Monthly Archives: July 2013

New console vacuum

I got a new console vacuum today! Backpack Dayton 4TR09… and it kicks serious ass! I hate eBay… but this was the best $125 I’ve spent in a while

Posted in Console, Repair, Studio, Tools, Tricks, Upgrade

Custom faceplate for a meter

Original: New design: New Panel:

Posted in Console

Hohner Bass 3 in for a tune up

My Brother sent me this flea market gem. The power on the schematic was wrong, a cap lead had come undone and it needed some TLC. The output is very low and I may build a little pre-amp for it…

Posted in Keyboard, Repair

What is your reference?

If you have none, here are two of the best on the market

Posted in Mixing, Monitoring, WBS

Clair Brothers – Cable Tester

All I can say is: Holy shit Found this one the Sound Art facebook page

Posted in Cable, WTF?

AKG D-99 C Harry Kunstkopf – Dummy Head – binaural microphone (1974)

Posted in Microphones, Recording

An interesting observation on the new Mac Pro


Posted in Apple

Audio Speed Dating

Posted in APKaudio

Some people go to the dentist and want free toothpaste

I want old scalers. I only take the Jacquettes

Posted in APKaudio

2003 – HVR – my first commercial studio 10 years ago

So I’ve been digging through some pictures and found These Gems from about 10 years ago… I was 19 years old and moved into the 3rd floor of 115 2nd Ave North Saskatoon. It was RIGHT downtown saskatoon. It had

Posted in HVR

Inside an AKG BX20E Spring Reverb

Posted in Effects

I once put C16 in backwards in an LA4

Posted in Effects, Truth

UREI Garbage

Posted in Effects

EMS Synthi 100

Posted in Keyboard

Fader Butter

Was Cleaning some old faders when….

Posted in Repair, Truth, WBS,

Roland Dimension D Refurb

Posted in Effects

WBS console Wiring

Posted in WBS,

X-keys Programmable Key Sticks – Switch interface and Foot mouse!

I was thinking about custom keyboards foot controlled USB interfaces… then maybe some buttons on a panel… And a foot mouse!

Posted in Computer Interface

UREI 1178

Posted in APKaudio

Interactive Frequency and Gain Charts

Containing the best charts of their kind available anywhere, this free user-interactive applet is built around two main charts; one showing the overall frequency ranges of the various musical instruments and another showing the average sensitivity of the human ear

Posted in Truth
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