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Sound guy Xmas – Scotch-tape Measuring-Tape tape

Put a foot anywhere




Posted in Awesome, Tape, xmas

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

Shipping an AMPEX ATR-102

Found some pictures of an Ampex ATR-102I shipped a few years ago.  It sat on a pillow of pink insulation.  Pink does more than you think. Once it was all set, I filled it with High Density styrofoam




Posted in Casses, Macgyvered, Mechanical, Tape

Nakamichi RX-202 cassette deck flip

I was at a Hi Fi shop in Ottawa and they would not demonstrate the RX202 for my brother… Of all the things in the store, this was not for sale for some reason… here is a video of what




Posted in Awesome, Tape

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

Testing a Sony TC-630 with a period accurate factory test tape




Posted in Amplifier, Awesome, Portable, Recording, Repair, Tape, Upgrade

SOUND GUY XMAS! The family delivers sound guy gifts!!

I’m so lucky to have such thoughtful family. I know how difficult it is to shop for us sound guys. I hope the ideas I’ve been sharing have been of inspiration to eager shoppers. I thought I would share some of




Posted in Tape, Tools, Tricks, Upgrade, xmas

Sound guy Xmas idea: Studer C37

This isn’t something you see everyday.  I know this is something he doesn’t have.  I know it’s a gift he’ll truly enjoy. http://www.ebay.com/itm/STUDER-C37-tube-mastermachine/121497529690




Posted in Awesome, History, Mechanical, Tape, Transport, xmas

Shipping an A80

it’s not easy!  Yes, we included a robertson drill bit as a courtesy!




Posted in Awesome, Casses, Mechanical, Portable, Tape, Transport

Big Jenny Headstack

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Posted in Tape

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

Ampex MM800

Such a nice looking transport! read the leasing info too… very cool! 




Posted in Design, History, Tape

Loading up some shelves…

  Cleaning up the pile…




Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Mechanical, Projects, Tape, 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

MCI JH24 – We call it “Woody”

Got a new toy, MCI JH24 – We call it “Woody”, You know it’s not very cherry, it’s an oldie but a goody… But it still gets me where I wanna go It woke up from an 8 year slumber




Posted in APKaudio, New Gear, Tape

MCI: Mostly Crap Inside

I laughed out loud when I found this manual




Posted in Explanations, Tape

How to properly wire in a dolby encoder / decoder




Posted in Cable, Design, Effects, Tape

Munchy Crunchy and Intermittent

Thoughts?




Posted in APKaudio, New Gear, Repair, Tape

Tape duplication service?

I hear tape duplication is coming back?




Posted in APKaudio, Tape

Hard not to admire the design of Braun

from:http://www.dasprogramm.org/electrical/audio.html




Posted in Console, Design, Monitoring, Tape
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    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 […]
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    Mint Condition Telefunken U47 Tube microphone. Amazing condition. $20,000 USD I have never seen a specimen in this museum condition ever.
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