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by ethansnew
Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Nonpowered mixer w/ Powered speakers for running live sound?
Replies: 3
Views: 692

Nonpowered mixer w/ Powered speakers for running live sound?

yo hey so i am running a diy show coming up and my buddy is letting me borrow his JBLs. he has 2 powered JBLs and one nonpowered JBL. I have a non powered mixer (its a fostex 450)/ http://geeks.lockergnome.com/photo/fostex-mixer-1 Is there a) a way i can set this up so that I can use all 3 speakers,...
by ethansnew
Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: attenuator vs Master Volume on a modded Fender Twin
Replies: 12
Views: 1983

attenuator vs Master Volume on a modded Fender Twin

yo I have a 70s fender twin that has been modded out....the vibrato channel has been blackfaced and the normal channel has a "marshall mod" to it (not sure what exactly that means, but thats what the guy who sold it to me called it and the gain sounds sweet). When he did the modding he unhooked it f...
by ethansnew
Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:43 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: cool stuff with 2 mixers?
Replies: 3
Views: 772

cool stuff with 2 mixers?

hey yall i have a fostex 450 (8 track non-powered mixer) for my 8 track 1'4" reel to reel. I am going tomorrow to look at a 6 channel powered mixer. One of my main desires for getting a second board is to do a recording session putting up a bunch of drum mics, running them thru the 6 track and being...
by ethansnew
Fri Nov 02, 2012 2:55 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: help me figure out how to improve my studio, plz
Replies: 5
Views: 997

help me figure out how to improve my studio, plz

yo. my budget is gonna be $2k The album I want to record is alot of acoustic guitar and vocals, but also bass, drums, other random stuff. I want to improve my studio in a general way, especially just from a fidelity standpoint. My studio is pretty raw.... I have a Fostex 80 1/4" reel to reel (7 trac...
by ethansnew
Sat Jan 14, 2012 1:01 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: how good of a computer do i need?
Replies: 4
Views: 1061

how good of a computer do i need?

hello. the year is 2012. i need to get a computer so i can buy and run protools. It would be cool if it was a good enough computer that i could also run final cut pro and also protools on the same computer, one day. What computer should i get (pc not mac) that is the best mix of cheapest and best co...
by ethansnew
Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:10 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: cable routing with preamp
Replies: 7
Views: 2544

if i go into the 4 track with a quarter inch instead of an xlr it bypasses the pres completely or just to a greater degree?

are the pres on the 4 track controlled on the trim control, but not the volume fader?
by ethansnew
Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:42 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: cable routing with preamp
Replies: 7
Views: 2544

cable routing with preamp

yo so I bought my first preamp today, cause i am going on vacation and i needed something with phantom power so i could use a nice mic on a 4 track. the dude at the store explained to me that i should go Mic --> preamp with an XLR cable, and then go from the preamp ----> 4 track with an XLR -> 1/4" ...
by ethansnew
Sun May 29, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: figure 8s as drum overheads
Replies: 14
Views: 7702

figure 8s as drum overheads

hi i dont have that much gear, so i have been recording a drum kit just with 1 figure 8 ribbon mic (Electro Harmonix EHR1). I place it kinda over the top of where the drummer sits, with the figure 8 pointing left and right, essentially. The mic picks up the pieces of the kit real nice, but it def so...
by ethansnew
Thu May 19, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: bouncing and using auxs on a Fostex 450
Replies: 5
Views: 1462

well....i did in fact get it to bounce! thanks for the replies. if i was smart I would have written how i had everything wired, cause i think its gonna take me an hr and another bottle of wine to figure it out again next time i try, but i guess thats what you call good practice. It was funny tho, th...
by ethansnew
Tue May 17, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: bouncing and using auxs on a Fostex 450
Replies: 5
Views: 1462

alright so completely different now...i still cant bounce, and Im trying to figure out how to do it just using the sends and recieves. (ive got a buddy coming over one of these weekends, who is gonna be able to show me thru some of this stuff but in the meantime...) (so, im trying to bounce, but thr...
by ethansnew
Fri May 06, 2011 3:07 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: bouncing and using auxs on a Fostex 450
Replies: 5
Views: 1462

thanks ill give it a shot. I guess the kicker is that I was hoping to run the compressor thru one of the auxs and the reverb thru the other so I could get independent levels for each, and then bounce with that. Without aux returns this is impossible with my board, and what I need to do is chain the ...
by ethansnew
Wed May 04, 2011 9:58 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: bouncing and using auxs on a Fostex 450
Replies: 5
Views: 1462

bouncing and using auxs on a Fostex 450

hey yall! from the "theres no dumb questions" department.... I am leveling up my recording skills and currently Im at a stopping point where I just cant figure it out.... I have a Fostex 450 mixer. I have 6 tracks of recorded material and I need to bounce some of them down to record more, but mainta...