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CAT5 UTP for Audio?

It is possible to get good performance when sending line level or mic level balanced signals down a lengthy piece of CAT5 UTP? I assume that 4 wires would be used... hot wrapped around ground, and ...
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Binaural Dummy Head [DIY]

I want to build myself a dummy head. I found a tutorial: http://digdagga.com/dummy/ using these silicone ears: http://www.binauralears.com/. Has anyone tried it? Or has other easier/cheaper options? ...
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DIY contact microphone

Hi! Using a contact microphone for field recordings seems to be popular and there's loads of tutorials for building one on the web. I bought the parts and am thinking of the adapter and ...
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So I dropped my recorder in a wheelbarrow full of water…

(I should get a gold medal just for the title alone!) So anyway, I'm out recording the deluge of rain we're getting in Los Angeles last night and I tripped over something and half-submerged my Tascam ...
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Can you use an MBOX or other Audio Interface without a computer? Also, make your own portable recorder or mixer or both?

Can you use audio interfaces as mixers if you connect them to a USB portable power device? And say recording into a portable recorder ie. zoom H4n? Has anyone had any success with this or tried ...