Arda Recorders

"A multi-studio complex for recording, mixing and mastering in Porto, Portugal."

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Mic Locker

  • Tube
    • Lucas CS-1 Condensor (matched pair)

      Lucas CS-1 Condensor

    • Manley Cardioid Reference

      Manley Cardioid Reference

    • Microtech Gefell UM92S (x3)

      Microtech Gefell UM92S

    • Neumann M 149

      Neumann M 149

    • Neumann M 49

      Neumann M 49

    • Soyuz Su 011 (matched pair)

      Soyuz Su 011

    • Soyuz Su 017 (x2)

      Soyuz Su 017

    • Wunder Audio CM7 Tube

      Wunder Audio CM7 Tube

  • LDC
    • AKG C 414 B-XLS (x2)

      AKG C 414 B-XLS

    • AKG C314

      AKG C314

    • AKG C414 TLII (x2)

      AKG C414 TLII

    • Josephson C715

      Josephson C715

    • Lewitt LCT 440 (x2)

      Lewitt LCT 440

    • Lewitt LCT 540 S

      Lewitt LCT 540 S

    • Microtech Gefell MT 71S

      Microtech Gefell MT 71S

    • Microtech Gefell M 930 (x2)

      Microtech Gefell M 930

    • Microtech Gefell UMT 70 S (x2)

      Microtech Gefell UMT 70 S

    • Neumann TLM 103 (x2)

      Neumann TLM 103

    • Neumann TLM 170

      Neumann TLM 170

    • Neumann U 47 FET (x2)

      Neumann U 47 FET

      he U 47 fet is an essential contributor to the 1960s and 1970s. As a secret weapon for recording producers eager to experiment, it was not only a top microphone for soloists, but also decisively affected the spatial dimension of the sound and the tonal depth of countless productions.

    • Neumann U 87 Ai (matched pair)

      Neumann U 87 Ai

      The U 87 Ai condenser microphone is a large diaphragm microphone with three polar patterns and a unique frequency and transient response characteristic. Users recognize the microphone immediately by its distinctive design. It is a good choice for most general purpose applications in studios, for broadcasting, film and television.

    • Neumann U 87 Ai

      Neumann U 87 Ai

      The U 87 Ai condenser microphone is a large diaphragm microphone with three polar patterns and a unique frequency and transient response characteristic. Users recognize the microphone immediately by its distinctive design. It is a good choice for most general purpose applications in studios, for broadcasting, film and television.

    • Neumann U 87 i (x3)

      Neumann U 87 i

    • Neumann U89 Ai

      Neumann U89 Ai

    • Sony C37-P

      Sony C37-P

    • Soyuz Su 023 Condenser (x3)

      Soyuz Su 023 Condenser

  • SDC
    • AKG C 451 B (x2)

      AKG C 451 B

    • AKG C 535 EB

      AKG C 535 EB

    • Audix ADX-51

      Audix ADX-51

    • DPA 4011 (x2)

      DPA 4011

    • Josephson e22S (x3)

      Josephson e22S

    • Lewitt MTP 940CM

      Lewitt MTP 940CM

    • Microtech Gefell M 300 (matched pair)

      Microtech Gefell M 300

    • Microtech Gefell MV692 M70 (x2)

      Microtech Gefell MV692 M70

    • Neumann KM 184 (x2) (matched pair)

      Neumann KM 184

      The KM 184 has a gentle rise at about 9 kHz, a characteristic that was introduced very successfully with the KM 140. The result is a tonal balance that is fresher and livelier when compared to the KM 84 with its flat frequency response in that band.

    • Neumann KM 84i (x4)

      Neumann KM 84i

      The KM 84i is a small-diaphragm FET condenser with a fixed Cardioid pickup pattern. It was the world’s first phantom-powered microphone, built to run on 48v DC. Its design goal was to be as small as possible; the model name ‘KM’ stands for Kleine Mikrofon (“small microphone”). Although discontinued in 1992, the KM-84i remains a favorite of vintage mic enthusiasts for drum overheads and hi-hat applications.

