Mac Geek Gab #147: Geek Tales, AirPort Speeds, AirDisk Backups, Programming and Podcast Setup

Dave and John talk through a few geek issues they encountered during the week. Then they discuss AirPort speeds, AirDisk Backups, how to get started programming and, by popular demand, an update on their podcast setup first detailed in Episode #32.


Mac Geek Gab #147: Geek Tales, AirPort Speeds, AirDisk Backups, Programming and Podcast Setup

Mar. 31, 2008 — Download: MP3 Version or AAC Version

Show notes for Mac Geek Gab Podcast For March 31, 2008

Direct Links: MP3 Version or AAC Version (courtesy of Michael Johnston of iPhone Alley).

Dave and John talk through a few geek issues they encountered during the week. Then they discuss AirPort speeds, AirDisk Backups, how to get started programming and, by popular demand, an update on their podcast setup first detailed in Episode #32.

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This podcast is recorded on a Mac using Audio Hijack Pro. As for equipment, John is using a Heil PR-40 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 also 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 Westone ES2 custom-fit 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 Johnston from iPhone Alley 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.

Theme Music: "The Answer", written by Jeff Steblea and Brian Ayles, as performed by Go Figure. "Made On A Mac" bumper by Mark Fleser

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