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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

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

FREE STICKERS!!!! – www.AudioAholics.com – New Logo and sales concept

www.AudioAholics.com has stickers in stock!!! Going to roll out the new logo soon… here is a sneak peak.  AA s… but there are NO A HOLES   Like a garage sale sticker… sharpie in the item numbers and potential buyers can

Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Casses, Projects

Peggy Sue… Past the point of no return

Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Awesome, Cable, Casses, Console, Design, Effects, Filters, New Gear, Patching, Portable, Projects, Repair, Studio, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca

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

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

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

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

Had a date with a dream machine

I did a house call this weekend on a sick A80. Track 2 was being glitchy so it was replaced with track 15s chassis and pulled for bench service. It’s really nice to see these machines still kicking like it’s

Posted in Projects, Repair, Tape

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

Building a Hairball kit for a client…

Really like the build so far, but Black PCBs suck.  VERY hard to see the traces.    

Posted in APKaudio, Effects, Projects

the “FUCK OFF” button

Posted in APKaudio, Projects

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

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

2009 microphone cart

While visiting a friends studio (The Avenue Recording Company) I was happy to notice an old microphone cart I’d built for Tanda Recording.  The cart was designed to keep clutter down and be able to slide between the room partitions.

Posted in Casses, Portable, Projects, Tanda Recording, Tools

And here it is…

The Linear Traveling Potentiometer presented at AES Toronto meeting Sept 24, 2013 The Math Project that inspired the FivePointNone

Posted in APKaudio, Console, Design, Effects, Explanations, Mechanical, New Gear, Projects, Surround, Tools, Tricks, Upgrade
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