Category: Upgrade

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

Working on the mobile patching system.

Finished an English paper, thought you may enjoy: Here is an M4A audio file of the article What Is The Best Way to Learn Something New? Anthony P. Kuzub Everyone learns in his or her own way. As an adult …

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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 …

Going to re-manufacture some WBS daughter boards Read More »

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 …

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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.

I’ve been thinking about a social experiment. I often take calls from people looking for services, I’ve met a lot of great people in this industry and I do stand by their great work and contributions.   So instead of …

A Social Experiment Read More »

Hauling equipment around on public transit has taken its tole on my body. Elizabeth and I have “levelled up” by getting a fancy 2010 VW Golf. Now visiting clients, collecting debts, doing service calls, moving gear, going to the shop, …

A Major upgrade Read More »

Holy crap… moving sucks.    Cleared out of the Revolution Recording Custom shop.   

Congrats to Kevin Park and the Lacquer channel team for getting the Neumann VMS70 back in the game. A fantastic project to have been a part of! We recapped the entire audio electronics for Kevin before he had lathe aficionado …

A project I’ve been working on has come… full circle ;-) 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 »

I try to keep one on myself at all times… it’s an Every Day Carry.   I think I can build an entire studio with one of these tools, and there hasn’t been a day in a good long time …

Sound guy xmas idea #20 – New Leatherman Read More »

Trying out the circular Copy Dial.  We needed a way to index the positions so 360/40 is 9 degrees. 

One of my favourite pieces of hardware on the market.  Shocked that this product isn’t in every studio in the world. Super accurate, easy to read, unique overlaid PPM/VU ballistics, correlation between channels is instantly evident, phase meter, tilts, small …

Sound Guy Xmas idea #7 – Ward-Beck Systems SLM Meter Read More »

Here is a great set of screw and nut drivers every tool kit should have. They are compact lightweight and consistent. I can carry 20 drivers for the same weight as 5 full sized drivers. I really like that they …

Sound guy xmas idea #2 – Drive-Loc Master Tech Set Read More »

Now that I have a side… here is an isometric view of the side car

I’m working on the details for some 12 channel side car panels. I’ve done a few rough sketches but these are the most accurate dimensions yet. Things are coming together and as I’m drawing I’m realizing how truly brilliant the …

Details are going in for some side cars Read More »

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.

Someone blew it up with the wrong PSU… cost more to fix it than it’s worth.  Moral of the story… Every Guitar player needs a VOODOO LABS PEDAL POWER!!!

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