Category Archives: Technnical Articles
DATE: Thursday, February 21, 2013 TIME: 2:00 PM EDT This webinar, sponsored by Herman Pro AV and presented by Furman Sound, will explore the difference between series, multi-stage surge suppression and standard shunt surge suppression. We will also discuss linear … Continue reading
Actually, this is an old article which I thought I had posted here some time ago, but when I wanted to point someone to it, I discovered that I had never added it to the list of Technical Articles. It’s … Continue reading
Every now and then, I run across an article worth sharing. This comes from Sound on Sound author Emmanuel Deruty which I received via he Universal Audio newsletter. It’s a clear and easy to read explanation of how we hear … Continue reading
I found this informative guide while sorting through my NAMM show literature pile. It’s a well-written and informative beginner’s guide to the knobs and jacks on a mixing console as well as some tips in building a mix. See the … Continue reading
I’ve been meaning to update and post an article of mine on tape recorder alignment since this is something that seems to get asked about more often now that people are digging recorders out of the closet to “warm up” … Continue reading
Have you been moving too many cables lately? Maybe you need a patchbay for all of your various analog signal paths. Read about the ins and outs of patchbays in the Technical Articles section.
No, Virginia, they’re not all the same. TASCAM’s wiring convention is pretty much standard for analog audio connections, but there are several variations for multi-channel AES/EBU wiring. A while back I when was researching an article on digital interfacing, I … Continue reading
Common sense and a systematic approach are important when trying to locate and fix a problem. Read When Good Things Go Bad in the Technical Articles section for some tips on keeping a cool head and working your way through … Continue reading
Meter Madness – All about signal level metering, analog and digital, VU, dBFS, and what’s in between. I thought I had put this one up earlier, but I wanted to refer someone to it and darn! It wasn’t there.
These are common terms in the field of audio systems, but do you know what they really mean? This article explains the classic definition, how a balanced connection works to improve noise immunity, and how to best make connections when … Continue reading