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by themagicmanmdt
Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Lamenting the unavailability of 456
Replies: 5
Views: 1727

3m.
by themagicmanmdt
Sun Jul 13, 2014 9:22 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: LDC capsule, tube mic PSU PCB, paper in oil caps
Replies: 2
Views: 861

LDC capsule, tube mic PSU PCB, paper in oil caps

hey 'yall - i'm moving and cleaning off the bench - - spare LDC capsule. this is from an MXL 2001 that I upgraded the capsule on. but, really, this capsule sounded actually really great. the lore about 'hey, early MXL products were actually done well' is rather true for consumer stuff. so, if you wa...
by themagicmanmdt
Tue Jun 03, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Weird Artifacts on Test Pressings
Replies: 6
Views: 1613

a test pressing should be immaculate. i've found them to be a bit... sharper... crisper... and hi-fi... than the regular run... of course, the end of the stamper's life is duller... the beginning is the crispest... but, i've learned the hard way that any noise, wow, flutter, warble, surface noise, h...
by themagicmanmdt
Sun May 25, 2014 11:07 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: 'Royer Mod' Tube Mic PSU Board + Transformer
Replies: 0
Views: 313

'Royer Mod' Tube Mic PSU Board + Transformer

I've got one of these hanging around. Not the mic - just the tube PCB and transformer. Has a small low noise mod jumper on it. So, it works great. Need to wire in a tube mic? Outputs 100VDC (U47 voltage) and 6VDC (heaters). Quiet, simple, awesome. Put in your own box. Ammo boxes work awesome. $35 sh...
by themagicmanmdt
Mon May 05, 2014 11:18 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: More capacitance for tube rectified filter caps?
Replies: 7
Views: 3346

hush, jim, you'll ruin the magic
Jim Williams wrote:If a tube rectifier can't handle in rush current, pull it out and solder a couple of IN4007 diodes in it's place.

I would use 470 uf at 400 volts, if they would fit.
by themagicmanmdt
Mon May 05, 2014 11:16 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Tube rewiring (pentode to triode, etc) questions
Replies: 10
Views: 3628

if the tube is wired to a PCB, and the PCB is wired as a pentode, you'll have to cut traces and run little jumper wires to have it run correctly. the main difference you'll do is cut the trace for g2 from the board. make sure it doesn't have any remaining connection. jump g2 to A. g3 is already eith...
by themagicmanmdt
Mon May 05, 2014 11:11 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Otari MX5050 alignment (input level question)
Replies: 2
Views: 928

tascam procedure better
get beer before starting
by themagicmanmdt
Wed Mar 26, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Wurlitzer 200a Molex Connector
Replies: 3
Views: 1116

hey 'yall -

if you're ever needing some wurli, rhodes, clavinet, etc info,

shameless plug for my longtime friend who's become a crazy amazing analog keys tech after the years.

max brink
@
chicago electric piano company

http://chicagoelectricpiano.com/

m
by themagicmanmdt
Tue Dec 17, 2013 4:14 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: FS: urei 811b time align studio monitors (austin)
Replies: 0
Views: 369

FS: urei 811b time align studio monitors (austin)

reference my CL post:

http://austin.craigslist.org/msg/4248584175.html

great shape. sound amazing. lifestyle changes. want to find the right home.

reply via the CL post.

smiles -

m
by themagicmanmdt
Mon Sep 02, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: silver mica cap as input
Replies: 8
Views: 2499

each cap has a different sound. seriously. i'm not sure if i would personally enjoy a silver mica as the main input cap.... it'll be wideband, and detailed. accentuated top treble. in non-scientific terms... i'd call micas 'zippy', yet hi-fi. polypropylene will be a sonic place inbetween polystyrene...
by themagicmanmdt
Mon Sep 02, 2013 9:25 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: silver mica cap as input
Replies: 8
Views: 2499

each cap has a different sound. seriously. i'm not sure if i would personally enjoy a silver mica as the main input cap.... it'll be wideband, and detailed. accentuated top treble. in non-scientific terms... i'd call micas 'zippy', yet hi-fi. polypropylene will be a sonic place inbetween polystyrene...
by themagicmanmdt
Mon Sep 02, 2013 9:17 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Small Dynamic Mic Elements
Replies: 11
Views: 2677

why hook the transformer up? are you using a long run and need it balanced?
by themagicmanmdt
Mon Sep 02, 2013 9:17 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Small Dynamic Mic Elements
Replies: 11
Views: 2677

why hook the transformer up? are you using a long run and need it balanced?
by themagicmanmdt
Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:44 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Wall O' Guitars On An Eight Track
Replies: 12
Views: 3597

bounce as you track!
by themagicmanmdt
Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:37 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Another E/V 664 Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 1750

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