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san fran bay area - Burning Amp event - sunday 12-nov
« on: November 08, 2017, 05:04:11 pm »
https://www.stereophile.com/content/burning-amp-lights-san-francisco-november-12

http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/clubs-and-events/309967-burning-amp-2017-sun-nov-12-san-francisco.html

I'll be there, same as last year, with my DIY audio preamp, dac, amp, spkrs and stuff.


a photo from last year; not my table, but one of my preamps was loaned-in:



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Re: san fran bay area - Burning Amp event - sunday 12-nov
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2017, 05:44:42 am »
Good looking DIY gear!
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Re: san fran bay area - Burning Amp event - sunday 12-nov
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2017, 07:41:33 am »
that was actually nelson pass' table; I loaned him one of my preamps (thing with red digits on it), but the rest was all his gear.

he has both a DIY and a commercial side to his company.  the stuff that is machined front panels is likely the commercial stuff; but he often brings experimental DIY style spkrs to the show (I think those, pictured, are such).
 

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Re: san fran bay area - Burning Amp event - sunday 12-nov
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2017, 03:43:19 pm »
Ah, OK, got it. Thanks for the breakdown. :-+
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Re: san fran bay area - Burning Amp event - sunday 12-nov
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2017, 06:28:51 pm »
Well - "Burning Amp" - my first thought was a literally burning amplifier when I read the Subject  :-DD
How would you do it? Running the amp at max. load until it smokes, or just pouring inflammable liquid over and ignite?

SCNR ;)
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Re: san fran bay area - Burning Amp event - sunday 12-nov
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2017, 10:02:16 am »
It'd be like Burning Man, but with more amps. :-DD
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Re: san fran bay area - Burning Amp event - sunday 12-nov
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2017, 12:49:38 pm »
Well - "Burning Amp" - my first thought was a literally burning amplifier when I read the Subject  :-DD
How would you do it?  ...... just pouring inflammable liquid over and ignite?

That's no fun.

This is the only way to do it...

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Running the amp at max. load until it smokes,

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Re: san fran bay area - Burning Amp event - sunday 12-nov
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2017, 02:54:35 pm »
the story of the event name is something along the lines of: someone said to one of the attendees, "if it doesn't work or sound good, at least it should catch fire for us!".  or something to that effect ;)

 


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