Airspeed Studio Reconfiguration Complete

The studio reconfiguration is complete!  Or at least as complete as it’s going to be until the first Acro Camp movie is complete.  I’ve been mucking about for years with the idea of reconfiguring the studio, but never really had time to make it happen.  I actually didn’t have the time to do it when I did it, but I found that I wasn’t able to work efficiently on the films or record audio for the show with everything stuffed together.

Late last year, Scott Cannizzaro e-mailed me to say that Noren was selling G-Cabs at ridiculous prices.  A G-Cab is a hush box into which you can put your equipment that makes noise (like computers that have cooling fans) so that that noise is reduced (40db or so).  The cab has a fan and a lot of baffling, so your equipment still runs cool, even though you can’t hear it.  In fact, the only way I can tell that it’s running is the smell of the new sound insulation that the fan blows into the room.  Kinda like that “new studio smell.”  If you’ve listened to the show for long, the hum of the computer’s cooling fan is ubiquitous.  The price on the G-Cabs was so good that I had to get one.   [Read more...]