STUDIO A | THE ACADEMY STUDIO | ON-LOCATION

STUDIO A GEAR

Studio A Console

API 1608 recording console
16 548B input channels with API 312L mic preamplifiers
4 API 550A discrete 3-band equalizers
2 API 550B discrete 4-band equalizers
2 API 560 discrete 10-band graphic equalizers
4 Great River-Harrison Consoles 32EQs
Serpent Labs SB4001 stereo bus compressor

Studio A Recording

24 simultaneous inputs and 32 outputs
Lynx Aurora 16 24-bit/192kHz mastering D/A and A/D converters with 16 analog inputs and outputs
Digidesign 192 I/O with 8 analog inputs and 16 analog outputs
ProTools|HD 3 ver. 10, MacPro 3.3Ghz 6-core, 32gb RAM

Studio A Monitoring

2 Genelec 1038A tri-amp active main speakers
2 Dynaudio BM15A active nearfield monitors
2 Yamaha NS-10 nearfield monitors
2 Auratone 5C nearfield monitors
Tannoy PS350B subwoofer
2 JBL LSR305 active studio monitors in live room soffits
5 OZ Audio Qmix HM-6 headphone mixers
Dual video monitors

Studio A Outboard Preamps

Fearn VT-2 2-channel vacuum tube microphone amplifier
Vintech X73i transformer-balanced preamp and EQ based on the Neve 1073
Avalon Vt 737sp vacuum tube preamp channel strips
API 3124+ discreet 4-channel mic/line preamps with direct inputs
Focusrite ISA 428 4-channel transformer-based preamps with switchable impedance

Studio A Outboard Effects

2 Empirical Labs EL8 Distressors
Symmetrix 522 stereo compressor
Universal Audio 1176LN limiting amplifier
Custom 1176 clone
2 DBX 161 compressor/limiter
2 DBX 160 compressor/limiter
Eventide H3000B harmonizer
Yamaha REV-5 reverb
Urei 565 filter

Microphones

3 AKG 414
6 AKG C451
1 AKG D12E
1 AKG “The Tube”
1 CAD Trion 7000
1 Crown PZM
2 Electrovoice RE-16
1 Electrovoice RE-20
5 Neumann U-87
4 Neumann KM-84
2 Neumann KM-100
1 Neumann TLM-170
1 Reslo Ribbon RBH
1 Sennheiser 609e
2 Sennheiser MD-421
1 Shure Beta 52
1 Shure KSM32
5 Shure SM-57
4 Shure SM-58
2 Sony C-37A tube
Plus various wireless lavs and handhelds for on-location recording

Keys

Baldwin 7′ studio grand piano
Hammond B3 organ with Leslie rotary speaker
Fender Rhodes Mark II Seventy-Three
Korg Triton
Yamaha Motif ES6
Alesis Qs 6.2 synthesizer

Guitars & Amps

Martin D28 acoustic guitar
Epiphone Les Paul Pro electric guitar
“Forge” custom 5-string electric bass
G&L 4-string electric bass
Fender HotRod Deluxe tube guitar amp
Fender Tone Master guitar amp
Marshall JCM800 lead half stack tube amp
Marshall JCM900 lead half stack tube amp
Ampeg B15 tube combo bass amp

Drums & Percussion

Yamaha Custom Recording Series drum set with Zildjian cymbals and Yamaha hardware
Giannini drum set with floating toms, Zildjian cymbals, and DW and Gibraltar hardware
5 piece custom maple Spaun drum set
Ayotte Keplinger snare
Custom Black Beauty snare
20 ply maple custum Tama snare
2 timbales and 2 additional snares
Assorted percussion instruments
Assorted music libraries and sound effects

Plug-ins & Effects

Waves SSL 4000 with G-Channel
Celemony Melodyne
Slate Digital Trigger
WaveMachine Labs Drumagog
Antares Autotune EVO
TC Electronic Master X3 HD
Trillian Lane Labs TL Space
Fabfilter Pro-Q multi-band equalizer
Crane Song Ltd. Phoenix
Eventide MP5
Waves TDM Platinum bundle, including:
• L1, L2, L3 and L3-LL Ultramaximizers
• Renaissance Channel
• C4 multiband compressor
• Waves Tune
ProTools HDpack for HD3 Accel, including:
• Line 6: Amp Farm
• Focusrite: d2/d3
• Access Music: Virus Indigo
• DigiDesign: D-Fi, Maxim, Bruno/Reso, Impact, Reverb One
• Bomb Factory: BF-3A, Tel-Ray Variable Delay, Purple Audio MC77, Fairchild (660, 670), Voce (Spin, Chorus/Vibrato), Moogerfooger (12-Stage Phaser, Analog Delay, Ring Modulator, Lowpass Filter)
Pro Tools Ignition Pack 2 Pro
DigiRack Plug-ins

THE ACADEMY STUDIO GEAR

Yamaha DM2000 digital mixing console with 24 mic pres
Avalon Vt737sp vacuum tube preamp with opto-compressor, and sweep equalizer
Neumann U87 microphone
2 KRK V8 active monitors
2 Yamaha NS10M studio monitors
Hafler Pro 2400 amplifier
Mackie MR10Smk3 subwoofer
ProTools 10
Logic Pro X
MacPro 2.8 dual quadcore
HP 23″ video display
Dell 18″ video display
M-Audio Keystation 49es midi controller
Furman HDS-6 headphone distribution system
Tascam CD-RW750 CD player/writer

Plug-ins & Effects

Antares Autotune 8
Bomb Factory 76 Peak Limiter
DigiDesign: D-Fi, Maxim, Bruno/Reso, Impact, Reverb One
DigiRack Plug-ins
iZotope Rx Plugin Pack
SansAmp PSA-1
Trillium Lane Labs TL Autopan
Waves C1
Waves DeEsser
Waves Doubler
Waves IDR
Waves IR-L
Waves L1 Limiter
Waves Q Series EQ
Waves Renaissance AAX
Waves SSL 4000 Series
Waves Supertap
Waves TrueVerb

ON-LOCATION GEAR

32 track on-location recording, in-studio mixing and mastering, CD and DVD duplication

Behringer x32 Producer 16-channel 8-bus digital mixer
Behringer S16 digital snake with 16 Midas preamps and 8 outputs
Presonus Digimax 8-channel preamp
Mackie 1604 16 channel portable remote recording mixer
Yamaha EMX312SC 12 channel powered mixer
2 Mackie Thump 12 1000w 12″ powered loudspeakers/floor monitors
2 Mackie Thump 12A 400w 12″ powered loudspeakers/floor monitors
8 Wharfdale Pro 15″ loudspeakers
Our entire microphone collection is available for on-location recording

If you don’t see what you need call us at 215.885.7000. Chances are we can get it for you.