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  1. delonster
    10th March 2014 - permalink
    delonster
    John,

    I have a Sennheiser 421 U-5 that needs some repair. I've looked high and low online and can't seem to find the service manual for this. Can you please send me one at pearceaudio@yahoo.com. Thanks. Delon
  2. nmolenda
    14th May 2013 - permalink
    nmolenda
    John-

    I've got a broken sennheiser md 421 U that needs fixing.

    Could you send me that service manual? My email is nicholasmolenda@gmail.com

    Thanks!!

    -Nick
  3. gibsonl6s
    7th March 2013 - permalink
    gibsonl6s
    Hello

    Could you be so kind and send me the pdf file for the Sennheiser MD421 to brainbeat@hotmail.com?

    Best regards
  4. josedirizarry
    15th February 2013 - permalink
    josedirizarry
    Hello John - Could you please send me a copy of the Sennheiser MD 421 II service manual. I have one that the plastic cover has a crack and would like to repair it. My email is josedirizarry@gmail.com. Thanks!!
  5. NikHz
    16th January 2013 - permalink
    NikHz
    Hi John,
    In the past I've gotten a lot of good advice from you regarding mintors and headphones and thought I'd send you a message for some advice.
    I work for a television channel and due to my background in Audio production am usually tasked with spec-ing out the monitors/speakers in our galleries and audio booth. We usually get Harbeth M20s for our edit suites and small control rooms. However, we're building a new separate audio booth for our new gallery and although the Harbeths are great monitors I don't feel it allows us to get a proper idea of the low end.
    I've seen many of your posts raving about the Geithain RL906s.. I've suggested that the engineers get some in for demo if possible. We're also trying to get some PMC TB2S+ in but thee might be too big. Are there any other models you would suggest checking out?
    Thanks in advance and please feel free to ignore if you're busy.
    -Nik
  6. BigEars2
    22nd December 2012 - permalink
    BigEars2
    John, Back in October you mentioned the availability of PDFs of a paper by Manfred Hibbings on M-S recording and one called the MKH Story. I'd love to read them.

    Eric Benjamin
    ebenj@pacbell.net
  7. Yann Leon
    29th November 2012 - permalink
    Yann Leon
    Hi John!

    My name is Yann, and I own, as you, an HD 800 for my mixing purposes... and I have a question for you : do I really need a preamp for better "mixing information"? I mean, I use the headphone amp from my RME sound card and never felt I should upgrade. But every one around keeps telling me I miss crucial information....

    Is that true? Which do you recommend? It's hard to find usefull info, as every headphone amp contains DAC and options I don't need.

    Sorry for the bothering, and thanks in advance!!

    ;-)

    Yann.
  8. meymia
    26th July 2011 - permalink
    meymia
    Hi,you recently replied on a thread of mine and i replied back can you please answer in here:

    http://www.gearslutz.com/board/so-mu...rt-laptop.html

    Thanks!
  9. migbarker
    24th July 2011 - permalink
    migbarker
    Hi John,

    I was hoping you could help me out, I'm a film maker looking for a sound recordist with binaural experience. I see from an old post that you have been able to help out with this in the past.

    Is there anyone you could recommend? I see you recommended Mike Skeet - would he be interested/available, do you know?

    Thanks in advance,
    Charles Barker
  10. micfoley
    29th December 2010 - permalink
    micfoley
    Hey John,

    So then, based off your experience, a shotgun mic like the CMIT5u wouldn't necessitate using any transformers or balancing circuits to be used without suffering damage?

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  • About John Willett
    Location
    Oxfordshire, UK
    Occupation
    Location Recording, Freelance writer & Consultant, MD of Sound-Link ProAudo (UK distributor of Gefell, ME Geithain and AETA Audio)
    Biography
    Classical Music Recording - Location Recording (Circle Sound Services). I have been recording since the '70's - digitally since 1982. I am a freelance audio consultant and can also supply some specialist pro-audio equipment.
    Career highlights
    Before I was self-employed I worked for Sennheiser UK as Technical Manager and I know a large number of people in the audio industry.
    President - Fédération Internationale des Chasseurs de Sons
    Chairman - British Sound Recording Association.
    Member of the Executive Committee of the Institute of Broadcast Sound.
    Member of the AES (and have also presented papers at Conferences).
    At the end of March 2012 (at ProLight+Sound in Frankfurt) I acquired Sound-Link ProAudio from the previous owner.
    Other interests
    Opera, Theatre, Vino, Travel
    Key gear used
    Mics:
    Sennheiser
    2 x MKH 20
    2 x MKH 30
    2 x MKH 40
    2 x MKH 8020
    2 x MKH 8040
    1 x MK 421
    1 x MD 441

    Neumann
    2 x GFM 132
    2 x KM-D with 183 & 131 heads
    1 x KMR 81i
    1 x TLM 103

    Soundfield
    SPS 200

    Plus loads of others.

    Recorder:
    NAGRA VI
    Nagra SD
    Tascam HDR24 DAT
    2 x Fostex D-10 DAT
    Olympus LS-10

    DAW:
    Sequoia

    Monitor Control:
    Grace m903
    Grace m902b

    Monitors:
    Geithain RL 906
    K+H O 110D
    Harbeth Monitor 30 Active

    Headphones:
    Sennheiser:
    HD 800
    HD 25-1
    Influences
    I am not a musician
    Instruments
    None
    Studio Name
    Circle Sound Services
  • Signature
    John Willett
    Sound-Link ProAudio Ltd.
    Circle Sound Services

    President - Fédération Internationale des Chasseurs de Sons

    (and lots more - please look at my Profile)

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