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Equipment

    • Alan Smart Guitar DI System

      Alan Smart Guitar DI System

  • Console
    • SSL 4048 G+ Ultimation & Recall

      SSL 4048 G+

  • DAW
    • 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 HD5

      Avid Pro Tools HD5

    • Prism Sound ADA-8XR AD/DA Converter (x7) providing 64 inputs and 64 outputs

      Prism Sound ADA-8XR AD/DA Converter

    • Lucid DA9624 2 Channel DA Convertor

      Lucid DA9624 2 Channel DA Convertor

    • Lucid AD9624 2 Channel AD Convertor

      Lucid AD9624 2 Channel AD Convertor

  • Multitrack Recording
    • Otari MTR 90 MkII 2" 24 Track Tape Recorder (currently unavailable)

      Otari MTR 90 MkII 2" 24 Track Tape Recorder

      The MTR 90 Mk2 was the recording industry standard in Europe and over 2000 machines were sold. It is solid, reliable, and an easy to set up two-inch tape machine.

    • Sony PCM-R700 DAT Machine

      Sony PCM-R700 DAT Machine

    • Studer A80 1/2" Machine

      Studer A80 1/2" Machine

    • Studer A80 RC Mk II 1/4" 2 Track Tape Recorder

      Studer A80 RC Mk II 1/4" 2 Track Tape Recorder

    • Tascam CD-RW5000 CD Recorder

      Tascam CD-RW5000 CD Recorder

  • Monitoring
    • 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 SCM20ASL Pro Loudspeakers

      ATC SCM20ASL Pro Loudspeakers

    • ATC SCM25A Pro Loudspeakers

      ATC SCM25A Pro Loudspeakers

    • Dynaudio M3 Active Main Monitors

      Dynaudio M3 Active Main Monitors

    • Amplifiers

      Amplifiers

    • Chord SPA 1032 Power Amp (x2)

      Chord SPA 1032 Power Amp

    • Quad 405-2 Power Amp (x2)

      Quad 405-2 Power Amp

      With low distortion with it's Class A transistors; the Quad 405 power amplifier is a classic beauty in the Hi-Fi and audio world.

    • Headphones

      Headphones

    • Beyerdynamic DT100 Studio Headset (x3)

      Beyerdynamic DT100 Studio Headset

      The DT 100 series is used throughout the world for audio recording and monitoring in studios, news gathering, film and TV production and live events. The headphones are exceptionally comfortable with a soft headband and ear pads. A high level of ambient noise attenuation is achieved with the closed design of the ear cups.

    • Audio Technica ATH-M50 Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (x6)

      Audio Technica ATH-M50 Professional Studio Monitor Headphones

    • 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.

  • Mic Pres and Equalisers
    • API 512C Mic Preamp (x2)

      API 512C Mic Preamp

    • API 5500 Stereo EQ

      API 5500 Stereo EQ

    • Blonder Tongue Audio Baton Tube EQ

      Blonder Tongue Audio Baton Tube EQ

    • Chandler Limited EMI TG12345 Curve Bender Stereo EQ (currently unavailable)

      Chandler Limited EMI TG12345 Curve Bender Stereo EQ

    • DACS Dual Mic Preamp

      DACS Dual Mic Preamp

    • GML 8200 Parametric EQ

      GML 8200 Parametric EQ

    • GML 8302 Mic Preamp (x2)

      GML 8302 Mic Preamp

    • Groove Tubes Vipre Mic Preamp

      Groove Tubes Vipre Mic Preamp

    • Kush Audio Clariphonic EQ

      Kush Audio Clariphonic 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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    • Neve 1081 Mic Preamp/EQ (x2)

      Neve 1081 Mic Preamp/EQ

    • Neve 33115B Mic Preamp (x4)

      Neve 33115B Mic Preamp

    • Neve V3 Mic Preamp (x4)

      Neve V3 Mic Preamp

    • Phoenix Audio NiceDI Box

      Phoenix Audio NiceDI Box

    • Pultec EQH-2 EQ (x2)

      Pultec EQH-2 EQ

    • Pultec MEQ-5 EQ

      Pultec MEQ-5 EQ

    • Ridge Farm Gas Cooker Mic Preamp/DI

      Ridge Farm Gas Cooker Mic Preamp/DI

    • SPL Transient Designer

      SPL Transient Designer

    • SPL Vitalizer MK2-T

      SPL Vitalizer MK2-T

    • Summit Audio EQF-100 Tube EQ

      Summit Audio EQF-100 Tube EQ

    • TK Audio DP-1 Mic Preamp

      TK Audio DP-1 Mic Preamp

    • Universal Audio 4110 4x Mic Preamp/DI

      Universal Audio 4110 4x Mic Preamp/DI

    • Universal Audio Solo 610 Mic Preamp/DI (x2)

      Universal Audio Solo 610 Mic Preamp/DI

    • Urei 545 4 Band Parametric EQ (x2)

      Urei 545 4 Band Parametric EQ

  • Dynamics
    • Chandler Limited TG1 Stereo Compressor/Limiter

      Chandler Limited TG1 Stereo Compressor/Limiter

      The Chandler Limited TG1 is a recreation of the classic EMI TG12413 Limiter used in custom EMI and Abbey Road recording and mastering consoles from the late '60s. The Limiter/Compressor features an all discrete circuit with transformer balanced input and output.

