Mac Geek Gab #91: Home Networking Dissected and Explained
Show notes for TMO To Go: Mac Geek Gab For February 12, 2007
Dave and John dig into what it takes to create -- and keep running -- a network of Macs in your home... and maybe some Windows machines, too!
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- IP address
- Network Address Translation (NAT)
- Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
- Ethernet hub
- Network switch
- Creating Windows shares for non-home directories
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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 Westone ES2 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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