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Tape Decks:


  • Studer 820 2” Analog 24 track deck with Dolby S/R, restored 2006
  • Otari MTR 12 1/2″ at 30 ips 2 track
  • Panasonic sv 3700 DAT
  • Nakamichi MR1 cassette deck
  • Tascam CD-RW2000

Computers & Protools: 24X32 discrete in/out


  • Apple Mac Pro tower: 2 x 3.46 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon. 48 GB RAM
  • Apple Mac Pro tower : 2 X 2.6 Ghz dual core Intel Xeon processor 6 GB RAM
  • Apple Mac Pro tower: 2 X 2.26 Ghz Quad-Core Intel Xeon processor 8 GB RAM

  • Avid Protools HDX PCIe with Protools 12.5 Software
  • AAX Plug-ins from Avid, Antares, Ceremony, Waves and S. Slate.
  • 2 Avid 192 I/O interfaces 24X32 discrete
  • Digidesign Sync I/O
  • Mytek 8X192 AD/DA
  • Audio Denmark A/D-D/A
  • MOTU 2401 MK II: 8 ch A/D-D/A, 24 ch I/O ADAT/TDIF, 2 ch SPDIF
  • Digital Performer 5.1 with 425 PCIe card
  • Auto-tune, Altiverb, Native Instruments Absynth
  • Roxio Toast & Jam

Console:


Monitors/Headphones:


  • Focal Solo 6Be, Yamaha NS10s, Auritone and AKG, powered by Hafler, Parasound, Rane, and Oz Audio
  • Added 7-07: Crown Studio Reference II amplifier.
  • 4 individual headphone mixers by Furman

Microphones:


  • (2) Neumann U87, custom modified by Klaus Heyne
    Who is Klaus Heyne?

  • (2) KM 84, custom modified by Klaus Heyne
  • Neumann TLM 170
  • (2) Neumann KM 88
  • AKG 414 EB P48.
  • (2) AKG 414 BULS
  • Beyer Dynamic M500 ribbon
  • (2) RCA 77 ribbon
  • RCA 77DX ribbon
  • (3)Sennheiser MD 421
  • (3) Sennheiser 441
  • (2) Crown PZM 6LP.
  • Electrovoice RE 16, RE 20.
  • (2) Shure SM7
  • Shure 57, 58, 59
  • AKG D112
  • Audix D1, D2, D3, D4, D6
  • Sub-bass reverse wired woofer mic
  • Crown GLM 100
  • (Available for rent): vintage Neumann tube and FET 47s, tube 49s and 50s, 69s, Telefunken 251, all customized by Klaus Heyne, and the Klaus Heyne designed Brauner VM1-KHE .

Reverbs:

  • EMT 140ST Plate, with tube electronics.
  • Lexicon 480L
  • Lexicon PCM 60, PCM 70, PCM 90.
  • Yamaha SPX 900 multi-effects.
  • MasterRoom XL305 spring ‘verb.

Signal Processing:


  • Urei 1176 LN peak comp/limiter
  • 2- Urei LA3A comp/limiters
  • 2- Urei LA4 compressors
  • Urei LA22 Stereo Compressor/limiter
  • Urei BL-40 compressor and big Crunch limiter
  • Distressor EL8 compressor w *Nuke button* (required for Zack Meyers productions)
  • Ax Compellor stereo compressor/leveler
  • 4 DBX 160X Compressor/Limiters
  • Drawmer 201 dual gate
  • SE-400 parametric EQ.
  • Ax Type C exciter.
  • TC electronics 2290
  • Lexicon PCM 41 DDL
  • Lexicon 97 Super Prime Time Line DDL
  • Lexicon JAM man DDL/sampler/looper.

Musical Instruments:


  • Yamaha C7D 7’4″ Conservatory grand piano, custom voiced, tuned and regulated.
  • Nord Electro 2 Seventy-Three Virtual Electromechanical Keyboard
  • C Fox Napa acoustic guitar
  • 1902 Estey harmonium.
  • Violins, viola, hand percussion.

MIDI:


  • MOTU MIDI Timepiece AV
  • Roland D550
  • Roland R-8M
  • Korg M1REX
  • Korg 800EX
  • Emu Systems Proteus 2
  • Oberheim Matrix 1000
  • Yamaha TX81Z

Vintage and Tube Gear (available for rent):


  • Teletronics LA2As
  • V72s
  • Neve 1073 Class A mic pres
  • Pultec EQP-1