Hansa Studios

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Equipment

  • Console
    • SSL 4056E with G computer

      SSL 4056E

  • DAW
    • Antelope Isochrone OCX Audio Master Clock

      Antelope Isochrone OCX Audio Master Clock

    • Apple Mac Pro 12 Core Intel

      Apple Mac Pro 12 Core Intel

    • Avid 192 I/O providing 40 ins and 48 out

      Avid 192 I/O

    • Avid Pro Tools 10 HD

      Avid Pro Tools 10 HD

      Pro Tools 10 is a watershed release for Avid's industry-standard music and audio creation system. In addition to offering a host of new features, including a completely new plug-in format, Pro Tools 10 also supports HDX, the long-anticipated DSP hardware successor to HD. And, if this wasn't already enough for existing users to consider, Avid are also taking the opportunity to encourage the adoption of various support and maintenance packages, both new and existing, alongside more traditional upgrade options.

    • Avid Pro Tools HD3

      Avid Pro Tools HD3

  • Multitrack Recording
    • Sony PCM 3348 48 Track Digital Recorder

      Sony PCM 3348 48 Track Digital Recorder

    • Sony PCM-7010 DAT Machine

      Sony PCM-7010 DAT Machine

    • Studer A80 Tape Recorder 1" 8-track

      Studer A80 Tape Recorder

      The Studer A80 is a legendary piece of two track recording and mastering hardware. With a distinct, warm tone tape machines are so known for, this is not to be missed.

    • Studer A80 Tape Recorder 1/2" 2-track

      Studer A80 Tape Recorder

      The Studer A80 is a legendary piece of two track recording and mastering hardware. With a distinct, warm tone tape machines are so known for, this is not to be missed.

    • Studer A80 Tape Recorder (x2) 1/4" 2-track

      Studer A80 Tape Recorder

      The Studer A80 is a legendary piece of two track recording and mastering hardware. With a distinct, warm tone tape machines are so known for, this is not to be missed.

    • Studer A800 Mk3 2" 24 Track Tape Recorder (x2) with sync for 48 track recording

      Studer A800 Mk3 2" 24 Track Tape Recorder

    • Telefunken M15 1/2"

      Telefunken M15 1/2"

  • Monitoring
    • ADAM Audio S3A Active Studio Monitors

      ADAM Audio S3A Active Studio Monitors

      An excellent reference monitor in almost any space. If your work sounds good on these, it'll sound great on anything else.

    • Auratone 5C Super Sound Cube Passive Monitors

      Auratone 5C Super Sound Cube Passive Monitors

      Made famous in the 70s and the 80s, the Auratone is the original super cube, used in nearly every commercial recording facility the world over for real world referencing. They’re now making quite the comeback.

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    • 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.

    • KRK Expose E8T Active Monitors

      KRK Expose E8T Active Monitors

    • Quested Q412B

      Quested Q412B

    • Yamaha NS10M Monitors

      Yamaha NS10M Monitors

      The legendary NS-10Ms are a centrepiece of any studio. With their prominent mid range and incredibly focused sound, these are the staple monitors for any engineer working in a new room.

    • Aviom headphone monitoring system

      Aviom headphone monitoring system

  • Mic Pres / EQ
    • APSI 559

      APSI 559

    • APSI 562

      APSI 562

    • B&B EQF-2

      B&B EQF-2

    • Daking 52270 Mic Preamp

      Daking 52270 Mic Preamp

    • Helios RE 24 (x2)

      Helios RE 24

    • JoeMeek VC5

      JoeMeek VC5

    • Manley Enhanced Pultec EQ (x2)

      Manley Enhanced Pultec EQ

    • Siemens V276 Mic Preamp (x2)

      Siemens V276 Mic Preamp

    • Siemens W295B EQ (x4)

      Siemens W295B EQ

    • Summit Audio TPA-200A Dual Channel Mic Preamp

      Summit Audio TPA-200A Dual Channel Mic Preamp

    • TC Electronic 2240 Parametric EQ/Preamp

      TC Electronic 2240 Parametric EQ/Preamp

    • Urei 545 4 Band Parametric EQ (x4)

      Urei 545 4 Band Parametric EQ

  • Dynamics
    • Drawmer DS201 Dual Noise Gate (x3)

      Drawmer DS201 Dual Noise Gate

      The DS201 is a sophisticated dual channel noise gate incorporating a number of features pioneered by Drawmer, which are invaluable to the sound engineer, and not found on conventional noise gates. Its features and its "user friendliness" have made it the "industry standard" throughout the world.

