California: Southern California Audiophile Society

Okay if there is something else like this. What is their website, how often and where do they meet?
Could someone please provide me with some current info.
ie. time and place of meetings, general information.
Does this exist? Anyone have a link?
There is a club in the Southern CA. area. I belive they are in the Riverside area. The web site is
What do people do at audio clubs, audition equipment?
Trying to find a club in Orange Cnty, Ca. i.e. Huntington Beach/Irvine/Mission Viejo areas. thanks , Craig
Hi everyone,

Although the California Audiophile Society no longer supports a website it still does exsist. For more information on CAS please contact Bill Franklin its current President at for more information.

Hope that helps you all,

There is a great audiophile group that is currently very active called "Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society".

They have get togethers monthly at various locations including equipment demonstrations, speakers, and raffles.
Anyone know of an audio club in the San Diego area?
New members and guests most welcome! !!!

EAR Thrilling EVENT on April 17th!!!!!

It's Gallo time for the Society!!

Don't miss this once in a lifetime event at Evolution Audio and Video in Agoura Hills with special guest John DeVillars, U.S. Sales Manager of Gallo!!

Hear the famous Gallo Ref 3's! Hear incredible stereo and surround. Talk with the best in the business. Hosted by audiophile Jay Franks, President of Evolution.


"Winner Take All Raffle" of Hot New Micro 5.1 Gallo System with TR1 Active Sub for a very lucky audiophile!!!!! $1000 Prize SUPER SURROUND SYSTEM Thank You Gallo!!!!!

Lunch served and selected by our own Hajime Sato, our new VP Hospitality Giant WINNER TAKE ALL Raffle Great Guests Don't miss it!

Sunday April 17 2-5pm Evolution Audio and Video Agoura Hills Scroll down for Directions

AND 30% off list!!! of most software in stock just for our Society...big selection and great shopping opportunity...You don't want to miss this wonderful one day only deal on audiophile goodies galore!

New members and guests most welcome!

See you all April 17th for Gallo time,

Bob Levi
Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society
America's Premier Audio Society

Evolution Audio and Video
5341 Derry Avenue, Suite S, Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Tel: 818-879-1312


From North: 101 South. Exit at Kanan Rd. Turn left onto Kanan Rd/CR-N9 Turn right onto Canwood St. Turn left onto Derry Avenue.

From The South: 101 North from 405. Exit toward Chesbro Dr, Agoura Hills. Turn right onto Palo Comado Canyon Rd. Turn left onto Chesbro Rd. Turn right onto Canwood St. Turn right onto Derry Ave
New members and guests welcome!

Here's what a really great Audio Society is all about!

Our next event has it all! Renowned audiophile Brooks Berdan plus the Wilson Max II Super Loudspeakers plus the Greatest Software Raffle Ever plus Brooks' Famous Audio Museum plus dinner selected by our EVP Mark Katz plus the most beautiful analogue goodies this side of the Mississippi...what a way to spend a Saturday evening!!!

And what a raffle!! All the new RCA and Mercury SACD's!! DVD Movies from Warner, Paramount, Fox, HBO, Sci-Fi Channel and Columbia...even the Star Wars Trilogy and the Complete Seinfeld Series,too!! LP's including test pressings and more! CD's and DVDA's, too. The Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon SACD and more and more. Everyone wins!! Your Executive committee has pulled out all the stops to make this annual event amazing. In fact, we have so much to raffle off, please look at the goodies when you buy your tickets and select what you for later. We want time for music and we don't want to take up the whole! afternoon just giving away software!!!!!!!

Hear the Stereophile Class A Rated Wilson Max II's set up to perfection as only Brooks' can do!! 15 turntables and more to audition.

It's all on Saturday Evening May 28th 5-8pm Guests and New Members most welcome!!

Brooks Berdan Ltd 110 W Olive Ave Monrovia, CA 91016 (626) 359-9131

Directions: Brooks Berdan is just off the 210 Freeway. You can find the store by taking the 210 Freeway and exiting on Myrtle and heading north (towards the hills) and turning left on Olive Ave. The store is located in the first lot on the left and the address is 110 West Olive Ave in Monrovia. You can also reach the store by using Foothill Blvd and turning south (away from the hills) and turning right on Olive Ave.

