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Hardinge Lathe 204 frame Motor

Looking to replace the 204 frame motor I watched my favorite teach on the subject and that pointed me to the plate on the motor I have Reading deeper into this, this is an OLD style of motor frame. 204

Posted in APKaudio, Casses, Data, Design, Lathe, Mechanical, Motors, Power, Projects, Tools

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

Studer A80 Bulb – LED replacement

Channel 3 used an original bayonet style bulb… it needed to be changed to match the other LED lit VU meters  

Posted in Power, Repair, Tape, Tricks, Upgrade

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?

Ward-Beck Systems “DINNER BOX” – dB-4

Working on the new Ward-Beck Systems “DINNER BOXES”    dB-4 Because there’s real Meat in it… Because sometimes I skip lunch… Because they don’t serve lunch at 4AM… Because I eat lunch for breakfast… It’s a backplate to simply wire

Posted in APKaudio, Design, Power, Projects, Rack Mount, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca

An electrical lesson…

So a client taught me a valuable lesson this week: Never solder (tin) the copper on an electrical cable.  The more whiskers of copper making surface contact the better.  Maximize surface contact!

Posted in Cable, Explanations, Mechanical, Power

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

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

Pandora’s Promise

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

Posted in Awesome, Mechanical, Power
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