Mac Geek Gab #105: Upgrades, Audio, Networking, and Spotlight
Show notes for TMO To Go: Mac Geek Gab For Monday, May 28th, 2007
Dave and John in front of one mic today talk about tweaking spotlight and network preferences, audio geekiness, and what upgrade paths make sense for you. Enjoy!
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Note: Shownotes are complete!
- Intro song cover by FreAk*
- Memorial Day
- Serial ATA (SATA)
- Tom's Hardware
- Apple Specifications
- Apple Outlet (refurbished hardware, other deals)
- SMARTReporter (detect failing hard drive)
- chmod Tutorial
- Enable remote logging in 10.4
- Max (audio conversion)
- Podcast and New Media Expo
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This podcast is recorded on a Mac using Audio Hijack Pro. As for equipment, John is using a Behringer C-1 microphone going through a Behringer Eurorack UB1222FX-PRO mixer, monitored with Etymotic ER-6i Isolator earphones, then straight in to his Mac. On Dave's end, a Heil PR-40 microphone is used, and the whole show is mixed "live" through a Mackie Onyx 1220 FireWire-enabled mixer before being pumped back into the Mac (via FireWire, of course), and is monitored with Ultimate Ears UE-7 Ambient earphones. Each microphone is run through a channel on a Behringer Autocom Pro-XL MDX1600 compressor, a touch of reverb is added with an ART FX-1 processor, and the whole thing is then compressed in software on the Mac. The show is recorded to AIFF, and then converted and uploaded with an Automator script. Michael, aka Computernap, then goes through and enhances the show to provide you with the AAC version. You can hear more details of the setup and how it's mixed on Episode #32.
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