Canuck Audio Mart Hifi and Audio ForumCanuck Audio Mart Hifi and Audio Forum
It is currently Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:09 am

All times are UTC - 8 hours


Forum rules


For members to post information and discuss events for local hifi related clubs and events.

Please only post non-profit, community oriented clubs and events here. Any events or clubs which require fees of any sort, or organized by a for-profit entity should stick to the Dealers forum.



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 12 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:32 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jun 18, 2007 8:22 am
Posts: 159
Location: ontario, ON, CA
is there’s interest in a fall 2018 DIY Toronto meet dates, suggestions, .

Monday Oct 8 th is Thanksgiving
Taves was Oct 12 to 14th

So maybe Sunday Oct 28 , Nov 4th, or Nov 11th as first suggestions


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:31 pm 
Offline
Premium User
User avatar

Joined: Fri Mar 06, 2015 3:01 pm
Posts: 367
Location: CAMBRIDGE, ON, CA
Sounds like fun i'm in! All those dates would work for me...

_________________
8) My View of me - Audiophile on a mission!!!
:roll: Wife's View of me - Audiophile on a budget!!!


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:37 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jun 18, 2007 8:22 am
Posts: 159
Location: ontario, ON, CA
I’m beginning to think Sunday Nov 4


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:44 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Aug 29, 2015 9:32 am
Posts: 19
Location: North of GTA, ON, CA
The Nov 4 date sounds good. Pun intended


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:05 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Mar 10, 2012 7:16 am
Posts: 55
Location: Pickering, ON, CA
Any particular focus of the meet other than DIY?
(subs, speakers, etc.)


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:25 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jun 18, 2007 8:22 am
Posts: 159
Location: ontario, ON, CA
It’s called DIY for a reason, it‘s a chance to show what ever you’ve built and listen to it.
It doesn‘t even have to be DIY, it can be anything of audio interest, I think we’d all like to hear different equipment of any type. There were even a couple of mid 80‘s Japanese amps and recievers last time that got a brief listen. Theres no rules
You can bring speakers, dacs, preamps, subs, digital amps , whatever you want.
There hasn‘t been a formal program about any particular topic so far.
Its mostly a chance to listen and talk with other builders and audiophiles over a coffee or beer without the wife nagging you to turn it down or asking who sat on the laundry basket.

I think DDzstereo is baking a cake for the next meet, but it‘s supposed to be a secret, so secret even he doesn’t know about it.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:26 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Aug 29, 2015 9:32 am
Posts: 19
Location: North of GTA, ON, CA
Even though the meet is after Oct 17, no edibles from me....


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:15 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jun 18, 2007 8:22 am
Posts: 159
Location: ontario, ON, CA
Yes Sunday November 4th 9:30 until 4 or whenever.
Coffe, beer, and something to eat supplied.
If your particular about any dietary or music preferences then best to bring your own.

Theres a 8 foot table to demonstrate equipment on and a power bar.
4 ohm/100db/1watt shop speakers or bring your own.
A single ended passive preamp and music from a dac is available


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:03 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon May 23, 2016 1:19 pm
Posts: 409
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
daveat spectral wrote:
Yes Sunday November 4th 9:30 until 4 or whenever.
Coffe, beer, and something to eat supplied.
If your particular about any dietary or music preferences then best to bring your own.

Theres a 8 foot table to demonstrate equipment on and a power bar.
4 ohm/100db/1watt shop speakers or bring your own.
A single ended passive preamp and music from a dac is available


Does the DAC have USB input? Can I bring music on USB stick?
Preamp with RCA out?
Trying to figure out what to bring for my setup.
Thanks!


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:17 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jun 18, 2007 8:22 am
Posts: 159
Location: ontario, ON, CA
the new dac has a 24/192 input which I feed with an Oppo which has a USB input.
Music has mostly been off a USB stick with a few DVD audio or blue ray audio discs

Preamp has rca out puts and I may rewire it to be balanced ( with RCA’s as well) lets see how productive I am before the 4th.

I might also bring a pair of subs if I get ambitious.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:18 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Aug 29, 2015 9:32 am
Posts: 19
Location: North of GTA, ON, CA
I didn't know you found the long lost 'Bertha' horns from Superstars, or had a trailer to transport them


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:56 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Nov 28, 2004 12:56 pm
Posts: 255
Location: Orangeville, ON, CA
Location?


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 12 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 8 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group