Microphone Enclosure

Sometimes a project stumbles into your lap through channels you don’t expect.  In this case a long time friend was working with a musician on their live tour engineering when he had an idea.  What if we could use some of the more delicate and sensitive studio microphones on stage.  He reached out and we […]

Running list of 3d Printing Tips

For years I managed to outsource rapid prototyping but as costs decreased and material properties improved it became reasonable to bring some work in house.  The first printer I ran was at Three R Plastics and was a Taz 5 without an enclosure.  The ambient temperature swings of an efficient office environment proved detrimental to long builds […]

Rebuilding my 3d Printer (Head Alignment)

Sometime in 2015 I picked up a 3D printer at MicroCenter of the open box variety.  The few hundred in savings out of the gate seemed a good bargain at the time but it also meant the second extruder was malfunctioning out of the box, and a few parts were missing.  Not unlike most second […]