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Studio B

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Designed for classroom instruction in the basics of electro-acoustic music composition and the techniques of analog and digital recording, editing, mixing, audio processing, classical synthesis and MIDI-based synthesis.

EMS: Studio B Specifications

Mixing, Routing, Monitoring:

  • Samson L2400 4 BUS mixing console
  • 5x24 patch panel
  • 2 JBL PRX400 studio monitors
  • Samson Servo-260 power amplifier

Recording, Noise Reduction, Disc Playback:

  • Avid Pro Tools digital recording, editing and processing system
  • 2 Tascam DA-30 MKII DAT recorders
  • 2 Technics RS-1500US stereo tape decks
  • 4 channels of DBX type I noise reduction
  • Sony CDP-XE400 compact disc player
  • Sony MDS-JE470 MD player

Sound Synthesis and Processing:

Roland 100M studio synthesizer including:
  • 5 VCO's
  • 5 VCF's
  • 5 VCA's
  • 5 envelope generators
  • parametric EQ
  • 8 stage sequencer
  • ElectroComp EML-301 manual controller

  • Yamaha DX11 synthesizer
  • 2 Yamaha TX81Z FM tone generators

  • Yamaha REV7 digital processor
  • Audio Control model C-25 octave equalizer
  • Allison Labs high pass and low pass filters
  • custom white-noise generator
  • Heathkit model IM-2410 frequency counter

Computer Hardware and Software:

  • iMac 2.7GHz Intel Core i5
  • 46 inch ViewSonic monitor
  • Lite-On 56x CD Recorder
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • MOTU Digital Performer
  • SoundQuest Midi Quest Editor
  • Roxio Toast