* A nuts-and-bolts guide detailing everything studio professionals need to know about operating, maintaining, and repairing the major equipment found in a modern recording studio
* Covers both analog and digital technology
* Wire and install equipment like a pro
* Repair any speaker, board, or amplifier
* Understand every piece of studio equipment, from meters to oscilloscopes to mixers
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This would be a reference for those who have questions beyond the scope of the other two recording studio books reviewed in this article, particularly where professional-style (non-PC) recording studios are concerned. Tom McCartney, owner of T.M. Electronics in Toronto, Canada, provides information on basic electronics, tools, and equipment, with the latter portion of the book covering cleaning and repair of equipment, soldering, and speakers. ( Library Journal 2004-02-01)From the Back Cover:
THE #1 REFERENCE FOR STUDIO TECHNOGYOnly this manual covers it all, from equipment installation to professional maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs. Recording Studio Technology, Maintenance, and Repairs offers unbeatable guidance -- from electronics basics to fine-tuning equipment. It's the one reference no recording studio should be without. THE ULTIMATE STUDIO MANUAL Hip hop or Bach, whatever you record, if you want a smoothly functioning, beautifully performing recording studio, Tom McCartney's Recording Studio Technology, Maintenance, and Repairs is the only comprehensive, practical guide to getting it right, from first idea to final tweaks, from fixes to foolproof follow-throughs. UNDERSTAND AND SERVICE EVERY PIECE OF EQUIPMENT IN TODAY’S RECORDING STUDIOS Written by a recording studio service pro, this illustration-packed guide shows you how speakers, microphones, mixing boards, amplifiers, meters, oscilloscopes, and all major pieces and types of recording equipment work. The fully illustrated instructions demonstrate every step in maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair -- even those all-important (and often missing) mid-repair processes -- and also includes:
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Book Description McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0071427260
Book Description McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071427260
Book Description McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics, 2003. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: SECTION ONE: EXPLANATIONS AND CALCULATIONS Chapter 1: Electricity -- What Is It? Chapter 2: Basic Electronics: DC Voltage, Current, and Resistance Chapter 3: Basic Electronics: AC Voltage, Current, and Reactance Chapter 4: Basic Formulas for Calculations Chapter 5: Decibels Chapter 6: Advanced Formulas for Calculations Chapter 7: Wire Sizes and Maximum Current for Each Wire Chapter 8: Technical Power and Current Requirements SECTION TWO: SIGNALS AND EQUIPMENT Chapter 9: Balanced and Unbalanced Signals Chapter 10: Metering-VU, RMS, PPm and Correlation Chapter 11: RF Transmissions -- AM and FM Chapter 12: Compressors and Limiters Chapter 13: Multitrack Recorders Chapter 14: Speakers and Microphones Chapter 15: Wireless Microphones SECTION THREE: APPLICATIONS Chapter 16: Cables and Connectors Chapter 17: Equipment and Rack Grounding Chapter 18: Patch Bay Wiring Chapter 19: Cable Routing Chapter 20: Tools Chapter 21: Test Equipment Chapter 22: A 48-Volt Phantom Power Supply Project SECTION FOUR: MAINTENANCE Chapter 23: Cleaning Chemicals and Applications Chapter 24: Fixed Head Tape Recorders -- Analog Chapter 25: Analog Tape Recorder Calibration Chapter 26: Rotary Head Tape Recorders -- Digital Chapter 27: Amplifier Cleaning Chapter 28: Computer and Processor Cleaning Chapter 29: Mixing Console, Pot and Fader Cleaning Chapter 30: Lighting Equipment Cleaning SECTION FIVE: SERVICE AND REPAIRS Chapter 31: Speaker Damage and Repairs Chapter 32: Amplifier Diagnostics Chapter 33: Soldering, Cable Repair, and RF Interference Cures Chapter 34: Processors and Outboard Gear Service SECTION SIX: SYMBOLS AND GLOSSARY OF TERMS APPENDIX A: SYMBOLS AND KEYWORDS APPENDIX B: GLOSSARY APPENDIX C: TEST QUESTIONS INDEX. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0071427260
Book Description McGraw-Hill Education TAB, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071427260
Book Description Tab Books, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 272 pages. 9.00x7.25x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0071427260
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