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Equipment List

Desk

SSL AWS 948. Revolutionary recording and mixing console, providing a unique combination of the latest world-class analogue and digital technology. 56 analogue inputs and complete integration with Pro Tools.

Multitrack

Avid Pro Tools 12.8 HDX on Mac Pro
› Avid HD I/O and 3 x Digidesign 192 audio interfaces (40 analogue inputs, 56 analogue outputs)
› Burl B2 Bomber A-D converter (2 analogue inputs)
› Universal Audio UAD-2 OCTO
› Digidesign MIDI
› Extensive AAX plug-in collection

Monitors

› ATC SCM45A Pro
› Tannoy 215
› Yamaha MSP5

Outboard Dynamics

› Manley Variable-MU
› Thermionic Culture Phoenix SB
› Chandler Limited TG12413 Zener
› Aurora Audio GTC2
› Neve 33609 JD (x2)
› API 2500
› Retro Instruments 176
› Empirical Labs Distressor EL8X (x2)
› Kush Audio UBK Fatso
› Urei 1176
› Summit Audio TLA-100A (x2)
› Skibbe 5-9c "Red Stripe" LA2A
› Morbin Audio C76a "Blue Stripe" 1176
› Mohog MoFET76 (x2)
› DBX 903
› DBX 902 De-esser

Outboard EQ

› Retro Instruments 2A3
› Prism Sound Maselec MEA-2
› Neve 1073 DPX (x2) - 4 channels
› API 550A (x4)
› Trident 80B (x2)
› Thermionic Culture "Rooster"

Outboard Mic Amps

› Tube Tech MP2A - 2 channels
› Undertone Audio MPDI4 - 4 channels
› Neve 1073 DPX (x2) - 4 channels
› Neve 1073 DPA (x2) - 4 channels
› Millennia HV3D - 8 channels
› Thermionic Culture "Rooster" - 2 channels
› AEA TRP "The Ribbon Pre" - 2 channels
› DACS micamp2 - 2 channels
› SSL "super analogue" mic amps within the AWS948 - 24 channels

Outboard Effects

› Bricasti M7
› TC Electronic System 6000 - 4 engines
› TC Electronic M5000
› Lexicon 300
› Lexicon PCM70
› Roland RE-201 Space Echo
› Roland SRV330
› Roland SRV2000
› Yamaha REV 5
› Bandive "Great British Spring Reverb" - transformer balanced

Outboard Distortion

› Thermionic Culture "Culture Vulture" Mastering - Anniversary Edition
› Thermionic Culture "Rooster"
› Tech 21 SansAmp PSA 1

Valve Microphones

› Sony C37A
› Soyuz SU-017
› Flea C12 (x2)
› Bock 251 - modified by Dave Bock to include original AKG CK12 brass capsule
› Neumann M149 - Jubilee Edition (x2)
› Manley VTL Reference Cardioid
› Lawson L47MP mk.II

Condenser Microphones

› Neumann U87 (x2)
› Neumann TLM170 (x2)
› Neumann KM84 (x2)
› Neumann KM184 (x2)
› AKG 414 TL-II (x3)
› AKG 451 EB with CK1 capsule and 20dB pad
› AKG 451 B (x2)
› Milab VIP-50
› Sony C-38B (x2)
› Microtech Gefell UM70S (x2)
› Josephson e22s (x2)
› Audio Technica ATM450 (x2)
› BLUE Mouse
› Beesneez Lulu (x2)
› DPA 4060
› Nevaton MK47 (stereo)
› Oktava MC012 (x2) with cardioid, omni & hypercardioid capsules and M/S kit
› Oktava MK219 (x2)
› Oktava MK319
› Rode NT4 (stereo)

Ribbon Microphones

› Coles 4038 (x2)
› STC 4038
› Royer R-122 (x2)
› Cloud 44A (x2)
› AEA R88 (stereo)
› AEA R92
› Cascade FATHEAD II (x2)

Dynamic Microphones

› Shure SM7B
› Shure SM57 (x3)
› Shure SM57 Unidyne III
› Shure SM58 (x3)
› Granelli G5790
› Sennheiser MD421 (Original grey model)
› Sennheiser MD421 II
› Sennheiser MD441
› Electrovoice RE20 (x2)
› Electrovoice RE50
› Audio Technica ATM25
› Audio Technica ATM23 (x2)
› AKG D202
› Beyerdynamic 201 (x6)
› Beyerdynamic M88
› AKG D112
› Audix D6
› Audix i5
› Placid Audio "Copperphone"
› Yamaha Subkick

Headphone Monitoring

› DACS individual 8 channel mixer system, giving each artist full control of their monitoring requirements.
› Beyerdynamic DT150 (x15)
› Beyerdynamic DT100 (x4)
› Beyerdynamic DT102 single -sided (x5)
› Sennheiser HD650

DI boxes

› Avalon U5
› Smart Research "Guitar Deluxe"
› Radial JDI
› Klark Technik DN100 (x4)
› Palmer PAN03 - 4 channel
› Orchard Electronics - Classic DI (x2)
› BSS 133
› BSS 116 (x3)
› Audio & Design (x2)
› Boss DI-1

Reamp boxes

› Reamp - 10th Anniversary
› DIYRE Line2Amp (x2)

Guitar Amplifiers

› Fender Deville 212
› Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus
› Hughes & Kettner "Thirty"
› Yamaha RA-100 with rotating speakers

Guitar Pedals

› Boss OD-2 overdrive
› Boss CS-3 compressor
› Boss BF-2 flanger (x2)
› Boss RV-2 reverb
› Boss CE-3 chorus
› Boss FV-50H stereo volume
› Electro Harmonix Pulsar tremolo
› ProCo RAT distortion (x2)
› Marshall "The Guv'nor" distortion
› Dunlop Crybaby GCB-95 wah

Piano and keyboards

› Feurich 178 grand piano
› Vintage Harmonium
› Roland Juno 106
› Korg Wavestation

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