See you all at Brooks Berdan LTD on May 28th,

Bob Levi


Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society

America's Premier Audio Society for all future events!
Here is the announcement about the next meeting:

Members and GUESTS welcome

Dear Members,

Big News and Great Deals at the LA&OC Audio Society Event on Sunday, June 12th!

"Hi Bob, please feel free to notify those attending that we will be selling our show pieces at the meeting and will also be taking Modification and SWL 9.0 and SWL 9.0SE orders at a 10% discount, but ONLY at the meeting. All who attend the meeting will be eligible for the discount, but only that day."

Thanks Bob, looking forward to the meeting!

Dan Wright

Walk Down Memory Lane and Super Mod Event! Sunday June 12th Holiday Inn at Beach Blvd. and the 91 in Buena Park Light Refreshments Served Guests and New Members Most Welcome!!!! Biggest Raffle Ever of $2700 Kubala-Sosna RevolutionZ Emotion Interconnects!!! Tables set up for your coolest Classic gear, LP's, and Prerecorded Tapes to sell or swap! 10% of cash sales to the Society please. Times: Noon-1pm setup 1-4pm Event Free parking

Plus Special Guests including Joe Kubala and Howard Sosna, President and CEO of Kubala-Sosna!!!!!!

More news soon...

Bob Levi
Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society
America's Premier Audio Society for directions to the Holiday Inn
I'd like to find out information about joining the group.

Thank you,

John Mayberry on
This will give you the information that you are seeking concerining the club. You will also be able to get information on upcoming events scheduled. In fact there is a planned event this month at Upscale Audio featuring Manley Labs tube amps this month. You can join at the meeting if you like. Bob Levi is the president, talk to him via e-mail before or at the meeeting for info.
Our Sunday, October 30th Event at Ambrosia Audio and Video IS Huge! It's all things Meridian starring Norman Steinke, VP and Head of Meridian USA, and David Weinhart, CEO of Ambrosia. What a Winner!

Shootout between a Meridian G08, $4395, and a Meridian Reference 808, $12,995, for THE ultimate CD player, both with 24 bit upsampler on board...bring your favorite CD to try!!

Demo of Flagship DSP 8000 Digital Active Loudspeaker System, $55,000, plus surround speakers. Meridian is the leader in active technology not to mention digital technology, too. And more systems and top brands, all for us to see and enjoy!!

Giant LP Sale...over 1000 LP's to choose from at unheard of bargain prices!!!

Enjoy a Factory Authorized Private Sale just for us of top Meridian gear and a special Ambrosia Demo sale, too!

Wonderful Super Raffle of Superb Hovland $900 Phono Cables, Soundstring Balanced Pro Interconnects $450, and MORE!!

Delicious Lunch served and selected by our own Hajime Sato, VP Hospitality!

Free Parking! New Members and Guests Most Welcome!!!

Need Directions? Go to click Bel Air Mapquest David Weinhart's Direct Line: 310-440-5523 David's Email:

Sunday, October 30, 2-5pm...we'll start right on time so be early for best seating!!!

See you all on October 30 for all things Meridian at the incredible Ambrosia Audio and Video in Bel Air, 2337 Roscomare Road, Bel Air, CA 90077! You asked for it, we got it! Ambrosia is tops in West LA and they will be open JUST for our Society!

Warmest regards and wonderful listening to all,

Bob Levi, President

Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society Past Pics are Posted. Enjoy!

Celebrating our 12th Anniversary Year

America's Premier Audio Society

714-281-5850 for all information
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Look here for information on meetings and where they are:
Message to Southern CA Audiophiles:
Dear Members and Friends,

SUNDAY!!!!: A Stellar Afternoon at Classic Records in Hollywood! Sunday, 2-5pm, April 23rd!

***Meet renowned Master Tape Expert and Chief Consultant to Classic Records, Leonard Horowitz! Len will tell us the secrets of getting the maximum musical information off revered master tapes. Hear Lifetime Member Scot Markwell introduce the extraordinary Nola Pegasus Reference Loudspeakers. Enjoy conversing with the always convivial Michael Hobson as he brings us the cutting edge in music for the home.

