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Keaton Music Typewriter

Amazing machine  

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

Antoinette before

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

Sunlight

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

Sound guy Xmas idea: Studer C37

This isn’t something you see everyday.  I know this is something he doesn’t have.  I know it’s a gift he’ll truly enjoy. http://www.ebay.com/itm/STUDER-C37-tube-mastermachine/121497529690

Posted in Awesome, History, Mechanical, Tape, Transport, xmas

had to throw out some art this week

   

Posted in History, Records, Truth, WTF?

Ampex MM800

Such a nice looking transport! read the leasing info too… very cool! 

Posted in Design, History, Tape

schadow switch mounting information

In the 70’s and into the 90’s WBS used a Schadow switch in almost every product they built. Different buttons required different offsets so “GOLDEN RULES” of design were made up so each engineer was on the same page. I

Posted in Design, Explanations, History, Mechanical, reference, Resources, Truth, WBS, WBSps.ca

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

Can you name this console…

It’s not a WBS…  

Posted in Awesome, Casses, Console, Design, History, Mechanical, Mixing, Patching, Portable

Going to re-manufacture some WBS daughter boards

As a part of my school program, I’ve decided to take a shot at re-designing 2 WBS components. First the 4-110 mic pre-amp for the M460 – M461. In the 90s WBS redesigned the card using 5534 but I’m looking

Posted in Amplifier, APKaudio, Design, Filters, History, Mechanical, Microphones, Mixing, Projects, Repair, Revolution Recording, Truth, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca

RUPERT NEVE!!!!

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

20060723 – HVR ceiling fixture

In 2006 we (Myself and Andrew Waters) built a ceiling diffuser for the studio.  I’ve been doing some data backups and thought I’d share some pictures and info on the build.  The whole thing was made out of 2 X 4s

Posted in History, HVR, New Gear, Science, Studio, Tools, Tricks, Upgrade

Neumann cutting lathe acceleration limiter

Here are some before shots of the Neumann cutting lathe acceleration limiter BSB-74 It’s a really work of art in there, had to share.

Posted in History, Projects, Records, Repair, Upgrade, Vinyl

Book recommendation: Audio Systems Design and Installation

http://posttoronto.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=59 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

A new member of the family: It’s a Gorton!

I’ve been restoring WBS consoles for about 10 years now, and I think I’ve just taken the art of what I love doing to the next level. I have acquired THE Gorton P1-2 used at the WBS factory. It was

Posted in APKaudio, History, Repair, Tools, WBS, WBSps.ca

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, WBSps.ca

AMS RMX-16 Delay

I was looking thought my archive and found this. It’s a programming sheet for an AMS RMX-16 delay unit. I think we have the scanning wands somewhere… I doubt this would ever work as the JPEG compression would really mess

Posted in Effects, History

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, WBSps.ca

How to properly move an EMT 140 plate

Posted in Effects, History, Mechanical, Truth
  • 100A 3-Phase Temporary Power Distro's
    All 3 are 100A 3-phase panels. They stack and interlock. One has wheels on the bottom for easy storage. 5-foot Cam-Tails as input. 2 near-complete CamTee sets included. Originally made for supplying a large amount of Food-Trucks and other festival vendors. 2 panels are identical with: 6 dbl 30A 1 dbl 20A 1 single 20A […]
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    Mint Condition Telefunken U47 Tube microphone. Amazing condition. $20,000 USD I have never seen a specimen in this museum condition ever.
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