drums drum set drummer
 
Drums resource and community for the online drummer
  The time is now 05:27 PM GMT -4.  
Search Drum Set Connect:
 
 
 
Site Features
Drum Forum
Drum Lessons
Drum Reviews
Drum Kit Photos
Shop
Drum T-Shirts
Premium Membership
Get in Touch
Advertise
Link to us
Contact us
Sponsors
Find Drums


Links
 
Go Back   Drum Forum at Drum Set Connect > Drum Forums - All About Drums > Play the Drums - Drum Talk


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-13-2011, 03:49 PM
pitt1660's Avatar
pitt1660 pitt1660 is offline
Level 0 - Pick up the sticks!
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 2
pitt1660 is on a distinguished road

CD skipping


Does anyone else have the problem of your CD skipping when you play your drums to it?I've finally got the perfect setup to play to my CDs and when I start getting even a little heavy it starts jumping around.My CD player is about 20 years old and I'm thinking it might be time to up grade to one made in this century!
Reply With Quote

Old Sponsors
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 03-13-2011, 07:36 PM
Andy B's Avatar
Andy B Andy B is offline
Level 11 - Ten Stroke Roll
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: west midlands
Posts: 334
Andy B is on a distinguished road

Re: CD skipping


Quote:
Originally Posted by pitt1660 View Post
Does anyone else have the problem of your CD skipping when you play your drums to it?I've finally got the perfect setup to play to my CDs and when I start getting even a little heavy it starts jumping around.My CD player is about 20 years old and I'm thinking it might be time to up grade to one made in this century!
dude cant say I have never had that trouble with cross dressers skipping wile i'm re-hearsing.... it is probably the vibration of the drums or the CD skipping that's causing your CD's to jump tell her/it to stop skipping..and it may cure it. or isolate the Cd player to a location that will be not affected by sudden movements......lol
Reply With Quote

  #3  
Old 03-14-2011, 08:57 AM
Tainojim's Avatar
Tainojim Tainojim is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 3,754
Tainojim is on a distinguished road
Send a message via Yahoo to Tainojim

Re: CD skipping


You have two options on this matter.

1. Get a new CD player, the new ones have a much higher over sampling rate than a 20 year old one. That prevents CD skipping.

2. Get a small mpeg player, it has no moving parts and you can store more music into it. I use a little Sansa Player that only costs around $30 and it doesn't change much of the music quality.

I've converted all my CD's to mpeg and I'm very pleased with it. The reason why these CD's skip is due to the wishbone suspension design that holds the Lazar eye in-place and it takes very little vibration to cause the skips. I don't think that even one with a high over sampling rate would do much justice. I have the same problem with the CD player in my car and I use the cassette adapter with my Sansa after paying $300 to replace the radio unit. Also I worked for Ford Motor Company Electronics Division repairing these things. There were lots of complaints from the customers back in the days about this matter. I use Foobar2000 software to convert them and it's free online to download.

So invest on this little item and get rid of this headache before all the prices go up due to what happened in Japan lately.

I'll ask AndyB if he might be interest in my old 5 disc player, he might be interested in yours also.
Reply With Quote

  #4  
Old 03-14-2011, 10:25 AM
Andy B's Avatar
Andy B Andy B is offline
Level 11 - Ten Stroke Roll
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: west midlands
Posts: 334
Andy B is on a distinguished road

Re: CD skipping


Tanojin i would nail it to the wall and throw books at it.........man. It could be used for off beat drumming........
Reply With Quote

  #5  
Old 03-14-2011, 10:28 AM
Tainojim's Avatar
Tainojim Tainojim is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 3,754
Tainojim is on a distinguished road
Send a message via Yahoo to Tainojim

Re: CD skipping


Quote:
Originally Posted by Andy B View Post
Tanojin i would nail it to the wall and throw books at it.........man. It could be used for off beat drumming........
I have allot of respect for books. Rocks are cheaper and more effective.
Reply With Quote

  #6  
Old 03-14-2011, 12:42 PM
S.A.L.'s Avatar
S.A.L. S.A.L. is offline
Level 5 - Triple Stroke Roll
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: NOLA
Posts: 97
S.A.L. is on a distinguished road

Re: CD skipping




I use to deal with this aggravation too before changing to digital format.
I still have the old Nakamichi CD/Cassette player I used to jam with; the sticker on the back says it was made in 1986. Anyway, it skips pretty easily so I used to isolate the disc player by placing it on top of (for example) a folded towel. The further away from the drumset the better, too.

I also tried (with success) a jogger's CD player with an Anti-skip feature. The feature stores about 30 seconds of music in front of the point where you are listening. That was 15 years ago.

Best wishes. I suggest using the TDS (towel-dampening-system) until you're able to convert your music to another format. But I am frugal like that.
Reply With Quote

  #7  
Old 03-14-2011, 01:06 PM
Tainojim's Avatar
Tainojim Tainojim is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 3,754
Tainojim is on a distinguished road
Send a message via Yahoo to Tainojim

Re: CD skipping


That's some great advise S.A.L. I also think that a thick layer of foam may work too.

I didn't think of it till you mentioned the towel trick. Thanks for making me think.
Reply With Quote

  #8  
Old 03-14-2011, 01:17 PM
Andy B's Avatar
Andy B Andy B is offline
Level 11 - Ten Stroke Roll
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: west midlands
Posts: 334
Andy B is on a distinguished road

Talking Re: CD skipping


Hey dude get one of these babies on top of that cd player and it will sort it out....and make ya playing better like a metronome or something....




Reply With Quote

Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



The time is now 05:27 PM GMT -4.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

 
      Copyright 2007 Teaguy Design. All Rights Reserved.  
 
About Us