Brandon’s Words of Wisdom

Greetings everyone. Brandon Potter has been a member of the high school tech mailing list for a very long time. He has taken much of his own time to contribute several very interesting ideas to to the list. Therefore, I have created the Brandon Potter Words of Wisdom...

Head Worn Microphones

Behind the ear mics are called Ear Clips. The almost finished product on Elize’s ear. This clip was a touch big for her ear, so we added a piece of tape We used a piece of heat shrink tubing for most of the unit. You can see we’ve used two pieces of 18ga. wire. I...

Hellerman Tool

This scary looking thing is a Hellerman ToolWhen I first saw this thing, I started thinking about interesting horror movies. Here’s how it works. The rubber sleeve fits over the three pointy prongs. Squeeze the handle and the prongs spread the open creating a space...

Sound board

Our board was having some problems. Two channels were not working and we could use some more as it was. So, I called a local equipment rental company. They had a 24 channel board they would rent for $150 per week. When I went to pick it up, I decided to simply...

Murrow’s Sound Equipment

Here’s what we have. The links are to the web sites that contain info about each piece of equipment and may even have a copy of the manual.  Our sound rack. It’s being stored in our tool cage at the moment. We goofed a little. When we were designing the rack, we...

TurnTable2

Turn tables have been used in theater for a very long time. They allow for quick scene changes. They can be effective in adding movement to the show. On Broadway, a great example of turn table use is in the musical, Les Mis. They use the table to allow the actor to...