March: Secret Stash Records finds long out-of-print albums and reissues them on vinyl in special collector's packages. This is sure to be a special meeting, where we will spin some vinyl on our high performance audio system. We will also have a vintage pair of Altec 604 monitor speakers on hand to listen to the reissued recordings!! Make sure to bring some cash as the albums will be available for purchase. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKfgt3Sfws8
December: Christmas Break
November: Audio by Van Alstine. Company president, Frank Van Alstine and his staff will be on hand to demonstrate and discuss his new line of FetValve electronics. Also, Audio Society members and guests are encouraged to bring in their favorite CD's for play back on the Audio by Van Alstine electronics. An excellent interview with Frank Van Alstine (discussing among other things, his deep roots in the industry as a company and a hobbyist) can be found here:http://dagogo.com/View-Article.asp?hArticle=1015
October: The Audio society of Minnesota is very pleased to announce John Atkinson, the editor of Stereophile magazine will make a presentation about the connection between audio measurements and the perception of sound. We will have a social hour with refreshments (wine and cheese, snacks). We had some special Audiophile branded wine (and I, for one will never forget the sherry!)
September: Industry Signal transmission expert, Dean Rosenthal from ADC (Now TE Connectivity) will give a presentation regarding the physical properties of Cables and the effects on measurements and listening. Dean will also discuss proper construction for interconnect and digital cables.