Arda Recorders

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

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Studio A Equipment

  • Console
    • Neve 8068 MKII

      Neve 8068 MKII

    • 32 inputs 16 bus 4 FX returns

      32 inputs 16 bus 4 FX returns

  • Monitoring
    • ATC SCM45A Pro Loudspeakers

      ATC SCM45A Pro Loudspeakers

    • ATC SCM0.1/12SL Pro sub

      ATC SCM0.1/12SL Pro sub

    • Yamaha NS-10M

      Yamaha NS-10M

    • Other monitors available upon request

      Other monitors available upon request

    • Mytek Private Q2

      Mytek Private Q2

    • Dynaudio M3 Active Main Monitors

      Dynaudio M3 Active Main Monitors

    • In the Live Room

      In the Live Room

  • Recorders and converters
    • Avid Pro Tools Ultimate

      Avid Pro Tools Ultimate

    • Apogee Symphony 48 I/O

      Apogee Symphony 48 I/O

    • Up to 64 channels available upon request.

      Up to 64 channels available upon request.

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    • Ampex MM1200 48 I/O

      Ampex MM1200 48 I/O

    • 2 inch 24-track tape recorder

      2 inch 24-track tape recorder

    • Studer A80 Mk3 1/4" Tape Recorder

      Studer A80 Mk3 1/4" Tape Recorder

    • 1/4 inch 2-track tape recorder

      1/4 inch 2-track tape recorder

  • Preamps and EQ
    • Neve 31102 Mic Preamp (x24)

      Neve 31102 Mic Preamp

    • Neve 1066 Mic Preamp (x8)

      Neve 1066 Mic Preamp

    • Spectra 1964 STX 100 (x5) w/ STX 500 EQ

      Spectra 1964 STX 100

    • COIL AUDIO CA-70 Tube Pre (x4)

      COIL AUDIO CA-70 Tube Pre

    • Coil Audio CA-286 (x2)

      Coil Audio CA-286

    • Undertone Audio MPEQ-1 (x2)

      Undertone Audio MPEQ-1

    • Undertone Audio MPDI-4

      Undertone Audio MPDI-4

    • GML 8200 Parametric EQ

      GML 8200 Parametric EQ

    • Pultec EQP-1A EQ

      Pultec EQP-1A EQ

    • Ampex 351 Tube Mic Preamp (x2)

      Ampex 351 Tube Mic Preamp

    • API 512c (x4)

      API 512c

    • API 550A (x2)

      API 550A

    • API 560 Graphic EQ (x2)

      API 560 Graphic EQ

      Originally conceived for use in API consoles of the ’60s and ’70s, the API 560 is a unique device designed to accomplish tasks that no other EQ can. Extremely fast to set and reset using accurate zero detents, the curve shaping potential of the 560 remains unmatched.

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  • Dynamics
    • UnderTone Audio UnFairchild 670M II Stereo Compressor

      UnderTone Audio UnFairchild 670M II Stereo Compressor

    • Heritage Audio 2264JR/500 (x2)

      Heritage Audio 2264JR/500

    • Universal Audio 1176LN (x2)

      Universal Audio 1176LN

    • Empirical Labs EL8-X Distressor Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      Empirical Labs EL8-X Distressor Compressor/Limiter

    • Tube-Tech CL 1B Opto Compressor

      Tube-Tech CL 1B Opto Compressor

    • Highland Dynamics BG2

      Highland Dynamics BG2

    • Retro Instruments Sta-Level

      Retro Instruments Sta-Level

    • Retro Instruments 176

      Retro Instruments 176

    • Retro Instruments Revolver

      Retro Instruments Revolver

    • DBX 160 VU Mono Compressor (x2)

      DBX 160 VU Mono Compressor

    • Spectra 1964 C610 Complimiter

      Spectra 1964 C610 Complimiter

    • Overstayer SFE

      Overstayer SFE

    • Overstayer SVC

      Overstayer SVC

    • SSL G-Series X-Logic Master Bus Compressor

      SSL G-Series X-Logic Master Bus Compressor

  • Effects
    • Bricasti Design M7

      Bricasti Design M7

    • Lexicon PCM 42 Digital Delay Processor

      Lexicon PCM 42 Digital Delay Processor

    • Lexicon PCM70 Digital Effects Processor

      Lexicon PCM70 Digital Effects Processor

      This digital effects unit has a range of reverbs & delays to suit any mix. This unit encourages you to tweak and explore the capabilities to get any desired sound.

    • Eventide DSP4500 Multi-Effect Processor

      Eventide DSP4500 Multi-Effect Processor

    • AKG BX20 Spring Reverb

      AKG BX20 Spring Reverb

    • EMT 140 Plate Reverb

      EMT 140 Plate Reverb

      In 1957, German company EMT made a breakthrough in audio technology with the release of the EMT 140 plate reverb, which utilized a resonating metal plate to create ambience. Nothing is quite like the wonderfully lush and distinctive tone of plate reverb, which still endures as part of the fabric of modern music.

    • Overstayer Saturator

      Overstayer Saturator

    • Echo Chamber Acoustic Space

      Echo Chamber Acoustic Space

    • With Variable Ceiling

      With Variable Ceiling

  • Microphones
    • We have a very complete mic locker that can be used in all the recording studios. Check the Mic Locker tab for a complete list.

      We have a very complete mic locker that can be used in all the recording studios. Check the Mic Locker tab for a complete list.

  • Instruments
    • Fazioli F278 Grand Piano

      Fazioli F278 Grand Piano

    • We keep this piano well tuned at all times but we recommend asking for a retune if your session is piano-oriented

      We keep this piano well tuned at all times but we recommend asking for a retune if your session is piano-oriented

    • We have a big selection of drums keyboards amplifiers etc. available upon request at no extra charge. Check the Backline tab for a list.

      We have a big selection of drums keyboards amplifiers etc. available upon request at no extra charge. Check the Backline tab for a list.

  • Floating Equipment
    • Urei 1176 Compressor

      Urei 1176 Compressor

    • Urei 1178 Compressor (x2)

      Urei 1178 Compressor

    • Kush Audio Tweaker Compressor

      Kush Audio Tweaker Compressor

    • Dynacord Super 65 Tape Echo

      Dynacord Super 65 Tape Echo

    • D.A.V. Electronics BG1 2 Channel Mic Preamp

      D.A.V. Electronics BG1 2 Channel Mic Preamp

    • Focusrite ISA 828 Mic Preamp (x2)

      Focusrite ISA 828 Mic Preamp

    • Telefunken V376A (x2)

      Telefunken V376A

    • Antelope Audio Orion 32+ 32 channel interface with HDX and USB connection

      Antelope Audio Orion 32+