mediatechnology wrote:Thanks Holger and Paul.
We will be operating the forum for support for an indefinite time and I, and hopefully others, will continue to post new ideas here as well as documents for older semiconductors and pro-audio equipment.
The MS matrix and bruno2000's upcoming mic preamp serve as an example of a non-compressor applications that were (and will be) given birth to here. Being in the studio equipment service business most of my career - not recording engineering - has taught me the value documentation. Those are two areas for growth for this forum.
One of the above missions continues to be taking newer ideas (or new "re purposed" spins on old ones) and introducing them here in hopes of them becoming adopted in the mainstream. With any luck, the MS matrix or DC-coupled mic preamp might become an example. DIY boards help do this. Roger has certainly raised the bar high taking the Pico Compressor from a DIY board to becoming a pro-audio manufacturer and AES exhibitor. This is the polar opposite of cloning: Taking someone else's idea (even public domain ones) that did receive adoption in the mainstream and copying it. The former is a lot more work than the later as we all know.
So stayed tuned as we (slowly) morph into other areas.
Thanks again to Roger and Wayne for the Picos. The 12 Pack is a great addition to the Remote Truck. I'm about to take apart my mono prototypes, and reconfigure them into a Stereo Mastering unit, with ALL of the options. The mastering guy at our place has also been after me to finish the MS matrix since he read about it here.
I second the notion of newer ideas. I "needed" some more mic preamps for audience mics in the truck, and was going to just knock off some SSL 9Ks, but instead, because of this forum, expanded on Wayne's efforts with his servo design (all I really did was add some junk like a HPF, and a meter), and had some boards done. Photos soon.
While I do appreciate the Picos, it's much more fun to build something from the circuit up, rather than just stuffing a board. I'll be taking a hard look at the THAT chip line-up to see what else I can use.