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Recording/Sequencing, Monitoring/Amps, Microphones, Outboard/Processing, Digital Editing/Mastering, Instruments

Recording/Sequencing

Mixing Desk Tascam M3500 32 channel in-line (70 inputs on remix) - 400 way patch bay
24track hard disk recorder Tascam
MX-2424
(24bit, 96kHz) unlimited virtual tracks. Saves to DVD-Ram disks (loads full projects directly intoProTools), full on-screen editing, cut & paste, mute automation.
32track recorder/sequencer Logic Audio Platinum Runs on Mac G4
Digital audio interface Motu 2408 MkII Logic, Adat and Tascam compatible, 8in, 8out
Synchroniser/8-way midi router Emagic Unitor MkII Synchs Logic to multitrack. uses active midi transmission for tight sequencing.
DAT Tascam
DA-30 MkII
Professional DAT
Reel to reel Ferrograph 77 Professional 1/4" reel to reel
Cassette Tascam
122 MkII
Professional cassette
Cassette Nakamichi BX-300 Professional cassette
CD burner Yamaha 4416SX CD burner for Mac
CD burner HHB - Burn it CD burner (standalone)

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Monitoring/Amps

Main monitors Tannoy DMT-12's 12" dual concentric main monitors
Near field monitors Tannoy DMT-8's 8" dual concentric near field monitors (matched with above for checking mix on smaller system)
Main monitors Tannoy Little Reds 12" dual concentric main monitors (in recording room for monitoring, playback & reference)
Near field monitors JBL control 1's Nearfield small monitors (for checking mix on HiFi system)
Micro monitors Sony
SRS-55
Micro monitors (for checking mix on computer systems)
Pre amp/Power amp Quad
405/44
 
Pre amp/Power amp Quad
303/33
 
Headphone amp Symetrix SX204  
Headphones Beyer
770-Pro
 
Headphones Beyer
DT-100
 
Headphones Sony
VR-77
 
Pre-amp head Marshall
JMP-1
Valve pre-amp head for guitar
Practice amp Fender Champ Guitar practice amp

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Microphones

Microphone Neuman M147 Large diaphragm valve cardioid mics (x2)
Microphone Equitek
CAD E-200
Large diaphragm multi-pattern condenser
Microphone Calvec 1050-C  
Microphone AKG D112  
Microphone Audix D6  
Microphone Audix D1  
Microphone Sennheiser 421  
Microphone AKG C-409 (x2)
Microphone AKG C-408 (x3)

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Outboard/Processing

Comp/EQ
channel
Avalon
VT-747
Dual channel valve comp/EQ mastering or recording channel
EQ channel TLA Audio
5013
Dual channel parametric valve EQ mastering or recording channel
Voice
channel
Joe Meek Voice channel - mic preline/comp/EQ-dedicated vocal recording channel
Mic Pre-line Joe Meek Mic pre-line recording channel comp/EQ
Mic Pre-line Focusrite Mic pre-line recording channel with parametric channel
Reverb Sony
DPS-R7
Pro reverb
FX Lexicon
LXP-15
Multi fx
FX Digitech
TRS-24
Multi fx
FX Yamaha
SPX-90
Multi fx
FX Alexis
Midiverb
Multi fx (x2)
Compressor Drawmer
LX20
Compressor (x4)
Noise Gates Drawmer
DS201
Noise Gates (x4)
Compressor Drawmer
DL251
Dual compressor
filter Roland
SN-550
Dual noise/hum filter
enhancer Behringer Ultrafex Dual enhancer

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Digital editing/Mastering

Computer Apple G4 Dedicated platform for running:
Logic Platinum, Sound Designer, Peak, Spark, Waves bundle, T-racks, Toast Titanium, Spin Doctor, Wavelab, Masterlist, etc. etc.
Computer Apple G3 as above
Comp/EQ
channel
Avalon
VT-747
Dual channel valve comp/EQ mastering or recording channel
EQ channel TLA Audio
5013
Dual channel parametric valve EQ mastering or recording channel

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Instruments

Piano Yamaha U1 Dedicated platform for running:
Logic Platinum, Sound Designer, Peak, Spark, Waves bundle, T-racks, Toast Titanium, Spin Doctor, Wavelab, Masterlist, etc. etc.
Keyboard Fender Rhodes as above
Keyboard Hohner Clavinet Dual channel valve comp/EQ mastering or recording channel
Synth Mini Moog Dual channel parametric valve EQ mastering or recording channel
Guitar Fender Strat Handbuilt electric guitar
Guitar Washburn Woodstock Acoustic Guitar
Guitar Applause 3/4 size acoustic guitar
Guitar Martin Backpacker Travel acoustic guitar

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