    • Lake People UniComp (x4)

      Lake People UniComp

    • Lake People UniGate (x2)

      Lake People UniGate

    • SPL Kultube Stereo Compressor

      SPL Kultube Stereo Compressor

    • Teletronix LA2A Leveling Amplifier

      Teletronix LA2A Leveling Amplifier

    • Tubetech CL1A

      Tubetech CL1A

    • Urei 1176LN (x4)

      Urei 1176LN

    • Urei 1178 Compressor

      Urei 1178 Compressor

    • Urei LA-22 Compressor

      Urei LA-22 Compressor

    • Valley People Dyna-mite Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      Valley People Dyna-mite Compressor/Limiter

      A secret weapon to some—a hidden treasure to the rest. Squash drums, get a snappy bassline, enhance track dynamics, duck, gate, key or de-ess. The Valley People Dyna-mite is a Swiss army knife limiter/expander design with unique character that inspires to new sounds.

  • Reverbs
    • AKG BX15 Spring Reverb

      AKG BX15 Spring Reverb

    • AKG BX20 Spring Reverb (x2)

      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.

    • EMT 240 Gold Foil Reverb

      EMT 240 Gold Foil Reverb

    • EMT 251 Reverb

      EMT 251 Reverb

    • Lexicon 224 Digital Reverb

      Lexicon 224 Digital Reverb

    • Lexicon 300 Digital Effects System

      Lexicon 300 Digital Effects System

    • Lexicon 480L Digital Effects System

      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.

    • 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.

    • Lexicon PCM80 Digital Effects Processor

      Lexicon PCM80 Digital Effects Processor

    • Lexicon PCM90 Digital Effects Processor

      Lexicon PCM90 Digital Effects Processor

    • Quantec QRS/XL Room Simulator

      Quantec QRS/XL Room Simulator

    • Yamaha REV7 Digital Reverb

      Yamaha REV7 Digital Reverb

  • Delays and FX Processors
    • AMS DMX 15-80 Digital Delay

      AMS DMX 15-80 Digital Delay

    • Roland SDE-3000 Digital Delay

      Roland SDE-3000 Digital Delay

    • TC Electronics M2000 Studio Effects Processor

      TC Electronics M2000 Studio Effects 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.

    • Yamaha SPX90 Multi Effects Processor

      Yamaha SPX90 Multi Effects Processor

      The Yamaha SPX90 is a digital multi-effects processor that has been a staple of many recording studios over the years. The effects it includes are distortion, flange, tremolo and delay. These effects can be used singularly or they can be mixed and matched together.

    • Yamaha SPX900 Multi Effects Processor

      Yamaha SPX900 Multi Effects Processor

  • Microphones
    • AKG C 414 (x2)

      AKG C 414

    • AKG C 451

      AKG C 451

      The AKG C451 is a small diaphragm condenser with a bright airy sound.

    • AKG C 452 EB (x6)

      AKG C 452 EB

    • AKG C 460 (x4)

      AKG C 460

    • AKG D 112

      AKG D 112

    • AKG D 12 (x2)

      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 130

      AKG D 130

    • AKG Solidtube Valve

      AKG Solidtube Valve

    • Audio-Technica AT4040

      Audio-Technica AT4040

    • Bruel & Kjaer 4006 (x2)

      Bruel & Kjaer 4006

    • Crown PZM 30GPB (x2)

      Crown PZM 30GPB

    • Electro-Voice RE20 (x2)

      Electro-Voice RE20

    • Microtech Gefell UM-70

      Microtech Gefell UM-70

    • MiLab DC-63

      MiLab DC-63

    • MILAB DC-96 B

      MILAB DC-96 B

    • Neumann KM 54

      Neumann KM 54

      The Neumann KM54 is a large condenser microphone suitable for many applications. This microphone also has a standard cardioid polar pattern.

