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Symphonic (Pine Electronics) M13 Amp Re-Build/Partial Re-Design

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14 years 5 months

Latest Rabbit Hole project....Started with adding a line isolation transformer and morphed into a complete circuit rebuild... The original circuit was pretty much a widow maker design, with direct line voltage feed the amp.

8pre suddenly won't boot

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1 week 1 day

I have an old MOTU 8pre Firewire I got on the cheap that was working great.  Been using it as an ADAT converter to add 8 channels to my 18i20.  Today I wanted to try reducing latency by increasing the sample rate to 48khz.  While fiddling with it I power cycled it and now after the "sparkle" animation it just displays the word "UP" on the LED display and outputs noise over optical and doesn't respond to pushing or turning the data knob.

What could "UP" mean?  Upgrade?  Underpowered?  Belly up?

Webinar this September: Recording Music Using a Multitrack Reel-to-Reel Tape Recorder

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1 week 3 days

The subject of our next webinar, on aspects of tape and reel-to-reel recorders, is recording using a multitrack tape recorder. From 4 to 24 tracks tape is back in the studio, so we at Reel Resilience thought we'd better talk about it! More information about the webinar, who we are at Reel Resilience and how to book, can be found here.

I've just finished this song and video that was produced in my home studio

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11 years 6 months

I've just finished and uploaded the video of the penultimate song and video from my upcoming album. This track has been in the works for the past three to four months. In that time I've survived getting the dreaded Covid amongst other things.

The track is in two parts and I used alternate acoustic guitar tunings as an experiment. My good friend Mark Beling (also a guitarist) caught Covid at the same time as I did and I decided that when we get through the recovery I'd invite him to contribute to the song.

Remove music from live audio stream, leaving just voices - possible?

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1 week 6 days

Greetings. I'm looking for a filter or tool that can remove the music from a live video source (e.g., a NASA broadcast), while leaving the voices and non-musical noises. It doesn't have to be perfect, but it needs to remove/mute enough of the music to avoid triggering YouTube's copyright detection, and not mess up the voices too much. To be clear: I'm not trying to circumvent copyright rules. I'm trying to remove potentially-copyrighted incidental background music from an otherwise copyright-free broadcast. This is my "holy grail".

Suggestions for type of recording computer

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2 weeks

I currently have an old (2004, Pentium II, 4GB) desktop computer that's painfully slow to use even to web browse and fairly audible in terms of cooling fans and HDD, and I'd like to get into home recording. 

My goal is to buy a used computer with the following four objectives:

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