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Studio A

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A professional quality analog and digital studio designed for realization of compositions. DSP synthesis, MIDI-based synthesis and a Macintosh/Avid digital recording/editing workstation are included within this multi-channel studio.

EMS: Studio A Specifications

Mixing, Routing, 5.1 Audio Monitoring:

  • Yamaha MC-1604II mixer (16 in, 4 out)
  • 10x24 patch bay adapter panel
  • 2 Stewart World 600 power amplifiers
  • 4 JBL 4312 studio monitors
  • 1 M-Audio BX8 center channel monitor
  • 1 JBL E250P subwoofer
  • Alesis Monitor One near field monitors

Recording, Noise Reduction, Disc Playback:

  • Avid Pro Tools digital recording, editing and processing system
  • 2 Tascam DA-30 DAT recorders
  • Tascam SSR1 flash recorder
  • Alesis ADAT 8-track digital recorder
  • 2 Studer B67 professional stereo tape decks with remote control
  • 1 Sony JH-110 professional 4-track tape deck for 1/2 inch tape
  • 8 channels of DBX type I noise reduction
  • 2 Behringer model SNR 1000 2-channel Denoisers
  • Sony CDP-XE 400 compact disc player
  • Denon DVD-1600 DVD audio player

Sound Synthesis and Processing:

  • Kurzweil K2000 synthesizer
  • Kurzweil K2000R synthesizer with sampling option
  • Buchla 200 Series 2-channel comb filters
  • Alesis Midiverb II digital processor
  • T.C. Electronics M350 digital processor
  • Behringer Virtualizer Pro digital processor
  • 2 Behringer SNR-1000 Denoiser processors
  • 2 Rane model MQ 302 30-band stereo graphic equalizer
  • Aphex model 105 4-channel gate
  • Multicom model MDX 2400 4-channel compressor
  • Optoelectronics frequency counter

Computer Hardware and Software:

  • Apple iMac 2.7 GHz Intel Core i5 with 24-inch monitor
  • Pioneer DVD Recorder
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • Arboretum Hyperprism
  • MOTU Digital Performer
  • MOTU Unisyn
  • MAX programming environment
  • C Sound
  • SoundHack
  • Roxio Toast and Jam