1. Just a heads up about the ILL 2019 Slate style!

Just a friendly reminder to clean your gear

  1. Fade

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    Yes, YOU. Clean your stuff!

    I was experiencing some crackling on some of the knobs on my mixer so I took a flashlight to it, looked closely and saw dust.

    What did I do? I opened it up. Off came all the knobs, unscrewed the bottom and had LOTS of dust. I should have taken pictures, but anyway here I was looking at a mixer with dust where I didn't think dust could go.

    I sprayed the hell out of everything with compressed air and did a lot of picking with tweezers to get as much as I could out of the cracks.

    With everything back together, the mixer sounds (and looks) much better.

    So my advice to all of you - next time you're bored, take the time to clean some of your gear, you might be surprised.
     
  2. ArvinArmani

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    Lol , thats a hell of a way to start a thread .


    And i dont have So much beatmakin gear , i mean if i keep PC clean , everything is clean .
     
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    I remember back when I had turntables the dust would wreak havoc on my mixer so I know what you mean.
     
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    yes that's true, i get an air can to blow dust out of my gear every other day
     
  5. Drago Zetić

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    I just cover my piano with old rugs, works well enough. The speakers, computers and the turntable are a whole another thing... thanks for reminding me to get another can of compressed air, mine is almost dead.
     
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    I don't know about where you're from but I got the pack of cans at Costco. These things are always great to have. Is there any stores around you where you can buy them in bulk?
     
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    They're not hard to find, but I never found any stores selling them in bulk, so I have to pay the equivalent of about 5 bucks per can.