33XXX

Gear Porn for the Analog-Anglophile
what I love most about gear made by hand is that following the signal is something I’ll still be able to do when my eyesight starts to go…

what I love most about gear made by hand is that following the signal is something I’ll still be able to do when my eyesight starts to go…

Lucas with relay madness!

Lucas with relay madness!

Wiring the reverb return section.

Wiring the reverb return section.

Studio A

Studio A

Found this vintage flogger lodged in the bottom of our console.  I guess ‘hookers and blow’ meant something different back in the 70’s…

Found this vintage flogger lodged in the bottom of our console. I guess ‘hookers and blow’ meant something different back in the 70’s…

There are thousands of perfectly tied square knots holding  bundles of cables together on the underside of the console.     Every time we cut one we salute Doris, the kindly British matron we picture sipping tea and lovingly tying perfect knots day in and out while her kids are off at boarding school.

There are thousands of perfectly tied square knots holding bundles of cables together on the underside of the console. Every time we cut one we salute Doris, the kindly British matron we picture sipping tea and lovingly tying perfect knots day in and out while her kids are off at boarding school.

If you ever wanted to know why ‘old’ so often sounds ‘warm’ look no further than this vintage “insulation” we found inside these original Neve P&G faders we picked up.

If you ever wanted to know why ‘old’ so often sounds ‘warm’ look no further than this vintage “insulation” we found inside these original Neve P&G faders we picked up.

Every time you re-cap a 33114 module, a mackie mixer dies.

Every time you re-cap a 33114 module, a mackie mixer dies.

Old and New.    Capacitors, Caps.   Electrolytic to be specific.

Love ‘em or hate ‘em they’re in everything you listen too (except BURL Pre’s).

We’ve replaced them all in about 40 of our 33114’s so far.
Just a few more to go!