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RC4x4 DJI Osmo Action test

testing camera settings, filmed 2k7@30fps, 1/60, RockSteady (after 13sec of no RockSteady), D-Cinelike, 6100K, no filters. Holmes Hobbies Puller Pro brushless motors (2700Kv and 3500Kv)

TC Electronic Mimiq Doubler Pedal

The Mimiq is a precision tone sculptor that imitates the long-used studio method of double tracking. Almost every rock record in the last 50 years has relied upon double tracking to add thickness and character to any instrument under the sun. The Mimiq breathes new life into this technique by giving you the choice of duplicating your original signal up to 3 more times for thick, chewy riffs and sparkling clean tones that will remind you of rock records of yore. The Tightness knob provides a varying degree of spatial separation, from tight, robotic tracking to loose, chorus-like doubling. Dialing in just the right amount of dry signal is a breeze thanks to individual Effect and Dry knobs. The Effect knob controls the amount of doubled signal in the path, while the Dry knob dials in the amount of clean signal. If the Mimiq doesn’t create enough space in mono, it features true stereo ins and outs for an authentic mix-filling doubler experience.

Mimiq Doubler couldn’t be further from the crude artificial double tracking devices of yesteryear. Mimiq is a new breed. It’s AUTHENTIC double tracking! When you’re double tracking in the studio, each take is different. There’ll be slight differences in your timing, your attack and your pitch. All of these random factors are what gives the final recording depth and that larger than life feel. Hence we’ve spent countless hours and consumed countless cups of coffee in order to create an innovative algorithm that perfectly captures all of these beautiful elusive nuances, letting you access the magic of the studio directly through your pedalboard.Mimiq Doubler makes you the master of puppets, letting you pull the strings of up to three clones of yourself. And when you say “ROCK!” they ask “How Hard!?”. Make ’em follow your lead with razor sharp precision, or let them hang back a little for a more loose and groovy feel. Heck, you can even pour some imaginary beer on them for extremely out-of-sync riffin’, just to test your drummer’s sanity.The world of rock simply wouldn’t have been the same without doubling. Metallica’s “Ride The Lightning” would have been a pretty anemic affair without its bone-crushing wall of quad-tracked axes. Dimebag Darrel’s riffs wouldn’t have sounded far beyond driven, and Randy Rhodes’ solos would have lost some serious sizzle if he hadn’t triple-tracked them. With Mimiq Doubler and its stereo I/O capabilities you can easily recreate these huge recorded tones live on stage. But be careful, once you turn it on, you may never want to turn it off again.

Van de AOW-leeftijd tot de winkelstraat, van thuiswerken tot de democratie

Een uitgestorven Rotterdamse winkelstraat. ANP PIETER STAM DE JONG

13 kansrijke winnaars en mogelijke verliezers van de coronacrisis

In oorlog en crisis worden de kaarten opnieuw geschud en dat is in deze crisis niet anders. Na afloop zijn er nieuwe machthebbers, nieuwe technieken, nieuwe gewoonten. We lopen dertien kansrijke winnaars en mogelijke verliezers langs. Van de AOW-leeftijd tot de winkelstraat. Van videovergaderen tot de democratie.

‘Never waste a good crisis’ zei Winston Churchill, en dus zijn er ook altijd bedrijven en belangen die in een crisis een kans zien. Zoals op de ochtend van donderdag 26 maart 2020, toen enkele tientallen Nederlandse multinationals en exporterende branches samen met ondernemerslobby VNO-NCW de koppen bij elkaar staken met de bewindslieden Sigrid Kaag (D66, export) en Hans Vijlbrief (D66, belastingen). De inzet: als de ontwikkeling rond de Corona-pandemie er ook maar enigszins de mogelijkheid voor biedt, moet Nederland qua export als eerste uit de startblokken schieten, om de concurrentie een slag voor te zijn. Anders gezegd: het gaat niet alleen om bestaande exportmarkten. Nee, Corona is ook een kans. Corona leidt niet alleen tot verliezers. Er zijn ook winnaars.
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Axial Capre (ie 2 Capri)

In the Blue corner, as original as I could keep it (HH 2700Kv Puller Pro) 15T pinion, 2.2 alu beadlocks with Louise Champ tires and Double Deuce foams.

In the Red Corner, as unoriginal as I could with RC4WD AX-2 speed with 20T pinion 52T Spur, HH 3500Kv Puller Pro, TRX-4 axles and lots of brass (links etc), overdrive in front, SpareTimeHobbies Skid, 2.2 alu beadlocks with snipped TRX-4 Canyon Trail tires and Double Deuce foams

Both running Gens-Ace 3S 11.4V 3600mAh battery and Mamba X and JX steering servo and TRX-4 90mm shocks and MIP #18250 TRX-4 driveshafts and Spektrum SR515 receivers.

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