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Fixing Logitech trackball performance

I love these Logitech Marble Mouse trackballs, I have one for every computer.  After a few years they slow down physically.  Cleaning the dust off does not help enough, something different needed to be applied.  I’ve been researching lubricants and




Posted in Awesome, Computer Interface, Macgyvered, Repair, Resources, Tricks, Upgrade

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

VW golf – Will it fit?? 14 power amps…

BARELY!!! This was a hairy transport… I feared getting into an accident with this load.   I most certainly would have been taken out.  Also, the weight of them sure dropped the back of the car 3″!   Thanks again




Posted in Amplifier, Awesome, Macgyvered, Power, Projects, Rack Mount, reference, Repair, Truth, Upgrade, WTF?

Joel Plaskett rocking some WBS pre-amps

I was reading http://professional-sound.com/ (like I do every month plug plug) and saw Joels lovely new studio and Neve Console.  Front an centre I was happy to see the set of WBS pre-amps I wired up for him a few years




Posted in APKaudio, Awesome, Filters, Macgyvered, Mixing, New Gear, ORANGE, Projects, Rack Mount, Recording, Revolution Recording, WBS, WBSps.ca

Will it fit? – Leslie 147




Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Awesome, Macgyvered

Hatchback pack…

I know now we can fit two of the 2′ cubes and the “little” white one in the car. Major kudos to HHB Canada for being just the coolest company around.  The future and present is in those walls.




Posted in APKaudio, Casses, Effects, Location, Macgyvered, Mechanical, ORANGE, Portable, Projects

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

Combing Cables

a few years back I designed my own cable comb while doing a console build. I asked around if something excisted for my application to no avail… BEHOLD someone came up with an amazing product that does what I needed




Posted in Awesome, Cable, Design, Macgyvered, Mechanical, New Gear, Patching, Repair

A Social Experiment

I’ve been thinking about a social experiment. I often take calls from people looking for services, I’ve met a lot of great people in this industry and I do stand by their great work and contributions.   So instead of




Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Cable, Casses, Computer Interface, Design, Location, Macgyvered, Mechanical, Mixing, Monitoring, New Gear, ORANGE, Patching, Tools, Truth, Upgrade, Vinyl

Moved

Holy crap… moving sucks.    Cleared out of the Revolution Recording Custom shop.   




Posted in APKaudio, Casses, Console, Design, Location, Macgyvered, Mechanical, Mixing, Portable, Projects, Repair, Revolution Recording, Tools, Truth, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca

1AM dead caliper battery – improvise

My caliper battery died while working late.  I looked in storage and swore there was one there, no success.  Two AA cells later I was back in the game!  




Posted in Macgyvered, Repair, Tools

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

Making a Yamaha SKRM-100 subkick

A few years ago I made another Sub-Kick. I used all Yamaha Parts… so I guess it’s a Yamaha Sub Kick Drilling the XLR into the side: Pulling the driver from its box: I built some Brackets and drilled the




Posted in Macgyvered, Microphones, New Gear, Projects, Tools, Upgrade

RCA 77DX quick fix

In a pinch today I learned that thumb nuts from a Shure SM7B can replace the missing nut of an RCA 77DX. I’m looking into a replacement for the missing 77 nut this week… not going to pay the 110$




Posted in Macgyvered, Microphones, Repair

Urge to smash

I recently acquired a new computer and have begun the “Migration” from old to new. I know it’s not a quick process (600+ Gb from machine to machine) but by my math this estimation, using FW800, was WAY OUT. The




Posted in APKaudio, Computer Interface, Keyboard, Macgyvered, Projects, Rant, Repair, Science, Tools, Tricks
  • 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 […]
  • Telefunken U47 - Mint condition
    Mint Condition Telefunken U47 Tube microphone. Amazing condition. $20,000 USD I have never seen a specimen in this museum condition ever.
  • Neve 1D005 Pre-amps
    1D005 pre-amps in boutique audio rack. powered and ready to love it's like a micro 1073 Inductor-based EQ, transformer input
  • (7) Genelec 8240A PM Powered speaker
  • NEVE 8816 Summing mixer
    Neve 8816 summing mixer includes quality D-SUB breakouts
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