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Post by DrummerMan » Sun May 24, 2015 9:30 am

I often wished for just such a thing. Especially when I had separate control and live rooms. I never had an assistant, and HELL YES clients get nervous when you're doing your job. Your job is technical and alien to them, and exists to expose all their flaws and confirm their already rampant insecurities. There are exceptions of course, but a good engineer is as much therapist as anything else.
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Post by vvv » Tue Jun 02, 2015 7:49 pm

Lookin' for $30K, the kickstart is now at $37,574 with 15 days to go.
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Post by OlScrapIron » Sun Jun 14, 2015 8:13 pm

This is great! I might get on one... I can't find the video now, but I saw a dude on youtube who made his own mic robot AND... a remote control drum cloud! It moved up and down to allow more or less room sound.

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Post by Nick Franklin » Sun Jun 14, 2015 10:50 pm

OlScrapIron wrote:This is great! I might get on one... I can't find the video now, but I saw a dude on youtube who made his own mic robot AND... a remote control drum cloud! It moved up and down to allow more or less room sound.
That'd be Eric Valentine? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8jymtu45kI
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Post by GooberNumber9 » Mon Jun 29, 2015 7:07 am

trodden wrote: Getting a couple mic's on one speaker can be tight as it is.
Word. And I'm thinking more about the snare top mic, where it's super important to get the right placement, super tricky, and super crowded. Motorizing a mic stand is a great idea. This particular iteration doesn't seem to address the snare top mic problem. I feel I would want the ability to change the angle of the mic clip itself, plus extend and retract the boom, and raise and lower the boom. The x/y axis thing seems a little lazy, actually.

So maybe version 2.0 will be something I'll get excited about.

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Post by Spark » Sun Jul 12, 2015 7:39 pm

Hmmm... I wanna find an old bigger remote controlled tank toy and retro fit it with a mic stand. It might be goofy looking, but it would be cheaper!

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Post by OlScrapIron » Mon Aug 03, 2015 1:23 am

Nick Franklin wrote:
OlScrapIron wrote:This is great! I might get on one... I can't find the video now, but I saw a dude on youtube who made his own mic robot AND... a remote control drum cloud! It moved up and down to allow more or less room sound.
That'd be Eric Valentine? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8jymtu45kI
Yes! I forgot it was for Pensado's place! Great invention...

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