Monthly Archives: May 2009

Customized WX7 Wind Controller

We love customized musical instruments.  Here’s a video of a customized Yamaha WX7 wind controller (wind synth) by Peter Gill.  The synth voice is outstanding (Mr Sax T), and the visuals of the customized instrument are really good.  Enjoy! . … Continue reading

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Applied Audio & Theatre Supply

. We would like to recognize our favorite lighting and audio supplier – Applied Audio and Theatre Supply.  In operation since the 1973, these folks are a full service audio and lighting sales and rental firm.  They also do installations.  … Continue reading

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Crushed!

. Check out this crushed box!  The photo above shows a modest sized box we used to ship some of our wind controller repair parts to a customer.  The fragile part was a long, thin keyworks circuit board.  We use … Continue reading

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Into the Digital Realm, Part 2

. Process: This example is using the signal source of a cassette tape. I find the easiest method (and the one that requires the least amount of “baby-sitting”) is to record an entire side of the cassette tape, and then … Continue reading

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Into the Digital Realm, Part 1

. Introduction: Upon receiving a very attractive and high-capacity MP3 player for Christmas, I began my foray into the conversion of analog music into digital form. I am not a stranger to digital music, having played around with various wind … Continue reading

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RF Plasma Light Source – Luxim’s “LIFI™”

Luxim has been touting it’s RF Plasma Light source called “LIFI™“.  This technology is still based on HID technology as are more conventional arc lights, but instead of arc electrodes to create the plasma inside the envelope, Luxim’s LIFI™ uses … Continue reading

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Ragazine – eclectic online arts publication

Check out Ragazine, an eclectic online arts publication.  It’s been around since 2003, but some of the archives are still being restored by the site owner after a server change.  There’s photography, art, theatre, books, and poetry.  Definitely worth 20-30 … Continue reading

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