***Third Annual Classic Records' Silent Auction to benefit the Society with rare Classic Records test pressings and more!

*** Big Discounts galore on your favorite Classic Records' goodies, LPs and Digital Disks!

***Plus See and Hear the Fantastic $50,000 Nola Pegasus Reference Loudspeakers powered to the State of the Art with the top Plinius Electronics and Antique Sound Labs Hurricane Amplifiers!!! Top vinyl playback on Kuzma Turntables, too! Listen, shop, enjoy, converse, learn, eat...ALWAYS an Event at Classic Records!!! Sunday, April 23, 2-5pm. Hosted by the World Renowned Michael Hobson and Scot Markwell! 1-800-457-2577 Ext.22 for Scot Markwell

***Guests and new members most welcome!

***Lunch served! Plenty of Free parking on the street!

Classic Records 1027 N Orange Dr Hollywood, CA 90038
I-5 North or I-5 South towards Los Angeles,
then take the 101 North towards the LA Civic Center (7.8 Miles)

then take the CA-2(Santa Monica Blvd) exit towards Western Avenue (0.2 Miles)

then turn LEFT(West) on Santa Monica Blvd (2 Miles)

then turn LEFT(South) on North Orange Drive (0.1 Miles) – then park!

Also may take the 101 to Santa Monica Blvd and head West (2 Miles), then LEFT on North Orange Drive (0.1 Miles).

Warmest regards and great listening to all,

Bob Levi


Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society Goto:

America's Premier Audio Society 714-281-5850 for all Society Info!
Latest Society News From The President

Dear Members and Friends,

On Sunday, October 29, It's NHT's Hot New Loudspeaker Line Auditioned at Evolution Audio and Video!

Evolution Audio and Video, the Number One Dealer for highend two channel and multi channel audio and video in Northeast LA, brings us NHT Loudspeakers featuring their exciting "Class A" XD Speaker Line!

Plus, a Special Guest Appearance just for our Society of legendary tube amplifier designer and inventor Henry Wolcott!!!

Major Raffle Prize Announcement! NHT will donate a pair of hot, new NHT Absolute Zero Loudspeakers to our Society Raffle! Thank you NHT! And second prize: Complete 12 Volume DVD Set of Ken Burns Jazz Series. More surprises too!

Jay Frank, Lifetime Member of the Society and CEO of Evolution, will be our host.

It's all Sunday, October 29, 2-5pm. Delicious Lunch served.

5341 Derry Avenue Suite S Agoura Hills, CA 91301 818-879-1312 or 800-836-8577 Free parking.

Guests and new members most welcome!

Driving directions to Evolution Audio Video
5341 Derry Avenue Suite S, Agoura Hills, CA 91301
(818) 879-1312

> From the East (Orange County and Los Angeles):
1. Take US-101 NORTH toward Ventura
2. Take exit #35 toward AGOURA HILLS/CHESEBRO RD - go 0.3 mi
3. Turn Right on PALO COMADO CANYON RD - go 0.1 mi
4. Turn Left on CHESEBRO RD - go 0.1 mi
5. Continue on CANWOOD ST - go 0.6 mi
6. Turn Right on DERRY AVE - go 0.1 mi
7. Arrive at 5341 DERRY AVE, AGOURA HILLS

> From the West:
1. Take US-101 SOUTH toward Los Angeles
2. Take exit #36/KANAN RD - go 0.2 mi
3. Turn Left on KANAN RD - go 0.1 mi
4. Turn Right on CANWOOD ST - go 0.7 mi
5. Turn Left on DERRY AVE - go 0.1 mi
6. Arrive at 5341 DERRY AVE, AGOURA HILLS

Check out the new "Easter Egg" somewhere on the Society Website and earn double raffle tix at Evolution! They'll come in mighty handy!

See You on October 29th for a Superb Afternoon of great NHT audio and conversation with Henry Wolcott.