    • Empirical Labs Fatso Tape Simulator

      Empirical Labs Fatso Tape Simulator

      The Empirical Labs Fatso (Full Analog Tape Simulator and Optimizer) is the engineer’s swiss-army knife when it comes to re-creating desirable characteristics of classic analog, class A and tube based devices as well as magnetic tape.

      With two channels of processing the Empirical Labs Fatso allows you to enhance your audio without the need to bring in large and heavy tape machines and outboard.

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    • API 2500 Stereo Compressor

      API 2500 Stereo Compressor

    • Anamod ATS1

      Anamod ATS1

    • Anthony DeMaria Labs CL1000 Compressor (x2)

      Anthony DeMaria Labs CL1000 Compressor

      The Anthony DeMaria Labs CL1000 is a single channel 2U rack-mounted compressor based on the famous LA-2A unit. The C/L 1000 gives you the warmth of an all-valve design, whether you use it as part of the compression or to add the tone to your sound - plus you get the transparency and over-easy operation that has made the CL 1000 so popular when recording, particularly for vocals.

    • Chandler Limited TG1 Stereo Compressor Abbey Road Special Edition

      Chandler Limited TG1 Stereo Compressor Abbey Road Special Edition

    • DBX 160A Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      DBX 160A Compressor/Limiter

      A fast and clear outboard compressor giving excellent results.

    • DBX 160XT Compressor/Limiter

      DBX 160XT Compressor/Limiter

      An excellent outboard VCA compressor giving fast and clean gain reduction.

    • DBX 165 Compressor/Limiter

      DBX 165 Compressor/Limiter

    • Drawmer DS501 Noise Gate

      Drawmer DS501 Noise Gate

    • Drawmer S2 Dual Channel Vacuum Tube Compressor

      Drawmer S2 Dual Channel Vacuum Tube Compressor

    • EAR 660 Tube Compressor/Limiter

      EAR 660 Tube Compressor/Limiter

      Based on the classic Fairchild compressor, this valve unit is designed to only affect the signal above the set threshold and produces great results even at high signal levels.

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

      Empirical Labs EL8-XS Distressor Compressor/Limiter

    • Manley Variable Mu Stereo Compressor

      Manley Variable Mu Stereo Compressor

      The Variable Mu Limiter Compressor is the GLUE that holds the mix together while crystallizing it into a professional, final product. All-tube, all transformer, an all-American legend. High Pass Side Chain mod now comes standard.

    • Neve 33609 Limiter/Compressor

      Neve 33609 Limiter/Compressor

      The instantly recognisable compression characterises of the Neve 33609 are that of very smooth and sumptuous compression sounds, that even at extreme settings is still able to maintain an excellent degree of transparency.

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    • Ridge Farm The Boiler Dual Channel Limiter/Compressor

      Ridge Farm The Boiler Dual Channel Limiter/Compressor

    • SPL Transient Designer

      SPL Transient Designer

    • Teletronix LA2A Leveling Amplifier

      Teletronix LA2A Leveling Amplifier

    • Tube-Tech CL 2A Stereo Compressor

      Tube-Tech CL 2A Stereo Compressor

    • Universal Audio 1176 Compressor

      Universal Audio 1176 Compressor

    • Universal Audio 1176AE Compressor

      Universal Audio 1176AE Compressor

    • Urei 1176 LN Blackface

      Urei 1176 LN Blackface

    • Urei 1178 Stereo Compressor/Limiter

      Urei 1178 Stereo Compressor/Limiter

  • Reverbs
    • 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.

    • Bricasti M7 Stereo Reverb Processor

      Bricasti M7 Stereo Reverb Processor

    • EMT 240 Gold Foil Reverb

      EMT 240 Gold Foil Reverb

    • Lexicon 200 Digital Reverb

      Lexicon 200 Digital Reverb

    • 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.

