Arda Recorders

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

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Mix and Mastering Equipment

  • Analog Summing (Mix Room)
    • Shadow Hills Equinox

      Shadow Hills Equinox

    • 30 channel summing mixer with selectable transformers

      30 channel summing mixer with selectable transformers

  • Monitoring (Mix Room)
    • Dynaudio Core 59 w/ 18S subwoofer

      Dynaudio Core 59

    • Yamaha NS-10M

      Yamaha NS-10M

    • Genelec 1031A Studio Monitors

      Genelec 1031A Studio Monitors

      Genelecs 1031A classic near field reference monitors. These compact monitors boasts impressively accurate imagery. Used by many and is perfect for any studio.

    • (Other monitors available upon request)

      (Other monitors available upon request)

  • Recorders and converters (Mix Room)
    • Pro Tools Ultimate HD Native

      Pro Tools Ultimate HD Native

    • Avid Artist Mix w/ 32 channels

      Avid Artist Mix

    • Apogee Symphony 48 I/O

      Apogee Symphony 48 I/O

    • Mytek Brooklyn DAC for computer playback

      Mytek Brooklyn DAC

  • Preamps and EQ (Mix Room)
    • GML 8200

      GML 8200

    • API 560 Equalizer (x4)

      API 560 Equalizer

    • SSL 611EQ series 500 (x4)

      SSL 611EQ series 500

    • Retro Instruments 2A3 Pultec Style Stereo EQ

      Retro Instruments 2A3 Pultec Style Stereo EQ

    • Summit Audio EQP-200B Dual Tube EQ

      Summit Audio EQP-200B Dual Tube EQ

    • elysia xfilter

      elysia xfilter

    • Amek CIB Channel Strip (x2)

      Amek CIB Channel Strip

    • Binson 6 channel tube mixer

      Binson 6 channel tube mixer

  • Dynamics (Mix Room)
    • Shadow Hills Dual Vandergraph Stereo Compressor

      Shadow Hills Dual Vandergraph Stereo Compressor

    • Neve 83065 Stereo Compressor/Limiter

      Neve 83065 Stereo Compressor/Limiter

    • Neve 2254 Vintage Compressor (x2)

      Neve 2254 Vintage Compressor

    • Empirical Labs Distressor EL8X-S (x2)

      Empirical Labs Distressor EL8X-S

    • Inward Connections Vac Rac TSL-4 Limiter

      Inward Connections Vac Rac TSL-4 Limiter

    • DBX 160 VU Mono Compressor

      DBX 160 VU Mono Compressor

    • Summit Audio DCL-200

      Summit Audio DCL-200

    • Summit Audio TLA-100A Tube Compressor

      Summit Audio TLA-100A Tube Compressor

    • Urei 1178 Compressor

      Urei 1178 Compressor

    • Urei LA-4 Compressor (x2)

      Urei LA-4 Compressor

    • Purple Audio MC77 Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      Purple Audio MC77 Compressor/Limiter

    • Chandler Limited TG1 Stereo Compressor/Limiter

      Chandler Limited TG1 Stereo Compressor/Limiter

      The Chandler Limited TG1 is a recreation of the classic EMI TG12413 Limiter used in custom EMI and Abbey Road recording and mastering consoles from the late '60s. The Limiter/Compressor features an all discrete circuit with transformer balanced input and output.

    • IGS S-Type Buss Compressor

      IGS S-Type Buss Compressor

    • Telefunken U373a (x4)

      Telefunken U373a

    • Elysia Nvelope 500

      Elysia Nvelope 500

    • Elysia Xpressor Compressor

      Elysia Xpressor Compressor

    • Standard Audio Stretch Compressor

      Standard Audio Stretch Compressor

    • Kush Audio Fatso Stereo Compressor

      Kush Audio Fatso Stereo Compressor

    • CBS Volumax 40 Peak Compressor/Limiter

      CBS Volumax 40 Peak Compressor/Limiter

  • Effects (Mix Room)
    • Lexicon 480L Digital Effects System w/ LARC

      Lexicon 480L Digital Effects System

      Usually seen sitting on top of the console in many studios, the 480L reverb was released in 1986. Lexicon are considered to be the pioneers of digital reverb, so you can expect some excellent sounds from this unit.

    • Dynacord VRS-23 Analog Delay

      Dynacord VRS-23 Analog Delay

    • Lexicon PCM 42 Digital Delay Processor

      Lexicon PCM 42 Digital Delay Processor

    • Lexicon 224X Digital Reverb

      Lexicon 224X Digital Reverb

    • DBX 120X-DS Subharmonic Synthesizer

      DBX 120X-DS Subharmonic Synthesizer

    • Aphex Aural Exciter & Optical Big Bottom

      Aphex Aural Exciter

      Modeled on one of only a few tube-powered units ever made, the Waves Aphex Aural Exciter delivers all the unique character of the rare original hardware unit, with all the advantages of software. It was even credited as a "session player" on best-selling albums by the likes of Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt and James Taylor, engineered by Val Garay, who worked closely with us on the development of the plugin.

    • Bricasti Design M7

      Bricasti Design M7

    • Overstayer M-A-S

      Overstayer M-A-S

    • Eventide H9000R

      Eventide H9000R

  • Plugins (Mix Room)
    • Complete bundles by Universal Audio DMG Audio Eventide Kush Relab and others.

      Complete bundles by Universal Audio DMG Audio Eventide Kush Relab and others.

  • Monitoring (Mastering)
    • ATC SCM110ASL Pro Loudspeakers (flush mounted on a loaded spring system)

      ATC SCM110ASL Pro Loudspeakers

  • Converters (Mastering Room)
    • Burl B16 Mothership AD/DA Converter

      Burl B16 Mothership AD/DA Converter

    • BURL BMB3 Dante Motherboard

      BURL BMB3 Dante Motherboard

    • BURL B22 Orca (ELMA attenuator)

      BURL B22 Orca

    • BURL BAD4M Daughtercard

      BURL BAD4M Daughtercard

  • Console (Mastering Room)
    • Dangerous Music Liaison

      Dangerous Music Liaison

      This rack unit makes complex patching infinitely easier allowing you to instantly recall your favourite outboard chains.

  • Dynamics (Mastering Room)
    • Dangerous Music Compressor

      Dangerous Music Compressor

    • Gyraf G10 Stereo Vari-Mu Compressor

      Gyraf G10 Stereo Vari-Mu Compressor

    • Rupert Neve Designs Master Buss Processor

      Rupert Neve Designs Master Buss Processor

  • EQ (Mastering Room)
    • Dangerous Music BAX EQ

      Dangerous Music BAX EQ

    • Gyraf G14 Stereo Parallel Passive Equalizer

      Gyraf G14 Stereo Parallel Passive Equalizer

  • DSP (Mastering Room)
    • DMGAudio EQuilibrium

      DMGAudio EQuilibrium

    • DMG Audio Multiplicity

      DMG Audio Multiplicity

    • DMG Audio Essence

      DMG Audio Essence

    • DMG Audio TrackComp

      DMG Audio TrackComp

    • Newfangled Audio EQuivocate

      Newfangled Audio EQuivocate

    • Newfangled Audio Elevate

      Newfangled Audio Elevate

    • Weiss DS-1 MK3

      Weiss DS-1 MK3

  • Tape (Mastering Room)
    • Enertec Schlumberger F500

      Enertec Schlumberger F500

    • Studer A80 1/2" Machine

      Studer A80 1/2" Machine

  • DAW (Mastering Room)
    • Cockos Reaper 6

      Cockos Reaper 6

    • Izotope RX7

      Izotope RX7