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Pro Audio: DIY Audio Projects (Part II)

In part one of this series, I recommended some essential tools for DIYers who want to explore building their own audio gear. If it sounds intimidating to build your own gear, let me quickly assuage those fears. There are a...

Pro Audio: DIY Audio Projects – Tools (Part I)

Pro Audio: DIY Audio Projects – Tools (Part I)

If you've listened to my interview with Cirina Catania on the OWC RADiO podcast, you've heard me talk about my personal journey in learning to build and mod microphones. During my time stuck at home due to the NY Pause order, I've delved deeper into the world of DIY Audio projects and thought I would put together a mini-series of two articles to help get you started. In this article, I'll cover some of the tools you're likely to need to successfully pull off a DIY audio build, whether a microphone, DI box, or mic pre. In part two, I'll provide some excellent resources for anyone who wants to discover the joy of DIY audio gear builds.

How to Fix Your Storage Enclosure at Home

Have you found yourself at home, looking for a project to take up some time? Are you the adventurous type and a little bit handy? Do you have a drive enclosure that needs some love? If so, perhaps this DIY...

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OWC Joins iFixIt #FixAtHome Campaign

Time to fix those isolation blues—we’re getting creative! iFixit asked us to join their #FixAtHome challenge, and we’re all-in for some at-home repairs and upgrades. COVID-19 forces many people to Work From Home, and this state of self-isolation is not only unusual but also hard to bear for some. We’d like to inspire people to make good use of the current situation by fixing and updating the things they own—because the more people are at home, the more things are likely to break.

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Is the 16-inch MacBook Pro User-Upgradable?

Apple has been steadily moving away from products that users can upgrade themselves. This has been especially true with its lineup of MacBooks – they have been working to make them thinner, lighter, and more compact for years. In fact, parts have been soldered directly to the board in MacBook Pros since 2012. But since we have seen Apple once again implement user-accessible options in the new 2019 Mac Pro, might we get lucky with the new 16-inch MacBook Pro and a return to the glory days of DIY?

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