The Pool

"Going Rather Swimmingly"

The Pool Floorplan

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Equipment

  • Dimensions
    • Control Room: approx 17ft x 20ft x 10ft high (340ft sq) / 5m x 6m x 3m high (30m sq)
    • Live Room: approx 40ft x 28ft 20ft high (1120ft sq) / 12m x 8.5m x 6m high (102m sq)
    • Drum Booth: approx 10ft x 9ft x 10ft high (90ft sq) / 3m x 2.7m x 3m high (8.1m sq)
  • Console
    • EMT A100 30 Channel 8 Buss Console
  • Multitrack / Hard Disk Recording
    • Avid Pro Tools HD3
    • Otari MTR 90 MkII 24 Track 2" Tape Machine (Please Book In Advance)
  • Monitoring
    • Barefoot MicroMain27 Nearfield Monitors
    • Auratone 5C Super Sound Cube
    • Tannoy Little Gold
    • Yamaha NS-10M Studio
    • (Other Monitors may be available - please enquire)
    • Amplifiers
    • Quad 520
    • Quad 405
    • Yamaha P2150 Amplifier
    • Hear Technologies Hear Back Headphone System With 5 Mixers
  • Mastering
    • Ampex ATR-100 (Please request)
    • Sony DTC-77ES DAT Player
  • Dynamics
    • API 525A Discrete Compressor (x2)
    • Altec 436C Compressor Amplifier
    • Anthony DeMaria Labs CL 1500 Stereo Valve Compressor
    • Chandler TG1 Stereo Compressor Abbey Road Special Edition
    • Drawmer DF320 Dual Channel Noise Filter
    • Empirical Labs Fatso
    • Empirical Labs EL-8XS Distressor "British Mode" Option with Stereo Link (x2)
    • Fairchild Ficom Compressor
    • Gates Level Devil (Nasa) (currently unavailable)
    • Neve 2254/A Vintage Compressor (x2)
    • Tube-Tech LCA 2B Dual Channel Tube Compressor
    • Tweed Rack Compressor (x3)
    • Universal Audio UA175B Vintage Limiting Amplifier
    • Urei 1176 LN Blackface (currently unavailable)
    • Urei 1176 Silverface
    • Urei LA-3
  • Mic Pre's / Equalisation
    • A-Designs P-1
    • API 512C Mic/Line Pre (x2)
    • API 550 Discrete 3 Band EQ (x2)
    • API 550A Discrete 3 Band EQ (x4)
    • API 560B (x2)
    • Altec 9062A Graphic EQ
    • Ashly SC-63
    • Buzz Audio Elixir Mic Pre
    • Chandler Germanium (x2)
    • Chandler LTD-1 Mic Pre & EQ
    • Curtis Technology OPRE 2
    • Great River MP-500NV
    • La Chapell Audio 583s
    • Lang PEQ-2A Program Equalizer (x2)
    • Little Labs LmnoPre
    • Lomo Tube Mic Pre (x2)
    • Neve 1079 Vintage Mic Pre & EQ (x9)
    • Neve 1272 Mic Amps (x9)
    • Neve 542 8 channel
    • Night Technologies International EQ3 Dual Channel
    • Pultec HLF-3C Filter
    • Pultec MEQ-5 EQ
    • Shadow Hills Mono Gama Mic Pre
    • Studer 089 Mixer
    • Telefunken V76 Mic Pre-Amp (x2)
  • Reverberation
    • AKG BX 5 Spring Reverb
    • AKG BX 20 Spring Reverb
    • AMS RMX16 Digital Reverb
    • EMT 244
    • EMT 262 Plate (Mono)
    • Fairchild Reverbertron II Model 659 (currently unavailable)
