37 Cunningham Street, Northcote, Victoria, Australia

Studio 61 - 3 - 9482 2111 Mobile 0412 060 664 adamcal@ozemail.com.au

Toyland Recording Studio Melbourne Equipment

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Neve 1084 Mic Pre Amp
Neve 1084’s

Equipment at Toyland Recording Studio Melbourne

Console & External Pre-Amps
★Soundcraft TS24, 32 channel, 24 buss, 64 Inputs (large format British recording console with 4 band parametric EQ and filters on every channel)
★AEA TRP (The Ribbon Mic Pre) high gain clean mic pre
★ (2) Neve 1084 (1073 Mic Pres with expanded EQ sections)
★Neve Prism (V-series) input channel with mic pre, compressor, gate, and EQ
★Sebatron VMP-4000E 4 Channel Class A Valve MIC PRE AMP (NOS telefunken Tubes)
★Vintech X73 (Neve 1073 style mic pre and EQ)
★(2)Focusrite ISA110 Mic Pre’s And EQ’s
★(2)Telefunken V72 Tube Mic Pre Amps
★(2)Siemens V276 Discrete Mic Pre Amps
★(2)Telefunken V74a Tube MIC/Line PRE Amps
★Avalon U5 (Pure Class A instrument DI)


Recording & Playback Formats at Toyland Recording Studio Melbourne

• Otari MTR-90 MK II 2 inch 24 track analog tape with Dolby SR or A
• (2) HD 192 High Resolution 24 I/O
• Mytek Digital ADC96 and DAC96
• Nuendo / Pro Tools
• AD/DA Conversion and Clocking by mytek digital
• Tascam DA78HR 24bit 8 channel DTRS recorder
• Tascam DAT
• Sony Minidisc
• Sony Dual Cassette
• Tascam 52 1/4 inch analog tape 2 track
• Pioneer DVD player digital out
• Denon CD player with pitch control & digital out
• Stanton Turntable with DJ mixer
• Fostex COP-1 optical to coaxial digital converter
• Firewire Portable HD for Pro Tools transfersMonitors


Monitoring

★ Yamaha MSP10 Active 2 way
★ Event 20/20/15 Subwoofer
★ Yamaha NS10 Studio 2 way
★ Yamaha NS40 3 way
★ JBL 4412 3 way mains


Microphones

pencil mics at Toyland Recording Studio Melbourne
Pencil Microphones

Condenser / Tube Microphones
★ (1) Neumann M-149 Tube Microphone
★ (1) Neumann U87ai
★ (1) Neumann TLM49
★ (4) Neumann KM84
★ (2) Neumann KM85 (Stereo Pair)
★ (1) Neumann KM83 (omni)
★ (2) Neumann KM140 (Stereo Pair)
★ (2) Microtech Gefell MT71 (Stereo Pair)
★ (1) Lomo 19A19 (Russian Tube Microphone, Thanks B2)
★ (1) Lomo 19A-9 (Russian Tube Microphone, Thanks B2)
★ (1) AKG C12 (The Tube) Tube Microphone (NOS RCA 12AT7 Tube)
★ (2) AKG C414B-ULS (Stereo Pair)
★ (4) AKG C451 EB
★ (1) AKG C391B
★ (3) AKG C408
★ (1) AKG C417 Miniature Omni condenser
★ (1) DPA d:vote 4099G
★ (1) DPA d:vote 4099D
★ (2) Audio-Technica 4047SV (Stereo Pair)
★ (1) Pearl (PML) XY-82 (stereo mic)
★ (1) Sennheiser MKH416 Shotgun
★ (2) Studio Projects C3 Multi Pattern (Stereo Pair)
★ (1) Shure BETA 91
★ (2) Octava MK-012-01 (Stereo Pair)
★ (1) Octava MK-104
★ (1) Marshal MXL V67G
★ (1) RODE NT1A (Thanks Joseph and John)
★ (1) Sony ECM 50 PS omni
★ (1) Sony ECM 55B omni

Ribbon Microphones
★ (1) AEA R84 Ribbon Microphone
★ (2) Beyer M160 Ribbon Microphones
★ (1) BEYER M260 DX Ribbon Microphone (Steven Sank mod)

