QDS Studios

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Equipment Studio A

  • DIMENSIONS
    • Iso Booth: 3m x 1.5m (4.5m sq)

      Iso Booth: 3m x 1.5m (4.5m sq)

  • CONSOLE
    • EMI Neve 24x 1093 Mic Pre

      EMI Neve

      This 72 channel vintage EMI Neve console is the only one of its kind in London. Comprised of two halves – one which lived in Abbey Road where it recorded hits such as Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here, and the other from the famous Pathe Marconi studios in Paris – this is an incredible piece of kit. The size of it alone is a sight to behold, but the quality it produces - vintage Neve warmth at its supreme best - is what's causing a real fever pitch among producers and engineers.

  • 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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    • Bryston 3B Power Amp

      Bryston 3B Power Amp

    • Custom TAD+ATC Main 2x15" Speakers

      Custom TAD+ATC Main 2x15" Speakers

    • Genelec 1030A Studio Monitors

      Genelec 1030A Studio Monitors

    • Genelec 1031A Studio Monitors

      Genelec 1031A Studio Monitors

      Genelecs 1031A are a classic near field reference monitor system. These compact monitors boast impressively accurate imagery.

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    • Yamaha NS10M Monitors

      Yamaha NS10M Monitors

      A prominent mid range and incredibly focused sound monitoring system.

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    • Dangerous Music Monitor ST Monitor Controller

      Dangerous Music Monitor ST Monitor Controller

  • RECORDERS
    • Avid HDX

      Avid HDX

    • Avid Pro tools 2020.6 Ultimate

      Avid Pro tools 2020.6 Ultimate

    • Lynx Aurora 16 16 Channel AD/DA Converter (x2)

      Lynx Aurora 16 16 Channel AD/DA Converter

      32in/32out

    • Universal Audio UAD-2 Quad Octo Core

      Universal Audio UAD-2 Quad Octo Core

  • PREAMPS/EQ's
    • API 212L Mic Preamp (x8)

      API 212L Mic Preamp

    • API 550A (x4)

      API 550A

    • API 554 Vintage EQ (x2)

      API 554 Vintage EQ

    • API 560 Graphic EQ (x2) Graphic EQ

      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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    • Ampex 351 Tube Mic Preamp (x2)

      Ampex 351 Tube Mic Preamp

    • Millenia HV-3D 8 Channel Mic Preamp

      Millenia HV-3D 8 Channel Mic Preamp

    • Pultec EQH-2 EQ (x2)

      Pultec EQH-2 EQ

    • Telefunken V76/80 Mic Preamp (x2)

      Telefunken V76/80 Mic Preamp

    • Telefunken V77 Mic Preamp (x2)

      Telefunken V77 Mic Preamp

  • DYNAMICS
    • Altec 436 Compressor with EMI Mods

      Altec 436 Compressor with EMI Mods

    • DBX 160 VU Mono Compressor (x2)

      DBX 160 VU Mono Compressor

    • Empirical Labs EL8-X Distressor with "British Mode" Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      Empirical Labs EL8-X Distressor with "British Mode" Compressor/Limiter

      There are few studios in the world that haven’t had some form of Empirical Labs’ Distressor sat in their racks at some point. Miloco alone have distressors of varying generations in Livingston, The Bridge, The Square, The Engine Room and many more! The latest incarnation of EL’s flagship product is the Empirical Labs EL8 X Distressor. It features the 1:1 “British Mode” compression ratio as standard.

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    • Gates SA38 Vintage Tube Limiter

      Gates SA38 Vintage Tube Limiter

    • Gates SA39B Tube Limiter

      Gates SA39B Tube Limiter

    • Neve 33609/C Stereo Compressor/Limiter

      Neve 33609/C Stereo Compressor/Limiter

    • Teletronix LA2A Leveling Amplifier

      Teletronix LA2A Leveling Amplifier

    • Tube Tech CL1-B

      Tube Tech CL1-B

    • Urei 1176 Black Face Compressor (x2)

      Urei 1176 Black Face Compressor

    • Solid State Logic FX G384 G

      Solid State Logic FX G384 G

  • REVERBS/DELAYS/PROCESSORS
    • EFX Reamp (x2)

      EFX Reamp

    • EMT 140 Stereo Plate Reverb

      EMT 140 Stereo Plate Reverb

    • 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.

