Hearing vs Listening

“Okay, I’m listening.” “No, you’re not. Before I start, there’s a little chore you need to do.” “Sure, Grandma Moon.” I should have stayed in Digitown and never returned, he thought. “My cat’s stuck in the attic. Get her for me, will you?” “How did it get stuck?” “We’ll ask her when you bring her […]

The Difference between Sound and Audio

Bob hadn’t imagined in his wildest dreams that he’d sleep in Cathy’s bed, drink her mom’s iced tea and get change for his bus ride home. It was almost as if he got married. Analog Mom wasn’t amused. But she didn’t say anything. Together, they rode out to the outskirts of town, to Grandma Moon’s […]

A New Awakening

When Bob woke up it was noon. But instead of the floor he was on Cathy’s bed, tucked in. She was waiting nervously, checking her email. On the far corner was a camera on a tripod, recording Bob’s every move. “You’re stalking me”, Cathy began. “You know that, don’t you?” “I’m sorry, I just…” “No, […]

Weather Protection for your Gear (Part IV)

In this last part I’ll try to outline some important properties of common materials used in the construction of professional audio and camera gear. Disclosure: Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit this site. Please help support this website by patronizing Amazon. It won’t cost you anything […]

Weather Protection for your Gear (Part III)

In this part we’ll deal with varying weather conditions. These are scenarios to consider when moving from one type of weather situation to another, and where the change is sufficiently different to create problems of its own. Disclosure: Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit this site. […]

Weather Protection for your Gear (Part II)

In this part we’ll finish up with the rest of our ‘constant’ weather conditions. Disclosure: Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit this site. Please help support this website by patronizing Amazon. It won’t cost you anything extra. Snow Ideally the same rules apply for snow as […]

Weather Protection for your Gear (Part I)

Gear is not made for display at home in a glass case. It is meant to be used, abused and exploited. To survive, professional gear has a lot of weather protection built in – but there are always weak links in the chain. Consumer or Prosumer gear subject to the same abuse needs a lot […]