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Studios and Equipment

studio equipment 

 

M-Works Studios and Equipment:

 

M-Works utilizes state-of-the art equipment and technology in each of its first class studios, providing services such as restoration, location recording, duplication, DVD audio, authoring, and encoding. Our comprehensive facilities are designed to provide each client with the best experience, sound, and results possible. Please see each section below for a detailed list of what M-Works can potentially bring to each and every project to make it the best it can be.

 

 

Studios:

 

A) Augspurger Designed 27 x18 x 13, rated at NC15

B) Augspurger Designed 21 x 15 x 13, rated at NC20

C) Augspurger Designed production studio rated at NC20

 

 

Full Equipment Listing: 

 

 

 Monitoring Systems:

  • Dunlavy SC-V with Bryston Monoblock 7B-ST
  • Lipinski 707, 2.2 and 5.2 driven by Channel Island Class D amps with (2)
  • JL Audio Fathom 113 subs www.lipinskisound.com

 

 DAW's:

 

 Analog Decks:

  • Spitz modified ATR-102 with ref hi-flux 1/2" headstack
  • Alactronics modified Studer A80, hi-flux heads 1/2" and 1/4"
  • Various Otari decks set for 1/2 track and 1/4 track playback
  • Dolby A and SR noise reduction
  • Convection oven for tape restoration

 

Noise Reduction Software:

  • Izotope RX2 (custom version)
  • Sonic Solutions NoNoise
  • Sequoia NR tools
Miscellaneous
  • Sony PCM-1630 w/DMR-4000 - DTA-2000
  • Dangerous Master and Dangerous Liaison analog

 

Outboard EQ:

Analog

  • Sontec MES 432 – C/9 EQ
  • Dangerous BAX

Digital

  • Weiss EQ1-DYN Digital EQ 96/24 MK2 www.weiss.ch
  • TC Electronic TC6000 w/ Massenburg MDW EQ

 

Outboard Compression:

Analog

  • Cranesong STC-8 Discrete Class A Compressor-Limiter w/ side-chain filters
  • Cranesong Trakker Discrete Class A Compressor-Limiter(pair) w/ custom side-chain filter www.cranesong.com
  • Pendulum Audio OCL-2 Electro-Optical Compressor/Limiter  w/ custom side-chain filter www.pendulumaudio.com
  • Daking FET III VCA compressor with sidechain
  • Sontec DRC-202
  • API 2500

Digital

 

Other Outboard Processing

  • Digital Domain K-Stereo DD-2

 

Outboard Limiter:

 

ADC/DAC

  • Pacific Microsonics HDCD Model Two Processor
  • Merging HORUS
  • Metric Halo ULN-8 www.mhlabs.com

 

Reverb

  • TC Electronic TC6000
  • Izotope Ozone 5 advanced
  • Altiverb www.audioease.com
  • Lexicon 300

 

Selected Software processors:

 

 

EQ

 

Plugin Compressors

  • Algorithmix LP SplitComp
  • Izotope Ozone 4
  • Sonnox Inflator
  • PSP Busspressor and OldTimer ME
  • various UAD


Plugin Limiters


Recording Gear

 

 

Mic Pre’s

 

Microphones

  • Sennheiser MKH800 (pair)
  • Microtech Gefell UM92.1 (pair)
  • Shure KSM-32 (pair)
  • Octavia mk12 (x4)

 

Coffee Makers: (we saved the best for last)

  • Mr. Coffee 10-Cup
  • Estro Profi Espresso Machine (just like Tony Levin uses!)
  • Jim’s Organic coffee beans