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Spring Cleaning – leads to…

Summer sale! Cleaning out the shop…  more to follow                       WBS-L – 10-060 : PPM Meter Driver WBS-L – 14-260 : Mic-Preamp and HP Filter WBS-L – 4-109 : Amplifier

Posted in AudioAholics.com, Dynamics, Effects, Headphones, Mechanical, Mixing, Monitoring, Music Store, ORANGE, Patching, Portable, Power, Recording, Repair, Resources, School, Studio, Tape, Tools, 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: Paladin Tools 901039 Premise Service Kit

Oh yes, this would come in handy with the increase of RJ45 working being done! 

Posted in ORANGE, Portable, Tools, xmas

Moving stuff across the country

I most certainly had a busy “reading week”.  It started with finishing up a job My brother Mike started.  Moving 7 pallets of equipment from my moms garage in Saskatoon.    Followed by great visits with Family and friends.  I’m

Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Cable, Casses, Console, Design, Effects, HVR, Location, Mixing, ORANGE, Patching, Portable, Projects, Rack Mount, Recording, Repair, Studio, Tape, WBS, WBSps.ca

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

RLC calculator for components in series

I’ve been calculating a lot of components in series lately for an ECR255 class. I’ve also had to graph them on impedance diagrams and a power triangle. In an effort to better understand the math I made a calculator for

Posted in APKaudio, Computer Interface, Data, Design, Explanations, Filters, New Gear, ORANGE, Power, Projects, reference, Resources, Tools, Tricks, Truth

you must visualize…

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

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

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

4 racks of gear loaded up for sale

Loading up the studio on the last night  got some AA stickers with numbers to follow!  Most of this stuff is for sale with the exception of a few things… Rack 1 http://audioaholics.com/item/267 http://audioaholics.com/item/137 http://audioaholics.com/item/36 Rack 2 http://audioaholics.com/item/99   http://audioaholics.com/item/49 http://audioaholics.com/item/139

Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Casses, Effects, Filters, Mixing, ORANGE, Projects, Recording, Tools

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

Using a POD 2 switcher

I wanted to add some components to my home listening system, so a switcher was needed. I’ve decided to use a POD 2 switcher… the POD-2 is a (6) Stereo input – stereo switcher that has the ability to sum

Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Cable, Computer Interface, Design, ORANGE, Patching, Projects, Rack Mount, Records, Tools, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca

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

Sound Guy Xmas idea #8 – Moleskine Rulled Notebook

I take a LOT of notes, and I loose a LOT of notes.   I find myself throwing away little bits of paper with random writing daily.  Collect your thoughts in one classy place: a Moleskine notebook. Prices vary and

Posted in ORANGE, Tools

MXR Phase 100 repair and mod

Someone blew it up with the wrong PSU… cost more to fix it than it’s worth.  Moral of the story… Every Guitar player needs a VOODOO LABS PEDAL POWER!!!

Posted in Amplifier, Effects, Guitar, ORANGE, Upgrade

2013015 – Orange “CH ON” buttons

I recently got a bunch of blank switch buttons. I wanted some new CH ON Buttons in APK orange… this is what I came up with.

Posted in APKaudio, Console, Design, Mechanical, ORANGE, Recording, Repair, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca

looking for a stylus upgrade…

looking for something in the $150 – $300 range… any suggestions? http://www.ortofon.com/products/cartridges/cartridges-2m-series/2m-bronze

Posted in ORANGE, Records, Tools, Upgrade

Got the locks

It’s rude not to engrave them :-)

Posted in APKaudio, ORANGE, Tools

I was talking to someone about promo-mailers…

Posted in Casses, ORANGE, Records

HBL415OR – IG420 – I want!

A bit redundant that it’s a special IG… it is plastic

Posted in APKaudio, ORANGE, Patching, Upgrade
  • 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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