    • Ursa Major Space Station SST-282
  • Delays / Processors
    • Audio & Design Panscan
    • CRL APP-400
    • Echopet EP-100
    • Electro Harmonix Bi-Filter
    • Electro-Harmonix Instant Replay
    • Korg DVP-1 Vocoder
    • Lexicon Super Prime Time
    • Moog 12 Stage Phaser Model MKPH
    • Roland RE-301 Chorus Echo
    • SPL 9842 Transient Designer
    • Thermionic Culture Vulture Stereo Valve Distortion
    • Zoom 1210
  • Synchronisers
    • Avid Sync I/O HD
    • Kenton Pro-2000
    • Rosendahl Nanosync
  • Microphones
    • AEA R88 Mk2 Stereo Ribbon
    • AKG D 112
    • AKG C 414 B-ULS (x2)
    • AKG C 451 E with CK5 capsule
    • AKG C 451 EB
    • AKG C 451 L
    • AKG D 12 (x2)
    • AKG D 99 "Harry" Binaural Dummy Head
    • Beyerdynamic M 201 TG
    • Bruel & Kjaer 4006 (x2)
    • Coles 4038 (x2)
    • C-Ducer CPM 2/3 Tape Microphone (x5)
    • Earthworks SR30 (x2)
    • Earthworks TC20 MP (x2)
    • Electrovoice RE 20
    • Heil PR 30
    • Heil PR 40
    • Lomo 19A18 Tube
    • Lomo 19A19 Tube (x2)
    • Melodium Model 75-A
    • Neumann Gefell CMV 563 Tube 2 x M7 & 1 x M55K Capsules
    • Neumann U 87 A
    • Neumann U 87 B
    • Neumann U 47 FET
    • Oktava ML-11 Ribbon
    • Oktava ML-17 Ribbon
    • Oktava MD-47 Ribbon
    • Optimus PZM
    • Reslo CRH Ribbon
    • Royer R-121 Ribbon (x2)
    • Sennheiser MD 421 (x2)
    • Sennheiser MD 441-N
    • STC 4035
    • STC 4037
    • Shure 520DX Green Bullet
    • Shure Beta 91
    • Shure Beta 57A
    • Shure SM57 (x4)
    • Shure SM58 (x2)
    • Shure SM7B
    • Sony ECM-970 (x2)
    • Soundman OKM Binaural
    • Telefunken M411
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    • These Microphones listed below may also be available (Please ask in advance)
    • AKG C 412
    • AKG C 414 B
    • AKG C 414 EB
    • AKG C 451 EB
    • AKG C 451 E
    • AKG C 28 Valve
    • AKG D 12
    • Bruel & Kjaer 4011 (x2)
    • Crown PZM-30GPG Pressure Zone Mic. (x2)
    • Electro-Voice DS35
    • Groove Tubes GT44 Valve
    • Neumann KM 54
    • Neumann U 87
    • Sanken CU-41
    • Sennheiser MD 421
    • Shure SM57
    • Shure SM58
    • Sony C-48
    • STC 4033 Ribbon
  • Keyboards / Synths / Modules / Sequencers
    • ARP 1613 Sequencer
    • ARP 3260
    • Akai MPC2000 MIDI Production Centre
    • Akai S3000i
    • Akai S900
    • Casio Casiotone 403
    • Casio Rapman
    • Casio SA 8
    • Casio SK-5 Sampling Keyboard
    • EMS VCS3 (The Putney)
    • Electro Harmonix Clockworks Rhythm Generator/Synth
    • Farfisa Combo Compact Organ
    • Fender Rhodes 88 Mark I Suitcase
    • Herrburger Brooks Upright Piano
    • Hammond A100 Organ
    • Leslie 145 Speaker Cabinet
    • Korg 800PS
    • Korg MS-20 Monophonic Synth.