Dynamic Microphones
★ (4) Audix i5
★ (1) Audix D6
★ (1) AKG D12e
★ (1) AKG D112
★ (1) AKG D12VR
★ (1) Shure SM7B
★ (1) Shure SM58
★ (6) Shure SM57 (standard)
★ (2) Shure SM57 (modded – transformer-less)
★ (1) Shure BETA 57
★ (2) Shure BETA 56
★ (1) Shure BETA 52
★ (1) Shure 520DX Green Bullet
★ (2) Sennheiser MD441 (Stereo Pair)
★ (6) Sennheiser MD421
★ (2) Telefunken MD421 (white versions)
★ (1) Telefunken M80
★ (2) Sennheiser E602
★ (2) Audio-Technica ATM21
★ (2) Electrovoice RE-20
★ (1) Electrovoice RE-320
★ (1) Electrovoice 664A
★ (1) Beyerdynamic M88 NC
★ (1) Beyerdynamic M88 TG
★ (2) Beyerdynamic m69 NC
★ (1) Beyerdynamic 201NC

★(2) Solomon Mics LoFReq “sub” mics


Direct Injection and various cool little boxes at Toyland Recording Studio Melbourne

  • 1 Avalon U5 Class A Active DI
  • 2 Radial JDI PAssive DI BOXES
  • 1 Radial J48 Active DI Box
  • 1 DEX Active DI-Box
  • 1 Little Labs IPB Analog Phase Adjustment and Active DI Box/Reamp
  • 1 Little Labs STD
  • 1 Cloudlifter Ribbon Mic activator
  • Ebtech stereo XLR Hum Eliminator
  • BSS AR-133 Active DI Box
  • 1 Axess Electronics BS2 3 way Guitar Splitter
  • 1 Sontron Passive DI box
  • 1 Audio OZ Stereo balancing transformer convertor DI thingy-ma-jig
  • 1 ARX Level 8, 8 channel Unbalanced -10 to +4 Balanced convertor
  • 1 Soundcorp 16 channel transformer balancing convertor

Reverb, Delay, FX at Toyland Recording Studio Melbourne

★ Lexicon 224X reverb
★ Lexicon PCM 70 Reverb FX
★ Lexicon Prime Time digital delay
★ Eventide DSP4000 Ultra-Harmonizer
★ Eventide H3000 D/SE Ultra-Harmonizer
★ Sony DSP-R7 Reverb
★ Sony DSP-M7 Sonic Modulator
★ Sony DSP-D7 Digital Delay
★ Sony MU-R201 Reverb
★ Digitech TSR-24S multi FX
★ Yamaha REV-5 multi FX
★ Yamaha D-1500 delay
★ Yamaha SPX-90MK 2 multi FX
★ Roland RSP-500 multi FX
★ Roland SRV-2000 reverb
★ Roland SDE-3000 delay
★ Roland RE-501 tape delay
★ Korg SDD-1000 Delay
★ Alesis Qudraverb 2
★ Alesis Midiverb2 multi FX


 

Compressors, Gates & Dessers and EQ at Toyland Recording Studio Melbourne

Urei 1176 at Toyland Recording Studio Melbourne
Urei 1176’s

★ (1)Urei 1178 (stereo) dual limiter
★ (2)Urei 1176 (Original – blackface) mono limiters
★ (2)Urei Teletronix La3-a Compressor/Limiters (Stereo Pair)
★ (1)Urei LA-4 mono limiter
★ (1)Urei LA-5 mono limiter
★ Tube Tech CL1B mono valve compressor (60‘s telefunken tubes)
★ (2) DBX 160X mono compressor
★ DBX FS900 with (2) 902 Deessers
★ DBX 900a mainframe with (1)902 DeEssers (2) 903 Compressors (3) 904 Gates (2) 905 Parametric EQ’s (1) Aphex Dominator II 9721 (2) Aphex Compellor 9301A
★ Valley People dyna-mite dual compressor/gate
★ Valley People 610 dual compressor
★ (2) Valley People Gain Brain II
★ (2) Valley People Keypex II
★ Drawmer M500 dynamics
★ Drawmer DL241 dual compressor
★ Drawmer DS-201 dual noise gates
★ Drawmer DS-301 dual noise gates (midi)
★ Aphex Dominator II model 720
★ Aphex Compellor 320D
★ Behringer Intelligate XR2000 dual noise gates
★ Behringer Composer MDX-2100
★ Neve Prism EQ
★ (2)Neve 1084 EQ
★ Pultec EQP-1A3 (yes, a real one)
★ Vintech X73 (Neve 1073 EQ)
★ (2)Focusrite ISA 110 EQ
★ (2)Telefunken W695a Discrete EQ’s
★ Urei 545 Parametric EQ
★ Soundcraft 4 band console equalizers (32)


