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Electronic components generate heat, and heat is the enemy of electronic components the Focusrite Forte at Electric Lady could heat the control room in winter by itself. What that means for vintage gear is that sooner or later those prized consoles will need service and component replacement—but will it still be the same console afterwards? There are only a handful of audio technicians with the necessary knowledge and experience who are up to the task of vintage console refurbishing.
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Gates Executive Audio Console in the shop, May The new power supply can be seen on the far right. The unit is undergoing preliminary tests following reassembly.
Restoring a vintage mixing console is a laborious, time-consuming process — the console had to be reverse-engineered by Tim and Kevin in order to draw up the necessary circuit diagrams. Although in terrible cosmetic condition when we acquired it, the insides of the Decca were pretty much complete. Where things were missing, Kevin and Tim designed and fabricated replacements.
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What's the attraction of vintage consoles? There's no denying that a classic console will look incredible in your studio and make a great investment, too. But the real draw will always be the sound.
The same can definitely be said for Kev and Tim! Restoring a vintage mixing console is a laborious, time-consuming process, if done properly. Restoring the Decca is even more so; the console had to be reverse engineered by Tim and Kevin in order to draw up the necessary circuit diagrams.