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Buying Console Tape?  Check Your Space First

Buying Console Tape? Check Your Space First

Sometimes when customer order console tape on the phone and we ask them what size they want, they say “just send me the usual”. There is no “usual” when it comes to the space available for labeling a mixer and if you get a size that is too large, you’ll have excess tape where you […]

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ConsideringMagnetic Mixer Labels?  Check This First

ConsideringMagnetic Mixer Labels? Check This First

Instead of using console tape for creating mixer labels, some sound people prefer using magetic labels, one per input channel. These are expensive, but, over time, may be a good value, since they can be used over and over again. Before considering this purchase, make sure that the mixer(s) you intend to use them on […]

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Multiple Sets?  You Can “Stack” This Console Tape

Multiple Sets? You Can “Stack” This Console Tape

The “repositionable” adhesive on Shurtape 724 is primarily prized because it can be removed from a mixing console without leaving any residue. Just like it comes off the console, it will also come off of itself. That means that you can create labels for multiple acts or sets and lay them right on top of […]

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Label The Tape, Not The Console!

Label The Tape, Not The Console!

Shurtape 724 has a coated kraft paper backing that prevents markers like Sharpies from bleeding through.  No marks on the console, just on the tape.    

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WikiHow Has Great Info For Beginning Sound Techs

WikiHow Has Great Info For Beginning Sound Techs

Check this article if you are just starting to develop a career as a sound person and want to know how the pros set up their mixers. Don’t forget to label your equipment so that you can quickly replicate the set up.  

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“Repositionable”-What It Means To A Busy Sound Person

“Repositionable”-What It Means To A Busy Sound Person

One of the features of Shurtpe P724 console tape is a characteristic described as “repositionable”.  It’s not a common term, but it really makes a difference if you are at the mixing position for a festival or a multi act concert. Multiple acts means multiple numbers of console changes and the labels that go along […]

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Shurtape 724 Features “pH Neutral” Adhesive

Shurtape 724 Features “pH Neutral” Adhesive

By using an adhesive formula that is “pH neutral”, Shurtape 724 insures that it neither acidic nor alkaline.  Use of a neutral adhesive insures that the surfaces of expensive electronic equipment will not be damaged when the tape is applied. The most well known pH neutral solution is pure, distilled water.      

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Sound Man’s Secret Revealed

Sound Man’s Secret Revealed

The sound guy has a secret weapon in his tool box that every person who does “hands on” production work needs to know about. The tape he uses to label the sound mixer, console tape,  has hundreds of other uses around the stage or set. Because this tape can be written on with a Sharpie […]

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Shurtape 724-What Makes It The Best Console Tape On The Market

Shurtape 724-What Makes It The Best Console Tape On The Market

Two primary characteristics make Shurtape 724 the best console labeling tape you can buy. 1.  The Adhesive-Shurtape 724 uses a synthetic rubber adhesive that is designed to remove from screen printed metal surfaces without leaving any adhesive residue.  It comes up clean and is “repositionable”, meaning that you can reapply it later if you need […]

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