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

      AMS DMX 15-80S Digital Delay

    • Aphex Aural Exciter 204

      Aphex Aural Exciter 204

    • Bel BD-80S Stereo Delay/Sampler

      Bel BD-80S Stereo Delay/Sampler

    • Eventide DSP7000 Ultra Harmonizer

      Eventide DSP7000 Ultra Harmonizer

    • Eventide H3000 D/SE Ultra-Harmonizer

      Eventide H3000 D/SE Ultra-Harmonizer

    • Fulltone Tube Tape Echo

      Fulltone Tube Tape Echo

    • Lexicon Prime Time Digital Delay

      Lexicon Prime Time Digital Delay

    • Roland SDD-320 Dimension D Vintage Chorus

      Roland SDD-320 Dimension D Vintage Chorus

    • Roland RE-201 Space Echo

      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.

    • TC Electronic FireworX Multi Effects Processor

      TC Electronic FireworX Multi Effects Processor

    • TC Electronic M5000 Digital Audio Mainframe

      TC Electronic M5000 Digital Audio Mainframe

    • Thermionic Culture Vulture Super 15 Stereo Valve Distortion

      Thermionic Culture Vulture Super 15 Stereo Valve Distortion

    • 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.

  • Microphones
    • Soundeluxe iFet 7

      Soundeluxe iFet 7

    • AKG C 414

      AKG C 414

    • 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.

    • Coles 4038 (x2)

      Coles 4038

      The Coles 4038 Studio Ribbon Microphone is a British Broadcasting (BBC) design 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. The 4038 is a proven performer, and is in use around the world by broadcasting networks such as the BBC as well as top engineers and studios on hit recordings.

    • AEA R84 Ribbon

      AEA R84 Ribbon

      The R84 is a passive ribbon microphone that shares many of the unique sound characteristics with its historic predecessor, the R44. The result is a new microphone with a classic sound. The R84 produces rich and full low-mids, a smooth top end, and has a well-behaved bidirectional pickup pattern.

    • AKG C 12 Percy Bear

      AKG C 12 Percy Bear

    • AKG C 12A Tube

      AKG C 12A Tube

    • AKG C 451 E (x2)

      AKG C 451 E

      The AKG C-451 E is a newly developed Condenser Microphone System using audio frequency circuitry with Field Effect Tran­sisters. Low noise level, extremely high reliability and life-long sta­bility are inherent features of the C-451 E.

    • AKG C 451 EB (x2)

      AKG C 451 EB

      The C451 EB + CK1 capsule, which was a bestseller right from the start in 1969, boasts an airy sound as well as a high overload limit . The roadworthy design around the handcrafted capsule and the low-noise preamp electronics ensure impressive results even under very harsh conditions.

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    • 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.

    • Audix ADX 51 (x2)

      Audix ADX 51

    • Audix D6

      Audix D6

    • Beyerdynamic M 201

      Beyerdynamic M 201

      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. If the SM57 were a microphone, it would sound like this.

    • Beyerdynamic M 260

      Beyerdynamic M 260

    • Blue Kiwi (x2)

      Blue Kiwi

    • Bruel & Kjaer 4011

      Bruel & Kjaer 4011

      A crystal clear sounding microphone. This microphone can also handle a SPL of up to 158dB before clipping.

    • Calrec CM1000

      Calrec CM1000

    • Earthworks PM 40 Piano mic

      Earthworks PM 40 Piano mic

    • 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 KM 100

      Neumann KM 100

    • Neumann KM 184 Black (x2)

      Neumann KM 184 Black

    • Neumann KM 84 (x2)

      Neumann KM 84

    • Neumann KM 85

      Neumann KM 85

    • Neumann M 150 Tube

      Neumann M 150 Tube

    • Neumann TLM 193

      Neumann TLM 193

    • 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 87 (x4)

      Neumann U 87

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

    • Royer R-122 Ribbon (x2)

      Royer R-122 Ribbon

    • SE Tube Ribbon

      SE Tube Ribbon

    • Sanken CU-41

      Sanken CU-41

    • Sennheiser E 865

      Sennheiser E 865

    • Sennheiser MD 421 (x6)

      Sennheiser MD 421

    • Shure 555H

      Shure 555H

    • Shure SM57 (x7)

      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 (x3)

      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 SM7B

      Shure SM7B

      The SM7B is a selectable frequency response cardioid microphone that delivers warm and smooth audio reproduction in close-proximity studio and vocal applications, while shielding from electromagnetic hum.

    • Telefunken U47 Tube

      Telefunken U47 Tube

  • Guitars Bass & Drums
    • Fender Stratocaster

      Fender Stratocaster

    • Gibson J45 Acoustic Guitar

      Gibson J45 Acoustic Guitar

    • Mapex Orion Classic Series

      Mapex Orion Classic Series

    • Squier Telecaster (MIJ 1983)

      Squier Telecaster (MIJ 1983)

  • Keyboards and Synthesisers
    • Hammond B3 Organ w/Leslie speaker cabinet

      Hammond B3 Organ w/Leslie speaker cabinet

    • Fender Rhodes '73

      Fender Rhodes '73

    • Hohner Clavinet D6

      Hohner Clavinet D6

    • Modal Electronics 008

      Modal Electronics 008

    • Modal Electronics 002

      Modal Electronics 002

    • Korg M500 Micro-Preset

      Korg M500 Micro-Preset

    • Korg microKORG

      Korg microKORG

    • Kurzweil K-250

      Kurzweil K-250

    • Leslie 122 Speaker Cabinet

      Leslie 122 Speaker Cabinet

    • Mellotron Mark VI

      Mellotron Mark VI

    • 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.