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    • Lexicon 480L Digital Effects System On demand

      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.

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    • Lexicon PCM 42 Digital Delay Processor

      Lexicon PCM 42 Digital Delay Processor

    • Yamaha SPX90 MKII Multi Effects Processor

      Yamaha SPX90 MKII Multi Effects Processor

      The second version of the Yamaha SPX90 offers a digital FX unit from the 80's. It has real nice reverb sounds and has a clean digital sound, but creates good placement in every mix, when used the right way.

  • MICROPHONES
    • AKG C414 EB brass (x2)

      AKG C414 EB brass

    • AKG D 20

      AKG D 20

    • AKG C 422

      AKG C 422

    • AKG D 112

      AKG D 112

    • AKG D 12

      AKG D 12

      AKG's classic mic. It brings the full solid thud sound which was very popular with drummers in the 50's.

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    • AKG D19C/200

      AKG D19C/200

    • Audio-Technica ATM25

      Audio-Technica ATM25

    • Beyerdynamic M 160 Ribbon (x2)

      Beyerdynamic M 160 Ribbon

    • Beyerdynamic M 201 N

      Beyerdynamic M 201 N

      The specs for the 2001-era M 201 N(C) give a sensitivity rating higher than the currently shipping model — 2 mV/Pa rather than today’s version at 1.2 mV/Pa.
      Useful for snare drum, freak high-SPL situations where you still need good midrange clarity.

    • Beyerdynamic M 88 (x2)

      Beyerdynamic M 88

    • Calrec 1051 (x2)

      Calrec 1051

    • Coles 4038 (x4)

      Coles 4038

      The Coles 4038 Studio Ribbon Microphone is a British Broadcasting (BBC) design favourite for broadcasting and recording applications. It is used where a clear smooth wide range frequency response, absence of transient distortion and relatively high sensitivity is essential.

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    • Electro-Voice 664 (x2)

      Electro-Voice 664

    • Electrovoice RE 20

      Electrovoice RE 20

      A firm favourite among broadcasters and sound engineers alike, the RE20 is a dynamic cardioid microphone with variable-D design, a heavy-duty internal pop filter, and an internal element shock-mount which reduces vibration-induced noise.

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    • Melodium 42B Ribbon (x2)

      Melodium 42B Ribbon

    • Neumann KM 184 (x2)

      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.

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    • Neumann KM 56 Valve (x2)

      Neumann KM 56 Valve

    • Neumann KM 84i (x2)

      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.

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    • Neumann KM 86 (x2)

      Neumann KM 86

    • Neumann U 47 FET (x2)

      Neumann U 47 FET

      An essential contributor to sound recordings of the 1960s and 1970s this microphone decisively affected the spatial dimension of the sound and the tonal depth of countless productions.

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    • Neumann U 67 Tube (x4)

      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.

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    • Neumann U 87 (x2)

      Neumann U 87

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

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    • Neumann U47 tube (x2)

      Neumann U47 tube

    • Neumann SM 69 Tube

      Neumann SM 69 Tube

    • RCA DX77

      RCA DX77

    • RCA R44 Ribbon

      RCA R44 Ribbon

    • Royer R-121 Ribbon (x2)

      Royer R-121 Ribbon

      Unlike classic ribbon mics, the R-121 withstands close proximity to cranked up electric guitars and drums, whilst sharing similarities such as the figure of 8 pattern, warm tone, and a flat frequency response.

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    • STC 4035

      STC 4035

      This mic can be seen often in news footage from the 1950's and 60's. It has been one of the best and most reliable microphones the BBC ever used during this period.

