life of a toronto based random asian guy

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Sunday, 29 March 2015 19:06

sony mdr-7506 wire placement

I happened to have a few old Japanese made Sony mdr-7506 cans at work ..  and all of them have same broken wire after being used on a daily basis ...   i finally got to find an afternoon to play around and replacing the broken cord ..  

Monday, 17 March 2014 15:48

how it is made - vacum tube

Here's a how it is made video on how vacuum tube is made

Friday, 12 April 2013 14:34

DIY Audio Project

Was browsing through the internet and found this DIY site on useful audio gadgets.  For those of you who has time and some skill.  this is a fun one.

Tuesday, 02 October 2012 13:44

bass di sample

bass di
here's comes a few audio samples of the di/preamps i personally have.  check out the following sample: 

1 - radial tonebone bassbone

2 - universal audio solo 610

3 - apogee one

Friday, 28 September 2012 15:59

not very technical articles

just saw these page with lots of useful / easier to understand lectures about technology for music from basic concepts about electronics into equipments into acoustics, i had some good time reading.

Thursday, 10 May 2012 16:14

Sound System Interconnection

Found this great article written by Rane Technical Staff in 1985:

  • Cause and prevention of ground loops
  • Interfacing balanced and unbalanced
  • Proper pin connections and wiring
  • Chassis ground vs. signal ground
  • Ground lift switches

The article can be found here

A PDF version can be downloaded here

Tuesday, 24 April 2012 21:29

audio interface?

 products fireface ufx 2b


8993 full

the 2 interface that i'm gas-ing for.  


check out this demo of the vsl(virtual studio live) software with studio live mixer





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