Review: Stage Accompany M57, The Netherlands

Below a piece of ASCII of a review of the SA M57 Studio Monitor which I wrote under the nickname “Webbie” at the SA-Vintage forum.
Dated: November 04, 2012.

Review: Stage Accompany, M57 Studio Monitor

Stage Accompany M57 and DS50 combo
Stage Accompany M57 and DS50 combo

Finally at last I’ve got the change to listen to a set of Stage Accompany M57 studio monitors (in combination with the new Stage Accompany DS50’s from the SA Digital Series). This was the first time the M57’s were used with DS50 digital amps.

Because other people were also anxious about the M57 and the DS50 I’ve invited them to a listen session in a restaurant called “Pegasus” at Ridderkerk (same Dutch town as the residence of Stage Accompany).
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Review: Stage Accompany Prompter PR34, The Netherlands

Below a piece of ASCII of a review of the SA Prompter PR34 which I wrote under the nickname “Webbie” at the SA-Vintage forum.
Dated: January 15, 2012.

Review: Stage Accompany, Prompter PR34

Stage Accompany Prompter PR34 brochure
Stage Accompany Prompter PR34 brochure

Last Sunday I had the privilege to play with the Prompter PR34 at the SA head quarters.
Damian, a friend of mine and a true JBL lover, was curious how these enclosures would perform. So we drove to Ridderkerk (The Netherlands) for a listening session. Continue reading Review: Stage Accompany Prompter PR34, The Netherlands

HowTo: Measuring local network throughput using Qnap NAS.

(I’m not pretending to be a Linux Guru I’m just a simple Windows System and Network administrator which every now and then uses Linux)

The following might be helpful for people who like to measure their local network throughput.
You can use iPerf, but the lack of decent (affordable) iOS apps made me decide to search for a better alternative.

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Using MicW i436 with Smaart v7 Di – Part-1.

Introduction

Screenshot Smaart v7 Di
Screenshot Smaart v7 Di

Some of you may know about the existence of Smaart® v.7 Di, which is a dual-channel sound system measurement, optimization and control program for Microsoft Windows® and Mac OS X®. You may also have heard of Smaart® Tools for tablets and smartphones which is an in-app purchase of AudioTools.

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My first blog post.

selfieI have so many things I want to say, and topics I want to cover, I thought it would be appropriate to have an intro post on this blog to introduce myself. So here we go.

My name is René Schrauwen and I’m a Network and Computer Systems Administrator in The Netherlands.

Since April 2016 working as a RMA at NFOrce Entertainment.

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