Welcome and thank you for checking out "High on Technology" (HoT). 

Every month thousands of eyeballs feast on HoT reviews and technology articles. We don't accept advertising and we don't track you or your usage of our site. This is a safe place to visit and learn.

You can view any article by clicking on it in the Table of Contents column on the right. The links below take you directly to our latest features.
Click on 01 GEAR REVIEWS to read equipment reviews by Mark King. You'll see the latest one first followed by all the others. 

Click on 02 HOW TO, this is a new section and it kicks off with How To Buy A Cheap Guitar. Soon it will it will be joined by other "How To" articles about hot-rodding electric guitars, making cables and studio wiring technology.

Click on 03 DIY to read about some of Mark's studio creations and inventions. Put these simple things to work for yourself. 

Click on 04 PEDALBOARD POWER to see our latest five part article which details all the important aspects and considerations of powering your pedalboard. 

Click on 05 BASIC TRAINING to access articles designed to help you understand technical ideas.

Click on 06 DIRECT RECORDING to read about recording electric instruments without microphones or speakers. 

HoT is an ongoing discussion about the equipment and hardware from the Proworkshop recording studio in Melbourne, Florida. The studio is now closed to the public but the 58+ years of music, guitar toys and recording technology marches on. 

Here on "High on Technology" you'll find real, honest insight and reviews of studio hardware, musical instruments, amplifiers and the signal processing we use for creating music. 

We don't accept advertising and we purchase the items we review so HoT is not beholden to advertisers, if something sucks you'll read about it here :-) 

Mark has been doing DIY for over 55 years, we'll be adding helpful tips and useful ideas you can use in your own musical adventure. 

"How to" articles show you how to save big, reduce noise and make the music you hear in your brain a reality.

We hope you enjoy HoT and benefit from it in your musical journey.

Mark started recording in the late 50's when his father brought home a Webcor half track tape recorder. He grew up playing under his fathers Steinway grand piano and started taking guitar lessons on his 10th birthday. Since then his guitar and bass collection has grown to over 55 instruments, his keyboard and synthesizer collection has included many classics by Moog, Yamaha, Roland, Sequential, Oberheim and modern pieces like the Behringer Deepmind 12D. Mark's guitar amp collection includes many Mesa-Boogie, Fender and Marshall tube amplifiers along with all manner of speaker cabinets loaded with JBL, EV, Celestion and Eminence speakers. 

Mary started playing music in the late 60's, clarinet, keyboards, bass, guitar and vocals are just a few of her many musical talents. Mary is a certified genius and has been instrumental in helping with technical issues on the HoT web site. Lately she is spending a lot of time on her latest passions, oil and watercolor painting. Check her out at www.marykingpaintings.com

Enjoy and good music to you!