Monthly Archives: May 2023

Adjustable “high note” modification for Fox Contrabassoons

Here’s a cool contrabassoon mod which lets you adjust for high notes “on the fly” without having to add cork or bend any keys whenever you need to play high note passages. Essentially this creates a “half hole” whenever you press the left hand second finger without the first finger. In their own fingering chart, […]

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Nakamichi MR-1 Balanced Output Specs

Contrary to what I’ve read online in a few places, the MR-1 cassette deck uses “Pin 3 Hot” for the XLR balanced output. I’ll admit there’s few people who care anymore about a phase coherent signal from a cassette output, but for those that do, the truth can be hard to find. I contacted Willy […]

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