Great listening to all,

Bob Levi


Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society

America's Premier Audio Society 714-281-5850

For any information or questions about the Society, just Email me personally at
Dear Members and Friends,

Please save the dates and don't miss the 3rd Annual All Music Software Swap Meet on the 28th!!!!!!

The 2007 Monthly Society Calendar

January -- Third Annual "All Music Software" Swap Meet, Sunday, January 28, 1-4pm! Seller Setup 12-1pm. Bring any and all music formats to sell or trade. You keep all proceeds!! cost to buy or sell! Always lots of incredible bargains at the premier Society event of the year. Lots of elegant tables to show off your LPs, CDs, DVDAs, SACDs, whatever. Secret Surprise Presentation! Delicious Lunch! Free parking! Cash Bar! Super Raffle! Bring your friends and enjoy the bargains and very cool surprise! It's at the Holiday Inn, Buena Park, Beach Blvd. at The 91, in the beautiful Marquis II Ballroom. New members and guests most welcome! Dealers welcome, too!

February -- Digital Ear in Tustin. February 25, Sunday 2--5 pm. Lunch Served. Digital Ear Presents the renowned McIntosh Reference System with superb Focal/JM Labs Loudspeakers! Great Raffle, too. Our First Dealer Event of the Year!! Save the date!

March -- Incredible Dealer Event: Westlake Audio and Video Westlake Village. Sunday, March 25, 2-5pm. Key featured brands are Focus Audio
speakers from Canada and Vitus Audio from Denmark. Models included are Focus Audio's flagship Master Series Two and Three, Vitus audio's power AMP, CD player as well as its newly designed cables. It will be fun to listen to these products! We will also demonstrate Herron Audio's VTSP-2 tubed line stage preamplifier and VTPH-2 tubed phono preamplifier. Special Guest Presenter: Jim White, President of Aesthetix, will be here to talk about his latest products as well as give a demonstration. His Jupiter and Saturn Series of Electronics are superb performers! Lunch served! Free parking. New members and guests most welcome! Looking forward to hosting the Society,
Gary Ng
Westlake Audio & Video
2649 Townsgate Road
Suite 200
Westlake Village, CA 91361

April -- Evolution Audio Video April 29, Sunday, 2-5pm, Please Save the date!

May -- Brooks Berdan, LTD.

June -- LA Audio Video, LA

July -- Aperion Loudspeaker Audio Event Holiday Inn, Buena Park

August -- Headroom Event Holiday Inn, Buena Park

September -- Upscale Audio, Upland

October -- Home Theater Doctor Redondo Beach

November -- Sunny Audio Video, W. Covina

December -- Annual Holiday Awards Event and Luncheon
Warmest regards and great listening to all!

Bob Levi, President

America's Premier Audio Society 714-2815850

Dear Members and Friends,

QUAD Loudspeakers and Brooks Berdan, LTD!! It's on Saturday Evening, May 19, 5-8pm! Please note special day and time.

PLUS 3rd Annual Greatest Software Raffle Ever! Huge Software Raffle includes: Brilliant Classics Box Set Collection of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Complete Works on 170 CDs!!!!! Plus the very latest 25 CDs and SACDs dual layer from Telarc, thank you Telarc!!!!! More Coming including Reference Recordings newest CDs! CDs from Blueport and Eastwind Imports! Gift sets from HBO, Showtime, A&E, and Lifetime! More! Win big!

Giant QUAD Loudspeaker Event! Hear the Hot New Top of the Line Quad 2905s set up to perfection as only Brooks Berdan can do!!! Latest Quad Electronics to be featured. Brooks has just completed a brand new dedicated listening room for the Quads!! We get the Premier! Dinner served! Big Software Raffle!

You've got to hear the Quads if you're a real audiophile!! Hosted by Brooks and Brian Berdan. 1-626-359-9131.
Brooks Berdan Ltd.
110 W Olive Ave
Monrovia, CA 91016
Again, Please note the SPECIAL Saturday, May 19, 5-8pm Scheduling.

Guests and new Members are welcome!

Great listening to all and I'll see you at Brooks,
Bob Levi
Los Angeles and Orange County Audio Society
America's Premier Audio Society