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Shipping an AMPEX ATR-102

Found some pictures of an Ampex ATR-102I shipped a few years ago.  It sat on a pillow of pink insulation.  Pink does more than you think. Once it was all set, I filled it with High Density styrofoam

Posted in Casses, Macgyvered, Mechanical, Tape

Done another semester… a review.

“Connected up” – “Don’t Expect an Exemption to be there in two minutes” I swear surmesur uses facial recognition software…  First half of a semester pencil use. To the guy who bought that CD player a few years back I FOUND IT!

Posted in APKaudio

Keaton Music Typewriter

Amazing machine  

Posted in Awesome, History, Keyboard, Mechanical, Portable, Programming, Tools

On Compressing the English Language

Someone picked my brain the other day looking for a technique to compress language files. After walking away to think about it… my method was to re-order the ASCII code to the letters by their frequency and the most common words

Posted in APKaudio, Awesome, Explanations, Mathematics, Programming, Records, reference, Resources, Science, Tools

Antoinette before

Posted in APKaudio, Casses, Console, Design, Explanations, History, Mechanical, Mixing, New Gear, Repair, Studio, Tools, Tricks, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca

Got to see a trafic control

A Charles Carvalho and David Miller Design.   Just works of art inside.  I can’t wait to hear it.

Posted in Awesome, Casses, Computer Interface, Console, Design, Dynamics, Headphones, Mastering, Monitoring, New Gear, Projects, Rack Mount, Records, Revolution Recording, Tools, Upgrade, WBSps.ca

Was reading an old Mix Magazine

Posted in Awesome, Dynamics

GREEN HOME MONITORING SYSTEM

Title: GREEN HOME MONITORING SYSTEM – TRANSMITTER Author: ANTHONY P KUZUB DATE: 2015 04 01 Description: REMOTE MONITORING TRANSMITTER The GREEN HOME MONITORING SYSTEM controls, monitors then transmits the status of three room lights to a remote monitoring station. The

Posted in Computer Interface, Console, Data, Design, Digital, Mathematics, Patching, Programming, Projects, School, Transport

Designing a network for school

Assigning IPs and all! 

Posted in APKaudio, Cable, Computer Interface, Data, Mechanical, School, Tools, Transport

Vapourware…

https://books.google.ca/books?id=iikEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA15&lpg=PA15&dq=neil+muncy+ssi&source=bl&ots=8NgI8DPsJB&sig=a2zm0nTMlQBbq4B0YqwizEMBCxU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=cc8NVcfBCdPjsASopoBg&ved=0CDQQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q&f=false

Posted in Awesome, Console, Design, Digital, Mixing, Monitoring, Music, Studio

Sunlight

Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Cable, Console, Design, History, Monitoring, ORANGE, Patching, Photography, Projects, Repair, Resources, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca

Guitar Pedal – Balanced in to Low-Z unbalanced ==> HiZ to Balanced out

A client asked for a way to balance a guitar pedal so he could send and return Line Level to his guitar pedals.   He wanted a way to use his pedal collection as effect sends.  We came up with

Posted in Amplifier, Effects, Mixing, Upgrade, WBS

Nakamichi RX-202 cassette deck flip

I was at a Hi Fi shop in Ottawa and they would not demonstrate the RX202 for my brother… Of all the things in the store, this was not for sale for some reason… here is a video of what

Posted in Awesome, Tape

SUCCESSIVE APPROXIMATION ADC CALCULATOR

Was working on my Micro controller reading and had a need for a calculator to check my work for Successive Approximation of Analog to Digital signals. WIKIPEDIA:  A successive approximation ADC is a type of analog-to-digital converter that converts a

Posted in Computer Interface, Design, Mathematics, reference, School

reading week

This is piling up… 

Posted in School

Macbook Charger Double Wrap

I had no idea…

Posted in Apple, Cable, Design, Mechanical, Tricks

Studer A80 Bulb – LED replacement

Channel 3 used an original bayonet style bulb… it needed to be changed to match the other LED lit VU meters  

Posted in Power, Repair, Tape, Tricks, Upgrade

What does RMS Mean?

The square root of the mean of the squares of a sample.

Posted in Mathematics

Music Note Frequency Calculator With Cent Adjustment

A colleague posed a very interesting question: “I am looking for any music/music math wizard help me figure this out. If I am moving the pitch of a song up by 50 cents (a quarter step?) What frequency is A

Posted in APKaudio, Data, Design, Mathematics, Resources, Tools, Truth

Testing a Sony TC-630 with a period accurate factory test tape

Posted in Amplifier, Awesome, Portable, Recording, Repair, Tape, Upgrade
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