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Studio B Equipment

  • Dimensions
    • Control Room: approx 13ft x 23ft (299ft sq) / 4m x 7m (28m sq)

      Control Room: approx 13ft x 23ft (299ft sq) / 4m x 7m (28m sq)

    • Live Room: approx 17ft x 14ft (238ft sq) / 4.3m x 5.2m (22m sq)

      Live Room: approx 17ft x 14ft (238ft sq) / 4.3m x 5.2m (22m sq)

    • Vocal Room: approx 11.5ft x 15.4ft (177ft sq) / 3.5m x 4.7m (16.5m sq)

      Vocal Room: approx 11.5ft x 15.4ft (177ft sq) / 3.5m x 4.7m (16.5m sq)

  • Console / Controller
    • Avid S6 M40 Control Surface

      Avid S6 M40 Control Surface

    • 48 fader M40 control surface equipped with dual knob controller modules built in a customized frame for more ergonomical use.

      48 fader M40 control surface equipped with dual knob controller modules built in a customized frame for more ergonomical use.

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    • Neve 8016 (Please book in advance)

      Neve 8016

    • This particular console has a unique recording history and comes from Caribou Ranch Studios.

      This particular console has a unique recording history and comes from Caribou Ranch Studios.

    • The 8016 is fitted with it's original 1064 (x24) modules and 2254/a Compressors (x4).

      The 8016 is fitted with it's original 1064 (x24) modules and 2254/a Compressors (x4).

    • This beauty can be used as a front end for your recordings. (Please book in advance)

      This beauty can be used as a front end for your recordings. (Please book in advance)

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  • Multi-Track Recorders
    • Endless Analogue CLASP Tape-Machine Interface (Please book in advance)

      Endless Analogue CLASP Tape-Machine Interface

      The Endless Analog CLASP 24 is a truly unique and revolutionary product, designed to revive old tape machines and bring them into the modern recording world, integrating them seamlessly with the most modern of digital recording platforms.

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    • Studer A80 Tape Recorder (Please book in advance)

      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 Mk1 1" 8 Track Tape Recorder (Please book in advance)

      Studer A80 Mk1 1" 8 Track Tape Recorder

    • Studer A827 Tape Recorder Gold Edition (Please book in advance)

      Studer A827 Tape Recorder Gold Edition

  • Monitoring
    • Avantone MixCubes Active Monitors (x2)

      Avantone MixCubes Active Monitors

    • Yamaha NS10M Monitors (x2)

      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.

    • ATC SCM25A Pro Loudspeakers (x2)

      ATC SCM25A Pro Loudspeakers

    • Manley ML10 Monitors

      Manley ML10 Monitors

    • Yamaha MSP7 Monitors (x2)

      Yamaha MSP7 Monitors

    • Hear Technologies Hear Back Personal Monitor Mixer System

      Hear Technologies Hear Back Personal Monitor Mixer System

      A basic Hear Back system consists of a Hub and personal Mixers connected using standard CAT5E cables. A single Hub supplies signal and power to a maximum of eight Mixers. If that’s not enough, the Hubs can be daisy-chained using the HearBus In and Out for virtually unlimited system size. The Hear Back Hub can accept analog input signals from audio mixers, auxiliary, matrix, monitor, and/or direct outputs.

  • Mastering
    • Tascam DV-RA1000HD CD Recorder

      Tascam DV-RA1000HD CD Recorder

    • VURM 200 Analyzer

      VURM 200 Analyzer

  • Dynamics
    • ADR F760X-RS (please book in advance)

      ADR F760X-RS

    • Fairchild 670 Compressor/Limiter (please book in advance)

      Fairchild 670 Compressor/Limiter

    • Focusrite Blue 330 (x2)

      Focusrite Blue 330

    • Focusrite Blue 230 Dual Compressor/Limiter

      Focusrite Blue 230 Dual Compressor/Limiter

    • Mercury M66 Vari-Mu Limiter (please book in advance)