    • Moog Polymoog Analogue

      Moog Polymoog Analogue

    • Roland Juno-6

      Roland Juno-6

    • Roland RS202 String Machine

      Roland RS202 String Machine

    • Wurlitzer 200A

      Wurlitzer 200A

    • Yamaha C7 Grand Piano

      Yamaha C7 Grand Piano

    • Yamaha CP-70 Electric Piano

      Yamaha CP-70 Electric Piano

  • Backline
    • Carlsbro TC60

      Carlsbro TC60

    • Cornford Harlequin Mk1

      Cornford Harlequin Mk1

    • Fender Bassman Cabinet

      Fender Bassman Cabinet

    • Fender Bassman

      Fender Bassman

    • Fender Twin Reverb

      Fender Twin Reverb

    • HiWatt Custom Studio Stage MKII

      HiWatt Custom Studio Stage MKII

    • Marshall 4 x 12" Speaker Cabinet (x3)

      Marshall 4 x 12" Speaker Cabinet

    • Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus

      Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus

    • Watkins Dominator 35

      Watkins Dominator 35

  • Plugins
    • Avid AIR Tools
      • Avid AIR Chorus
      • Avid AIR Distortion
      • Avid AIR Dynamic Delay
      • Avid AIR Enhancer
      • Avid AIR Ensemble
      • Avid AIR Filter Gate
      • Avid AIR Flanger
      • Avid AIR Frequency Shifter
      • Avid AIR FuzzWah
      • Avid AIR KillEQ
      • Avid AIR Lo-Fi
      • Avid AIR Multi-Delay
      • Avid AIR MultiChorus
      • Avid AIR Nonlinear Reverb
      • Avid AIR Phaser
      • Avid AIR Reverb
      • Avid AIR Spring Reverb
      • Avid AIR StereoWidth
      • Avid AIR Talkbox
      • Avid AIR Vintage Filter

      Avid AIR Tools

    • Soundtoys EchoBoy (currently unavailable)

      Soundtoys EchoBoy

    • Soundtoys Little AlterBoy (currently unavailable)

      Soundtoys Little AlterBoy

    • Soundtoys Little Devil-Loc

      Soundtoys Little Devil-Loc

    • Soundtoys Little PrimalTap (currently unavailable)

      Soundtoys Little PrimalTap

    • Soundtoys Little Radiator (currently unavailable)

      Soundtoys Little Radiator

    • UAD CS 1

      UAD CS 1

    • UAD 1176 classic limiter collection

      UAD 1176 classic limiter collection

    • UAD 1176LN

      UAD 1176LN

    • UAD 1176SE

      UAD 1176SE

    • UAD API Vision Channel Strip

      UAD API Vision Channel Strip

    • UAD Cambridge EQ

      UAD Cambridge EQ

    • UAD DreamVerb

      UAD DreamVerb

    • UAD EL7 Fatso Jr

      UAD EL7 Fatso Jr

    • UAD EMT 140

      UAD EMT 140

    • UAD Fairchild

      UAD Fairchild

    • UAD Helios Type 69

      UAD Helios Type 69

    • UAD Lexicon 224

      UAD Lexicon 224

    • UAD Little Labs Phase Adjuster

      UAD Little Labs Phase Adjuster

    • UAD Neve 88RS Channel Strip

      UAD Neve 88RS Channel Strip

    • UAD Precision De-esser

      UAD Precision De-esser

    • UAD Precision Enhancer

      UAD Precision Enhancer

    • UAD Precision Equalizer

      UAD Precision Equalizer

    • UAD Precision Limiter

      UAD Precision Limiter

    • UAD Pultec EQP-1A

      UAD Pultec EQP-1A

    • UAD Pultec HLF-3C

      UAD Pultec HLF-3C

    • UAD Pultec MEQ-5

      UAD Pultec MEQ-5

    • UAD Pultec Pro

      UAD Pultec Pro

    • UAD RealVerb-Pro

      UAD RealVerb-Pro

    • UAD SSL E Channel Strip

      UAD SSL E Channel Strip

    • UAD Softube Bass Amp Room

      UAD Softube Bass Amp Room

    • UAD Teleronics LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection

      UAD Teleronics LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection

    • UAD UA 610 Tube Preamp & EQ

      UAD UA 610 Tube Preamp & EQ