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FLORIDA AUDIO EXPO FEB 7-9th 2020

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This weekend is the Florida Audio Expo in Tampa Fl.
Show has grown 50% over last year, now 66 exhibits over 12 floors at the
Embassy Suites by Hilton, Airport Westshore, Tampa.
Feb 7-9th Fri & Sat 10-6 Sun 10-5 pm.
https://floridaaudioexpo.com/
I had a he-ll of a time there last year,
Be there or be square. ;)
See ya then, Sal
 

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This weekend is the Florida Audio Expo in Tampa Fl.
Show has grown 50% over last year, now 66 exhibits over 12 floors at the
Embassy Suites by Hilton, Airport Westshore, Tampa.
Feb 7-9th Fri & Sat 10-6 Sun 10-5 pm.
https://floridaaudioexpo.com/
I had a he-ll of a time there last year,
Be there or be square. ;)
See ya then, Sal
Those speakers are fascinating.
 

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I'll be there, most likely on Saturday but could be Sunday.

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If there's an actual Krell planetary component series, this is probably it, from the similarities. Just look at the wall of amps in the second picture.
Monsters Jim, they're Monsters from the ID
 
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Please report back on any exciting USB cables you "hear"
Oh you bet,
I will be doing an exhaustive cable review of both digital and analog cables from all the high-end manufacturers.
This is an area of the High Fidelity world that has been sorely missing at ASR ;)
 

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Oh you bet,
I will be doing an exhaustive cable review of both digital and analog cables from all the high-end manufacturers.
This is an area of the High Fidelity world that has been sorely missing at ASR ;)
... and pics.. we want pics >@^_*@<
 
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Try not to slip on the snake oil!
 
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Was there last year and will go again, likely Saturday.
Wow, 12 floors, that’s gonna be a lot of walking (elevators would be have too much of a wait time).
Here’s an album of photos I took last year:

I wonder if the amount of snake oil products will increase.
It is fun just to see crazily priced things though, like that the large equipment rack in Photo #3 costs $75,000!
 
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It is fun just to see crazily priced things though, like that the large equipment rack in Photo #3 costs $75,000!
Yep, like going to a Lamborghini showroom and oogleing all the awesome cars that you can never own. :(
 

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Wow, 12 floors, that’s gonna be a lot of walking (elevators would be have too much of a wait time).
A good trick is to take the elevator once to the top floor and then use the stairs to walk down one floor at a time.
 

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A good trick is to take the elevator once to the top floor and then use the stairs to walk down one floor at a time.
That way you get to end the day with the over the top rooms on the main floor. Last year The Audio Company had over a million dollars worth of equipment from VAC, Von Schweikert, Masterbuilt Audio Cables and others. Mind blowing.

Martin
 

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Wow, 12 floors, that’s gonna be a lot of walking (elevators would be have too much of a wait time).
A good trick is to take the elevator once to the top floor and then use the stairs to walk down one floor at a time.

Yes! That's how The RayDunzl Method handled the situation last year:

step 1: Check the Event Map. If there's anything you just can't wait to see, go there first. If that's all you need, you're done. Go home.


The "I gotta see it all!" extended torture option:

Step 2: Go to the highest floor of the expo by elevator (if you like).

Step 3: Walk to one end of the hall, then walk back past the elevator to the other end.

Step 4: Take the stairs (located at each end of the hallway) down to the next floor.

Step 5: Walk that floor, and at the end of the hall, repeat step 4 to get to the next lower floor.

Result: No waiting for an overcrowded elevator (I stood face to face with Mr Fremer on one, and he launched into a "How good is this show!" spiel) and reduced probability of contracting corona virus from vaguely foreign or otherwise over-traveled guests.

Hint for First Timers: There's no exit from the stairs to the lobby or (maybe) the second floor where the big rooms are located. The very bottom door puts you out back by the dumpsters, but you can use that feature to make an inconspicuous escape if desired.
 
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