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I'm looking for 16 track 2 heads for Ampex mm1100. Mike McHugh
Bert De Coteaux was a great man. I learn a lot from him. I always wanted to write and sell my own commercials; well bert shows me how to do that. I was
I had 3 mixing consoles during the 34 years of studio ownership. The MCI was by far the best. An amazing amount of head room , And one of the punchier
The origins of the plasma meters come from CBS London who gave MCI an NTP plasma meter and said, This, all along the console, please. The meters originally
Recording engineer in the 70's. Did a lot of night sessions in a large studio in Melbourne - before an audio accident left me with no highs in my left
Were can I get one? John Kramer
Yes Hello indeed thanks for sharing! Keith Miller
I have dozens of early Magnecord transports and preamps (some believed to be Demo’s & prototypes) and hundreds/thousands of parts and manuals. All from
Photo of Jimi Hendrix at console is at Record Plant Studios, not Electric Lady Studio
I specified, purchased & built this little 16 track rig specifically for sessions outside of a typical studio environment. This all came about after realizing
Great site, great photos! I'm wondering where I can order a copy of Rockin In The Desert? On Amazon it appears to be out of print. Thanks guys! -Nat
I'm after the Studer 807 special edition in red. firstname.lastname@example.org Jan Anthonisz
I have had this machine since about 1982 when I worked in Abbey Road (EMI Studios). I know that Abbey Road did not prefer to use Ampex for various reasons
Way back when- when there were only TWO Sony 3324s in all of Miami - and much to the chagrin of our producer who was very regretful that we had even been
i need information on the simon and garfunkel's photographer in holland 1966.
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Ken and I worked the music circles in FL. New River studios was a wonderful atmosphere for creating and recording right at home. The staff was wonderful
The guitarist in the Four Seasons photos playing the Gibson Super 400 arch top electric guitar is Eric Gale. The gentleman playing the Danelectro guitar
Pictures of Hendrix are at Record Plant NYC during the making of Electric Lady Land, It is not Electric Lady Studio. There is no such thing as Electric
A method to route audio tracks to a bus for some kind of common processing, such as applying the same effect(s) to multiple tracks. Bill R
LOOKING FOR A REMOTE FOR A MCI 24 TRACK RECORDER. Our manual identifies it as being a jh - 24b. Ramon Jimenez
Hi, I have an original (not B or C rev) 440 and bought a remote for it, but do not see a receptacle for it on the control box. Were there no remote provisions
Mr. Tom walked up on me mixing live in young circle (Hollywood) and offered me suggestions. I will never forget his suggestions. What a gentleman, I will
Ingesón Estudios was created in 1966 by the eminent Acoustic Engineer, Historian and Musical Critic Manuel Drezner. From its beginnings, Ingesón was distinguished
In 1971, Emerson Lake and Palmer wrote and recorded the song Are you ready Eddie on their album Tarkus (Track #6). Lyrics available on-line pay tribute
I bought my JH556-D LM because after figuring out which studio's and producers did the best sounding records ever, i also found out the consoles that have
Story goes, Les invents sound-on-sound by installing an extra head on the Ampex Model 200a that Bing Crosby gave him. Problem is.... every picture of the
Roy Haley needs some recognition. Tom Lanik
How can I get a service manual or download schematics for a 725D? Thank you, Richard Marsh (530) 885-6809
How about having to break up a fight in the studio between two people in the band.....a husband and wife no less!?! I could see things were getting ugly
Before I went to work full time as an engineer at Criteria in 1967, I worked for Jeep in his small repair shop/labaoratory on Sunrise Boulevard in Fort
I have what looks like a 255 amp but is has no ID plate and Volume,Bass and Balance post on the back of the amp any one have any information in this amp?
In the picture of Stax (Museum) Studio . I own the 280 2 track in the picture. It was found in the back of a local Memphis studio at which Bobby Manuel
Thank you for wonderful site. I been collecting tube tape recorders for years Currently have around 300 from different countries Ampex is my favorite
We went to great lengths to restore and modify these two consoles for doing 50's style recording straight to Ampex full track 350.
I enjoy seeing this different things about your outstanding career in the music industry. You made major contributions and deserve the recognition. In
Hi, my name is John Trauscht. My father, Donald Trauscht, was hired by the owner of Langevin (Ed Swanson?) from 1964-1967 to pull the company out of the
I used to own a small 8 track studio that specialized in radio and TV spot work. I also worked as a VO talent in that room and various other studios. I
My experience with this tape deck is at the electronic music studio at Harvard University in the mid 1980s. They had two of the two track Scullys side
Theres a very important studio in Argentina called Estudio Ion, which has a set of great gear, among a few, a MCI JH500. cheers! Gino Ivan
I started as a trainee at Universal Sound back in 1973 and my first job, for my boss and guru - Lou Hanks, was to wire this desk in to the film dubbing
Mr. Poniatoff Ekkehart Willms
Reminds me of the Helios Oslo, Norway Console frame. CJ
Bob was my uncle. I miss him and Lynn, his wife, a great deal. I grew up in Mirasound. Scott Hornstein
I remember a sound engineer named Bill McMeekin who worked at MiraSound around 1965. He and other MiraSound people often ate at Gus & Andy's Bar & Restaurant,
The M79 was considered to have great sound and I believe was the machine of choice for the Steely Dan's producers. Anyone who owned / operated one of these,
In 1971 I built a control room for Straight Time Productions in Pittsburgh, PA. Included was a Scully M-100 which we got thru Martin Audio, NYC. When it
Grand pa worked for Ampex and retired after 25 years. He collected and horded any Ampex item he could get his hands on . Now I have it all 1900 sq ft
Bob Goldman was one of the most influential people in my audio career; set the stage for critical thinking, engineering, and hybridization of technologies.