    • 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 KM 85i

      Neumann KM 85i

    • Neumann KM 86i (x2)

      Neumann KM 86i

      The KM 86 is a multipattern FET condenser microphone with two KK84 small-diaphragm Cardioid capsules mounted back-to-back. This mic was essentially a phantom-powered FET version of the KM 66 tube mic; both models contained a switch on the mic body allows selection of Cardioid, Omnidirectional, or figure-of-8 polar patterns.

    • Neumann KMS 85

      Neumann KMS 85

    • Neumann M269

      Neumann M269

    • Neumann SM 2 Stereo Valve (x2)

      Neumann SM 2 Stereo Valve

    • Neumann SM 69

      Neumann SM 69

    • Neumann U 47 FET

      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 47 Valve

      Neumann U 47 Valve

      The Neumann U47 - one of the most famous vocal microphones since the late 40's. With a clear and pronounced high end this mic is favoured for vocals.

    • Neumann U 67 Tube

      Neumann U 67 Tube

      The Neumann U 67 is a multipattern large-diaphragm condenser microphone with a tube-and-transformer topology. It was introduced by Neumann in 1960 with the intention of replacing the U 47 in Neumann’s product line.

    • Neumann U 87 (x3)

      Neumann U 87

      The Neumann U87 features 3 switchable polar patterns and has a -10dB pad. A very popular microphone.

    • Royer R 121 (x2)

      Royer R 121

    • Sanken CU-32 (x2)

      Sanken CU-32

    • Sanken CU-41

      Sanken CU-41

    • Sennheiser MD 421 (x2)

      Sennheiser MD 421

    • Sennheiser MKH 40

      Sennheiser MKH 40

    • Sennheiser MKH 415 T

      Sennheiser MKH 415 T

    • Shure 55 SH (x2)

      Shure 55 SH

    • Shure SM 7b

      Shure SM 7b

    • Shure SM57 (x6)

      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 (x2)

      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 Unidyne 300 Ribbon (x2)

      Shure Unidyne 300 Ribbon

  • Keyboards
    • Schiedmeyer Celesta

      Schiedmeyer Celesta

    • Steinway Model S Grand Piano

      Steinway Model S Grand Piano

    • Hohner Clavinet D6 (x2)

      Hohner Clavinet D6

    • ARP Solina String esemble

      ARP Solina String esemble

    • Fender Rhodes 73 Mark I Suitcase

      Fender Rhodes 73 Mark I Suitcase

    • Hammond RT3 with Leslie 760

      Hammond RT3

    • Steinway Model B Grand Piano

      Steinway Model B Grand Piano

  • Backline
    • Music Man 65 Reverb Head

      Music Man 65 Reverb Head

    • Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus

      Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus

    • Mesa Boogie Vintage Boogie

      Mesa Boogie Vintage Boogie

    • Mesa Boogie MKII Combo

      Mesa Boogie MKII Combo

    • Fender Pro Reverb

      Fender Pro Reverb

    • Custom Hustler

      Custom Hustler

    • Fender Vibrosonic Reverb

      Fender Vibrosonic Reverb

    • Fender Tweed Deluxe

      Fender Tweed Deluxe

    • Orange 4 x 12

      Orange 4 x 12

    • Orange OR 120 Head

      Orange OR 120 Head

    • Silent "Box of Doom"

      Silent "Box of Doom"

  • Drums
    • Masshoff Drum Kit (subject to hire charge)

      Masshoff Drum Kit (subject to hire charge)

    • Ludwig Timpanis

      Ludwig Timpanis