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About Us The New Jersey Audio Society was established in the 1980s as a group interested in high performance audio playback. We encourage and welcome anyone interested in high performance playback systems from 78's to 24/192 to join and participate through active membership. Annual dues are currently $60 (since Jan 2013). Membership includes a subscription to The Source, the publication of the New Jersey Audio Society, and invitations to attend meetings as well as to communicate through the submission of material or letters for publication in the newsletter and participate in our newsgroup site on the web.

We try to vary our meeting content among product demonstrations, music, instructional meetings (tweaks, room treatments, DIY, etc.) and just plain hanging out and listening to music on members’ systems. As examples, we have had demonstrations by manufacturers of high-end audio equipment, visits by recording engineers (including playback and mixing of master tapes), special meetings at dealers’ facilities, component and speaker builder meetings where some members who build speakers and electronic components have discussed and shown their designs, meetings dedicated to demonstrations of and discussions relating to vintage audio equipment, and demonstrations from professional musicians of their instruments and discussions of recordings of the great performers on those instruments. We also have annual summer picnic and year-end holiday party meetings.

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Recently Uploaded Meeting and Event Photos
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Shania
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Meeting Gets Started
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Neal Tells Us about Upcoming Meetings
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Introducing Bob Witrak
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Neal Pontificating
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Bob Witrak of High Def Tape Transfers
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Main System Front View
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Main System Equipment Rack
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Main System Right Front View
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Main System Left Side
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MainSystemBackView
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Living Room System
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Living Room System Equipment Rack
Recently Uploaded Member Photos
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Old photo of the Bell Labs anechoic chamber in Murray Hill where I did first real tests of speakers I had built.
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Office setup with a JVC QL-Y66F turntable, Nikko Beta-55 preamp, DEQ2496 for playing with the sound:-), home-brew preamp-active-x-over used as a buffered volume control and an old John Lindley-Hood mosfet power amp I built as
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Current basement setup
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Testing the subwoofer with a small closed box monitor, Seas tweeter, Peerless mid-bass. Total cost for the system <$250 +subwoofer amp. I am very happy with the final result (still need to apply cosmetic finis
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Internal flared port detailed view.
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Internal structure of a small-ish "transportable" 10" Ultimax subwoofer. Note flared ends of the slot port and the "matrix" enclosure structure.
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Black Lion ADC with no pre-amp on. No noise at all.
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EW QTC 40 unpowered. 64K circuit resonance and pre-amp noise.
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Audio-Technica in quiet room at med impedance setting. Very little self-noise or RF noise.
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QTC 40 in quiet room at 600 ohms setting. Lots of RF and self noise. Audible as 22dB white noise hiss.
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Audio-Technica coin drop test.
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QTC 40 coin drop test.
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My first experiment in listening, circa 1956
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System From Stairs
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System Front
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Center Front
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