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by greatmagnet
Fri Jul 13, 2007 9:37 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Tom Petty drum sound fans read this!
Replies: 17
Views: 11197

And then there was the ?bleed? mic. When we were doing a rough vocal we noticed that Tom?s vocal mic was picking up some drums and giving it amazing sound overall. He was singing into the mic so we couldn?t use it, it would ruin it, so we put up another mic right near it. It was a SM58 or a 57, and...
by greatmagnet
Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:44 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Trying to learn how to use a multimeter in the SF Bay Area..
Replies: 6
Views: 1356

Thanks guys for all the tips! Over the weekend I actually unearthed the manual that originally CAME with my specific multimeter, and that turned out to be the "rosetta stone" for me as it was relevant to the specific dial and inputs to that model. All worked out well and I now have my very first ful...
by greatmagnet
Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:42 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Trying to learn how to use a multimeter in SF Bay Area...
Replies: 5
Views: 1258

Thanks guys for all the tips! Over the weekend I actually unearthed the manual that originally CAME with my specific multimeter, and that turned out to be the "rosetta stone" for me as it was relevant to the specific dial and inputs to that model. All worked out well and I now have my very first ful...
by greatmagnet
Thu Jul 05, 2007 11:30 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Trying to learn how to use a multimeter in the SF Bay Area..
Replies: 6
Views: 1356

Checking for shorts is easy. Put the MM to the little speaker setting and touch the probes together and make sure you get the beeping noise from the MM. To check on you pre you touch the two points that are suppose to have flow with the probes, one on each point. If the MM beeps that means the conn...
by greatmagnet
Thu Jul 05, 2007 9:23 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Trying to learn how to use a multimeter in the SF Bay Area..
Replies: 6
Views: 1356

Trying to learn how to use a multimeter in the SF Bay Area..

Hey All, I already posted this in DIY too but haven't caught a lot of fish so Joel I hope it's cool that I post here too... I'm nearly finished on my very first 7th Circle Audio kit...the API-style preamp. Everything's going great but I'm at the point now where I'm supposed to start using my digital...
by greatmagnet
Tue Jul 03, 2007 12:52 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: universal output level?
Replies: 6
Views: 1288

In CD archetect, use the volume handles to raise or lower the volumes of the songs to make them all the same. It works best when you lower the volume of the loud ones to match the quieter ones. Hey Jay: I think what he's asking is if there's a way to get the RMS levels looking roughly the same from...
by greatmagnet
Tue Jul 03, 2007 9:22 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Trying to learn how to use a multimeter in SF Bay Area...
Replies: 5
Views: 1258

Trying to learn how to use a multimeter in SF Bay Area...

Hey All, I'm nearly finished on my very first 7th Circle Audio kit...the API-style preamp. Everything's going great but I'm at the point now where I'm supposed to start using my digital multimeter to check for shorts and then on to initial power-up and fine-tuning which requires even more dimm work....
by greatmagnet
Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:58 am
Forum: 2002-2007 TapeOpCon
Topic: Plundering the Chicago Store on Monday 6/11/07...NEED RIDE!!
Replies: 15
Views: 19788

drumsound wrote:My car just cost me the same amount of money I paid for a new mic. I'll be luck to get guitar picks that say Chicago Store on them...
I'll bring you free guitar pics that have Great Magnet logos on them. You are soooo LUCKY!
by greatmagnet
Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:35 am
Forum: 2002-2007 TapeOpCon
Topic: Plundering the Chicago Store on Monday 6/11/07...NEED RIDE!!
Replies: 15
Views: 19788

drumsound wrote:Anybody with a car wanna hit the Chicago Store Thursday afternoon? Chris Garges and I are getting in early Thursday...
If you snag any cool shit out from under me you two are sleeping on the porch.
by greatmagnet
Tue Jun 05, 2007 8:52 am
Forum: 2002-2007 TapeOpCon
Topic: Plundering the Chicago Store on Monday 6/11/07...NEED RIDE!!
Replies: 15
Views: 19788

Re: Plundering the Chicago Store on Monday 6/11/07...NEED RI

Andy Peters wrote:Ugh ... I've lived in Tucson for almost ten years, and I haven't bought so much as a set of guitar strings from those gonifs ...

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Well that was very jaded-sounding...can you explain that comment a bit for us tourists?
by greatmagnet
Wed May 23, 2007 2:38 pm
Forum: 2002-2007 TapeOpCon
Topic: Plundering the Chicago Store on Monday 6/11/07...NEED RIDE!!
Replies: 15
Views: 19788

Will do. No indication of that from Craig, though so I'm still calling it a plan for now if anyone wants to help a brotha out.
by greatmagnet
Wed May 23, 2007 11:12 am
Forum: 2002-2007 TapeOpCon
Topic: Plundering the Chicago Store on Monday 6/11/07...NEED RIDE!!
Replies: 15
Views: 19788

Plundering the Chicago Store on Monday 6/11/07...NEED RIDE!!

Hey All, My post-conference plane leaves real late Monday night. So, on Monday morning I've made an appointment to do some long-winded treasure hunting in the basement/attic of the Chicago store with a flashlight and stuff. Wanted to do that since I first saw the splendor of it last year. Craig says...
by greatmagnet
Tue May 22, 2007 3:31 pm
Forum: 2002-2007 TapeOpCon
Topic: Need roommate at Hilton June 7-11
Replies: 7
Views: 8810

Sahsa is a great and knowledgeable dude...it would behoove all to have his presence at the Hilton.
by greatmagnet
Tue May 22, 2007 3:26 pm
Forum: 2002-2007 TapeOpCon
Topic: the dunk tank.
Replies: 16
Views: 21649

LET'S DUNK PHIL SPECTOR! What? he's busy? Doing what? Oh. Damn. Too bad...would have loved to see that wig floating on the surface of the water. I was hangin' with one of the ladies from the WAM contingency (can't remember her name) before the dunk got started and she was just fuckin' NAILING that t...
by greatmagnet
Mon May 07, 2007 11:31 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: fatter tape saturation / help me warm a mix
Replies: 23
Views: 3749

Re: fatter tape saturation / help me warm a mix

heh.. hard to emit and detect sarcasm on the internet! who are these tape opers who do good mastering with nice analog boxes? and how much is not much money? I figured the going rate was $100-150 a song? thanks try Carl Saff at www.saffmastering.com. He's in Chicago and can run your mixes out of th...