Monthly Archives: September 2013

Book recommendation: Audio Systems Design and Installation This is a very well respected read as recommended to me by Neil Muncy.  At the time I was working for him (in exchange for books and resources) he would not let this one go.  Because this book was

Posted in History, Mechanical, Patching, reference, Science, Studio, Tricks, Truth

2009 microphone cart

While visiting a friends studio (The Avenue Recording Company) I was happy to notice an old microphone cart I’d built for Tanda Recording.  The cart was designed to keep clutter down and be able to slide between the room partitions.

Posted in Casses, Portable, Projects, Tanda Recording, Tools

New WBS M441M Buttons

Doing a test fit of the new buttons :-)

Posted in APKaudio, WBS,

Neumann VMS-70 Cutting Lathe Restoration

Boy am I excited to have been a part of a restoration of a Neumann VMS-70 Cutting lathe.  It is currently being setup at Tonronto’s Lacquer Channel  and undergoing calibration.  I have more pictures to post as we’re done a complete

Posted in Amplifier, APKaudio, Recording, Records, Repair, Vinyl

MXR Phase 100 repair and mod

Someone blew it up with the wrong PSU… cost more to fix it than it’s worth.  Moral of the story… Every Guitar player needs a VOODOO LABS PEDAL POWER!!!

Posted in Amplifier, Effects, Guitar, ORANGE, Upgrade

And here it is…

The Linear Traveling Potentiometer presented at AES Toronto meeting Sept 24, 2013 The Math Project that inspired the FivePointNone

Posted in APKaudio, Console, Design, Effects, Explanations, Mechanical, New Gear, Projects, Surround, Tools, Tricks, Upgrade

Had my drawings notarized before presenting them…


Posted in APKaudio

Adapter of the day

I was doing a gig on the weekend and was Introduced to an adapter that saved the gig. We had an in ear monitor that was buzzing, the feed was coming from the truck line level from the output of

Posted in Cable, Macgyvered

Getting ready for presentation…

I wonder what this could be about…

Posted in APKaudio, Upgrade

I will be presenting something interesting…

Hey folks I’ve have a very interesting announcement: I will be presenting an invention I’ve never showcased in public at the AES Toronto “Members Showcase of Gadgets and Projects night”. I can’t promise a revolution but I can promise something

Posted in APKaudio, Truth, Upgrade

AES: back to being a student member

Feels good to be a student member again :-)

Posted in School, Science

2013015 – Orange “CH ON” buttons

I recently got a bunch of blank switch buttons. I wanted some new CH ON Buttons in APK orange… this is what I came up with.

Posted in APKaudio, Console, Design, Mechanical, ORANGE, Recording, Repair, Upgrade, WBS,

Tape duplication service?

I hear tape duplication is coming back?

Posted in APKaudio, Tape

20020827 – Tape Pre-amp design

I was going through some very old pictures when I stumbled across this. I was working at a TV station and was learning how to draw in 3D using Maya. What a fun exercise!

Posted in Design, HVR, Mechanical

I was going through my old wallet contents…

I was going through my old wallet contents When I found and old rate card for my studio. Each of use carried the card so we knew exactly what discounts and perks were when talking about packages. The taxes were

Posted in HVR, Tools

New Euphonix system 6…

Posted in AVID

Making snakes for a Patching system

  We Built some 24 Channel snakes from some re-claimed Blenden Bundles.  All the EDACs were de-pinned and re-inserted into a 90 pin housing.  The other end has been cut to length and re-prepped into various configurations. Dave got some

Posted in Cable, Design, New Gear, Patching, Portable, Recording,

20130804 – New EDACs on patchbays

After a few weekend hours Dave and I finished the EDAC first rounds of EDAC to TT patch bays! Four patch bays are needed for this project.  They started as standard Horizontally aligned EDAC connectors but with 4 stacked on

Posted in APKaudio

Dorwin Teague Radio

Posted in Design
Running Out of Room?

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