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you must visualize…

Posted in APKaudio, Design, Explanations, ORANGE, School, Science

Trick to remember NPN VS PNP

NPN: Not Pointing in PNP: Pointing In

Posted in Amplifier, Awesome, Explanations, Resources, School, Science

Wednesday night TV

Check out Jörg Wuttke, Understanding Microphones Jörg Wuttke was born in Berlin in 1942. He studied electronics and telecommunications at Karlsruhe University, specializing in acoustics, and was teaching assistant to professor Günther Kurtze, the inventor of the shotgun microphone. He

Posted in Awesome, Design, Explanations, Microphones, reference, Resources, Science, Studio, Surround, Truth

5kg of knowledge – Semester 2

I’m almost done week 2 of semester two… by themselves they are intimidating, but as a stack they are frightening.

Posted in APKaudio, Data, Explanations, History, reference, Resources, School, Science, Truth, Upgrade

Acoustic Camera

A very interesting item.

Posted in Awesome, Computer Interface, Data, Design, Explanations, Mechanical, Microphones, Monitoring, Portable, Science

was talking with someone about gold today

I was talking with one of my teachers today about gold in ICs. All the gold is in the wires of big chips… so I looked around and found another video about the PCB plating THEN, blessings to youtube, there

Posted in Awesome, Casses, Computer Interface, Data, Design, Explanations, Filters, Macgyvered, Mechanical, Projects

Drawing charts: Improve the Data to Ink Ratio

Drawing charts: Improve the Data to ink ratio Check out the hints from

Posted in Data, Explanations

Jeff Wolpert dolling out the wisdom

Jeff and Sydney did some fantastic work while I was at Revolution Recording. They’ve setup a killer room downtown and have Wizard Services to offer. Here is a great lesson from a very learned man.

Posted in Explanations, Mechanical, Microphones, Mixing, Monitoring, Tools, Tricks, Truth, Upgrade

To Avoid Injury…

Posted in Design, Explanations, Mechanical, Rant, Truth

Youtube sound quality…

I was watching an Interesting lecture from google and Andrew Scheps had an interesting point about youtube audio: Youtube doesn’t have an option to select audio rate. The sound rate is based directly on the video playback rate. The lesson:

Posted in Explanations


you know… I love this man and am forever in his debt.  He’s made laboratory grade audio equipment available to music / broadcast industry for many years and his standards and  interests have grown since his beginning.  Truly a childlike

Posted in Console, Design, Explanations, Filters, History, Mixing, Monitoring, Tricks, Truth

MCI: Mostly Crap Inside

I laughed out loud when I found this manual

Posted in Explanations, Tape

Big K and the worlds Roundest Object

Posted in Explanations, Science

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

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

Studying the hand

Never thought about it… …

Posted in Explanations, Truth

Getting better with the Gorton engraving machine

10 Lessons I’ve learned about engraving by hand: 1 – CLAMP CLAMP CLAMP 2 – Flexible material WILL FLEX WHEN CLAMPED! 3 – Start in the middle of the “A” 4 – 1:1 ratios show mistakes 1:1 5 – Don’t

Posted in APKaudio, Casses, Explanations, Mechanical, New Gear, Tricks, Truth

Resonant Frequency Chart

Elegance in simplicity

Posted in Explanations, History, Truth

WBS 60-12 input transformer

I had an old WBS 60-12 input transformer with tails too short to re use. so I opened it up. After desoldering the bottom cap, I cut the shell open. I’m sure if I heated up the wax it would

Posted in Explanations, History, Mechanical, Science, WBS,

Got some WBS Manuals to sort through

if you have a console from 1985-1994 please let me know.. I may have the manual for your console. Please email me your console project number and serial number and I’ll see if I do.

Posted in Console, Explanations, History, WBS,
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