August 2014 / 31 posts found

Introduction to Fiber Optic Tools

by Helmut Eder
The most significant element of the present-day world of communications is fiber optics. An ever-increasing number of networks responsible for data communication depend on fiber optics for their effective and successful operation. Optical cables essentially form a part of wide area networks of buildings and campuses. Read More »

Common Uses for a Printed Circuit Board

by Helmut Eder
There is no questioning the fact that we live in a society that is dependent upon electronics. One of the unsung heroes in the majority of the electronic items that we use is the printed circuit board, also known as a PCB. Read More »

How to Install a Rackmount Recorder

by Helmut Eder
When recording audio, there are a lot of things that can go wrong, especially if you are new to the equipment being used. Here are some basic instructions and tips for installing a rackmount recorder. Read More »

Ultra Precision Timing and Atomic Clocks: An Overview

by Helmut Eder
This article is designed to answer the questions: What is a chip scale atomic clock? How does it work? What are the applications of atomic clocks? Read More »

Find the Right Type of Black Impact Ribbons for Your Computer and Work With Ease

by Helmut Eder
Computers and technology can be a confusing things sometimes. If you are looking for supplies, you need to know what you are buying before you actually do buy it. Finding things for printers, such as impact ribbons, can be a little confusing, but with a little knowledge before purchasing, you should have no problem. Read More »

Learn Guitar Scales: The Harmonic Minor Scale

by Helmut Eder
The Harmonic minor scale is an important scale to learn because as the name implies, mastery of this scale will enable us to accurately analyze many of the more complex chord progressions and help us identify subtle key-of-the-moment sections in popular styles of music. Previously we have discussed the natural minor scale (Aeolian mode) and found that although the Aeolian mode is an extremely useful scale that can help us create many different moods and textures the mode itself does not produce any new chord structures i, e., the Aeolian mode produces the exact same chordal structures as it’s related […]

The Life And Death of Paco De Lucia

by Helmut Eder
The emergence and popularity of the Spanish Flamenco Guitar as a solo instrument was a result of the acheivements of the “Father’s of Flamenco.” Ramon Montoya. Sabicas. And Nino Ricardo. Now, sadly, they are joined by a fourth “Father” – Francisco Sanchez Gomez – Paco de Lucia. Read More »

Band Drama: How to Deal With and Possibly Avoid It

by Helmut Eder
Being in a band is awesome, but with every glorious moment on stage comes the inevitable band drama that could drive you nuts! Find out how to deal with it and possible ways to avoid it. Read More »

How To Promote Your Music: A Guide for Local Bands

by Helmut Eder
Nowadays, local bands have an unlimited number of social media outlets to promote themselves. But in order to use them, you still need to already have some following, which is why it’s really important to learn how to promote your music in a more targeted manner. Read More »

Guitar Music And The Concept Of Rhythm

by Helmut Eder
Guitar music and the concept of rhythm. Rhythm is a complicated concept and the word cannot be explained in a simple, straightforward way. It is a term which can be used to express several related ideas which are all, in some way, concerned with the “Time” element in music. Read More »
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