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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

Will it fit? – 3 Roadcases in a VW golf

There is something important to point out in this picture.  Note the shoes protecting the back window?  I got that trick from a bass player in Saskatoon. 

Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Casses, Dynamics, Effects, Headphones, Portable, Projects, Rack Mount, Studio

Ward-Beck – D/A-DA – (24) Ch AESDigital to (120) +4dB Analog

Posted in APKaudio, Cable, Casses, Computer Interface, Console, Digital, Mixing, New Gear, Patching, Projects, Rack Mount, Repair, Studio, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca

Antoinette before

Posted in APKaudio, Casses, Console, Design, Explanations, History, Mechanical, Mixing, New Gear, Repair, Studio, Tools, Tricks, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca

Vapourware…

https://books.google.ca/books?id=iikEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA15&lpg=PA15&dq=neil+muncy+ssi&source=bl&ots=8NgI8DPsJB&sig=a2zm0nTMlQBbq4B0YqwizEMBCxU&hl=en&sa=X&ei=cc8NVcfBCdPjsASopoBg&ved=0CDQQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q&f=false

Posted in Awesome, Console, Design, Digital, Mixing, Monitoring, Music, Studio

IMAX- The Next generation of IMAX sound – 12 Channel configuration – and LASER projectors, about time

Imax – The Next generation of IMAX sound –  12 Channel configuration – and LASER projectors, about time!! Had a fantastic experience with the new IMAX sound system at the AES meeting held at Technicolor. The “Upper Quad” ceiling speakers

Posted in Awesome, Design, Explanations, Mixing, Monitoring, Studio, Surround, Upgrade

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

McDSP ultimate Compressor and Eq

Today I had the good fortune of meeting with Derek Heimlich of McDSP. Derek introduced me to a solution to a grief I’ve always had with software plugins. After his introduction and chat about this product, I blurted out that “Software

Posted in Awesome, Dynamics, Effects, Filters, Mixing, New Gear, Studio, Tools, Tricks, Upgrade

Grayson Matthews new studio

I was lucky enough the other day to have a tour of the new Grayson Matthews rooms.  I was very impressed.  Such a nice place to do voice work and music in.  

Posted in Console, Studio, WBS

Herman Miller Chair repair

My Old Herman Miller wheels were really ruining my floor.  This is something you don’t really think about until it’s too late… I ordered hardwood floor safe wheels for my chair.  I really recommend them for any surface… the soft

Posted in APKaudio, Design, Mechanical, New Gear, Repair, Studio, Tricks, Upgrade

Wednesday night TV

Check out Jörg Wuttke, Understanding Microphones Jörg Wuttke was born in Berlin in 1942. He studied electronics and telecommunications at Karlsruhe University, specializing in acoustics, and was teaching assistant to professor Günther Kurtze, the inventor of the shotgun microphone. He

Posted in Awesome, Design, Explanations, Microphones, reference, Resources, Science, Studio, Surround, Truth

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

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

20060723 – HVR ceiling fixture

In 2006 we (Myself and Andrew Waters) built a ceiling diffuser for the studio.  I’ve been doing some data backups and thought I’d share some pictures and info on the build.  The whole thing was made out of 2 X 4s

Posted in History, HVR, New Gear, Science, Studio, Tools, Tricks, Upgrade

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

Always growing the adapter wall

The demands only grow as the systems do. Red – XLRF – TRS Blue – XLRM – TRS Green – ground lift Yellow – polarity inverter Violet – XLRM – XLRM Black Expando – XLRF – XLRF Orange – XLR

Posted in Cable, Patching, Recording, Revolution Recording, Studio, Tools, Upgrade

New console vacuum

I got a new console vacuum today! Backpack Dayton 4TR09… and it kicks serious ass! I hate eBay… but this was the best $125 I’ve spent in a while

Posted in Console, Repair, Studio, Tools, Tricks, Upgrade

Boat Anchor for sale

AKAI MG1214 12 track recorder Make me an offer

Posted in Console, Mixing, Monitoring, Studio, Tape

WBS – M568P 24 track monitoring console

Posted in Mixing, Monitoring, New Gear, Studio, Tape, Tools, WBS

Proper slab isolation…

From the ground up. Just ask Norm http://www.mason-industries.com/masonind/_doc/pdf/acs102v3.pdf

Posted in Studio
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