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by cjflfm
Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:56 am
Forum: On-Air Studios
Topic: Optimod Sound
Replies: 0
Views: 1085

Optimod Sound

Hey all, I have been on these forums now and then over the last couple of years. I have been very happy with the knowledge of the experts on this site. I own a small radio station. It's mostly for a hobby. I can't afford the big today broadcast processors. So in the last 7 years or so. I have been t...
by cjflfm
Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Better sound
Replies: 4
Views: 1450

Re: Better sound

Yes, Right now all I have is a 4 band AGC in front of it. It kicks in the specific bands when and if its needed.. As far as heavy clipped proccessed tracks, I do hate how most of today's music is very heavy processed right from the cd! And your right on how even the most best digital units can make ...
by cjflfm
Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Better sound
Replies: 4
Views: 1450

Better sound

Hello all, We have an Optimod 8100A. I'm trying to get the best sound out of it that could be competitive with the other stations newer Optimods or Omnia processors. I have used various FM processing software in the past but they all have this thing where the multiband section mashes everything up s...
by cjflfm
Sun Mar 11, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Optimod 8100a
Replies: 13
Views: 3696

Re: Optimod 8100a

Well after some time I got the chain setup with the Optimod 8100a. It sounds very good, I have a way of driving it thats very cleen, Does not sound like a 8100a .. Much better I think, After a couple years of messing around I think I got "The Sound" Thanks again all for your help! Just for those who...
by cjflfm
Fri Dec 16, 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Audio Processing Chain
Replies: 16
Views: 4425

Re: Audio Processing Chain

Well it seems to be working fine. Might not be ideal but it seems to work. From what I know the 230 MAP-1 Was a multi unit. The 231 was later then made for AM but it had some easy mods to run on FM as well. I am able to take away all the audio in the left and right channel of the source audio fine. ...
by cjflfm
Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:24 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Audio Processing Chain
Replies: 16
Views: 4425

Re: Audio Processing Chain

Right now im just messing around with the MAP and I am sending a MPX output into the input ( What do I have to loose by just trying it ) And sure enough it seems to be working. All bands are working along with its Peak reduction section. I listen in with tuner. I have a spare transmitter hocked up t...
by cjflfm
Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Audio Processing Chain
Replies: 16
Views: 4425

Re: Audio Processing Chain

I solved my own problem. Turns out its a single CH proccessor. So i'm trying to run it as an mpx clipper. Might work. Gonna mess around some more with it any ways.
by cjflfm
Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Audio Processing Chain
Replies: 16
Views: 4425

Re: Audio Processing Chain

Hmm I never really played with the MAP1 until now. I have no documents about it what so ever and it looks tricky to program. I fed audio into the + and - Inputs I assume is left and right. Looks like everything works fine from the front controls. Not even a hum in the background when there is no aud...
by cjflfm
Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Audio Processing Chain
Replies: 16
Views: 4425

Re: Audio Processing Chain

Right now I run a chain of VST plugins that run with software called live professor going out to Virtual Audio Cables and into mpx/clipper software such as Airomate that comes to mind. Using all the software "FM" proccessors give me to much of a busy sound. This is the best I could do for now. It wo...
by cjflfm
Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:17 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Audio Processing Chain
Replies: 16
Views: 4425

Re: Audio Processing Chain

This is how the station sounds like now as is with only software processing. The stream is the stage before the mpx section and clipper. http://betterradio.ca:8013 I can get a good result for broadcasting but by using 100% software it seems like by the time the sound is processed to something usable...
by cjflfm
Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:03 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Audio Processing Chain
Replies: 16
Views: 4425

Re: Audio Processing Chain

Thanks for the pointers. Yes thats mostly what I have in mind. Yes you are right I have the studio end of the 8100a. So to my understanding its the full blown 8100a without the mpx generator and clipper. I can simply use computer with 24 bit sound card and mpx software with clipping features as well...
by cjflfm
Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:51 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Audio Processing Chain
Replies: 16
Views: 4425

Audio Processing Chain

Hello all. I got my hands on a Inovonics 230 Multiband Audio Processor ( MAP I ) I can't seem to find any user guide on line. I also got an Optimod FM 8100A/ST unit. Here is my crazy idea haha. I just wonder if It would work or if any one can give me any pointers to make this work. Ok so here is wha...
by cjflfm
Wed May 11, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Optimod 8100a
Replies: 13
Views: 3696

Re: Optimod 8100a

I love the 8100, I don't know why.. its so old but i guess has a signature sound that digital don't come close :P
by cjflfm
Wed May 11, 2011 7:33 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Optimod 8100a
Replies: 13
Views: 3696

Re: Optimod 8100a

Thanks!
I was thinking of around those levels myself :)
by cjflfm
Wed May 11, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Optimod 8100a
Replies: 13
Views: 3696

Optimod 8100a

hello, I picked up an optimod 8100a for a good deal. I know I can run this unit on its own. I learned that is has a sweet spot for that fat analog warm bright sound. some people drive it with Texar Prism units. But they seem to be more expensive then the optimod on its own looking on ebay :( So I wa...