    • Schoeps CMC 5U (x2) With MK4

      Schoeps CMC 5U

    • Sennheiser 509

      Sennheiser 509

    • Sennheiser MD 421 (x4)

      Sennheiser MD 421

    • Sennheiser MD 421 Mk1 (x2)

      Sennheiser MD 421 Mk1

    • Sennheiser MD 441 (x2)

      Sennheiser MD 441

      The MD 441 U is a microphone of exceptional quality: its acoustic properties come as close as possible to those of a condenser microphone. Accurate signal response and low distortion are ensured, even with the highest sound pressure levels.

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    • Shure 520DX Green Bullet

      Shure 520DX Green Bullet

    • Shure SM57 (x4)

      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.

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    • 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.

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    • Shure SM7 (x2)

      Shure SM7

    • Shure Unidyne 545S

      Shure Unidyne 545S

  • Keyboards
    • Fazioli F183

      Fazioli F183

    • Farfisa Combo Compact Organ

      Farfisa Combo Compact Organ

    • Fender Rhodes 73 Mark I Suitcase

      Fender Rhodes 73 Mark I Suitcase

    • Hammond B3

      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.

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    • Hohner Clavinet E7

      Hohner Clavinet E7

    • Legnica Upright piano

      Legnica Upright piano

    • Leslie 147 Speaker Cabinet

      Leslie 147 Speaker Cabinet

    • Studiologic Fatar SL990 Pro (master midi keyboard)

      Studiologic Fatar SL990 Pro (master midi keyboard)

    • Wurlitzer 200A

      Wurlitzer 200A

    • Yamaha CP-70 Electric Piano

      Yamaha CP-70 Electric Piano

  • Synthesisers
    • ARP Solina String Ensemble

      ARP Solina String Ensemble

    • Arturia MicroBrute

      Arturia MicroBrute

    • Korg MS-20 Monophonic Synth.

      Korg MS-20 Monophonic Synth.

    • Moog Minimoog

      Moog Minimoog

      Since its introduction forty years ago, musicians have used the Minimoog, the world’s first portable synthesizer to express their creative muse in live performance and recordings. The Voyager is the definitive American synthesizer, a lovingly hand-crafted, monophonic, monotimbral high performance instrument with enormous sonic range and possibilities.

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    • Oberheim Matrix-1000

      Oberheim Matrix-1000

    • Roland Juno 106

      Roland Juno 106

    • Roland Juno-6

      Roland Juno-6

    • Roland TR-808 Drum Machine

      Roland TR-808 Drum Machine

  • Amplifiers
    • Ampeg B-15S

      Ampeg B-15S

    • Ampeg SVT-810E Bass Cabinet

      Ampeg SVT-810E Bass Cabinet

    • Ampeg SVT-II Bass Head

      Ampeg SVT-II Bass Head

    • Fender '59 Bassman

      Fender '59 Bassman

    • Fender 2x12 Cab

      Fender 2x12 Cab

    • Fender Band Master

      Fender Band Master

    • Fender Champ 600

      Fender Champ 600

      The original Fender Champ 600, released initially in 1949, predates even the Esquire guitar, and this modern tribute apes the classic two-tone livery to perfection. The overdrive is subtle yet warm and the clean tones clear and sparkling, and putting a good boost in front gives even more possibilities with the level of bottom-end quite staggering for such a small amp.

    • Fender Princeton Reverb Silverface

      Fender Princeton Reverb Silverface

    • Fender ProJr

      Fender ProJr

    • Fender Twin Reverb Silverface

      Fender Twin Reverb Silverface

    • Manhattan 6024 reverb

      Manhattan 6024 reverb

    • Marshall 1960AV 4x12"

      Marshall 1960AV 4x12"

    • Marshall 1963 Cab (x2)

      Marshall 1963 Cab

    • Marshall JCM800

      Marshall JCM800

    • Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus

      Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus

    • Vox AC30

      Vox AC30

  • Drums
    • DW Collectors Series Drum Kit

      DW Collectors Series Drum Kit

    • Ludwig Drumset

      Ludwig Drumset

    • (24" Bass Drum / 16" Floor Tom / 13" Rack Tom)

