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Not getting mugged!

Hi folks, How cautious do you find yourself having to be when recording in the city? I'd love to be out recording more with by mics and pres, but am just so concerned about getting gear grabbed while ...
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Microphone safety…things like, when sticking your microphone in a pipe always…what?

When sticking your microphone in a pipe, always check these things: 1) What's in the pipe? 2) What's going to be coming and going in the pipe? 3) Always have a softie or something on it to be safe. ...
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audio card hard setup

hi, i have the following setup: Macbook Pro -> connected to WD Harddrive via Firewire -> daisy-chained to a firewire sound card -> connected to studio monitors / final output. it worked fine for a ...
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computer sleep/wakeup click sound - healthy for monitors?

hi, whenever i put my macbook pro to sleep and wake it up, Core Audio / my sound card seem to restart and i get this glitch/click sound on my monitors... sometimes i hear a single one and at other ...
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Can you damage a sound recorder (not microphone) by recording too hot?

Quick back story... On my drive home, I drive next to a fairly busy train track on an otherwise unused road -- the track is about half a mile either direction from any crossings, so I won't have to ...
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Silence in your life

As we all here linked somehow with sound and it can be vital part in our life - What role in your life silence plays?
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How would you record a tesla coil?

Hello all, I have an opportunity to record a number of Tesla coils. To put it shortly, would you have any advice as to how to make sure I do not electrocute myself or my equipment? I intend to bring ...
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Smaaashing a TeeeVeee :)

My parents' big TV just broke :) When you switch it on, it switches itself off with a nice little "pfew" (kind of a "let me rest a little longer" kinda thing). I wanted to record it but it started to ...
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Security precautions when working with another crew.

Dear all, Answers to another question of mine brought up this question I have: What security precautions do you take when working with other clients? Example: You get hired to do sound design for ...