Core Recording Equipment
Analog Recorders - Full noise reduction available DBX 150X Type I Pro or Dolby 383 Pro SR/A is available on any of these tape systems. Audio Location and Remote Control as well. All equipment is meticulously maintained by Sprint Music with the exception of the magnetic heads (JRF Magnetics – New Jersey).
Otari MTR 90 III - 24 Track or 16 Track 2 Inch Analog - 15 or 30 IPS
Otari MX 70 - 16 Track or 8 Track 1 Inch Analog - 15 or 30 IPS
Otari MTR 12 - 4 Track 1/2 Inch Analog - 7.5, 15 or 30 IPS
Otari MTR 12 - 2 Track 1/2 Inch Analog - 7.5, 15 or 30 IPS
Console and Mic Pre Amps
Tascam M700 40 In 32 Out Analog Console - similar to the Solid State Logic 4000 Series - 80 inputs, 32 Sub Groups & 12 aux buses including a quad output. Global Mode Switching, 4 band fully parametric EQ with variable frequency high & low sections, 2 mid sections with variable frequencies and Q, plus variable high pass filter. Primary microphone preamps used are Focusrite and Avalon Class A for low noise recording.
Complete Lexicon Digital Reverberation Selection 960L (two machine cards), Lexicon 480L, Lexicon 224XL all with latest software.
Analog to Digital
48 channels of Focusrite RedNet conversion (24 bit at 192 kHz). All digital equipment is synchronized with studio Symetrix SSG192 high defintion studio sync generator.
Accuphase Class Amplifiers driving four JBL 4315B large format monitors. Small Tannoy PBM 8 monitors for cross reference during mix.
Sixteen years of audio recording.
Great recording starts with great microphones. Neumann M149 and M150 tube microphones - including Decca Tree stereo microphone mount. AKG vintage C12 and C24 tube microphones. AKG C481 super flat condensors with uni, omni and shotgun capsules. AKG C422 and C426 stereo large format condensors. Rounding out the collection Sennheiser MD421s AKG C414s, Shure SM81, SM7, SM5, SM54 and a whole lot more.