Tuesday, May 3, 2016

O! Various. O! Sundry.

The chords to Nothing Compares 2 U.
The steps to getting a radio license for wireless microphones

Text-to-speech I kinda like.
Notes on adjusting the notorious Gibson 3-point bridge.


Magix makes the LC-1, a plugin for DialNorm levels. It's only (heh) $1300.  Our distributor has told us he hasn't heard of anyone insisting on compliance with HEAR but if they do, that'll likely be the direction I go in.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Medium Colors

Turns out that the short and medium scale bass is a "thing". Primarily because of the lack of dead spots on the neck. Which is interesting.
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A primer on short and medium-scale basses.
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An animated tab of the bass part of the Bouree. Note that these versions I'm posting are all slightly different.
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Belden has this color/channel chart. I had to wire up my 5.1 system so I needed to know this.
  1. brown
  2. red
  3. orange
  4. yellow
  5. green
  6. blue
  7. purple
  8. grey



Mic Making

Fantasizing about building microphone(s). The Schoeps circuit seems to be the way to go. It's a simple circuit but it weirdly has a lot ...