No More Printing Out Copy!

I finally decided to mount a 19″ LCD monitor on top of my corner sound wall and extend my PC’s desktop to it. Now I can just drag my copy and scripts over to this monitor and get to work. The bracket angles down nicely, and of course you can change the font size as needed, so it’s very easy on the eyes… and neck!

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DIY Tri-Fold Corner Sound Booth

DIY Inexpensive Sound Dampening for Corners

I was looking through some spare hardware I had in the garage last week and came up with this idea for what I call a Tri-Fold Sound Wall. It’s basically a 3/4″ sheet of dense wood, cut into 3 equal sections, 6 1/2 feet high. I had some utility hinges left over from another project, so I used 6 of them to connect each of the 3 pieces of wood. This allows for the amount of openness I want my 3-sided booth to have.

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DIY Remote Power Switch for Studio Computer

The story behind this project is that I had to move my computer out of my studio because I was picking up to much noise from the cooling fans and power supply in my headphones.  Not much of it was coming through in my recordings, but I wanted the quietest environment possible.

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PreSonus TubePre Mod Vintage GE Vacuum Tube


I had read on a number of audio forums that swapping the factory vacuum tube in the PreSonus TubePre with a vintage USA made tube would improve the sound quality, more specifically making it much warmer. So I did the research to find out how to dismantle my TubePre, and looked at the specs to find out the exact size and type of vacuum tube that it uses (12AX7), and then set out on eBay to find a new-old-stock vintage GE tube.

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