Monthly Archives: August 2013

Original LA2A for sale…

Photos by Philip Hotz

Posted in, Effects, Recording

The 1/2 designer was the EE – Lacie WhizKey failure

After a year on my key chain, my Lacie WhizKey is unreadable :-( Could anyone recommend a solid replacement? The cap that came supplied had no locking mechanism, it was lost thus making the contacts exposed to the environment. Cleaning

Posted in Casses, Computer Interface, Data

An EDAC panel with some fresh engraving

Posted in APKaudio, Casses, Patching, Portable, Projects

Selling the Invisible (Harry Beckwith) a must read

I’ve been reading a bunch of books on sales and marketing lately and one book that is really sticking out for me is Selling the Invisible by Harry Beckwith. Selling a services is a hard game and recording time, technical

Posted in Truth, Upgrade

Hard not to admire the design of Braun


Posted in Console, Design, Monitoring, Tape

Drilling into drywall? – This life hack is amazing

All that time I spend on Reddit finally paid off with this life pro tips. Thought I’d share how it saved me from pulling out the vacuum

Posted in Repair, Tools, Tricks

Searching for a small reverb tank… 1BB3C1B – Who hoards these?

I’m repairing a Yamaha PG-1 guitar pre-amp and am in need of a reverb tank The model # I have is 1BB3C1B 1 – Type 1 B – Input Impedance 150 Ohm B – Output Impedance 2,250 Ohm 3 –

Posted in Effects, Guitar, Mechanical, Repair

WBS POD 22A meters – house standard!

Dave did some nice tails for the WBS POD 22 meters.

Posted in Patching, Tools, WBS – Playing with business card ideas… is a FREE peer to peer classified for selling professional audio equipment REGISTER NOW See Latest Postings and Subscribe to the RSS feed

Posted in APKaudio,

Got my school book list…

Got my school book list. Does anyone know a good place to buy text books online? I would prefer both a paper and PDF version (to save my back)

Posted in APKaudio, School, WTB

WBS T1202A in for a cleaning

Dave got his hands a little dirty in the cleaning of a clients T1202A. Very good little task out of the way. While it was in I snapped a few pics for the archive :-) I would have named it

Posted in Console, Location, Mixing, Portable, Projects, Repair, Tools, WBS,

Spectrafoo or Smaart?

I’m looking to invest in a mobile acoustic measurement software and am looking for opinions. I’ve been playing with the Spectrafoo Demo and I must say it’s very impressive and it’s very competitively priced. The Main thing appealing to

Posted in Computer Interface, New Gear, Portable, Science, Tools, Upgrade, WTB

Monster buzzword buzzword buzzword wire VS solder

We had a chunk on Monster Cable “Interlink Reference 2 High Resolution total bandwidth balance Audio Interconnect cable with Micro fiber” and a piece of solder in the shop… so we put them through the audio precision. guess which one

Posted in Cable, WTF?

Getting the WBS POD22s ready for installation

There is nothing like this meter on the market. It’s nice to have on the bench, excited to get them installed!

Posted in Mixing, Monitoring, Portable, Recording, Tools, WBS

Hurt feelings reports

Posted in Truth

Hand Wrench


Posted in Tools

20130530 – new WBS Console Side Panels

There has been talks of 12 channel consoles being made so designs are moving from paper to cad… I’ve been dreaming up a new design of side panel that can lay flay or be stood upright using a support. The

Posted in APKaudio, New Gear, Portable, Projects, Upgrade, WBS,

Always growing the adapter wall

The demands only grow as the systems do. Red – XLRF – TRS Blue – XLRM – TRS Green – ground lift Yellow – polarity inverter Violet – XLRM – XLRM Black Expando – XLRF – XLRF Orange – XLR

Posted in Cable, Patching, Recording, Revolution Recording, Studio, Tools, Upgrade

20100424 – Roxanne – a WBS R1200 resto mod

One of my first ground up restores. This was a console with 12 Mic pre-amps, direct outs, summing and a monitor. It had a “Red Light” on the meter bridge… so I added a switch that said “POTRL” that “Put

Posted in Console, Mixing, WBS,
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