Since about 2008 I’ve been using a Phonic Helix Board 24 Firewire mixer as a digital audio interface for multi-track recording, but also for digitising various analogue sources such as vinyl records, cassettes and the sound from Super 8 movies. It’s a fully-featured mixing desk and it does an excellent job of pretty much everything […]Read more "Phonic Helix Board 24 Firewire vs M-Audio M-Track"
Some time ago I bought a cheap USB thermometer called TEMPer. I was disappointed to find that it didn’t work on Fedora. It would only work on Windows using a poor piece of proprietary software. I eventually found the blog of Tollef Fog Heen, who had managed to get his TEMPer to work. Unfortunately his […]Read more "TEMPer USB thermometer on Linux"
I recently bought (and blogged about) an O2 mobile broadband USB stick. As I was on a camping holiday in a remote part of Pembrokeshire last week, I decided to take my Eee and the USB modem, just to see how it would work. I was aware that there would be no HSDPA coverage, since […]Read more "Mobile broadband in the sticks"