29th Annual GALA Raffle Prizes

Sponsored by the LAOCAS

Date: Sunday December 4, 2022
Time: 11 AM until we’re done!
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Buena Park
Address: 7000 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620 (Directions)

Dress is Holiday Casual

OVER $40,000 IN RAFFLE PRIZES!

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First winner of the Arya award to Wayne Shorter, accepted by the famous Don Was.

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Michael Fremer receiving the Founders Award by John Atkinson of Stereophile.

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EveAnna Manley donating her awesome headphone amp.

2022 GALA RAFFLE PRIZES: OVER $40,000 IN AWESOME PRIZES!

Will accept cash or credit

Thank you to the following Manufacturers, Suppliers and Dealers for their generous support

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KA-RC-1 Ultrasonic Record Restoration System – Kirmuss Audio, $1,200.

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EAR Classic Tube Phono Stage, $1,895.

The last personally designed item from the incomparable Tim de Paravicini before his untimely passing!

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Zesto Audio Andros II Phono Stage with ESP Power Supply, $5,900.

Audeze MM500 Headphones

Newest Audeze MM500 Headphones World Premier, $1,699.

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Newest GRADO Wood Body Circumaural Headphones GS1000x $1,195 and Newest GRADO Audio MASTER3 Phono Cartridge, mahogany body, MI design built by John GRADO himself in Brooklyn NY for our Gala, $600. Two winners!!

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From UPSCALE AUDIO and Kevin Deal:

Tannoy Platinum Bookshelf Speakers from Upscale Audio, $700.

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Two H1 Micro Plus Signature acoustic modules SteinMusic, $1,100. 

A Must Have From our 2022 George and Carolyn Counnas Innovation Award Winner, Holger Stein!!

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RSX Benchmark Powercord, $250.

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From Unique Innovation Technology (UIT) and Designer Mitch Ko and Winner of 17th Annual Positive Feedback Writers’ Choice Awards for 2020:

The Perfect Music Purifier (PMP) series 1.0 Meter USB DIGITAL CABLE, $590.

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Unique and Beautiful for all who love high-end  “Personal Listening” .

UE Live Custom Inner Ear Monitors, $2,300.

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ACOUSTIC SOUNDS:

Five pristine LP test pressings from Acoustic Sounds, $1,250.

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Kimber Kable KS Select 1036 Silver Interconnects with silver WBT connectors, $5,000.

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Cardas Audio Nautilus Power Conditioner plus Powercord, $2,500.

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Dan Clark Audio Aeon Noir headphones, $899.

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AudioQuest will donate 2 separate prizes:

1 x 1m pair of single-ended RCA/RCA or balanced XLR/XLR pair of (coming-out-in-November) Black Beauty ZERO-Tech interconnect ($795-$995 value).

1 x 1m pair of single-ended RCA/RCA or balanced XLR/XLR pair of (coming-out-in-November) Pegasus ZERO-Tech interconnect ($1,595-$1,995 value).

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Schiit Audio Electronics will donate the Vidar Intelligent Stereo Amplifier. It is Microprocessor Controlled, 100 watts per channel, doubling to 200 watts per channel into 4 ohms. The SNR is greater than 115db, THD less than .01%, and best of all…..Made In California! Retail price is $699.

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Kubala-Sosna Elation Powercords 2 meters. Two Elation Prizes! $2,500 each. $5,000 total!!

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From Benchmark Audio, the DAC3B model, D/A converter with a value of $1,699. This is the same DAC circuit (board, chip, etc.) as our highly rated DAC3 model which has been on the Stereophile Recommended A+ list for the past several years. An appreciable upgrade to any system, $1,699.

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From T+A, Solitaire T. Headphones, The LAOCAS GALA will be the World Premier of these outstanding headphones and will be personally given to the Winner by David Schultz, Senior Vice President, T + A,  retail value of  $1,600!

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From IMPEX RECORDS:

A Fantastic selection of brand-new LP releases and SACDs for a retail value of $250.00.

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From Audiophile USA:

Audiophileusa.com Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out [Limited Edition Clear Vinyl + Lithograph] $300 Artist: The Rolling Stones

Format: Vinyl Sealed New

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