    • Korg SQ-10 Sequencer
    • Kurzweil K2500RS
    • Lorenzo Electric Organ
    • Moog Etherwave Theremin
    • Nord Lead 2
    • Roland Juno-6
    • Roland RS-09 Organ/ Strings
    • Roland SH-09
    • Roland TR-606
    • Roland TR-808 Drum Machine
    • Sequential Circuits Pro-One
    • Suzuki QC-1 QChord
    • Yamaha C5 Baby Grand Piano (Restrung and Serviced July 2013)
    • Yamaha CS-30
  • Instruments
    • Lapsteel Guitar
    • Hofner Congress Acoustic
    • Ampeg B-15 Portaflex
    • Brennel Gold Valve
    • Selmer 15SS
    • Fender Precision Bass 1960, subject to hire charge
    • Fender '59 Bassman
    • Fender Deville
    • WEM GX40
    • Wem Speaker Cabinet
    • Marshall 30th Anniversary Head
    • Marshall 4 x 12" Speaker Cabinet
    • Marshall 1 x 6 Speaker Cabinet (x2)
  • Drumkits
    • Use of drums is subject to a hire charge
    • Premier 1963 Drum kit
    • (20" Bass Drum / 12" Rack Tom / 16" Floor Tom)
    • Slingerland Drum kit
    • (24" Bass Drum / 12" Rack Tom / 13" Rack Tom" / 14" Rack Tom / 15"Rack Tom / 18" Floor Tom)
    • Hayman Vibrasonic Dallas Arbiter Drum Kit
    • (18" Bass Drum / 12" Rack Tom / 14" Rack Tom / 16" Floor Tom)
    • Yamaha 9000 Drum kit
    • (24" Bass Drum / 14" Rack Tom / 18" Floor)
    • Ludwig 400 Snare Drum Acrolite 1970s
    • Ludwig 400 Snare Drum
    • Ludwig 402 Snare Drum
    • Pearl Brass Snare 14" x 6.5"
    • Premier 1963 Hifi Snare 14" x 4"
    • Slingerland Radio King 14'" x 7" (currently unavailable)
    • Mitchel Steel Shell Snare Drum
    • Paiste 24" Ride Cymbal (currently unavailable)
    • Istanbul 20" Jazz Ride Cymbal
    • Istanbul 20" Ride Cymbal
    • Zildjian 20" K Custom Dry Ride Cymbal
    • Zildjian 18" A Ride Cymbal
    • Zildjian 18" A Medium Thin Crash Cymbal
    • Zildjian 15" Crash
    • Zildjian 17" K Custom Fast Crash Cymbal
    • Zildjian 13" K Custom Dark HiHats
    • Zildjian 13" A New Beat HiHats
    • Zildjian 14" A New Beat HiHats
    • Zildjian 12" A Extra Thin Splash Cymbal
    • Sabian AAX 12" Splash
    • Pearl 8" Wild 900 China Splash
    • Sabian 16" China Cymbal
  • Percussion
    • Bongos
    • Claves
    • Castanets
    • Cowbell
    • LP Congas
    • Shakers
    • Sleigh Bells
    • Tambourine
    • Timpani (x2)
    • Triangle
    • Glockenspiel
    • Vibraphone
  • Pedals
    • Boss CS-3 Compression Sustainer
    • Boss FZ-2 Hyper Fuzz
    • Boss PC-2 Percussion Synthesizer
    • Boss SYB-3 Bass Synthesizer
    • Crowther Prunes and Custard
    • Electro Harmonix 16 Second Delay
    • Electro Harmonix Attack Equaliser
    • Electro Harmonix Bass Balls
    • Electro Harmonix Black Finger
    • Electro Harmonix Deluxe Electric Mistress Analog Flanger
    • Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man (currently unavailable)
    • Electro Harmonix Golden Throat II
    • Electro Harmonix Micro Synthesizer
    • Electro Harmonix POG Polyphonic Octave Generator
    • Electro Harmonix Screaming Tree
    • Electro Harmonix The Worm
    • Electro Harmonix Wriggler