      (24" Bass Drum / 16" Floor Tom / 13" Rack Tom)

    • 22" Bass Drum / 16" Floor Tom / 14" Floor Tom / 12" Rack Tom

      22" Bass Drum / 16" Floor Tom / 14" Floor Tom / 12" Rack Tom

    • DW BRASS 14' x 5'

      DW BRASS 14' x 5'

    • Ludwig 400 Supraphonic snare 14" x 6.5"

      Ludwig 400 Supraphonic snare

    • Ludwig Acrolite Snare Drum 14" x 4.5"

      Ludwig Acrolite Snare Drum

    • Ludwig Black Beauty Snare Drum 14" x 6.5"

      Ludwig Black Beauty Snare Drum

    • Ludwig Pioneer (14×5)

      Ludwig Pioneer (14×5)

    • Premier Classic Maple Snare (x2) 14" x 4"

      Premier Classic Maple Snare

    • Tama Vintage Metal Snare 14' x 6.5'

      Tama Vintage Metal Snare

    • Assorted Percussion

      Assorted Percussion

  • Acoustic Guitars
    • Fender Banjo

      Fender Banjo

    • Gibson J200 Acoustic

      Gibson J200 Acoustic

    • Gibson Kalamazoo Acoustic

      Gibson Kalamazoo Acoustic

    • Guild 12 Strings F112

      Guild 12 Strings F112

    • Martin Acoustic HD-28

      Martin Acoustic

  • Electric Guitars & Bass
    • Danelectro DC-12

      Danelectro DC-12

    • Danelectro U2

      Danelectro U2

    • Dusenberg Star Player

      Dusenberg Star Player

    • Fender Duosonic 59

      Fender Duosonic 59

    • Fender Precision Bass

      Fender Precision Bass

    • Fender Stratocaster

      Fender Stratocaster

    • Fender Telecaster '72 custom

      Fender Telecaster '72 custom

    • Fender Telecaster

      Fender Telecaster

    • Gibson Firebird

      Gibson Firebird

    • Gibson Les Paul TV junior 59

      Gibson Les Paul

    • Gibson SG Custom

      Gibson SG

  • Reverbs / Delays
    • AKG BX10 II Spring Reverb

      AKG BX10 II Spring Reverb

    • Fulltone Tube Tape Echo

      Fulltone Tube Tape Echo

    • Great British Spring Reverb

      Great British Spring Reverb

    • MXR Limiter

      MXR Limiter

    • OTO Machines Biscuit 8-Bit Effects Box

      OTO Machines Biscuit 8-Bit Effects Box

    • Roland RE-201 Space Echo On demand

      Roland RE-201 Space Echo

      Over the years, Roland has created a significant number of products that have gone on to become legendary. One of the earliest examples is the Roland RE-201 Space Echo, a combination tape echo and reverb introduced in 1974. While Roland didn’t invent the tape echo itself, they took a fragile and often unreliable technology and turned it into something robust and roadworthy and the RE-201 immediately became the touring and recording studio standard in portable tape echo.

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  • DI / Re-amps
    • Radial JDI Passive DI Box (x6)