    • Neumann KSM 84i

      Neumann KSM 84i

    • Schoeps CMC6/ MK21 (Matched Pair)

      Schoeps CMC6/ MK21 (Matched Pair)

    • Shure Beta 91A

      Shure Beta 91A

  • Ribbon
    • AEA KU5A (x2)

      AEA KU5A

    • AEA R44CE (matched pair)

      AEA R44CE

    • AEA R84 Ribbon

      AEA R84 Ribbon

      The R84 is a passive ribbon microphone that shares many of the unique sound characteristics with its historic predecessor, the R44. The result is a new microphone with a classic sound. The R84 produces rich and full low-mids, a smooth top end, and has a well-behaved bidirectional pickup pattern.

    • B&O BM5 Stereo

      B&O BM5 Stereo

    • Beyerdynamic M 260

      Beyerdynamic M 260

    • Coles 4038 (x2) (matched pair)

      Coles 4038

      The Coles 4038 Studio Ribbon Microphone is a British Broadcasting (BBC) design for broadcasting and recording applications. It is used where a clear smooth wide range frequency response, absence of transient distortion and relatively high sensitivity is essential. The 4038 is a proven performer, and is in use around the world by broadcasting networks such as the BBC as well as top engineers and studios on hit recordings.

    • Coles 4050 dual mono/stereo microphone

      Coles 4050 dual mono/stereo microphone

    • Melodium 42B Ribbon

      Melodium 42B Ribbon

    • RCA 74b

      RCA 74b

    • Royer R 121 (x2)

      Royer R 121

    • Royer R-122 Ribbon (matched pair)

      Royer R-122 Ribbon

    • STC 4033A

      STC 4033A

  • Moving Coil
    • AKG D 112 (x2)

      AKG D 112

    • AKG D 12

      AKG D 12

      AKG's classic mic. It brings the full solid thud sound which was very popular with drummers in the 50's.

    • AKG D 190 E (x2)

      AKG D 190 E

    • AKG D 190 ES (x2)

      AKG D 190 ES

    • AKG D 224 E

      AKG D 224 E

    • Beyerdynamic M 201 N

      Beyerdynamic M 201 N

      The specs for the 2001-era M 201 N(C) give a sensitivity rating higher than the currently shipping model — 2 mV/Pa rather than today’s version at 1.2 mV/Pa.
      Useful for snare drum, freak high-SPL situations where you still need good midrange clarity.

    • Electro Voice 611

      Electro Voice 611

    • Electro Voice M43/U

      Electro Voice M43/U

    • Electro Voice RE20

      Electro Voice RE20

    • Granelli Labs/Shure SM57 (x2)

      Granelli Labs/Shure SM57

    • Heil PR 30

      Heil PR 30

      The HEIL PR 30 microphone steps up the professional audio game by adding a hum bucking coil in addition to the shock-mounted large 1.5 low mass diaphragm to virtually run noise-free in most any situation. When working in close proximity to PC monitors in the studio, or near neon lights, or other electrical sources on stage, the PR 30 is the microphone to use for quiet, flawless operation on drums, guitar cabinets and vocals.

    • Heil Sound PR22

      Heil Sound PR22

    • Lewitt DTP Beat Kit Pro 7

      Lewitt DTP Beat Kit Pro 7

    • Lewitt MTP 840 CM

      Lewitt MTP 840 CM

    • Placid Audio Copperphone

      Placid Audio Copperphone

    • STC 4021 "Ball and Biscuit"

      STC 4021 "Ball and Biscuit"

    • Senheiser MD 541

      Senheiser MD 541

    • Senheiser MD441 (x10)

      Senheiser MD441

    • Shure SM57 (x9)

      Shure SM57

      The legendary SM57 is an industry-standard, highly versatile cardioid dynamic microphone tuned for the clean reproduction of amplified and acoustic instruments. The SM57 is ideal for sound reinforcement and recording applications.

    • Shure SM58

      Shure SM58

      The legendary SM58 is an industry-standard, highly versatile cardioid dynamic vocal microphone, tailored to deliver warm and clear vocal reproduction. The SM58 is consistently the first choice for vocal performances around the globe.

    • Shure SM76

      Shure SM76

    • Shure SM7B

      Shure SM7B

      The SM7B is a selectable frequency response cardioid microphone that delivers warm and smooth audio reproduction in close-proximity studio and vocal applications, while shielding from electromagnetic hum.

    • Turner 33D

      Turner 33D

  • DI and Others
    • Several DIs and reamp boxes from A Designs Little Labs RND Radial DAV etc.

      Several DIs and reamp boxes from A Designs Little Labs RND Radial DAV etc.