DIY Recording Equipment Podcast

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Discussions of how to build your own gear for the recording studio and interviews with audio electronics experts.

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https://www.diyrecordingequipment.com/blogs/podcast
Description
Weekly discussions of how to build your own gear for the recording studio.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-06-22 20:42
last episode published
2017-06-26 00:21
publication frequency
8.62 days
Contributors
Peterson Goodwyn author  
Peterson Goodwyn owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
16
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
26.06.2017

Designing Legendary Gear with Paul Wolff

Paul Wolff has designed more legendary pieces of gear than most of us have used. In his years with API alone, Paul designed the 550B EQ, 512 and 3124 mic preamps, Legacy console, and 2500 compressor. He was recently honored by NAMM TEC hall of fame for...
Peterson Goodwyn author
27.04.2017

Analog Synth DIY with Abby Echiverri

I've often fantasized about building a huge analog synth. But besides the obstacles of cost and not having a spare room in my house for it, I've always found the DIY synth world to be a bit intimidating. In this podcast, synth wizard Abby Echiverri wal...
Peterson Goodwyn author
27.04.2017

Is Open Source the Way Forward for DIY Audio?

DIY audio folks like to share--that's what makes us a community. My kits and the DIY Project Directory are possible because others have shared their research, schematics, designs, etc. without any legal limitations. In turn, I document my projects so t...
Peterson Goodwyn author
27.04.2017

"Explain Like I'm 5": Impedance

When I sent out the newsletter announcing the last "Explain Like I'm 5 Podcast," I asked which audio topics you wanted to hear explained to a 5-year-old. As as result I now have a list of over 25 topics for future shows! But the response I got the most...
Peterson Goodwyn author
27.04.2017

"Explain Like I'm 5": Balanced vs. Unbalanced Connections

This podcast marks the first of a new series in which I attempt to explain complex audio subjects so that a 5-year-old could understand them. In this first "Explain Like I'm 5" podcast, I tackle the important subject of balancing. What is the differenc...
Peterson Goodwyn author
27.04.2017

“Explain Like I’m 5″: Audio Levels

What's the difference between "pro" and "consumer" line levels? Is it ok to plug an instrument into a line level input? What's the difference between peak and RMS levels? In the long-awaited return of our "Explain Like I'm 5" podcast series, Peterson a...
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27.04.2017

"Explain Like I'm 5": Why Is Pro Audio Gear So Expensive?

Sticker shock is a common malady in the recording world. It takes a lot of money to outfit and maintain a studio. But why? What are the factors that drive the price of professional recording gear? Why does gear cost so much more than the sum of its com...
Peterson Goodwyn author
27.04.2017

"Explain Like I'm 5": Filters

How do filters work? As audio engineers, we use filters every day. We're all intimately familiar with high-pass, low-pass, band-pass, shelf, etc. filters. But how do they actually work in analog gear? The basic operating principles of analog filters ar...
Peterson Goodwyn author
16.02.2017

Chassis Design with Jon Erickson

We audio nerds love to talk about particular parts and circuitry—transformers, op-amps, discrete vs integrated, passive vs active, etc—but we rarely discuss the biggest part and the one we actually interface with the most: the chassis. In this episode ...
Peterson Goodwyn author
16.02.2017

"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Audio Electronics" Answers Podcast! (pt. 1)

Last week, I put out the call for you to ask "Everything you always wanted to know about audio electronics, but were afraid to ask." The response was awesome, and a tad overwhelming: almost 50 questions! I want to sincerely thank all of you who posed q...
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16.02.2017

Mic Preamps and Surface-Mount Parts with Expat Audio

In this month's DIY podcast, I talk to Dafydd Roche of Expat Audio about their new Eden Mic Preamp. Download the mp3 or listen on iTunes . Subscribe to the DIYRE podcast Dafydd and I get into some good stuff about mic preamp and general audio design, i...
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16.02.2017

Talking Tubes with DW Fearn

DW Fearn knows tubes. Since he rediscovered the sound of tubes in 1991, DW (Doug) has crafted a legendary line of all-tube, all-red-front-paneled recording gear. In April I had the pleasure of visiting Doug at his home and workshop outside Philadelphia...
Peterson Goodwyn author
16.02.2017

"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Audio Electronics..." Part 2

Our resident electronics expert, Duncan Gray, is back to answer your audio electronics questions! Duncan and I recorded two hours of answers last week to the questions you asked in the original "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Audio Electron...
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16.02.2017

What Makes API Gear Sound So Good? With Jeff Steiger of CAPI

Jeff Steiger of CAPI and I get nerdy about various vintage audio and DIY topics, including: Why create a company dedicated to vintage API gear? Why not Neve, SSL, etc.? Will we ever see ClassicAPI kits in a 1RU rack format, instead of 500-series? Why ...
Peterson Goodwyn author
16.02.2017

Being a DIYer, Studio Owner, and Engineer with Marc Alan Goodman of Strange Weather Brooklyn

One thing I often wondered when I first got into DIY was whether any "real" producers and engineers built their own gear. So I was thrilled to visit Marc Alan Goodman at his studio Strange Weather in Brooklyn to see his DIY gear and talk to him about h...
Peterson Goodwyn author
16.02.2017

DIY Condenser Microphones with Scott Helmke

Today, I discuss the ins and outs of making your own condenser microphones with Scott Helmke, creator of the popular Alice Microphone project. Scott walks us through how he designed the Alice microphone, including some practical tips for making your ow...
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