Recording Studio Technology, Maintenance, and Repairs

ISBN-10: 0071427260

ISBN-13: 9780071427265

Edition: 2004

Authors: Tom McCartney

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This guide is a technical manual teaching everything you need to know to operate, maintain, and repair every major piece of equipment in a modern recording studio. It shows how to repair any speaker, amplifier, or board.
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 9/26/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 242
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Tom McCartney is owner and operator of T.M. Electronics, providing service in Toronto, Canada, area recording studios. Mr. McCartney both designs and builds audio and recording equipment, as well as working as a design consultant to other manufacturers. He also teaches a college-level studio operation and maintenance course, for which he developed this book.

Explanations and Calculations
Electricity -- What Is It?
Basic Electronics: DC Voltage, Current, and Resistance
Basic Electronics: AC Voltage, Current, and Reactance
Basic Formulas for Calculations
Advanced Formulas for Calculations
Wire Sizes and Maximum Current for Each Wire
Technical Power and Current Requirements
Signals and Equipment
Balanced and Unbalanced Signals
Metering-VU, RMS, PPm and Correlation
RF Transmissions -- AM and FM
Compressors and Limiters
Multitrack Recorders
Speakers and Microphones
Wireless Microphones
Cables and Connectors
Equipment and Rack Grounding
Patch Bay Wiring
Cable Routing
Test Equipment
A 48-Volt Phantom Power Supply Project
Cleaning Chemicals and Applications
Fixed Head Tape Recorders -- Analog
Analog Tape Recorder Calibration
Rotary Head Tape Recorders -- Digital
Amplifier Cleaning
Computer and Processor Cleaning
Mixing Console, Pot and Fader Cleaning
Lighting Equipment Cleaning
Service and Repairs
Speaker Damage and Repairs
Amplifier Diagnostics
Soldering, Cable Repair, and RF Interference Cures
Processors and Outboard Gear Service
Symbols and Glossary of Terms
Symbols and Keywords
Test Questions
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