Category Archive: Glen’s Projects

What on earth is Glen up to now?

Jan 01

Alan Parsons’ Art & Science of Sound Recording

If you are considering recording your own music you have a lot to learn. Knowing where to start is a considerable challenge. I’ve spent a couple of years researching products, trying new equipment, lurking in audio forums on the internet, and just recording and trying to make it sound right. In the process I’ve learned …

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Jul 06

EQing the Lower and Upper Mids

EQing the Lower and Upper Mids Notes from Danny Danzi on the Cakewalk Forums This is an extract from a thread on the Cakewalk forum by forum member Danny Danzi. I have transcribed his posting here to make it easier for me to find. If you find a few gems of knowledge here, please check …

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May 14

Virtual Vypyr Project

Vypyr Patch Manager Keeping track of all of the possible settings and configurations on a Vypyr amplifier can be a bit of a challenge. The purpose of this project is to develop a program to provide a convenient utility for storing, modifying, cataloging, and sharing these settings with other Vypyr owners. Additional planned functionality provides for …

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May 13

Chasing Down a Vypyr 75 USB Noise Problem

I get a strange sound out of my Vypyr 75 speakers whenever I plug the USB cable from my computer into the USB port on the amplifier.  I had seen this complaint several times on the Peavey Forum.  Therefore, I was disappointed, but not supprised when I plugged the USB in on my test Vypyr …

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May 13

Be Careful Reassembling Vypyr 75s

Proper Speaker Wire Routing I recently bought a second-hand nonfunctional Vypyr 75 to use as the test platform for my Vypyr Patch Manager project. One of the problems with this amp was that the Power Supply/Amplifier Board has lost all of its blue smoke.  Looking over the board, it seems that the speaker wires had been …

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May 04

WT’s PA Mute Modification for Vypyrs

Image showing ribbon cable splices The Mod: This will void the warranty and requires a little knowledge on rewiring/soldering. I looked at the schematic for the head phone pcb and saw that a contact (TS pull up) inside the switch was connected to the left headphone out contact when no plug was inserted. Plugging in …

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Feb 21

Speaker-Out Mod for SS Vypyrs

How-To on adding an external speaker jack to a guitar amplifier. Many smaller guitar amplifiers are not manufactured with output jacks for external speaker cabinets. This blog shows three approaches to adding one yourself

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Feb 21

GoDaddy Hosting – Setting up this site

I fully expected to spend a month or so getting things configured and running the way that I wanted them to be. With the GoDaddy provisioning setup I’m further along after three days than I expected to be after a month.

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Feb 20

Peavey Vypyr 15 Mods from Petr

Pimp My Vypyr – Modifications for the Peavey Vypyr 15

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