Studio Equipment includes:

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Recording system:

  • Mac PRO Dual Quad Core with 32GB RAM
  • Avid Pro Tools  HD3 v10.3.1
  • (3) Apogee ADX 16 → 48 inputs (fourth unit i. e. 64 inputs on special request)
  • (2) Apogee DAX 16 → 32 outputs
  • Apogee Big Ben – Wordclock source with varispeed option
  • Digidesign IO SYNC

Mixing desk:

  • AMEK MEDIA 51 with preamps designed by Rupert Neve
  • 44 inputs with direct outputs
  • 12 mono buss outputs

Elmer Bernstein and Roman Polanski at SMS

Mic Preamplifier:

  • (4) Millennia HV-3D → 32 channels

Outboard equipment:

(2) Lexicon 300 Quantec QRS
Yamaha REV 5 Yamaha SPX 90 II
EMT 140 Plate reverb (2) Neve 83046 stereo compressor
Symetrix 620

Angelo Badalamenti, David Lynch and Jiri Zobac at SMS. Conductor Nic Raine

Microphones:

(3) Neumann M150 (9) Neumann U87
(2) Neumann U47fet (2) Neumann U89
(4) Neumann TLM103 (11) Neumann KM-184
(4) Neumann KM-84 (6) Neumann KM-83
(2) Neumann KM-76 (6) Neumann KM-85
(4) Schoeps CMC-5 MK4 (3) Schoeps CMC-5 MK2S
(14) Calrec CM1050C (3) BBC ST-C (ribbon)
(3) AEA R44 (ribbon) (2) AEA R84 (ribbon)
(4) Audix CX-101 (4) Audix CX-111
(2) Sennheiser MD 421 Shure SM57
Shure Beta 52

The Smecky Music Studios

2track machines:

  • CD Recorder TASCAM CD-RW901 SL
  • DAT Sony PCM R-700
  • DAT Tascam D-30 MK III

Monitors:

  • Tannoy 15 DMT II
  • Yamaha NS 10M Studio
  • Tannoy Reveal 66 (surround)
  • Dynaudio BM 14S (sub)

The control room at SMS

Main amplifiers:

  • QSC MX 1500a

Video projection:

  • Screen: Grundig GUVP4200 Apollo 42″ Plasma
  • Quicktime DV Stream: Canopus ADVC 110
  • DVD: JVC XV-N422S

AEA microphone and bank of pre-amps

Remote Recording

  • Digidesign Digidelivery
  • Source Connect Live (Stereo Quicktime streaming) v1.2
  • Source Connect Pro v3.7

Internet connections:

  • 10/30 Mbit non aggregated fiber connection
  • 100/12 Mbit aggregated cable connection