Audio Throttle

Hooking up Audio Gear And Cameras In Cars

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I hooked up these reverse cameras to my navigation system, Gator reversing cameras. I was at the dealers the other day and they asked if I love my car and I told them I love it but I wish it had 2 things for the cameras.

This gives the driver a clear view of the back end of their vehicle, including hidden spots. This process is a relatively simple which involves the installation of three distinct system components. I routed yellow Rca wire to front. The both power wire is on when key is on. So seeing the harness was under $11..I figured, what the heck..take a chance. Well, my hunch paid off. The y-harness I bought on eBay is a direct fit for the reverse camera jack on the back of the 2010+ display audio head unit.

These systems make use of several wide angle cameras spread all over the outside of the vehicle. The Mercedes-Benz 360° view launched in the 2011 GL-Class uses the reverse camera and additionally one camera in the front and two mounted on the outside mirrors. By means of image processing the images of all the cameras are merged to one image where … Continue Reading

Why Free Music Sucks for YouTube!

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If you’re going to use it for free, be careful!

 

The Internet is packed with lists and articles explaining where YouTube content creators can get music for their videos. These are assumed to be legitimate resources of obtaining free music under varied licenses.

I’ve already mentioned the downsides of using free music, like poor quality, and questionable legal issues regarding the distribution rights, but what about those people who are creating music for free where anyone can use it? You’d think there’s no drawback to that right?

Well, actually yes, there is.

Since it’s so easy to get software that produces cool YouTube videos, anyone can take to their computer and make any short video about whatever topic they want, like their top-10 favourite sci-fi movies, or 5 reasons why to not drink soda etc. Throw in a few images and find some random music and you’ve got a nice little video with an interesting subject that may bring you a few thousand views. Apply for the Google adsense program and your views can generate you some money on the side for your YouTube videos. Awesome!

But what about the person who made the music track you used … Continue Reading

Should you get an acoustic or classic guitar?

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A general misleading notion:

One common misconception is you’re better off starting with a nylon classical since it’ll be easier on the tips of your fingers as compared to steel-string acoustic.

Your choice should naturally be based on your preference and play style. To give you guidance to determine what you should look for, we’ve provided some information about the characteristics of steel and nylon strings, and outlined some important differences.

Pick whichever one reflects your music interest

Pick the kind of guitar that’s used a lot in music you’re inspired by or interested to learn how to play. This should more motivation to play and practise it.

Nylon string = classical and folk while Steel string = country and most other genres

Classical guitars, as the name suggests, are typically used for classical music but the rich tone and of the strings can make it great for folk. Acoustic steel strings are typically used for country, rock and various other genres. It’s still primarily a topic of personal choice. The main difference is the strings sound bright and crisp, but are also not so forgiving on the fingertips.

Whichever one you pick, any new instrument needs adjustment

You must … Continue Reading