 

Computer Stuff
★ Intel 6 core I7 Nuendo 7 based DAW
★ ProTools 12
★ Wavelab Pro 9
★ Mytek Digital Stereo 96 ADC
★ Mytek Digital Stereo 96 DAC
★ (2) MOTU HD192 (24 channels of +4 24bit/192K multitrack)
★ MOTU MTPAV Midi Interface/Synchronizer
★ Steinberg Midex 8 MIDI Interface
Keys/Synths
★ ARP Odyssey mk3
★ Oberheim Xpander
★ Oberheim OBXa & OB8
★ Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 rev3.2
★ Roland JV1080 with vintage expander
★ Roland JX10 & PG800 Programmer
★ Ensoniq VFX Digital Synth
★ Yamaha pf80 88 note weighted piano midi controller
★ Alesis Nano Piano Module
★ Kenton Pro-Solo Midi-CV Converter
★ (All synth equipment is included in studio rate)


 

Guitar & Bass at Toyland Recording Studio Melbourne
★ Roland JC-120 Guitar Amplifier (2×12” Combo)
★ Marshall DSL50 head (60’s mullard tubes) made in UK
★ (1) Marshall 1960A Cabinet (4×12”) and (1) Marshall 1960BV Cabinet (4×12”)
★ (2) Ampeg SVT410HE Bass Cabs (4×10”)
★ (2) Ampeg SVT-15EN Bass Cabs (1×15”)
★ Ampeg SVT 7-Pro Bass Head
★ Ampeg SVP Tube Bass Preamp (NOS Telefunken and Gold Lion Tubes)
★ Ampeg SVT II Tube Bass Preamp
★ Sansamp Bass Driver DI
★ ProCo RAT Fuzz (original)
★ Ibanez Tube Screamer (Keeley Mod)
★ Boss MT-2 Metal Zone
★ Boss XT-2 Xtortion
★ Boss OS-2 Overdrive/Distortion
★ Boss MD-2 Mega Distortion
★ Boss CE-3 Chorus (Japan)
★ Boss DM-2 Delay (Japan)
★ Boss BF-2 Flanger (Japan)
★ Boss DS-1 Distortion (Japan)
★ Boss TW-1 T-Wah (Japan)
★ Boss CS-1 Compressor (Japan)
★ Boss CS-3 Compressor
★ Boss LMB-3 Bass Limiter
★ Boss AW-2 Auto Wah
★ Boss ROD-1 Distortion and Fuzz
★ Boss AB pedal


 

Drums (extra hire charge)
Drum Kit1 (vintage Rock)
Ludwig, 1970‘s, 4 piece, Maple shells, coated skins
kik 24”, Tom 13” Tom 14”, floor Tom 16” & 18”, and any snare below

Drum Kit2 (modern)
Trak 1980’s, 9 piece, basswood shells, pinstripe skins
kik 22”, toms 8”, 10”, 12”, 13”, 14”, 15” Floor Tom 16” and any snare below

Pearl (14 x 6.5) Brass Free Floating snare drum
Pearl (14 x 6.5) Steel Free Floating snare drum
Pearl (14 x 8) Symphonic Rosewood snare drum
Ludwig (14 x 6.5) Black Beauty snare drum with die cast hoops
Ludwig (14 x 5) Black Beauty snare drum with die cast hoops
Ludwig (13 x 3.5) Black Beauty Snare drum
Ludwig (14 x 5) 70’s Acrolite snare drum
Ludwig (14 x 5) 70’s Vistalite snare drum
Ludwig (14 x 5) 70’s Super Sensitive snare drum
Ludwig (14 x 5) 1967 blue sparkle pioneer (ringo era) snare drum
Yamaha (14 x 5.5) steel shell snare drum
Mapex (14 x 4) Piccolo snare drum
Trak (14 x 5.5) wood shell snare drum
Trak (14 x 7) Birch shell snare drum
(if you just want to pick a snare to use with your own kit its $35 per snare)

*If you wish to hire the studios drum kit, its a good idea to bring you own kick pedal, & sticks.

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