Burning Amp 2015 is October 17th

Burning Amp will be at a new location:

Interana​​ Headquarters, Evernote Building, 305 Walnut St., ​3rd floor                       Redwood City, CA 94063

​This ​big ​new venue, all on one floor, allows more listening rooms​ for many more systems to audition, so we’re asking exhibitors to bring their previous​ly built and shown​ Do It Yourself (DIY) ​components along with their latest creations​ for us to listen to or just admire.

No need to Pre-register, no need to bring anything. just show up!. If you have’em bring your DIY turntables and computer music servers, bring your DIY amps: tube amps, preamps, solid state amps, phono amps. Speakers of all types: open baffled, sealed, ported, full range, 2 way, 6 way, whatever!and we’ll fit you in… For complete systems and large loudspeakers best to contact us in advance: iguana@crozone.com

-Admission $25, Lunch on-site: $10, Lots of snacks and drinks

-Presentations by well know audio experts:

-Arduino Based Remote Controls-Bryan Levin
-DSP and Streaming Audio on the Raspberry Pi-Charlie Laub

-Nelson Pass of Pass DIY & Pass Labs will ​present his latest breakthroughs

-Roger A. Modjeski of Music Reference, RAM Labs, and Berkeley HiFi School,                 will discuss tube amp construction and design issues.

-Swap Meet- bring stuff you want to sell or swap

-Traditional Raffle of Donated Parts- Bring parts and components you no longer need

-Audition many systems made up of awesome Do It Yourself components- amazing variety of components and systems. Siegfried Linkwitz will demo his LS Studio speaker system with miniDSP crossovers and Hypex amps all day​.​ ​

-Exhibitors please arrive by 9AM- Social hour(s) starts at 6PM, hang with the stars…

-Free Parking

-More information at:


Looking forward to showing off all of our improvements when we see you there.

Mark Cronander- Burning Amp Instigator


NO shutdown at Ft. Mason! BURNING AMP 2013 will be This Weekend, October 6th in San Francisco!

Doors open at 8:00 for loading in equipment. Show starts at 10:AM, Ends at 7:00PMBuilding “C” Second floor. No Pre-registration required.

Here’s an article about a previous Burning Amp

Directions via Google Maps
Download a map to Fort Mason Center

You don’t have to bring any components. It’s fun to just see and hear other people’s stuff.

You don’t need approval to bring something. Just show up with it! We always need sources ( disk players, turntables with preampsComputers with DACs)

Admission is $30, 5 listening rooms & one large room for presentations and demonstrations

Lunch available:

Fine Sausages on Baguettes,  Veggie Italian sausages also. With refreshments



Interesting Rooms – 2013

Pass Pub:
“Amp Camp Amp Wonderland: Amp Camp Amps with a bunch of loudspeakers that you can makes which work well with them”

Linkwitz Room:
“Lx521 Loudspeaker With a New, Mini DSP Digital Crossover Developed by Dave Reite to Replicate Siegfried Linkwitz Analog Crossover”

The Big Room:

Presentations: See “Presentations” Below
Audition the Smyth Realizer: With Jan Didden
Swap Meet: Really Great Stuff For Sale
Give-Away Raffle: Win Some Great Stuff!
Linear Systems Table: Devices and T-shirts

Presentations at Burning Amp 2013

Product Presentation: Jan Didden, Linear Audio, Elektor, and audioXpress magazines:
“The Smyth Realizer, Convincing Headphone Audio At Last? ”
” The Sequencer- How it works”

Keynote presentation-Nelson Pass, Amp God, Pass Labs
“The simplest Amp and other stories”

Keynote Presentation-Scott Wurcer, Fellow, Analog Devices
“A History of Discrete Op-Amp Design With Some Circuit Ideas”


One Month to the Burning Amp Festival!

Sunday, October 6th, 2013 will be the day, and the site will be the same as last year:
Fort Mason San Francisco, Building “C”, Second Floor.

We’ll have great presentations in the Big Room, as well as the famed raffle, a swap meet,
manufacturer’s and demonstration tables, lunch and refreshments. Also five listening rooms, packed with DIY systems and components on display. Bring the amp or speakers or whatever else you made and we’ll swap it in to be heard. If your component doesn’t quite work, bring it to display, you’ll get plenty of advice to get it working.

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