      Radial JDI Passive DI Box

    • API 205L Discrete Input DI

      API 205L Discrete Input DI

    • Avalon U5 Preamp/DI

      Avalon U5 Preamp/DI

    • Little Labs PCP Instrument Distro 3.0 Instrument Splitter/DI/Re-amper

      Little Labs PCP Instrument Distro 3.0 Instrument Splitter/DI/Re-amper

    • Little Labs Red Eye 3D Phantom DI/Re-amp Box

      Little Labs Red Eye 3D Phantom DI/Re-amp Box

    • Ridge Farm Gas Cooker Mic Preamp/DI

      Ridge Farm Gas Cooker Mic Preamp/DI

  • Pedals
    • Analogman Bean O Boost

      Analogman Bean O Boost

    • Boss CE-2 Chorus

      Boss CE-2 Chorus

    • Boss DS-1 Distortion

      Boss DS-1 Distortion

    • Boss OC-2 Octave Pedal

      Boss OC-2 Octave Pedal

    • Boss VT-1 Voice Transformer

      Boss VT-1 Voice Transformer

    • Chandler Limited Tube Driver

      Chandler Limited Tube Driver

    • Colorsound Fuzz Box

      Colorsound Fuzz Box

    • DOD 640 Flanger

      DOD 640 Flanger

    • Danelectro Free Speech Talk box

      Danelectro Free Speech Talk box

    • Danelectro Psycho Flange

      Danelectro Psycho Flange

    • Digitech Whammy

      Digitech Whammy

    • Electro Harmonix Bass Balls

      Electro Harmonix Bass Balls

    • Electro Harmonix Big Muff Pi USA

      Electro Harmonix Big Muff Pi USA

    • Electro Harmonix Electric Mistress

      Electro Harmonix Electric Mistress

    • Electro Harmonix Graphic Fuzz Effects Pedal

      Electro Harmonix Graphic Fuzz Effects Pedal

    • Electro Harmonix Holier Grail Reverb

      Electro Harmonix Holier Grail Reverb

    • Electro Harmonix Little Big Muff

      Electro Harmonix Little Big Muff

    • Electro Harmonix Memory Man

      Electro Harmonix Memory Man

    • Electro Harmonix Poly chorus Chorus/Flange pedal

      Electro Harmonix Poly chorus Chorus/Flange pedal

    • Electro Harmonix Pulsar

      Electro Harmonix Pulsar

    • Electro Harmonix Small Stone Analog Phase Shifter

      Electro Harmonix Small Stone Analog Phase Shifter

    • Flip Metal Monster

      Flip Metal Monster

    • Fulltone Choral Flange

      Fulltone Choral Flange

    • Fulltone Full-Drive 2 Overdrive

      Fulltone Full-Drive 2 Overdrive

    • Fulltone OCD Obsessive Compulsive Drive

      Fulltone OCD Obsessive Compulsive Drive

    • Hughes & Kettner Rotosphere

      Hughes & Kettner Rotosphere

    • Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer (x2)

      Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer

    • Jim Dunlop Cry Baby 535

      Jim Dunlop Cry Baby 535

    • Knas Reverb Pedal

      Knas Reverb Pedal

    • Korg DT-10 Tuner

      Korg DT-10 Tuner

    • Lafayette Echo verb II Reverb

      Lafayette Echo verb II Reverb

    • Line 6 D14 Delay Modular Pedal

      Line 6 D14 Delay Modular Pedal

    • Line 6 Echo Pro Delay

      Line 6 Echo Pro Delay

    • MXR Phase 90

      MXR Phase 90

    • Maestro Rhythm 'N Sound for Guitar

      Maestro Rhythm 'N Sound for Guitar

    • Marshall The Guvnor

      Marshall The Guvnor

    • Mojo Drive

      Mojo Drive

    • Moog Lowpass Filter

      Moog Lowpass Filter

    • Moog Ring Modulator

      Moog Ring Modulator

    • Mutron Bi-Phase

      Mutron Bi-Phase

    • Mutron III+

      Mutron III+

    • Pro Co Rat Distortion

      Pro Co Rat Distortion

    • QDS A/B box switcher

      QDS A/B box switcher

    • QDS Dying battery Dead simulator

      QDS Dying battery Dead simulator

    • QDS Mammoth

      QDS Mammoth

    • QDS Rangemaster

      QDS Rangemaster

    • Roger Mayer Voodoo Vibe Pedal

      Roger Mayer Voodoo Vibe Pedal

    • Roger Mayer Octavia

      Roger Mayer Octavia

    • Schaller Tremolo

      Schaller Tremolo

    • Snarling Dogs Mod Spore

      Snarling Dogs Mod Spore

    • Tech 21 SansAmp

      Tech 21 SansAmp

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