Monthly Archives: January 2014

Akai EWI 5000 Wireless Wind Controller

      At the 2014 Winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants), Akai announced the EWI 5000 Wind Controller.  This is a wireless controller in the familiar Akai EWI format including glide strip and octave rollers.  Sweetwater is reporting … Continue reading

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Some stepper motors just require a torch!

This is the 2nd time we have had issues with removing a gobo or color wheel shaft fitting from a stepper motor. Gear pullers are not tall enough to fit on the shaft fitting.  Hammering with a wedge did not … Continue reading

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Wireless Microphone Body Pack Setup

When prepairing wireless microphone body packs for amature stage actors (ie. high school productions), here are a few things to make sure you do before handing off the microphone. Continue reading

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WX7 Repair Notes: Alignment of the keyworks PCB

Repairing A Dropped WX7 With A Slipped Key PCB Did you drop your WX7?  Is it now playing only one note, no matter what keys you press. If so, then your WX7 is suffering from “dropped on the floor” syndrome, … Continue reading

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Happy 2014! New postings to resume.

Dear blog readers, Firstly, please let us at WindWorks Design wish you all a wonderful and happy new year.  We hope 2014 is terrific for you, both personally and entertainment-wise. We have some good news.  It is our intention to … Continue reading

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