      Mercury M66 Vari-Mu Limiter

    • Urei 1178 Stereo Compressor/Limiter

      Urei 1178 Stereo Compressor/Limiter

    • Urei LA-4 Silverface Compressor (x2)

      Urei LA-4 Silverface Compressor

  • Equalisation / Mic Pres
    • Neve 1081 Mic Preamp/EQ (x12)

      Neve 1081 Mic Preamp/EQ

    • Neve 1081 Mic Preamp/EQ (x4) (Air Monserrat - please book in advance)

      Neve 1081 Mic Preamp/EQ

    • Avalon AD 2022 Preamp/DI

      Avalon AD 2022 Preamp/DI

    • Chandler Limited Germanium Mic Preamp/DI

      Chandler Limited Germanium Mic Preamp/DI

    • Focusrite ISA 215 Dual Channel Preamp/EQ (please book in advance)

      Focusrite ISA 215 Dual Channel Preamp/EQ

    • GML Nova Research Series 7000 Preamp / EQ Module (x8) (please book in advance)

      GML Nova Research Series 7000 Preamp / EQ Module

    • Millenia Media HV3 Mk2

      Millenia Media HV3 Mk2

    • Millennia STT-1 Mic Preamp/EQ/Dynamics

      Millennia STT-1 Mic Preamp/EQ/Dynamics

    • API 550B Discrete 4 Band EQ (x2)

      API 550B Discrete 4 Band EQ

      Based on API's original 550 from the late '60s, the API 550b is a continuation of the EQ that played a major role in the history of music recording, but with an additional filter band and several new frequencies. Incorporating API's exclusive circuitry and proprietary components (such as the legendary API 2520 Op Amp), the 550b artfully blends the past with the present.

    • Amek System 9098 Dual Mic Preamp/EQ

      Amek System 9098 Dual Mic Preamp/EQ

    • Chandler Limited Tone Control EQ

      Chandler Limited Tone Control EQ

    • Focusrite Blue 315 Stereo EQ (please book in advance)

      Focusrite Blue 315 Stereo EQ

    • GML 8200 Parametric EQ

      GML 8200 Parametric EQ

    • Manley Enhanced Pultec EQ

      Manley Enhanced Pultec EQ

    • Manley Massive Passive Stereo Tube EQ

      Manley Massive Passive Stereo Tube EQ

      Colossal, timbre-twisting passive equalization using metal-film resistors, film capacitors, and hand-wound inductors to organically sculpt the tone from subtle to vivid. Manley’s tube stages handle huge HF boosts without sibilance and unbelievable fatness without mud. “It’s like a Pultec on steroids.”

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    • Pultec EQH-3 EQ

      Pultec EQH-3 EQ

    • Pultec EQP-1A EQ

      Pultec EQP-1A EQ

    • Pultec MEQ-5 EQ

      Pultec MEQ-5 EQ

  • Reverberation
    • 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.

    • EMT 245 Reverb

      EMT 245 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.

  • Delays / FX Processors
    • AMS DMX 15-80S Digital Delay

      AMS DMX 15-80S Digital Delay

    • Roland SDD-320 Dimension D Vintage Chorus

      Roland SDD-320 Dimension D Vintage Chorus

    • Eventide H3000 Ultra-Harmonizer

      Eventide H3000 Ultra-Harmonizer

      The Eventide H3000 Ultra-Harmonizer is a family of products based around a multi-purpose programmable, digital audio signal processor. The Eventide H3000 is fully MIDI controllable, with click less, real-time MIDI control. This amazing device has all these effects, and more, at your finger tips.

  • Synchronisers
    • Antelope Isochrone Trinity Master Clock

      Antelope Isochrone Trinity Master Clock

    • Antelope Isochrone OCX Audio Master Clock

      Antelope Isochrone OCX Audio Master Clock

    • Avid Sync HD I/O Interface

      Avid Sync HD I/O Interface

      This Pro Tools Sync HD system is a must have for large scale media productions. With the ability to run projects up to 192 kHZ and a low jitter master clock.

