This is the number 1 reference for studio technology. Only this manual covers it all, from equipment installation to professional maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs. "Recording Studio Technology, Maintenance, and Repairs" offers unbeatable guidance - from electronics basics to fine-tuning equipment. It's the one reference no recording studio should be without. This is the ultimate studio manual. Hip hop or Bach, whatever you record, if you want a smoothly functioning, beautifully performing recording studio, Tom McCartney's "Recording Studio Technology, Maintenance, and Repairs" is the only comprehensive, practical guide to getting it right, from first idea to final tweaks, from fixes to foolproof follow-throughs.Understand and service everypiece of equipment in today's recording studios. Written by a recording studio service pro, this illustration-packed guide shows you how speakers, microphones, mixing boards, amplifiers, meters, oscilloscopes, and all major pieces and types of recording equipment work.
The fully illustrated instructions demonstrate every step in maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair - even those all-important (and often missing) mid-repair processes - and also includes: a nuts-and-bolts approach to perfect sound; easy-to-use charts and photos that eliminate guesswork; basic wiring and repair diagrams; professional troubleshooting techniques; and, full coverage of both digital and analog equipment.From the sidebar includes: amplifiers; audio systems; basic electronics; cables; calculations; CD players/recorders; computers; connectors; current; electricity; FT transmission, AM & FM; grounding; heads; installation; lighting equipment; meters; microphones; mixing console; multimeters; oscilloscopes; power; processors; racks; reel-to-reel; repairs; signals; soldering; speakers; tape recorders; troubleshooting; wiring; and much more!
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Number of pages: 242
Weight: 465 g
Dimensions: 236 x 191 x 15 mm
This would be a reference for those who have questions beyond the scope of the other two recording studio books reviewed in this article, particularly where professional-style (non-PC) recording studios are concerned. Tom McCartney, owner of T.M. Electronics in Toronto, Canada, provides information on basic electronics, tools, and equipment, with the latter portion of the book covering cleaning and repair of equipment, soldering, and speakers. Library Journal 20040201