Updated Sound Mixer Tutorial

[A while back we made a tutorial for controlling the sound card mixer for WinXP, but never got around to updating for Win7/Vista, where the procedure changed completely. Some of the information was scattered around in other application notes, but it was past time to update this app note, since it is frequently referred to … Read more

Shiny New Blog

I am starting a new blog. Big whoop, right? Sagebrush Trails is a personal journal dealing with ultra-light backpacking, hiking trails, and possibly other topics in the future. This is about what I do when I’m not coding. Planned articles will cover preparations for a long distance hike in the summer of 2012 on the … Read more

Building a City with Wind Chimes

I recently toured Arcosanti, a futuristic-looking experimental community north of Phoenix Arizona, designed by Paolo Soleri and gradually, ever so slowly, being constructed by residents, currently numbering approximately 100. Community artisans generate income that help fund ongoing operations and construction by creating and selling sand-cast bronze wind bells. Patterns drawn in sand before the metal … Read more

Category RSS Feeds

The Sagebrush.com blog covers an eccentric variety of topics, from theremins to wind chimes, from the social impact of  audio recording to flan. We do have a few customers (bless ’em!) who purchased several of our programs, and could be interested in all these stories, which is great… But perhaps you purchased RecAll-PRO several years … Read more

Random Friday: What We Cook 4

Low Carb Flan Experience a delicate custard dessert, also known as caramel custard or crème caramel. Our interpretation departs from tradition by omitting caramel topping, and substituting in its place a thin layer of molasses– which does add back some carbs, but the flavor is so strong that you need very little. Combine and lightly … Read more

i-Sleep Pro

Saturday Night Live presents the next advance in noise machine technology: Related posts: Shhhhhhhhhhhh!Environmental Sounds: The Dark Side

Theremin Heroes

Here are two different implementations of “Theremin Hero”, after the popular Guitar Hero video game. Thereminhero.com has some info, but for details on implementation, check out the comments in the YouTube video. [hat tip Hackaday] Next, Cornell University’s ECE 4760 course publishes student final projects on the web– consistently a rich source for ideas. D.L. … Read more

Random Friday: What We Bake 6

We have modified our earlier low carb cheesecake recipe to an even yummier version: Cheesecake Redux (Low carb, small portion) For crust, mix: 1/4 cup dry-roasted unsalted almonds chopped in a food blender (make more and refrigerate for next time) 1/2 Tablespoon melted butter dash cinnamon 1/2 Tablespoon spoonable Stevia (or equivalent sweetener of your … Read more


One of the more unexpected applications of WaveSong reported to us by users is the white noise (or pink noise) sound being used by some tinnitus sufferers to alleviate symptoms. Now someone has posted a twelve hour video of white noise on YouTube:     (tip o’ hat to Dangerous Minds)