  • Microphones
    • AKG C 1000 S

      AKG C 1000 S

    • AKG C 12A Tube

      AKG C 12A Tube

    • AKG C 400 B

      AKG C 400 B

    • AKG C 414 B-XL II

      AKG C 414 B-XL II

    • AKG C 422

      AKG C 422

    • AKG C 542 BL

      AKG C 542 BL

    • AKG D 112

      AKG D 112

    • AKG D 440

      AKG D 440

    • AKG SE 300 B

      AKG SE 300 B

    • Crowley & Trip Naked Eye

      Crowley & Trip Naked Eye

    • Electrovoice RE 20

      Electrovoice RE 20

      The RE20 dynamic cardioid microphone is truly an industry standard, a firm favorite among broadcasters and sound engineers worldwide. Its popularity also extends into music production as a premium grade instrument microphone. Its Variable-D design and heavy-duty internal pop filter excel for close-in voice work, while an internal element shock-mount reduces vibration-induced noise.

    • Neumann Gefell CMV 563 Tube

      Neumann Gefell CMV 563 Tube

    • Neumann KM 184

      Neumann KM 184

      The KM 184 has a gentle rise at about 9 kHz, a characteristic that was introduced very successfully with the KM 140. The result is a tonal balance that is fresher and livelier when compared to the KM 84 with its flat frequency response in that band.

    • 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 87

      Neumann U 87

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

    • Neumann UM 57 Tube

      Neumann UM 57 Tube

    • RCA 77-D Ribbon

      RCA 77-D Ribbon

    • Sennheiser BF 541

      Sennheiser BF 541

    • Sennheiser MD 40 HN

      Sennheiser MD 40 HN

    • Sennheiser MD 421

      Sennheiser MD 421

    • Shure 545SD

      Shure 545SD

    • Sony C-800G

      Sony C-800G

  • Instruments
    • Fender Rhodes 73 Mark II Stage Piano

      Fender Rhodes 73 Mark II Stage Piano

    • Gibson Chet Atkins 6-string nylon

      Gibson Chet Atkins 6-string nylon

    • Gibson J100 Acoustic Guitar

      Gibson J100 Acoustic Guitar

    • Gibson Les Paul Standard

      Gibson Les Paul Standard

    • Hammond B3 (please book in advance)

      Hammond B3

      The Hammond organ (or more often, emulations of its sounds using newer technology) remains the distinctive instrument for certain styles of music to this day, even though the original electro-mechanical rotary-tone-wheel Hammond organs ceased to be manufactured altogether in 1974.

    • Yamaha S-4 Grand Piano (please book in advance)

      Yamaha S-4 Grand Piano

  • Pro Tools Setup
    • Pro Tools HDX 3 Rig running Pro Tools HD 11 on an Intel Mac Pro

      Pro Tools HDX 3 Rig running Pro Tools HD 11 on an Intel Mac Pro

  • Pro Tools Hardware
    • Avid Artist Color

      Avid Artist Color

    • Avid Artist Control

      Avid Artist Control

    • Avid HD I/O 16x16 Analog (x5)

      Avid HD I/O 16x16 Analog

      Experience significantly better audio fidelity, wider dynamic range, and super-low jitter thanks to sophisticated A/D and D/A conversion and get the lowest possible latency when recording even the largest sessions. Connect your digital gear hassle-free with sample rate conversion in HD I/O’s digital configurations. Plus, you'll be able to track hotter signals and smooth out inconsistent levels from incoming sources. Whats not to like?

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    • Avid HD MADI

      Avid HD MADI

    • Avid Pro Tools HDX 3 (x3)

      Avid Pro Tools HDX 3

  • Software
    • Avid Pro Tools 10

      Avid Pro Tools 10

    • Black Magic Design DaVinci Color Grading

      Black Magic Design DaVinci Color Grading