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This category contains sites targeted to the DIY audio hobbyist or enthusiast.

Manufacturer sites as well as those selling audio products and services are not listed here. Suggesting such sites will to this category will significantly delay the review of the site.

If your site does not fit the definition of Recreation: Audio, use the following guide to help you find the correct category:

DO NOT suggest sites related to music, including bands and artists, media production or record labels, and related material.

DO NOT suggest sites to this category unless they are written in English.

Recreation: Audio: Do-it-Yourself is a category that contains sites for the DIY audio hobbyist and enthusiast. Sites listed herein generally provided information, news and resources for the DIY'er, and provides this information for public use without any intent to profit financially from the information or material provided. This category does NOT list sites related to individual bands, musicians, equipment manufacturers, sound files, recordings, independent producers, online shopping, or retailers.
This category contains sites targeted to the audio hobbyist or enthusiast.

Manufacturer sites as well as those selling audio products and services are not listed here. Submitting such sites will to this category will significantly delay the review of the site.

If the site does not fit the definition of Recreation: Audio: HiFi, use the following guide to help you find the correct category:

DO NOT submit sites related to music, including bands and artists, media production or record labels, and related material.

DO NOT submit sites unless they are written in English.

Recreation: Audio is a category that contains sites for the audio hobbyist and enthusiast, in particular high-fidelity (hifi) or high-end, audiophile systems. This is more about the technology, and not about music. Sites listed herein generally provided information, news and resources for the hobbyist or audiophile, and provides this information for public use without any intent to profit financially from the information or material provided. This category does NOT list sites related to individual bands, musicians, equipment manufacturers, online shopping, or retailers.
This category lists sites aimed at hobbyists making original recordings in a home studio.

It does not include equipment manufacturers, software companies, band/artist sites, or professional studios. Nor does it include sites about the copying of a record from one medium to another - ''home taping''. All such sites belong elsewhere in the directory:

  • Sites relating only to computer-based recording belong in Computers/Multimedia/Music and Audio/
  • Professional recording studios belong in the appropriate subcategory of Regional/
  • Businesses which record, master, duplicate, replicate, convert, press, label, and/or package music and audio recordings in the entertainment industry belong in Business/Arts_and_Entertainment/Tools_and_Equipment/Audio/Services/Recording/
  • Home Recording is the art and science of audio engineering in the simplified setting of one's own home. While some enthusiasts have well equipped studios in their own homes, others have only a 4 track tape recorder, a microphone, and a passion to create sound.
    Online stores selling jukeboxes and supplies should be submitted to the appropriate category under Shopping.

    Retailers and manufacturers should submit to the appropriate category under Business and may also submit to the city where they are located in Regional.

    Informational sites about jukeboxes.
    Do submit sites related to the MiniDisc format, including technical and non-technical resources, discussion forums, publications, and events.

    Do submit descriptions for the sites that contain information on what may be found on the site. For example, photo gallery, format comparisons, technical specifications, user surveys, and weblogs.

    Do NOT submit sites related to musicians or artists who provide recordings on the MiniDisc format.

    Recreation: Audio: Minidisc is a category related to MiniDisc (MD). MiniDisc is a magneto-optical disc that serves as an audio storage medium, which was introduced for consumer use and for professional stereo recording and playback. MD offers approximately 160MB for 74 minutes in audio mode [140MB in Data Mode].
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