio news know that Andrew’s been a very busy man over those three years! …

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The Shops at Hilltop, 2200 Hilltop Mall Road
Richmond, CA 94806 United States
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February 2020

Music Streaming De-Mystified

  February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Members are invited to hear David Snyder discuss everything you need to know on how to get started or refine your system’s ability to stream music.   David Snyder has worked in computer engineering for nearly thirty years and is passionate about applying his understanding of computer architecture and engineering to the art of digital audio playback. Come and listen to him share from his experiences as he describes how you can get the most out of streaming audio from a perspective that is well-grounded in the technological developments that got us from the dark ages of computer audio to where we are today.

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The Shops at Hilltop, 2200 Hilltop Mall Road
Richmond, CA 94806 United States
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April 2020

Virtual Happy Hour – April 3, 2020

  April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Friday Happy Hour
Friday evening from 6:00 to 7:00.  Virtual meeting via Zoom.  We’ll have different themes, but this is just a chance for our members to reconnect, share, talk HiFi and music (not necessarily in that order).   The Zoom meeting link will be sent to your email Friday afternoon before the event…

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Virtual Happy Hour

  April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for our second virtual Happy hour meeting via Zoom.  This is just a chance for our members to reconnect, share, talk HiFi and music (not necessarily in that order).

Our first virtual Happy Hour was very fun and successful with positive feedback from the attendees, so don’t miss out!

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SFAS Virtual Happy Hour

  April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for an hour to catch up and re-connect with your fellow members.  Are there any questions, topics you’d like to discuss or new pieces of gear you’d like to share?  Please join in on the Zoom call!

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David Snyder Returns (Virtually)

  April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This month’s event, hosted by David Snyder, will be in three parts. For those who have not yet added dedicated network audio transports to their systems or who would like to add more, David will demonstrate how to easily make one from ~$50 worth of parts. He will be explaining both Wi-Fi and wired options. If you have a little bit of a DIY spirit or want to start small, you will find this fascinating. In part two, David and Mitch Barnett will discuss the intersection of Streaming and DSP.…

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May 2020

Michael Fremer – Virtually

  May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday, May 2, 1:00 – 4.  Virtual meeting via Zoom.  Dial in or log in to have a virtual chat with Michael and his special guest.  We don’t know yet what topics Michael will cover, but we guarantee you that it will be entertaining and fun!

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June 2020

Rick Shultz of High Fidelity Cables Virtually

  June 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us via Zoom to meet with Rick Schultz, the owner and CEO of High Fidelity Cables.  Rick’s talks are always an educational and interesting discussion about how magnetic conduction can improve the signal transmitted through conductors, thus improving the resulting sound quality of the system in which they are installed.

This is a free meeting and we will send out the Zoom meeting information an hour or two before the start of the meeting.

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NELSON PASS !!! Via ZOOM

  June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

We at The SFAS are very excited to be able to present Nelson Pass, live from his coastal home for a ZOOM event on Saturday, June 20th. from 1-3 pm, or thereabouts.

This event is free to SFAS members, but we will ask you to RSVP beforehand- and please make sure you have the latest version of the Zoom software loaded on your computer or electronic device before the event.  

The link to the meeting will be sent out an hour or two before the start of the meeting.

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