Burning Amp 2019 - November 9 and 10 in San Francisco

Calling all DIYers. Saturday November 9th and Sunday November 10th are the dates for this years Burning Amp Festival. It's a DIY get together with a strong assist from Nelson Pass and the crew over on diyaudio. Saturday is devoted to workshops running in parallel tracks. People in one track will build DIY amps. The other track will get hands on experience measuring speakers and electronics. The amp building workshop is already sold out but the measurement workshop is still open as of 10/8.
On Sunday people get a chance to show off their DIY gear, hear lectures from Nelson Pass and other luminaries, and just hang out with other DIYers in a beautiful location overlooking SF Bay. I've been going to this for over 10 years and it's a fun event if you're in the area.
Highly recommended.

Registration Link

DIY Audio Burning Amp Thread

Fort Mason Firehouse, home of the Burning Amp Festival

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View from the Firehouse looking out towards Alcatraz.

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I'm planning to go.

I do wish BurningAmp would have a hamfest-style rummage sale alongside the rest of the events; I have entirely too many boxes of DIY parts and this is the market to find them new homes.
 

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@Wntrmute2 mused recently about going. I’d love to join, and see some SF too (it’s been a while), but just not much of a DIYer of late.
 
I'm planning to go.

I do wish BurningAmp would have a hamfest-style rummage sale alongside the rest of the events; I have entirely too many boxes of DIY parts and this is the market to find them new homes.
Andy,
Good to hear that you'll be there.

Regarding a flea market, you should suggest that over on the diyaudio thread. The organizers might already have something planned or at least they'd be willing to consider it. Last year there was a raffle for equipment that people donated. If you don't care about making money then that could also be an option.

---Gary
 
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Indeed ... I hear there was a pair of Western Electric 111C repeat coils donated to the raffle a few years back...
The expectation is that one actually builds something with the raffle winnings and doesn't just flip things for profit. I didn't hear about the rep coils but I recall one year where the manufacturer of Raal tweeters donated a pair and people got really testy when they showed up on various auction sites almost immediately.
 
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