Category: Tricks

I love these Logitech Marble Mouse trackballs, I have one for every computer.  After a few years they slow down physically.  Cleaning the dust off does not help enough, something different needed to be applied.  I’ve been researching lubricants and …

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I had no idea…

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

Dave Adams did my a solid today.  I needed some support cut to exactly 1.6 *12 plus 0.02 worth of “wiggle room” spaced over 12 modules.  He has the tools and knows them too well!  Thanks again Dave! 

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 …

SOUND GUY XMAS! The family delivers sound guy gifts!! Read More »

Got a Call from Christopher today.  “I do a lot of EDACs” I said.    He said “what you really want is the CB37 Light Director Board“ And he was right.

I was introduced to “Disk Inventory X” that displays a visual representation of what’s on your hard drives. Within minutes I identified HUGE files that were plugging up my laptop. The worst culprit is parallels… but I already knew that …

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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 …

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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 …

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a whole semester summed up in one drawing   From the Art of Electronics second edition – Paul Horowitz and winfield Hill  

I moved my chair into the sunlight for the first time in… Sure enough it needed a cleaning.  The casters were beyond cleaning, so new ones with Rubber wheels (for the hardwood) have been ordered. This chair kicks serious ass!

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 …

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   http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/733754/visually-stunning-math-concepts-which-are-easy-to-explain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:LucasVB/Gallery

Jeff and Sydney did some fantastic work while I was at Revolution Recording. They’ve setup a killer room downtown and have Wizard Services to offer. Here is a great lesson from a very learned man.

you know… I love this man and am forever in his debt.  He’s made laboratory grade audio equipment available to music / broadcast industry for many years and his standards and  interests have grown since his beginning.  Truly a childlike …

RUPERT NEVE!!!! Read More »

Crunch time!  only days left to buy your sound guy a gift!  I like MG super contact cleaner with Poly Phenol Ether… it’s awesome.  And when you have MG chemicals, cut two holes at the top to the cap to …

Sound guy xmas idea #28 – contact cleaner Read More »

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 …

20060723 – HVR ceiling fixture Read More »

Either tape inner diameters are shrinking or my hands are getting fatter…  Could have put one of these to good use this weekend http://www.sourceshop.com/product.asp?pid=568

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