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  1. franknichols

    Seismic Audio Speakers

    I have a question. The sound man in the band I play bass with was telling me about these speakers from Seismic Audio. He asked my thoughts and since I have never head of them, I thought I would put the question out there. Are they good, bad or just plain ol' firewood material? Thanks for...
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    Maybe Getting Back In The Game

    Ok, had to take some time off due to medical reasons, but am considering getting back into the Karaoke side of the business. This is what I need information wise. I have been out long enough that I am not sure who has the best discs anymore. My library stops at Dec. 2007 so I will be...
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    Non-DJ Sound System Help Please

    Hi Everyone, Well, it's ben awhile since I posted due to Medical/Family issues....Long Story for a cold beer or three. Not DJ/KJing too much these days, but working on that too. Lately I have been playing Bass in bands again. Mainly been here by way of the lurk, but I respect the knowledge an...
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    Amp Help Please

    I come once again to the boards of the gear gods for some help, and reassurance that I am doing something right. The band I play in when I am not DJ/KJing is playing a blues fest in 2 weeks. When we were asked to play by the guitar players wife, we were under the impression that a real sound...
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    Oh No, Not The Knee Again.......I can use your prayers

    Well, yes it is the knee again. For those of you who have been around awhile, you know I have had some pretty bad problems with my right knee. Well, now it is time for the left. I tore up the left one shortly after MBLV08, while I was in Vegas for another trip actually, had that repaired...
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    An Equipment and "Should I" Question

    OK, here is the situation. I live in a Town of about 40,000 and have been contacted about possibly providing Sound Support with music and MC Duties for the Christmas Tree Lighting. They are looking for a sound system which will cover their town common and at least 8 par64 lights. Now, as for...
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    Have You Heard Of These??

    Hello All, Just Curious, Have you heard/know of the quality of Big Hitz and Country Hitz Discs? Do you know who makes them? Thanks, Frank:cool:
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    Hard Drives abd Airport X-Rays

    I know this has probabblty been covered before, but I can't find it..... I will be taking my HDD across country with me in a month or so.....I do have a back up drive that is not making the trip, (Just the one going for editing purposes only.....never an event w/o back up). Question is...
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    MDR 7506 Headphone Ear Pads

    Does anyone know how to replace the ear pads on the Sony MDR 7506? I called Sony, and they are telling me that I need to buy new phones because the pads are not replaceable. They had no answer when I told them the replacement pads are available on line The pad is fine, it just slipped...
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    Here I Fo Again Update

    Well, the surgery went as planned and I am back at home. Should be up and around in a few days. Using crutches for a few days and doing lots of PT to keep the knee strong. My thanks again to everyone for their thoughts and prayers. My family and I really appreciate it. Now, there is...
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    Ride for Spring Into Success in Boston

    I don't think there is public transportation to the venue so if anyone from North of Boston is going, I would like to hook up for a ride, yes, I'll chip in for gas......Or, If I can meet up with someone in Boston for a ride to the venue, I can ride the train into town. What can I say, It...
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    Here I go again.......

    Well, as many of you, my on line friends know, I have had numerous knee surgeries on the right knee, including two replacements within a year. Well, as of Thurs. the 15th, I will be starting the whole process on the LEFT knee. It is a fairly simple surgery, but because of the replacement in...
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    Yes, Another Insurance Quetion

    OK, I know this topic has been discussed at GREAT depth here, but when I search "Insurance" I keep getting all the recent threads posted, insurance related or not. Soooooo, I know about the ADJA, WeDj, NAME, and GMEA policies, just wondering if I have missed any before I make my decision...
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    Ride Needed to New England ADJA Event at EB

    I am North of Boston (Billerica) and would like to go the the NEADJA meeting on Tues at Electronic Bargains. If you are going from this area, could I ride with you. I'll be more than happy to chip in for some gas. You can email, pm, or call the Cell 978-987-0501 Thanks, Frank 8)
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    Patching Advice needed.

    I am getting a separate set up for Karaoke now that the Numark 200fx has finally given out. I need to know the best way to patch the Karaoke and DJ Rigs together for the best results. Here is what the two set ups will consist of: Karaoke: Mackie 1202VLZ, Alsesis Microverb 4, Numark...
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    Quicker New Releases

    OK, I know that some of you here no longer like Sound Choice and Pop Hits due to the computer issues, but I am still disc based so these are the two I am looking at. The ripping is not an issue for me. Having said all that, here is my question, Which is better at getting out the new music...
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    Yet, Another MP3 Gain Question

    I will be using macmp3gain and I just want to make sure I have it set correctly before I start. I have read several of the previous threads and I am a bit confused.......must be due to all the ripping. Too many hours in front of the computer. :roll: :roll: :) Album Gain Mode: Unchecked...
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    Mac Help Please (Using External HDD's)

    OK, I need some help. I'm in the process of ripping my library, and tonight I decided to back up to a second hard drive so I would have two identical drives at the Jobs just in case. I'm using a Mac G5. Both drives are formatted to Fat32 in case I need to use a windows machine down the...
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    WAVE vs. Apple Lossless

    OK, still researching options for archiving my master library. As I stated in another thread, I want to archive in a lossless format. Just wanted to know the difference between WAVE and Apple Lossless as far as lossless formats go. I have read info. on both and right about now, I think...
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    Corrupt File Question

    OK, I have a newbie question here. If a file is corrupt on your computer and you are unaware and burn it to a disc as an AIFF, is it still corrupt even if the disc plays fine?? If so, when you reimport it to an mp3, will it import as a corrupt file as well?? Hope this makes sense. I...
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