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Well there’s your problem

Ever hear someone say “there’s something funny going on with that power?” I think electricians are sometime intimidated when they see Orange receptacles. I’ve become sceptical of Orange receptacles without a label on them. Today I had just reason to

Posted in Amplifier, APKaudio, Mechanical, ORANGE, Patching, Power, Tools, Truth

New Photo Booth

Installed a new photo booth today.  Maybe I’ll light it up soon.  Paint was “dry” so I snapped a quick one with a single light.  

Posted in AudioAholics.com, Awesome, Casses, Mechanical, New Gear, Photography, Resources, Tools, Upgrade, WBSps.ca

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

Acoustic Camera

A very interesting item. http://www.norsonic.com/en/products/acoustic_camera/Acoustic+Camera+Nor848A.b7C_wtnQYO.ips

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

Loading up some shelves…

  Cleaning up the pile…

Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Mechanical, Projects, Tape, Tools, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca

Neve 1064 – Horizontal

  With the exception of one little thing, these turned out great!  Cheers to Dave P and Jack C for doing some great work on this project  

Posted in Awesome, Casses, Effects, Filters, Mechanical, Projects, Rack Mount, Repair, Revolution Recording, Upgrade

New monitor controller face plate

I’ve been working with a mastering engineer on the replacement of the face plate for a monitor I think it turned out well! Big KNOB… I assure you it’s no mackie in there…  Before (V1) with no section devision lines

Posted in APKaudio, Design, Mechanical, Monitoring, Projects, Rack Mount, Upgrade

Mobile Patching system

Working on the mobile patching system.

Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Cable, Casses, Design, Effects, Mechanical, ORANGE, Patching, Portable, Projects, Rack Mount, Recording, Tools, Upgrade

Pandora’s Promise

A very interesting perspective on nuclear power. It’s on netflix. check it out

Posted in Awesome, Mechanical, Power

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

Can you name this console…

It’s not a WBS…  

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

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

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

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

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

To Avoid Injury…

Posted in Design, Explanations, Mechanical, Rant, Truth

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

A test fit of buckets one and two

had a brief test fit this evening…

Posted in APKaudio, Casses, Console, Design, Mechanical, New Gear, Portable, Projects, Recording, Repair, Studio, WBS, WBSps.ca

Spiromill – Engraving with a spirograph

I have a project coming up where I needed a special face plate. I came up with the idea of engraving with a spirograph, so I ordered one on eBay and it showed up today! The setup was a little

Posted in APKaudio, Design, Mechanical, New Gear, Projects, Tricks

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
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