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May 2020

Michael Fremer – Virtually

  May 2, 2020 @ 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!


June 2020

Rick Shultz of High Fidelity Cables Virtually

  June 6, 2020 @ 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.



  June 20, 2020 @ 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.


July 2020

Alex Crespi of UptoneAudio ZOOM event discussing the EtherREGEN

  July 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Alex Crespi



ZOOM event discussing the


July 11, from 1-3 pm ZOOM

Join our ZOOM event to enter to win this EtherREGEN raffle Prize thanks to ALEX!

In development for nearly two years, this revolutionary and sophisticated Ethernet switch is capable of producing surprisingly audible sonic improvements in fine music systems.

The goals and architecture of the EtherREGEN are completely different than any other Ethernet switch on the planet!


Herb Reichert – Live on Zoom

  July 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Herb Reichert, Stereophile’s Gramaphone Dreams columnist will join members of the San Francisco Audiophile Society on SUNDAY, July 19th for a Zoom get together conversation on all things Herb.

Please note this event will be on a Sunday! We have scheduled this event from 1-3 pm, PST. 

This event will be a Zoom meeting and is free, but we ask that you sign up by RSVPing on our website.

More details and a sign up link soon.


August 2020

Jason Victor Serinus ZOOM’s the SFAS

  August 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday, August 1st, from 1-3 pm

World Famous Stereophile writer/equipment reviewer, whistler extraordinaire, opera critic, and writer for dozens of other print and online publications.

Probably most famous (in our circle) for his past role as head of the Bay Area Audiophile Society (BAAS).  Please see Jason’s extensive experience:

Born in Manhattan, raised on Long Island, and schooled at Amherst, Jason Victor Serinus soon began to question everything. Around 1980, the same year his whistling as “The Voice of Woodstock” in the Emmy-nominated Peanuts cartoon, …


Clayton Shaw of Spatial Audio

  August 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us for an afternoon with Clayton Shaw of Spatial Audio.  Clayton has been designing speakers for over 30 years primarily focusing on open baffle speakers.  Clayton designs and builds his speakers in Salt Lake City, Utah and his current speaker line includes M5 Sapphire, M3 Sapphire, X5 and X3 (https://www.spatialaudio.us/).  Herb Reichert thought the M3 Sapphires were part of a Best in Show Level sound system at the Capital Audio Show last November.

This will be a Zoom meeting –

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Paul McGowan of PS Audio

  August 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

It’s been a few years since we’ve had the pleasure of visiting with Paul McGowan, so we’re looking forward to this upcoming event.  Paul has been in the audio business for over 40 years starting with a ground-breaking phono stage in the ’70’s, moving on to cables, power regenerators, DACs, transports, power amps, preamps and a foray into speaker design.  PS Audio is located in Boulder Colorado.

This will be a Zoom meeting –

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September 2020

Mat Weisfeld of VPI

  September 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us for an interesting 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.  From the VPI website:

Meet Mat Weisfeld, son of Harry and Sheila Weisfeld.  Mat grew up at VPI, and while he originally didn’t plan on following this path, it became the love he didn’t realize he had (next to his wife Jane Weisfeld).  Mat has taken the strong foundation and VPI tradition created by his mom and dad. 

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Caelin Gabriel of Shunyata Research

  September 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

SFAS is pleased to announce a 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. Sign up and hear what Caelin has to say about how he is taming the deleterious noise in HiFi systems.

From the Shunyata Research website:

Caelin Gabriel is a former US military research scientist with a background in the research and design of ultra-sensitive data-acquisition systems.

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