Here, for the gear nerds out there, is a partial listing of the arsenal of equipment we keep on hand--

Playback of recordings:
  • Studer A80 VU MK IV for analog 1/4" and 1/2" tapes (mono, two, three and four track formats) (Dolby SR and A decoding available)--custom modified electronics, freshly overhauled mechanics
  • Sony DMR-4000 for PCM 1630 recordings
  • Sony BVU-800 for PCM 1630 recordings and 3/4" U-Matic tapes
  • Sony PCM R-500 for DAT recordings
  • Sony PCM 800 for DA-88 recordings
  • Sony XA777ES for compact discs
  • Tascam CD-200 for compact discs
  • Sony TC-K615S for audio cassette
  • Pioneer DV-09 for DVD disc
  • Pioneer CLD-D604 for compact disc and laser disc
  • Revox B-790 direct drive LP turntable
  • Dual 800 turntable
  • TEAC A6010 stereo tape deck for 1/4 track format (from the collection of Billy May)
  • TEAC 6010GSL stereo tape deck for 1/4 track format (from the collection of Billy May)

Analog and digital processing:
  • Avalon 2044 Opto-Compressor
  • Avalon 2055 Equalizer
  • AKG BX-10/II stereo analog reverb
  • JVC DS-LC900 Digital Audio Parametric Controller
  • Lavry Engineering LE 4496 with two MAD 824 A-D converters and one MDA 824 D-A converter
  • Metric Halo ULN 8 3D (eight channels of mic pre, A-D, D-A, and aux sends) up through 192KHz/24 bit
  • Metric Halo ULN8 MK IV (eight channels of mic pre, A-D, D-A, and aux sends) up through 192KHz/24 bit
  • Audio Engineering Associates TMP-01 ribbon microphone preamplifier

Monitoring:
  • Dunlavy SC VI (main stereo pair)
  • Dunlavy SC IV (surround pair)
  • Dunlavy SM I (surround center channel)
  • M&K MX-5000 (surround sub)
  • Hafler 9505 power amps (run in mono, 700+ watts each channel)
  • Weiss DAC-1 D-A converter

Lead Computer workstation:
  • Apple Mac Pro (2014) 3.7 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon ES, 32GB of 1867 MHz DDR3 EEC (RAM), OS 10.15
  • Digital audio stored on a Promise Pegasus R4 Dual Thunderbolt-2 8TB raid array (configured in RAID 5)
  • Optical media created on an OWC Mercury Pro 16x Blu-Ray/DVD-R/CD-R drive, USB 3.0 interface
  • Steinberg WaveLab Pro 11/SpectraLayers Pro 8
  • Many, many plug-ins by Izotope, Sonnox, Acon Digital, etc. etc.


We also have on hand many guitar amplifiers, speakers, shakers and percussion, microphones, a zither, rotary telephones, huge vacuum tubes, and even a Victrola.