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D.I.Y. Microphone Kit Build

Why buy and expensive microphone when you can build one! I have been in need of a good quality large diaphragm condenser microphone for a little while now. The mic I ended up purchasing was the T-47 kit. https://microphone-parts.com/collections/microphone-kits/products/t47-microphone-kit On the Mic Parts website they seem to compare this microphone to a Neumann U87. Considering... Continue Reading →

Speaker Testing Wire

From time to time I need a way to hook up a guitar speaker to an amplifier for testing. This really is a simple cord with a 1/4" jack on one end, and female disconnect connectors on the other, however a simple thing when you need it and don't have it can be annoying. For... Continue Reading →

D.I.Y. Rack Mount Shelf

So at the end of 2019 I upgraded my computer from a 2012 Macbook Pro to a 16" Macbook Pro. At least my 8 year old computer served me well and allowed me to skip the butterfly keyboard Macbooks all together. I figured since I was in upgrading mode I would work on the ergonomics... Continue Reading →

MIDI Controlled Recording Light

So I built this LED backlit sign, that changes colors when it receives MIDI signals from any digital audio workstation. So when you hit play it turns green, when you hit stop it turns yellow, and when you hit record it turns red. So basically I started off by building a box out of wood.... Continue Reading →

Rack Case Friction Catch

Alright so maybe this is only a problem that I and I alone have. But my carpeted rack case for my PA system is getting sad, and the tiny corners of velcro in the corners of the doors no longer hole them on very well. I was thinking about how I could fix this issue... Continue Reading →

Pickup Winding: First Attempt

Here is the saga of me getting started in the world of pickup winding. It is something that I have wanted to do for a while now and I finally got around to it. I started off by building my own winding machine, if you haven't read that article you can find it here:¬†How to... Continue Reading →

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