    • Frantone Autolooper
    • Frantone PeachFuzz
    • Lovetone Big Cheese Pedal
    • Lovetone Brown Source (currently unavailable)
    • Lovetone Doppelganger
    • Lovetone Flange
    • Lovetone Meatball Pedal
    • Lovetone Ring Stinger
    • Lovetone Wobbulator Pedal
    • MXR Dyna Comp
    • MXR M-133 Micro Amp Boost
    • MXR Phase 100
    • Maestro Parametric Filter
    • Mutron III+
    • Napalm 69
    • SansAmp GT2
    • Soundtank Cyberdrive
    • Sovtek Big Muff
    • Sovtek Small Stone
    • Z-Vex FuzzProbe
    • Z-Vex OhhWah
    • Z-Vex Ringtone
  • Miscellaneous
    • Alan Smart Smart Guitar Di -Deluxe System
    • Binson PA602 Pre Mixer Echo for Echorec
    • Little Labs IBP Analog Phase Alignment Tool
    • Little Labs PCP Instrument Distro 3.0
    • Little Labs Red Eye 3D Phantom Re-amp Box (x2)
    • Little Labs STD Instrument Cable Extender (x2)
    • Mackie 1202-VLZ Mixer
    • Neumann N 4521 Phantom Power Box
    • Shure SR-101 Audio Console
  • Pro Tools Setup
    • Pro Tools HD3 Rig running Pro Tools 10 or 8 running on an Intel Mac Pro with 12gb RAM
  • Pro Tools Hardware
    • Apple 23" Cinema Display
    • Apple Mac Pro 2x 3.0GHz Quad-Core
    • Avid 192 I/O (x2) Providing 16 Inputs and 32 Outputs
    • Avid MIDI I/O
    • Avid Sync I/O HD
    • Lynx Aurora 16 16 Channel A/D D/A Converter (Providing 32 Inputs and 16 outputs)
    • Rosendahl Nanosync
  • Software
    • Avid Pro Tools 10
    • Avid Pro Tools 7.4.2
    • Apple OSX 10.7
    • Roxio Toast Titanium 9
  • Plug Ins
    • Access Music Indigo Virtual Analog Synth
    • Arturia Analog Factory
    • Audio Ease Altiverb 6 XL Convolution Reverb
    • Avid Aphex Aural Exciter
    • Avid Aphex Big Bottom Pro
    • Avid Bomb Factory BF-3A Classic Compressor
    • Avid Bomb Factory BF76 Solid State Compressor
    • Avid Bomb Factory Essentials (Legacy)
      • Avid BF Essentials Clip Remover
      • Avid BF Essentials Correlation Meter
      • Avid BF Essentials Meter Bridge
      • Avid BF Essentials Noise Meter
      • Avid BF Essentials Tuner
      • Avid Bomb Factory BF76 Solid State Compressor
      • Avid Funk Logic Masterizer
    • Avid Broadband Noise Reduction
    • Avid Bruno/ Reso
    • Avid D-Fi Bundle
      • Avid Lo-Fi
      • Avid Recti-Fi
      • Avid Sci-Fi
      • Avid Vari-Fi
    • Avid Digirack Plug-Ins (Legacy)
      • Avid Chorus
      • Avid Click
      • Avid DigiRack D-Verb
      • Avid DigiReWire
      • Avid Dither
      • Avid Dynamics II
      • Avid Dynamics III
      • Avid EQ II
      • Avid EQ III
      • Avid Flanger
      • Avid Invert
      • Avid Mod Delay II
      • Avid Multi-Tap Delay
      • Avid DigiRack Normalize-Gain Change
      • Avid Ping-Pong Delay
      • Avid Pitch
      • Avid Reverse-DC Removal
      • Avid Signal Generator
      • Avid Time Shift
      • Avid Time Adjuster
      • Avid DigiRack TimeShift
      • Avid DigiRack Trim
    • Avid Drawmer Dynamics
    • Avid Fairchild Bundle
      • Avid Fairchild 660 Classic Compressor
