Sunday, October 16, 2016 Meeting:
Bob Carver will be demonstrating his new Amazing Line Source (ALS) Loudspeaker System, with Raven 350 monoblock amps.
- Slideshows of pictures from the Lower Level, 1st and 2nd floors from the AXPONA 2016 show have been posted to the web site. Other floors to follow.
September 24th & 25th, 2016
- Stephen Merryweather organized the Elgin Audiophile Meetup, and extended the get-together with CAS. The meeting featured Matthew Formanek, designer and builder from Toolshed Amps, who brought along three of his designs to audition with Stephen's speakers, and also featured a record and used audio equipment sale as well.
August 21st, 2016
- Jeff Kenton hosted the August, 2016 meeting. Jeff has a large room with a system that includes a sophisticated Mac Mini computer setup, vinyl, 2 dual 15" subs to augment Infinity Reference 4.5 speakers, and a 108" AMPRO front projector to enjoy blu-rays. We listened to his newest DAC--the Lampizat0r Lite7 PLUS.
July 24th, 2016
- CAS member Rick Berta hosted the July 2016 meeting at his home. Rick has two audio systems in two separate listening rooms. His house features a 2000 sf main listening room in the basement. His systems featured a MAC Mini setup by Bob Clanfield, Viva tube VR40 amplifier, Weiss 202 DAC, Metrum Pavane and HEX DACs, Transfiguration Proteus phone cartridge, plus much more!
June 26th, 2016
- Brian Walsh from Essential Audio demoed Ryan Loudspeakers, Parasound Halo electronics, Aurender and Resonessence Labs Digital, and the Consonance Wax Engine Turntable.
February 21st, 2016
- Duane Randleman from Audio Bunker, of Bettendorf, IA demoed a fine audio system featuring recent models from Musical Design and Exemplar Audio. Dale Pitcher from Theorem Science was also on hand demoing his unique prototype monoblocks.
December 13th, 2015
October 25th, 2015
September 20th, 2015
- The September 2015 meeting was hosted by Toska Audio in Mt. Prospect. The meeting featured KEF Blade Two and Reference 1 loudspeakers along with electronics (preamp, amp and DAC) from Raven Audio, as well as phono stages from Perla Audio and Modwright.
August 23, 2015
- CAS member Rick Berta hosted the August meeting at his home. The meeting featured two separate horn-loaded systems and tube amplifiers.