Arda Recorders

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

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Studio B Equipment

  • Console
    • Neve 5088

      Neve 5088

    • 32 inputs/direct outs 8 buses 8 aux sends 8 FX returns

      32 inputs/direct outs 8 buses 8 aux sends 8 FX returns

  • Monitoring
    • Avid Pro Tools Ultimate HDX

      Avid Pro Tools Ultimate HDX

    • Dynaudio Core 59

      Dynaudio Core 59

    • Dynaudio 9S subwoofer

      Dynaudio 9S subwoofer

    • Yamaha NS-10M

      Yamaha NS-10M

    • Other monitors available upon request

      Other monitors available upon request

    • Mytek Private Q2

      Mytek Private Q2

  • Recorders and converters
    • Avid HDX

      Avid HDX

    • Avid Pro Tools Ultimate

      Avid Pro Tools Ultimate

    • Apogee Symphony 32 I/O

      Apogee Symphony 32 I/O

    • RME ADI-2 Pro stereo DA for computer playback

      RME ADI-2 Pro

  • Preamps and EQ
    • Rupert Neve Portico 5033 Five Band EQ (x4)

      Rupert Neve Portico 5033 Five Band EQ

    • Rupert Neve Design Portico 5015 Mic Preamp/Compressor (x4)

      Rupert Neve Design Portico 5015 Mic Preamp/Compressor

    • Undertone Audio MPDI-4 (x2)

      Undertone Audio MPDI-4

    • DAV BG2

      DAV BG2

    • Tube-Tech MP 1A Mic Preamp/DI

      Tube-Tech MP 1A Mic Preamp/DI

    • Manley Vox Box Mic Preamp

      Manley Vox Box Mic Preamp

    • Tree Audio The Branch Valve Channel Strip

      Tree Audio The Branch Valve Channel Strip

    • Focusrite Red 6 Channel Strip

      Focusrite Red 6 Channel Strip

    • Focusrite Red 1 Mic Preamp

      Focusrite Red 1 Mic Preamp

    • Avalon VT-737SP Mic Preamp/Compressor/EQ Channel Strip

      Avalon VT-737SP Mic Preamp/Compressor/EQ Channel Strip

      The VT-737SP has three input selections: 1. The VT-737SP features a higher-performance microphone input transformer with +48v phantom selection. 2. Instrument DI high source input with jack located on front panel. 3. Balanced line input, discrete high-level Class A. The Class A preamplifier utilizes two cascaded, dual vacuum tube triodes configured with minimum negative feedback. A high gain switch boosts the overall gain of the preamplifier. The four high quality tubes are configured as singled ended anode coupled followers. A passive-variable high pass filter and hard-wire relay bypass completes the input signal conditioning. The phase reverse relay is available on all three inputs.

    • Drawmer 1960 2 Channel Mic Preamp/Compressor

      Drawmer 1960 2 Channel Mic Preamp/Compressor

    • Chandler TG 2

      Chandler TG 2

    • Chandler Limited Germanium Tone Control

      Chandler Limited Germanium Tone Control

    • JDK Audio R24 Dual Channel 4-band EQ

      JDK Audio R24 Dual Channel 4-band EQ

    • Elysia Xfilter

      Elysia Xfilter

  • Dynamics
    • Rupert Neve Design Portico 5015 Mic Preamp/Compressor (x4)

      Rupert Neve Design Portico 5015 Mic Preamp/Compressor

    • Rupert Neve Portico 5043 Compressor/Limiter Duo

      Rupert Neve Portico 5043 Compressor/Limiter Duo

    • Standard Audio Level-OR Limiter (x2)

      Standard Audio Level-OR Limiter

    • DBX 165A Mono Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      DBX 165A Mono Compressor/Limiter

    • DBX 160SL Stereo Compressor/Limiter

      DBX 160SL Stereo Compressor/Limiter

    • DBX 160A Compressor/Limiter

      DBX 160A Compressor/Limiter

      A fast and clear outboard compressor giving excellent results.

  • Effects
    • Eventide Eclipse Multi-Effect Processor

      Eventide Eclipse Multi-Effect Processor

    • Lexicon PCM91 Digital Effects Processor

      Lexicon PCM91 Digital Effects Processor

    • Lexicon PCM 42 Digital Delay Processor

      Lexicon PCM 42 Digital Delay Processor

    • Yamaha SPX1000 Multi Effcets Processor

      Yamaha SPX1000 Multi Effcets Processor

      The SPX990 has 80 spectacular presets which includes natural reverbs, gates and delay & echoes. These all run through a clean and transparent system.

    • Roland SDE-1000 Digital Delay

      Roland SDE-1000 Digital Delay

  • 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.

  • Backline
    • Gustav Lehmann upright piano

      Gustav Lehmann upright piano

    • 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+