Monthly Archives: June 2013

Peggy Sue Rough Functional

I’ve been working on a new functional digram for Peggy sue to explain to a client what it could become. It’s slowly taking shape, and I like where it’s going. Im looking for some parts… I may have to put

Posted in APKaudio, Console, Explanations, Repair, Upgrade, WBS – “Because you NEED this”

I had to make a change to a domain name and brand. was getting blocked by corporate firewalls so I will be renaming rebranding the web store to The objective is to have an alternative place to

Posted in APKaudio, Upgrade, WTFYW

I was talking to someone about promo-mailers…

Posted in Casses, ORANGE, Records

Surround sound speaker placement… you’re encouraging it wrong|7914

Posted in WTF?

Lock and Load!

Got a order of APK orange locks coming in from a good friend. All keyed the same, with a few keys to spare. Thanks Mossman!

Posted in Tools, Upgrade

Some buddies

Doing some calibration the other day and I brought old Faithful: B and K Tone Generator and HP 400FL meter. I modified the backs to have XLR connectors and the meter has an isolation transformer in it. Can’t work without

Posted in APKaudio, Portable, Repair, Tools

Looking to remake some Studer Op-Amps

Posted in Amplifier, APKaudio, Tape

Looking for a vise like this…

I was watching: and noticed a vise I could put to use

Posted in Tools, Tricks

Engraving practice

Posted in APKaudio, Casses, Mechanical, Projects, Repair, Revolution Recording, Tools, Upgrade

Patchbay backs

Rebuilding some TT patchbays and need new back panels

Posted in APKaudio, Casses, Patching, Repair

Lesson in redrawing a faceplate

1. Alcohol removes silkscreen 2. no two pots are created equally. 3. Standards aren’t I got this from a re-call sheet from tube-tech:

Posted in Repair, Tricks, Truth, WTF?

The 14+ mix positions of the MMVAs

MUCH BROADCAST AUDIO setup for the 2013 Much Music Video Awards – Toronto Design: Michael Nunan, Doug Smith, Anthony Montano Michael Nunan – Main Mix Jonny Bartel – Main Mix Assist Patrick Castongay – Main Miix Assist Finlay Braithwaite –

Posted in Console, Mixing, Monitoring

Monitoring wireless

It’s easy to see if a wire is hooked up and transmitting but a task I’ve needed a tool for is watching Frequencies at performances. this little tool can confirm transmission and locate where, who and what freq the hits

Posted in Tools, Tricks, wireless, Wireless

Studying the hand

Never thought about it… …

Posted in Explanations, Truth

I hate snakes

Posted in Cable, WTF?

Turns out it was a 9

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Posted in Cable, WTF?

Neve Patchbay – Needs a new home

Includes some mating Smith Connectors. If you can put this to use, I think I may be able to cut you a smoking deal on the unit as a package.

Posted in APKaudio

A new snake standard

Making a 12 channel breakout snake. I think it turned out great! The new labels are looking good, and are very nicely visible / functional

Posted in APKaudio, Cable, New Gear, Projects, Tricks, Upgrade

APKaudio is now accepting summer A.S.S. internship applications

Summer A.S.S. internship APKaudio is a company that designs, fabricates, repairs, restores and consults on audio technologies for recording, public address, broadcast and motion picture industries. APKaudio is looking for summer students to experience what it’s like to work in

Posted in APKaudio

Boat Anchor for sale

AKAI MG1214 12 track recorder Make me an offer

Posted in Console, Mixing, Monitoring, Studio, Tape
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