      • Avid Fairchild 670 Classic Compressor
    • Avid Focusrite d2
    • Avid Focusrite d3
    • Avid JOEMEEK Bundle
      • Avid Bomb Factory JOEMEEK SC2 Optical Compressor
      • Avid Bomb Factory JOEMEEK VC5 Meequalizer
    • Avid MDW Hi-Res Parametric EQ
    • Avid Maxim
    • Avid Moogerfooger Bundle
      • Avid Moogerfooger 12-Stage Phaser
      • Avid Moogerfooger Analog Delay
      • Avid Moogerfooger Lowpass Filter
      • Avid Moogerfooger Ring Modulator
    • Avid Pultec Bundle
      • Avid Pultec EQH-2
      • Avid Pultec EQP-1A
      • Avid Pultec MEQ-5
    • Avid Purple Audio MC77 Classic Compressor
    • Avid Reverb One
    • Avid SansAmp PSA-1
    • Avid SoundReplacer
    • Avid Synchronic
    • Avid TL EveryPhase
    • Avid TL InTune
    • Avid TL MasterMeter
    • Avid TL Metro
    • Avid Tel-Ray Variable Delay
    • Avid Voce Chorus/Vibrato
    • Avid Voce Spin
    • Celemony Melodyne Plugin
    • IK Multimedia AmpliTube
    • IK Multimedia T-RackS
    • Line 6 Echo Farm
    • Massey Plug-In Bundle
      • Massey CT4 Compressor
      • Massey DRT Drum Replacement Tool
      • Massey De:Esser
      • Massey L2007 Mastering Limiter
      • Massey TD5 Tape delay
      • Massey THC Distortion Stompbox
      • Massey TapeHead Saturator
      • Massey vt3 3-band Equalizer
    • McDSP FilterBank
    • MCDSP MC2000
    • Sonnox Oxford EQ
    • SoundToys TDM Effects Bundle
      • Soundtoys Crystallizer
      • Soundtoys EchoBoy
      • Soundtoys PhaseMistress
      • Soundtoys PitchDoctor
      • Soundtoys PurePitch
      • Soundtoys Speed
      • Soundtoys SoundBlender
      • Soundtoys Tremolator
    • Soundtoys Radiator
    • Soundtoys Devil-Loc Deluxe
    • Waves Gold
      • Waves AudioTrack Software Audio Processor
      • Waves C1 Parametric Compander
      • Waves C4 MultiBand Compressor
      • Waves DeEsser
      • Waves Doppler
      • Waves Doubler
      • Waves Enigma Modulation Effects
      • Waves H-Comp Hybrid Compressor
      • Waves H-Delay Hybrid Delay
      • Waves IR-L Parametric Convolution Reverb
      • Waves L1 Ultramaximizer
      • Waves MV2 Dynamics Processor
      • Waves MaxxBass
      • Waves MetaFlanger
      • Waves PAZ Psychoacoustic Analyzer
      • Waves PS22 Stereo Maker
      • Waves Q10 Paragraphic EQ
      • Waves Renaissance Axx
      • Waves Renaissance Compressor
      • Waves Renaissance Equalizer
      • Waves S1 Stereo Imager
      • Waves SuperTap 2-Tap
      • Waves SuperTap 6-Tap
      • Waves Tune LT Vocal Pitch Correction
      • Waves UltraPitch
      • Waves V-Comp
      • Waves V-EQ4
    • Waves Renaissance Maxx
      • Waves IR-L Parametric Convolution Reverb
      • Waves Renaissance Axx
      • Waves Renaissance Bass
      • Waves Renaissance Channel
      • Waves Renaissance Compressor
      • Waves Renaissance DeEsser
      • Waves Renaissance Equalizer
      • Waves Renaissance Reverb
      • Waves Renaissance Vox
      • Waves Tune LT Vocal Pitch Correction
    • iZotope Ozone 4
    • iZotope Trash