Powerplay Studios

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Studio A Equipment

  • Console
    • SSL 4000 E/G+, 48 channel (inline)

      SSL 4000 E/G+, 48 channel (inline)

  • System & 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.

    • Universal Audio UAD-2 Octo

      Universal Audio UAD-2 Octo

      The UAD-2 Octo Core is the most powerful PCIe card for UAD powered plugins, featuring 8 processors. The “Core” package includes the basic plugins, with Custom and Ultimate packages including greater numbers of plugins.

      The UAD powered plugin range from Universal Audio have been creating serious ripples in the recording industry. Widely regarded as the best plugins money can buy, the UAD powered plugins are faithfully modelled on real processing units. The plugins cater for everything From the Studio A80 to the classic Teletronix LA-2A, along with 80s reverbs such as the Lexicon 224 and a selection of Universal Audio’s own processing plugins like the precision bus compressor. Speaking from personal experience they really do represent the next level in plugins.

    • Digidesign 192 Interface (x3) Providing 48 IO

      Digidesign 192 Interface

      The Digidesign 192 I/OTM 16-channel digital au- dio interface is for use in a Pro Tools|HD system and features 24-bit analog-to-digital (A/D) and digital-to-analog (D/A) converters. The 192 I/O supports sample rates of up to 192 kHz for supe- rior dynamic range and low noise floor.

    • Black Lion Red

      Black Lion Red

  • Monitoring System
    • Yamaha NS10 Monitors

      Yamaha NS10 Monitors

    • 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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    • KRK 6000 Studio Monitors

      KRK 6000 Studio Monitors

    • Urei 815

      Urei 815

    • Quad 520F Power Amp

      Quad 520F Power Amp

  • Studio Monitoring & Headphones
    • Mackie 1402 VLZ Mixer (x10)

      Mackie 1402 VLZ Mixer

    • AKG Sennheiser and Sony headphones

      AKG Sennheiser and Sony headphones

  • Recorders & Players
    • Endless Analog CLASP Closed Loop Audio Signal Processor

      Endless Analog CLASP Closed Loop Audio Signal Processor

    • Studer A800 Mk3 2" 24 Track Tape Recorder

      Studer A800 Mk3 2" 24 Track Tape Recorder

    • Studer A820 1/4" 2 Track Tape Recorder

      Studer A820 1/4" 2 Track Tape Recorder

    • Tascam DA-40 DAT Machine

      Tascam DA-40 DAT Machine

    • Tascam DV-RA1000HD CD Recorder

      Tascam DV-RA1000HD CD Recorder

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

      Empirical Labs EL8-X Distressor Compressor/Limiter

    • Summit Audio MPC-100A Preamp/Compressor

      Summit Audio MPC-100A Preamp/Compressor

    • Urei 1176 LN (x2)

      Urei 1176 LN

    • Valley People Gain Brain II Compressor (x3)

      Valley People Gain Brain II Compressor

    • Valley People TR 804 Gain Brain Kepex II (x4)

      Valley People TR 804 Gain Brain Kepex II

  • Mic Pres and Equalisers
    • Great River MP-2NV Mic Preamp

      Great River MP-2NV Mic Preamp

  • Reverbs and FX Processors
    • AMS DMX 15-80S Digital Delay

      AMS DMX 15-80S Digital Delay

    • AMS RMX16 Digital Reverb

      AMS RMX16 Digital Reverb

      The AMS RMX16 was the world's first microprocessor-controlled, full-bandwidth, digital reverberator. Heard on hundreds — if not thousands — of seminal recordings from the 1980s onward, the RMX16 is still found in nearly every major recording studio the world over.

    • Aphex Aural Exciter

      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.

    • 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

    • Eventide DSP4000 Harmonizer

      Eventide DSP4000 Harmonizer

    • Lexicon 224X Digital Reverb

      Lexicon 224X Digital Reverb

    • Lexicon PCM60 Digital Effects Processor

      Lexicon PCM60 Digital Effects Processor

      The Lexicon PCM 60 is a high performance digital reverb designed to be used with a wide range of instruments. It boasts a clean sound and a high quality reverb sound.

    • Roland SDD-320 Dimension D Vintage Chorus

      Roland SDD-320 Dimension D Vintage Chorus

    • Roland SDE-3000 Digital Delay

      Roland SDE-3000 Digital Delay

    • TC Electronic 2290 Dynamic Digital Delay

      TC Electronic 2290 Dynamic Digital Delay

    • Yamaha REV7 Digital Reverb

      Yamaha REV7 Digital Reverb

  • Instruments
    • Fender Rhodes with Cabinet

      Fender Rhodes with Cabinet

    • Hammond B3 Organ w/Leslie speaker cabinet

      Hammond B3 Organ w/Leslie speaker cabinet

    • Steinway Grand Piano B 211

      Steinway Grand Piano B 211