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  • Tuesday, September 09, 2014
    church sound
    Mike Sessler 09/09/14 07:19 PM,
    This article is provided by ChurchTechArts.   It occurred to me the other day that I’ve never done a post on making (terminating) Cat-5 cables. Honestly, I don’t like making Cat-5 ends. They’re very finicky and I find myself re-making them more often than I’d like. Part of it is the design of the connector itself, and part is just finding good parts. But even that is challenging. I was talking with a friend the other day who swears by… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallEthernetInterconnectMonitoringSignal

  • Monday, May 19, 2014
    recording
    Bobby Owsinski 05/19/14 12:07 PM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   OK, you live in an apartment or have some neighbors with sensitive ears so you can’t crank up that Marshall to get your sound. What you really need is an isolation box to keep the level from waking up the baby next door. Here’s a pretty good video on how to make a guitar amp isolation box, with some caveats. The layering technique that’s described definitely works, but I’d replace the acoustic… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallInstallationLoudspeakerMeasurementRemoteSignalStudio

  • Friday, January 03, 2014
    ethernet
    Chris Bushick 01/03/14 02:45 PM,
    As with many types of cable, you can save some money by purchasing Ethernet cable and connectors and assembling/terminating them yourself. Of course, keep in mind that putting together cables of any type requires time, patience and some know-how. Without these essential ingredients, you’ll be much better served by buying pre-terminated cables. That said, let’s get started. First, to attach any Ethernet RJ-45 connector ends to the lengths of cable, you’ll need an RJ-45 crimping tool. Start with a good… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAVEthernetInterconnectNetworking